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Diltiazem LA: Calcium channel blocker
Itraconazole: Azole antifungal
Enalapril: Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor
Digoxin: Cardiac glycoside
Atazanavir: HIV protease inhibitor
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Three 12-week, randomized, multicenter, double-blind, double-dummy, non-inferiority, Phase 3 studies in adult patients with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia: Study 301: pitavastatin 2 mg (n=315) and 4 mg (n=298); Study 302: pitavastatin 2 mg (n=307) and 4 mg (n=319); Study 306: in patients ≥65 years, pitavastatin 1 mg (n=207), 2 mg (n=224), and 4 mg (n=210).
Lipitor is a registered trademark of Pfizer, Inc.
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*Based on the mean change from baseline in LDL-C and Apo B observed in three 12-week, randomized, multicenter, double-blind, double-dummy, Phase 3 studies in adult patients with primary hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia taking pitavastatin 2 mg and 4 mg.
of patients taking LIVALO 4 mg experienced myalgia
patients discontinued LIVALO 4 mg due to myalgia
discontinuation rates with LIVALO; not dose dependent
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