pitavastatin

noun

pi·​tav·​a·​stat·​in pi-ˈta-və-ˌsta-tᵊn How to pronounce pitavastatin (audio)
: a statin C50H46CaF2N2O8 taken orally to lower LDL and triglyceride levels and increase HDL levels

Note: Pitavastatin is marketed under the trademark Livalo.

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“Pitavastatin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pitavastatin. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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