Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Livalo, a new statin, gets FDA nod

"The FDA has approved a Livalo, a new cholesterol-lowering statin drug. Known by the generic name of pitavastatin, Livalo has been used in Japan since 2003. It's also sold in Korea and Thailand. Livalo is made by the multinational Japanese firm Kowa Company Ltd. Kowa now has facilities in the U.S." - WebMD

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