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Simuvastin

Were you looking for more information about Simvastatin? Simuvastin is a common misspelling of simvastatin.
 
Simvastatin (Zocor®) is a prescription medication used for treating high cholesterol and high triglycerides. It is also approved to prevent cardiovascular disease. By blocking a particular enzyme in the body, the drug can cause the liver to make less cholesterol, increase "good cholesterol," reduce "bad cholesterol," and decrease triglycerides. Simvastatin comes in tablet form and is generally taken once a day. Potential side effects of the medication include abdominal pain, constipation, muscle pain, and headache.
 
(Click Simvastatin to learn more about specific simvastatin uses, for more information on how the drug works, and to find out what to do if you happen to overdose on the medicine. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on simvastatin.)
 
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