Molecule of the Week

Atorvastatin

October 24, 2005

Atorvastatin is typically used for lowering cholesterol and has been shown to be effective in preventing cardiovascular disease. Atorvastatin has also shown promise in treating Alzheimer's disease and preventing melanoma and colon cancer.

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