from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A statin, C24H36O5, that blocks the body's synthesis of cholesterol and is administered especially to individuals at risk for heart disease.
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- n. A statin that inhibits the synthesis of cholesterol
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- n. an oral drug (trade name Mevacor) to reduce blood cholesterol levels; used when dietary changes have proved inadequate
One of the constituents of red yeast is lovastatin, which is the same cholesterol-lowering drug called Mevacor manufactured by Merck, the pharmaceutical giant.
A generic called lovastatin might work just as well, and will save you $64 per month.
Others took products such as lovastatin, sold by Merck as Mevacor, and pravastatin, sold by
John Henry Eden: The real savings will come when people start spending their own money under these high deductible plans. $100 for Lipitor or $4 for lovastatin.
The real savings will come when people start spending their own money under these high deductible plans. $100 for Lipitor or $4 for lovastatin.
That's actually not surprising, since they contain a naturally occurring form of one of those drugs, lovastatin.
The active ingredient in red yeast rice is a natural substance similar to the drug lovastatin.
And in that case, our Best Buy Drug recommendations are generic lovastatin, generic pravastatin, generic simvastatin, or atorvastatin (Lipitor).
Church went back to his doctor, who doubled his prescribed dose of lovastatin.
And in that case, our Best Buy Drug recommendations are generic lovastatin, generic pravastatin, generic simvastatin, or atorvastatin Lipitor.
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