Pitavastatin

FDA Approved: * December 20, 2016
Pharm Company: * AUROBINDO PHARMA LTD
Category: Cholesterol

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... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Pitavastatin 1 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated
NDC: 60763-030
Labeler:
Stason Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pitavastatin 2 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated
NDC: 60763-031
Labeler:
Stason Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pitavastatin 4 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated
NDC: 60763-032
Labeler:
Stason Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Pitavastatin 1.045 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated
NDC: 76333-157
Labeler:
Orient Pharma Co., Ltd.
Pitavastatin 2.09 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated
NDC: 76333-158
Labeler:
Orient Pharma Co., Ltd.
Pitavastatin 4.18 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated
NDC: 76333-159
Labeler:
Orient Pharma Co., Ltd.

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