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Descriptor English: Rosuvastatin Calcium
Descriptor Spanish: Rosuvastatina Cálcica
Descriptor Portuguese: Rosuvastatina Cálcica
Descriptor French: Rosuvastatine de calcium
Entry term(s): Calcium, Rosuvastatin
Crestor
Rosuvastatin
ZD 4522
ZD4522
Tree number(s): D02.065.884.650
D02.455.526.510.432.500
D02.886.590.700.650
D03.383.742.775
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000068718
Scope note: A HYDROXYMETHYLGLUTARYL-COA-REDUCTASE INHIBITOR, or statin, that reduces the plasma concentrations of LDL-CHOLESTEROL; APOLIPOPROTEIN B, and TRIGLYCERIDES while increasing HDL-CHOLESTEROL levels in patients with HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA and those at risk for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anticholesteremic Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Registry Number: 83MVU38M7Q
Public MeSH Note: 2016; ROSUVASTATIN CALCIUM was indexed under FLUOROBENZENES; PYRIMIDINES; and SULFONAMIDES 2001-2015
History Note: 2016 (2001)
Related: Simvastatin MeSH
DeCS ID: 55876
Unique ID: D000068718
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Date Established: 2016/01/01
Date of Entry: 2015/07/09
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Rosuvastatin Calcium - Preferred
Concept UI M0402344
Scope note A HYDROXYMETHYLGLUTARYL-COA-REDUCTASE INHIBITOR, or statin, that reduces the plasma concentrations of LDL-CHOLESTEROL; APOLIPOPROTEIN B, and TRIGLYCERIDES while increasing HDL-CHOLESTEROL levels in patients with HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA and those at risk for CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.
Preferred term Rosuvastatin Calcium
Entry term(s) Calcium, Rosuvastatin
Crestor - Narrower
Concept UI M0402345
Preferred term Crestor
Rosuvastatin - Broader
Concept UI M0382713
Preferred term Rosuvastatin
ZD4522 - Narrower
Concept UI M0402343
Preferred term ZD4522
Entry term(s) ZD 4522



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