pitavastatin

noun
pi·tav·a·stat·in | \ pi-ˈta-və-ˌsta-tᵊn \

Medical Definition of pitavastatin 

: 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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