Zocor


Zocor
Zocor \Zo"cor\ (z[=o]"k[^o]r), n. [Trade name from Merck & Co.] a trade name for {simvastatin}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Zocor — noun an oral lipid lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after heart attacks • Syn: ↑simvastatin • Usage Domain: ↑trade name • Hypernyms: ↑lipid lowering medicine, ↑lipid lowering… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Simvastatin — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • Statin — This article is about the group of cholesterol lowering drugs. For the amino acid, see Statine. Lovastatin, a compound isolated from Aspergillus terreus, was the first statin to be marketed. Statins (or HMG CoA reductase inhibitors) are a class… …   Wikipedia

  • Generic drug — A generic drug (generic drugs, short: generics) is a drug defined as a drug product that is comparable to brand/reference listed drug product in dosage form, strength, route of administration, quality and performance characteristics, and intended …   Wikipedia

  • Merck & Co. — Merck Co., Inc. (Merck Sharp Dohme (MSD) outside the United States and Canada) Type Public Traded as NYSE:  …   Wikipedia

  • simvastatin — noun an oral lipid lowering medicine (trade name Zocor) administered to reduce blood cholesterol levels; recommended after heart attacks • Syn: ↑Zocor • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Zocor) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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