Hyperlipoproteinemias Archives - Page 82 of 82 - MPR


FDA Video: Muscle Injury from High Doses of Zocor

FDA is informing healthcare professionals that a preliminary review of a large clinical trial shows an increased risk of muscle injury in patients taking the highest dose of the statin drug simvastatin. Simvastatin is sold as Zocor.

Livalo available for primary hyperlipidemia and mixed dyslipidemia

Livalo (pitavastatin tablets) has been made available by Kowa for use in adults for the treatment of primary hyperlipidemia and mixed dyslipidemia as an adjunctive therapy to diet to reduce elevated total cholesterol (TC), low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), apolipoprotein B (Apo B), triglycerides (TG), and to increase high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C).