For patients of Asian descent,

LIVALO effectively lowers LDL-C without the need for dose limitations1

  • Unlike Crestor® (rosuvastatin), there is no recommendation to reduce the starting dose of LIVALO1,2
  • Without the need for dose reductions or limitations, patients of Asian descent can receive the full intended dose of LIVALO1

Clinical guidelines recommend extra diligence with regard to statin safety in patients of Asian descent3,4

  • There were no significant differences in Cmax and AUC in a pharmacokinetic study comparing Japanese and Caucasian participants taking LIVALO1
  • LIVALO has been studied in nearly 20,000 Asian patients in a large, 2-year Japanese surveillance study5
  • LIVALO was launched in Japan in 2003 and has been approved and launched in 5 other Asian countries6

Crestor is a registered trademark of the AstraZeneca group of companies.

Cmax=maximum concentration observed. AUC=area under the curve.

References:

  1. LIVALO [prescribing information]. Montgomery, AL: Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.; November 2016.
  2. Crestor (rosuvastatin) [prescribing information]. Wilmington, DE: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; August 2017.
  3. Stone NJ, Robinson J, Lichtenstein AH, et al. 2013 ACC/AHA guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular risk in adults: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jul 1;63(25 Pt B):2889-2934.
  4. Jacobson TA, Ito MK, Maki KC, et al. National Lipid Association recommendations for patient-centered management of dyslipidemia: part 1— executive summary. J Clin Lipidol. 2014;8(5):473-488.
  5. Kurihara Y, Douzono T, Kawakita K, Nagasaka Y. A large-scale, long-term, prospective post-marketing surveillance of pitavastatin (LIVALO tablet)—LIVALO Effectiveness and Safety (LIVES) Study. Jpn Pharmacol Ther. 2008;36(8):709-731.
  6. NK-104 Current Approval Situation; January 23, 2017. DOF 08142015.

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