Pitavastatin is indicated for the treatment of high blood lipids. Pitavastatin inhibits 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase by competition with the substrate so that it inhibits hepatic cholesterol synthesis. The total plasma cholesterol decreases when the expression of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) receptors followed by the uptake of LDL from blood to liver is accelerated. Additionally, the levels of very low density decrease from the sustained inhibition of cholesterol synthesis in the liver.
Affygility Solutions has an occupational exposure limit (OEL) and control band assignment for this active pharmaceutical ingredient (API). This monograph also contains the acceptable daily exposure (ADE) value.
OEL Fastrac monographs are a cost-effective and convenient way to meet the requirements for PDEs (ADEs) contained in the EMA Guideline on setting health based exposure limits for use in risk identification in the manufacture of different medicinal products in shared facilities (EMA/CHMP/CVMP/SWP/169430/2012), and to obtain the following information:
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Affygility Solutions’s OEL Fastrac service is an user-friendly system that enables us to make confident decisions and focus on moving the compound safely through our facility. We can quickly access the database to determine if a new drug is within the OEL Fastrac library, and if so, immediately download a detailed OEL banding report. The OEL Fastrac system has been a helpful tool in our overall EH&S program.