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Definition 1: a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for statin drug in the sense of this definition

(statin drug is a kind of ...) (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

(... is a kind of statin drug ) an oral drug (trade name Lipitor) that is effective in lowering triglycerides; potent in reducing LDL cholesterol because higher doses can be given

(... is a kind of statin drug ) an oral drug (trade name Baycol) to reduce blood cholesterol levels

(... is a kind of statin drug ) least expensive statin drug (trade name Lescol); usually taken orally at bedtime

(... is a kind of statin drug ) an oral drug (trade name Mevacor) to reduce blood cholesterol levels; used when dietary changes have proved inadequate

(... is a kind of statin drug ) an oral drug (trade name Pravachol) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after nonfatal heart attacks

(... is a kind of statin drug ) an oral lipid-lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after heart attacks

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