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Symvastatin

Were you looking for more information about Simvastatin? Symvastatin is a common misspelling of simvastatin.
 
For people with high cholesterol or high triglycerides, simvastatin (Zocor®) may be beneficial. This medication has been shown to increase HDL cholesterol ("good cholesterol') and decrease LDL cholesterol ("bad cholesterol"), total cholesterol, and triglycerides. Simvastatin comes in tablet form and is generally taken once daily in the evening. Before your healthcare provider prescribes this drug, make sure he or she is aware if you are pregnant, drink alcohol frequently, or have a history of a heart attack or stroke.
 
(To learn more about this drug, click Simvastatin. This article covers topics such as dosing information, dietary instructions, and potential side effects. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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