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Simvastatin 80 mg Tablets

Simvastatin (Zocor®) is a drug licensed to treat high cholesterol and high triglycerides. It is also approved for the prevention of heart or blood vessel disease.
The medication is available by prescription only and comes in five different strengths, including:
The 80-mg dosage of simvastatin is known to carry an increased risk for serious muscle problems. For this reason, this high dosage is reserved only for people who have already been on it for a year or more without any evidence of muscle problems.
(Click Dosing With Simvastatin for more information about this drug, including the various factors that your healthcare provider will consider before making dosing recommendations.)
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