fluvastatin

noun
flu·​va·​stat·​in | \ ˈflü-və-ˈsta-tᵊn How to pronounce fluvastatin (audio) \

Medical Definition of fluvastatin

: a statin taken orally in the form of its sodium salt C24H25FNNaO4 especially to lower LDL and triglyceride levels and increase HDL levels

Note: Fluvastatin is marketed under the trademark Lescol.

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“Fluvastatin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fluvastatin. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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