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StatinAudio (En español)

Also known as: HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitor, Lipid-Lowering Agent

A drug used to lower the amount of cholesterol and certain fats in the blood. Statins block a key liver enzyme involved in making cholesterol.

See Related Term(s):  Cholesterol