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Stereochemistry RACEMIC
Molecular Formula C24H26FNO4
Molecular Weight 411.4659
Optical Activity ( + / - )
Defined Stereocenters 2 / 2
E/Z Centers 1
Charge 0

SHOW SMILES / InChI
Structure of FLUVASTATIN

SMILES

CC(C)N1C(\C=C\[C@H](O)C[C@H](O)CC(O)=O)=C(C2=C1C=CC=C2)C3=CC=C(F)C=C3

InChI

InChIKey=FJLGEFLZQAZZCD-JUFISIKESA-N
InChI=1S/C24H26FNO4/c1-15(2)26-21-6-4-3-5-20(21)24(16-7-9-17(25)10-8-16)22(26)12-11-18(27)13-19(28)14-23(29)30/h3-12,15,18-19,27-28H,13-14H2,1-2H3,(H,29,30)/b12-11+/t18-,19-/m0/s1

HIDE SMILES / InChI

Molecular Formula C24H26FNO4
Molecular Weight 411.4659
Charge 0
Count
Stereochemistry ABSOLUTE
Additional Stereochemistry
Defined Stereocenters 2 / 2
E/Z Centers 1
Optical Activity UNSPECIFIED

Description

Fluvastatin is an antilipemic agent that competitively inhibits hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase. Fluvastatin is marketed under the trade names Lescol, Canef, Vastin. LESCOL/LESCOL XL is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin) indicated as an adjunctive therapy to diet to: Reduce elevated TC, LDL-C, Apo B, and TG, and to increase HDL-C in adult patients with primary hypercholesterolemia and mixed dyslipidemia Reduce elevated TC, LDL-C, and Apo B levels in boys and post-menarchal girls, 10 to 16 years of age, with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia after failing an adequate trial of diet therapy Reduce the risk of undergoing revascularization procedures in patients with clinically evident CHD Slow the progression of atherosclerosis in patients with CHD. Fluvastatin selectively and competitively inhibits the hepatic enzyme hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase. HMG-CoA reductase is responsible for converting HMG-CoA to mevalonate, the rate-limiting step in cholesterol biosynthesis. Inhibition results in a decrease in hepatic cholesterol levels which stimulates the synthesis of LDL receptors and increases hepatic uptake of LDL cholesterol. The end result is decreased levels of plasma total and LDL cholesterol.

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Approval Year

PubMed

PubMed

TitleDatePubMed
Synthesis and biological activity of new HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. 3. Lactones of 6-phenoxy-3,5-dihydroxyhexanoic acids.
1991 Oct
Efficacy and safety of a combination fluvastatin-bezafibrate treatment for familial hypercholesterolemia: comparative analysis with a fluvastatin-cholestyramine combination.
1994 May
Fluvastatin in combination with other lipid-lowering agents.
1996 Jan
A head-to-head comparison of the cost effectiveness of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors and fibrates in different types of primary hyperlipidemia.
1997 Jan
Troglitazone upregulates LDL receptor activity in HepG2 cells.
1998 Aug
Postural hypotension induced by paroxetine.
1998 Feb 21
The effects of fluvastatin, a CYP2C9 inhibitor, on losartan pharmacokinetics in healthy volunteers.
1999 Apr
Statin + fibrate combination therapy fluvastatin with bezafibrate or ciprofibrate in high risk patients with vascular disease.
1999 Jun 1
Effect of fluvastatin, an inhibitor of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase, on nitric oxide-induced hydroxyl radical generation in the rat heart.
2001 Apr 30
Preclinical and clinical pharmacology of Rosuvastatin, a new 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor.
2001 Mar 8
Valsartan therapy has additive anti-oxidative effect to that of fluvastatin therapy against low-density lipoprotein oxidation: studies in hypercholesterolemic and hypertensive patients.
2002 Jul
Search of antimicrobial activity of selected non-antibiotic drugs.
2002 Nov-Dec
Expression of serum and glucocorticoid-inducible kinase1 in diabetic rats and its modulation by fluvastatin.
2005
Effect of atorvastatin and fluvastatin on the metabolism of midazolam by cytochrome P450 in vitro.
2005 Aug
Bile salt export pump (BSEP/ABCB11) can transport a nonbile acid substrate, pravastatin.
2005 Aug
[Fluvastatin-induced dermatomyositis].
2005 Dec
Immediate effects of fluvastain on circulating soluble endothelial protein C and free tissue factor pathway inhibitor in acute coronary syndromes.
2005 May
Human hepatobiliary transport of organic anions analyzed by quadruple-transfected cells.
2005 Oct
Binding thermodynamics of statins to HMG-CoA reductase.
2005 Sep 6
Muscle symptoms associated with statins: a series of twenty patients.
2006 Jan
Effect of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol on angiotensin II sensitivity: a randomized trial with fluvastatin.
2006 Jun
Inhibitors of the mevalonate pathway as potential therapeutic agents in multiple myeloma.
2007 Mar
Enantioselectivity in the pharmacokinetic interaction between fluvastatin and lercanidipine in healthy volunteers.
2009 Feb
Interference with bile salt export pump function is a susceptibility factor for human liver injury in drug development.
2010 Dec
In vitro interactions between primycin and different statins in their effects against some clinically important fungi.
2010 Feb
A gene score of nine LDL and HDL regulating genes is associated with fluvastatin-induced cholesterol changes in women.
2010 Mar
Effect of an antimicrobial agent on atherosclerotic plaques: assessment of metalloproteinase activity by molecular imaging.
2010 Mar 23
Effects of add-on fluvastatin therapy in patients with chronic proteinuric nephropathy on dual renin-angiotensin system blockade: the ESPLANADE trial.
2010 Nov
The phototoxicity of fluvastatin, an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, is mediated by the formation of a benzocarbazole-like photoproduct.
2010 Nov
Identification of old drugs as potential inhibitors of HIV-1 integrase - human LEDGF/p75 interaction via molecular docking.
2012 Dec
Detection of statin cytotoxicity is increased in cells expressing the OATP1B1 transporter.
2013 Jul
ATP-dependent transport of statins by human and rat MRP2/Mrp2.
2013 Jun 1
Statin-induced inhibition of breast cancer proliferation and invasion involves attenuation of iron transport: intermediacy of nitric oxide and antioxidant defence mechanisms.
2014 Aug
Statins alter the hepatobiliary transport of unconjugated and conjugated bilirubin in sandwich-cultured rat hepatocytes.
2014 Sep
Systems pharmacological analysis of drugs inducing stevens-johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis.
2015 May 18
Drug-Induced Acute Liver Injury Within 12 Hours After Fluvastatin Therapy.
2016 Jan-Feb
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Sample Use Guides

