HyperDic: atorvastatin

English > 1 sense of the word atorvastatin:
NOUNartifactatorvastatin, Lipitoran oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides
English > atorvastatin: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides; potent in reducing LDL cholesterol because higher doses can be given.
SynonymLipitor
Broaderlipid-lowering medicine, lipid-lowering medication, statin drug, statinA medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase
Spanishatorvastatina
Catalanatorvastatina

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