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Drug Interactions With Simvastatin

In some cases, simvastatin drug interactions can cause your body to metabolize the medicines differently than intended, which can increase your risk of developing serious muscle problems, including myopathy and rhabdomyolysis. A few of the drugs that can potentially interact with simvastatin include gemfibrozil, danazol, amiodarone, and digoxin. Also, taking this medication with grapefruit, grapefruit juice, or grapefruit supplements can increase the level of simvastatin in your blood.

Simvastatin Interactions: An Introduction

Simvastatin tablets (Zocor®) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some possible simvastatin interactions can include:
 
  • Antifungals, such as:

 

    • Ketoconazole (Nizoral®)
    • Itraconazole (Sporanox®)
    • Posaconazole (Noxafil®)
  

 

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