In Vivo Use Guide
Usual Adult Dose for Hyperlipidemia Immediate Release Capsules: -Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) reduction to a goal of 25% or greater: Initial dose of 40 mg orally once a day in the evening or 40 mg orally twice a day -LDL-C reduction to a goal of less than 25%: Initial dose of 20 mg orally once a day -Maintenance dose: 20 mg to 80 mg per day Usual Adult Dose for Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIa (Elevated LDL) Immediate Release Capsules: -Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) reduction to a goal of 25% or greater: Initial dose of 40 mg orally once a day in the evening or 40 mg orally twice a day -LDL-C reduction to a goal of less than 25%: Initial dose of 20 mg orally once a day -Maintenance dose: 20 mg to 80 mg per day
Route of Administration: Oral
In Vitro Use Guide
Fluvastatin markedly inhibits the formation of thiobarbituric acid reactive substances in iron (II)-supported peroxidation of liposomes with IC50 of 12 uM. Fluvastatin ranging from 1 uM to 100 uM inhibits peroxyl radical-mediated peroxidation of liposomes induced by water-soluble and lipid-soluble radical generators, 2,2'-azobis (2-amidinopropane) dihydro-chloride and 2,2'-azobis (2,4-dimethylvaleronitrile), respectively.
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Name Type Language
FLUVASTATIN
INN   MI   VANDF   WHO-DD  
INN  
Official Name English
FLUVASTATIN [WHO-DD]
Common Name English
FLUVASTATIN [VANDF]
Common Name English
FLUVASTATIN [MI]
Common Name English
FLUVAS
Brand Name English
FLUVASTATIN [INN]
Common Name English
6-HEPTENOIC ACID, 7-(3-(4-FLUOROPHENYL)-1-(1-METHYLETHYL)-1H-INDOL-2-YL)-3,5-DIHYDROXY-, (3R,5S,6E)-REL-
Systematic Name English
Classification Tree Code System Code
WHO-VATC QC10AA04
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NDF-RT N0000175589
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LIVERTOX 430
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NDF-RT N0000000121
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NCI_THESAURUS C1655
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WHO-ATC C10AA04
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Code System Code Type Description
PUBCHEM
1548972
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NCI_THESAURUS
C61768
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RXCUI
41127
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ChEMBL
CHEMBL2220442
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IUPHAR
2951
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MESH
C065180
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INN
6547
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HSDB
93957-54-1
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LactMed
93957-54-1
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EVMPD
SUB07768MIG
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DRUG BANK
DB01095
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EPA CompTox
93957-54-1
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CAS
93957-54-1
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MERCK INDEX
M5515
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WIKIPEDIA
FLUVASTATIN
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