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Atorvastatin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Atorvastatin
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.578.075
D10.251.450.200
Unique ID
D000069059
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000069059
Scope Note
A pyrrole and heptanoic acid derivative, HYDROXYMETHYLGLUTARYL-COA REDUCTASE INHIBITOR (statin), and ANTICHOLESTEREMIC AGENT that is used to reduce serum levels of LDL-CHOLESTEROL; APOLIPOPROTEIN B; and TRIGLYCERIDES. It is used to increase serum levels of HDL-CHOLESTEROL in the treatment of HYPERLIPIDEMIAS, and for the prevention of CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES in patients with multiple risk factors.
Entry Term(s)
(3R,5R)-7-(2-(4-Fluorophenyl)-5-isopropyl-3-phenyl-4-(phenylcarbamoyl)-1H-pyrrol-1-yl)-3,5-dihydroxyheptanoic acid
Atorvastatin Calcium
Atorvastatin Calcium Anhydrous
Atorvastatin Calcium Hydrate
Atorvastatin Calcium Trihydrate
Atorvastatin, Calcium Salt
CI 981
CI-981
Lipitor
Liptonorm
Pharm Action
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Registry Number
A0JWA85V8F
Related Numbers
110862-48-1
48A5M73Z4Q
C0GEJ5QCSO
Public MeSH Note
2019; see ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM 2016-2018; ATORVASTATIN CALCIUM was indexed under HEPTANOIC ACIDS and PYRROLES 1990-2015
History Note
2019 (1990)
Date Established
2016/01/01
Date of Entry
2015/07/10
Revision Date
2018/07/02
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