Rosuvastatin meaning

rŏ-so͝ovə-stătn
A statin drug, C22 H28 FN3 O6 S, used in the form of its calcium salt to treat hyperlipidemia.
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A statin drug, C22 H28 FN3 O6 S, used in the form of its calcium salt to lower cholesterol (especially LDL) levels and to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in individuals with elevated risk.
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Origin of rosuvastatin

  • Perhaps (fluo)ro– su(lfonyl) -vastatin statin suff. pravastatin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition