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Were you looking for more information about Simvastatin? Simivastin is a common misspelling of simvastatin.
If you have high cholesterol or high triglycerides, your healthcare provider may prescribe simvastatin (Zocor®). This medication, which belongs to a class of drugs called statins, works by blocking HMG-CoA reductase (an enzyme that controls the rate of cholesterol production in the body). While most people tolerate simvastatin well, side effects are possible. Some of the most commonly reported side effects include abdominal pain, constipation, headache, and muscle pain.
(Click Simvastatin for a more in-depth look at this drug, including its other uses, dosing guidelines, and warnings and precautions. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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