Lovastatin Systematic (IUPAC) name [8-[2-(4-hydroxy-6-oxo-oxan-2-yl)ethyl] -3,7-dimethyl-1,2,3,7,8,8a- hexahydronaphthalen- 1-yl] 2-methylbutanoate Identifiers CAS number 75330-75-5 ATC code C10AA02 PubChem 53232 DrugBank APRD00370 Chemical data Formula C24H36O5 Mol. weight 404.54 g/mol Pharmacokinetic data Bioavailability  ? Protein binding >95% Metabolism  ? Half life 5.3 hours Excretion  ? Therapeutic considerations Pregnancy ca ...
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What You Need to Know About Lovastatin
... Common brand name: Mevacor Type of medication: Part of a group of medications called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors or "statins" Why is this drug prescribed? Lovastatin is prescribed, along wi...
Source: Cleveland Clinic