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- Atorvastatin : Sold as Lipitor®, a type II statin used to treat high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia),
- Cerivastatin : A type II statin formerly used to treat high cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolemia).
- Cholesterol : Principal sterol of all higher animals.
- Fluvastatin : Fluorophenyl-based statin, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, for reduction of cholesterol, triglycerides and apo B.
- Hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase inhibitor : HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors which reduce 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl CoA and lower cholesterol synthesis.
- Lovastatin : Type I statin and 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor used to treat hypercholesterolemia.
- Mevalonate : A key chemical precursor in the biosynthesis of cholesterol.
- Mevastatin : Statin drug used to treat hypercholesterolemia by inhibiting the enzyme HMG-CoA reductase.
- Pravastatin : Type I Statin used to treat hypercholesterolemia.
- Rosuvastatin : A type II statin, marketed as Crestor®, used to treat high cholesterol levels.
- Simvastatin : A semisynthetic lipid-lowering drug derived from a compound produced by a mold of the genus Aspergillus and administered orally to lower a high cholesterol level in the blood by inhibiting the action of an enzyme catalyzing the synthesis of cholesterol.
- Statin : HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors which reduce 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl CoA and lower cholesterol synthesis.