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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An oral lipid-lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels.

Usage examples (33)
  • The study shows that Australia has comparatively low use of cheaper generic statins such as simvastatin and pravastatin.
  • That site is tracking research on supposed anti-aging compounds such as simvastatin, used to lower cholesterol, and enalapril maleate, which is used to treat hypertension.
  • He takes a medication for his cholesterol, known as simvastatin.
  • Vytorin contains two medicines: Zetia and Zocor® (simvastatin). for more
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