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Livalo Drug Description
LIVALO
(pitavastatin) Tablet, Film Coated for Oral use
DRUG DESCRIPTION
LIVALO (pitavastatin) is an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. It is a synthetic lipid-lowering agent for oral administration.
The empirical formula for pitavastatin is C50H46CaF2N2O8
and the molecular weight is 880.98. Pitavastatin is odorless and occurs as white
to pale-yellow powder. It is freely soluble in pyridine, chloroform, dilute
hydrochloric acid, and tetrahydrofuran, soluble in ethylene glycol, sparingly
soluble in octanol, slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in water
or ethanol, and practically insoluble in acetonitrile or diethyl ether. Pitavastatin
is hygroscopic and slightly unstable in light.
The chemical name for pitavastatin is (+)monocalcium bis{(3R, 5S, 6E)-7-[2-cyclopropyl-4-(4-fluorophenyl)-3-quinolyl]-3,5-dihydroxy-6-heptenoate}.
The structural formula is:









Each film-coated tablet of LIVALO contains 1.045 mg, 2.09 mg, or 4.18 mg of pitavastatin calcium, which is equivalent to 1 mg, 2 mg, or 4 mg, respectively of free base and the following inactive ingredients: lactose monohydrate, low substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, hypromellose, magnesium aluminometasilicate, magnesium stearate, and film coating containing the following inactive ingredients: hypromellose, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate, and colloidal anhydrous silica.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/15/2009




Livalo Drug Description
LIVALO
(pitavastatin) Tablet, Film Coated for Oral use
DRUG DESCRIPTION
LIVALO (pitavastatin) is an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. It is a synthetic lipid-lowering agent for oral administration.
The empirical formula for pitavastatin is C50H46CaF2N2O8
and the molecular weight is 880.98. Pitavastatin is odorless and occurs as white
to pale-yellow powder. It is freely soluble in pyridine, chloroform, dilute
hydrochloric acid, and tetrahydrofuran, soluble in ethylene glycol, sparingly
soluble in octanol, slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in water
or ethanol, and practically insoluble in acetonitrile or diethyl ether. Pitavastatin
is hygroscopic and slightly unstable in light.
The chemical name for pitavastatin is (+)monocalcium bis{(3R, 5S, 6E)-7-[2-cyclopropyl-4-(4-fluorophenyl)-3-quinolyl]-3,5-dihydroxy-6-heptenoate}.
The structural formula is:









Each film-coated tablet of LIVALO contains 1.045 mg, 2.09 mg, or 4.18 mg of pitavastatin calcium, which is equivalent to 1 mg, 2 mg, or 4 mg, respectively of free base and the following inactive ingredients: lactose monohydrate, low substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, hypromellose, magnesium aluminometasilicate, magnesium stearate, and film coating containing the following inactive ingredients: hypromellose, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate, and colloidal anhydrous silica.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/15/2009




Livalo Drug Description
LIVALO
(pitavastatin) Tablet, Film Coated for Oral use
DRUG DESCRIPTION
LIVALO (pitavastatin) is an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. It is a synthetic lipid-lowering agent for oral administration.
The empirical formula for pitavastatin is C50H46CaF2N2O8
and the molecular weight is 880.98. Pitavastatin is odorless and occurs as white
to pale-yellow powder. It is freely soluble in pyridine, chloroform, dilute
hydrochloric acid, and tetrahydrofuran, soluble in ethylene glycol, sparingly
soluble in octanol, slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in water
or ethanol, and practically insoluble in acetonitrile or diethyl ether. Pitavastatin
is hygroscopic and slightly unstable in light.
The chemical name for pitavastatin is (+)monocalcium bis{(3R, 5S, 6E)-7-[2-cyclopropyl-4-(4-fluorophenyl)-3-quinolyl]-3,5-dihydroxy-6-heptenoate}.
The structural formula is:









Each film-coated tablet of LIVALO contains 1.045 mg, 2.09 mg, or 4.18 mg of pitavastatin calcium, which is equivalent to 1 mg, 2 mg, or 4 mg, respectively of free base and the following inactive ingredients: lactose monohydrate, low substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, hypromellose, magnesium aluminometasilicate, magnesium stearate, and film coating containing the following inactive ingredients: hypromellose, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate, and colloidal anhydrous silica.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/15/2009




Livalo Drug Description
LIVALO
(pitavastatin) Tablet, Film Coated for Oral use
DRUG DESCRIPTION
LIVALO (pitavastatin) is an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. It is a synthetic lipid-lowering agent for oral administration.
The empirical formula for pitavastatin is C50H46CaF2N2O8
and the molecular weight is 880.98. Pitavastatin is odorless and occurs as white
to pale-yellow powder. It is freely soluble in pyridine, chloroform, dilute
hydrochloric acid, and tetrahydrofuran, soluble in ethylene glycol, sparingly
soluble in octanol, slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in water
or ethanol, and practically insoluble in acetonitrile or diethyl ether. Pitavastatin
is hygroscopic and slightly unstable in light.
The chemical name for pitavastatin is (+)monocalcium bis{(3R, 5S, 6E)-7-[2-cyclopropyl-4-(4-fluorophenyl)-3-quinolyl]-3,5-dihydroxy-6-heptenoate}.
The structural formula is:









Each film-coated tablet of LIVALO contains 1.045 mg, 2.09 mg, or 4.18 mg of pitavastatin calcium, which is equivalent to 1 mg, 2 mg, or 4 mg, respectively of free base and the following inactive ingredients: lactose monohydrate, low substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, hypromellose, magnesium aluminometasilicate, magnesium stearate, and film coating containing the following inactive ingredients: hypromellose, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate, and colloidal anhydrous silica.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/15/2009




Livalo Drug Description
LIVALO
(pitavastatin) Tablet, Film Coated for Oral use
DRUG DESCRIPTION
LIVALO (pitavastatin) is an inhibitor of HMG-CoA reductase. It is a synthetic lipid-lowering agent for oral administration.
The empirical formula for pitavastatin is C50H46CaF2N2O8
and the molecular weight is 880.98. Pitavastatin is odorless and occurs as white
to pale-yellow powder. It is freely soluble in pyridine, chloroform, dilute
hydrochloric acid, and tetrahydrofuran, soluble in ethylene glycol, sparingly
soluble in octanol, slightly soluble in methanol, very slightly soluble in water
or ethanol, and practically insoluble in acetonitrile or diethyl ether. Pitavastatin
is hygroscopic and slightly unstable in light.
The chemical name for pitavastatin is (+)monocalcium bis{(3R, 5S, 6E)-7-[2-cyclopropyl-4-(4-fluorophenyl)-3-quinolyl]-3,5-dihydroxy-6-heptenoate}.
The structural formula is:









Each film-coated tablet of LIVALO contains 1.045 mg, 2.09 mg, or 4.18 mg of pitavastatin calcium, which is equivalent to 1 mg, 2 mg, or 4 mg, respectively of free base and the following inactive ingredients: lactose monohydrate, low substituted hydroxypropylcellulose, hypromellose, magnesium aluminometasilicate, magnesium stearate, and film coating containing the following inactive ingredients: hypromellose, titanium dioxide, triethyl citrate, and colloidal anhydrous silica.Last reviewed on RxList: 9/15/2009





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