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Were you looking for more information about Simvastatin? Simvstatin is a common misspelling of simvastatin.
The prescription medicine simvastatin (Zocor®) is approved for treating high cholesterol and high triglycerides. It is a type of statin that can help increase HDL cholesterol ("good cholesterol") and decrease LDL cholesterol ("bad cholesterol"), total cholesterol, and triglycerides by blocking a particular enzyme that controls the rate of cholesterol production in the body. Simvastatin comes in tablet form and is taken once a day in the evening. Potential side effects include muscle pain, headache, and constipation.
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