A cholesterol lowering drug that acts by inhibiting the enzyme HMG- MoA reductase. Inhibition of this enzyme leads to depletion of cholesterol precursors. Due to the falling level of cholesterol in the hepatocytes, the liver compensates by increasing catabolism and uptake of LDL and inhibits the synthesis of VLDL.
Prevention of cardiovascular events .
Points of interest:
Avoid grapefruit juice as it could increase the chance of side effects occurring.
Seek medical advice if you experience dark urine, muscle pain or weakness.
Take this drug at bed time.
How to use:
As per as direction of doctor.