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Systematic (IUPAC) name
7-[3-(4-fluorophenyl) -1-(1-methylethyl) -1H-indol-2-yl]-3, 5-dihydroxy-hept-6-enoic acid
CAS number 93957-54-1
ATC code C10AA04
PubChem 1548972
DrugBank APRD00346
Chemical data
Formula C24H26FNO4 
Mol. mass 411.466 g/mol
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Protein binding 98%
Metabolism  ?
Half life 2.5 hours
Excretion  ?
Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.


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Routes  ?

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