Active Ingredient(s): Pitavastatin
FDA Approved: * August 4, 2017
Pharm Company: * LUPIN LTD
Category: Cholesterol

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

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Pitavastatin (usually as a calcium salt) is a member of the blood cholesterol lowering medication class of statins.[1] Like other statins, it is an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase, the enzyme that catalyses the first step of cholesterol synthesis. It was patented in 1987 and approved for medical use in 2003.[2] It is available in Japan, South Korea and in India.[3] In the US, it received FDA approval in 2009.[4] Kowa Pharmaceutica...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 1mg, 2mg, 4mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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