In the light of recent scientific data, statins are considered not only as a means to lower cholesterol and treat dyslipidemia, but also as therapeutic agents with multi-vector effects, such as supporting the NO-synthetic function of the endothelium, stabilizing atherosclerotic plaques, countering oxidative stress and vascular inflammation. The results of … Read More
Statins and diabetes mellitus are currently widely researched and hotly debated by scientists from around the world. Many studies that used the placebo effect were able to prove that statins significantly reduce the risk of developing a cardiovascular disease.
At the same time, there are a number of observations pointing … Read More
What is Atorvastatin?
Atorvastatin is a drug that belongs to class known as statins. It isused to low blood cholesterol and stabilizes plaque. LIPITOR is a synthetic lipid-lowering agent. Atorvastatin is an inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3 methylglutarylcoenzyme A (HMGCoA) reductase. This enzyme catalyzes the conversion of HMG-CoA to mevalonate, an early … Read More
While the CSE inhibitor atorvasatin slows the progression of atherosclerosis, vasodilator disease continues to advance under simvastatin, according to the ASAP study recently presented by scientists in Amsterdam.
In the ASAP study (Effects of Atorvastatin versus Simvasatin on Atherosclerosis Progression), two CSE inhibitors were directly compared for the first time, … Read More