1. statin

noun. ['ˈsteɪtɪn'] a medicine that lowers blood cholesterol levels by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase.


  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • Mevacor
  • Zocor
  • lipid-lowering medication
  • medicament
  • atorvastatin
  • Baycol
  • pravastatin
  • fluvastatin
  • lovastatin
  • cerivastatin
  • statin drug
  • medicine
  • Lipitor
  • Lescol
  • lipid-lowering medicine
  • simvastatin


  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug

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Words that Rhyme with Statin

  • waitin'

Example sentences of the word statin

1. Noun, singular or mass
There are several ways to reduce coughs brought on by statin drugs.

2. Adjective
Talk to your doctor about your statin cough.

3. Verb, base form
Can statin drugs cause diarrhea?

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Supplementing with CoQ10 can correct any deficiencies that statin medication causes without hindering the effectiveness of the drugs.