Definition of Fluvastatin

1. Noun. Least expensive statin drug (trade name Lescol); usually taken orally at bedtime.

Exact synonyms: Lescol
Generic synonyms: Lipid-lowering Medication, Lipid-lowering Medicine, Statin, Statin Drug
Language type: Trade Name

Definition of Fluvastatin

1. Noun. A drug of the statin class, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and to prevent cardiovascular disease. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fluvastatin

flutterby
fluttered
fluttered the dovecote
flutterer
flutterers
fluttering
fluttering the dovecote
flutteringly
flutterings
flutters
flutters the dovecote
fluttersome
fluttery
fluty
fluvalinate
fluvastatin (current term)
fluvents
fluvial
fluvialist
fluvialists
fluviatic
fluviatile
fluvic
fluvio-marine
fluviomarine
fluviometer
fluvoxamine
flux
flux applicator

Literary usage of Fluvastatin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women by Marian Sandmaier (1992)
"Currently available statins are lovastatin, simvastatin, pravastatin, fluvastatin, and atorvastatin. Side effects are usually mild, although liver and ..."

2. Cholesterol Treatment: A Review of the Clinical Trials Evidence by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... LDL triglycérides Bile acid-binding Cholestyramine resin Colestipol Estrogen Multiple preparations Fibrate Clofibrate Gemfibrozil HMG-CoA fluvastatin ..."

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