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
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.