Pitavastatin (livalo) - the seventh statin.
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The seventh planet in order from the sun. It is one of the five outer planets of the solar system. It has five known natural satellites.
A non-selective post-emergence, translocated herbicide. According to the Seventh Annual Report on Carcinogens (PB95-109781, 1994) this substance may reasonably be anticipated to be a carcinogen. (From Merck Index, 12th ed) It is an irreversible inhibitor of CATALASE, and thus impairs activity of peroxisomes.
The fourth stomach of ruminating animals. It is also called the "true" stomach. It is an elongated pear-shaped sac lying on the floor of the abdomen, on the right-hand side, and roughly between the seventh and twelfth ribs. It leads to the beginning of the small intestine. (From Black's Veterinary Dictionary, 17th ed)
A syndrome characterized by orofacial DYSTONIA; including BLEPHAROSPASM; forceful jaw opening; lip retraction; platysma muscle spasm; and tongue protrusion. It primarily affects older adults, with an incidence peak in the seventh decade of life. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p108)
Recurrent clonic contraction of facial muscles, restricted to one side. It may occur as a manifestation of compressive lesions involving the seventh cranial nerve (FACIAL NERVE DISEASES), during recovery from BELL PALSY, or in association with other disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1378)
Background: The aim of this prospective study was to determine whether statin therapy (pitavastatin) has a beneficial effect on the prevention of new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) in elderly patien...
Background: Recent clinical trials using rosuvastatin, a hydrophilic statin, did not show beneficial effects on cardiovascular events in patients with heart failure. We examined the cardioprotective...
Pitavastatin (Livazo®, Livalo®), an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase (statin), is indicated for the reduction of elevated total cholesterol (TC) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels,...
In addition to simply reducing the serum level of cholesterol, 3-hydroxy-3-methyl glutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors (statins) have various pleiotrophic effects such as reducing oxidat...
What is known and Objective: Pitavastatin is the latest available statin. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of dyslipidaemia. This meta-analysis was aimed at evaluating the effects...
Some studies suggest that statin medications may be effective against Alzheimer's disease. However, this has not been proven. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of pitav...
Patients who is scheduled elective PCI are randomized to pitavastatin 4mg daily or without pitavastatin for 5 -7days before the procedure. Creatine kinase-MB, troponin I, and myoglobin lev...
Statins are usually used in AMI patients due to its strong anti-lipidemic effect, pleiotropic effect and tolerable safety profiles. Generally AMI patients are prescribed many drugs concomi...
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of pitavastatin with that of atorvastatin.
The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of pitavastatin and atorvastatin on adiponectin percentage change in patients with hypercholesteremia comorbid stable CAD.