The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
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Pitavastatin (Livalo) - The Seventh Statin
The FDA has approved the marketing of pitavastatin (Livalo – Kowa), an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (“statin”), for treatment of primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia. It has been available in Japan since 2003. All of the statins now...more
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