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Simvotin 20mg

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SKU 1005
Generic For Zocor
Generic Name Simvastatin
Manufacturer Cipla, India
Pack Size Qty Price Per Pill or Unit Price Cart
30 Tablet/s US$ 0.53 US$ 16.00
60 Tablet/s US$ 0.48 US$ 29.009%US$ 32.00
90 Tablet/s US$ 0.44 US$ 40.0017%US$ 48.00
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Simvastatin belongs to a family of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors or ‘statins. Simvastatin lowers levels of low-density lipoprotein or LDL (considered as the bad cholesterol) and triglycerides in the blood, while increasing levels of high-density lipoprotein or HDL (considered as the good cholesterol). High levels of LDL can result in stroke, heart attack, and other heart complications in people with diabetes, coronary heart disease, or other risk factors.

Stop taking this medication and notify your doctor immediately if you become pregnant while taking it. Before taking Simvastatin, let your doctor know if you have a history of liver or kidney disease, diabetes, a thyroid disorder, or if you consume more than 2 drinks of alcohol daily. It has been noticed that myopathy was higher in patients of Chinese descent (0.43%) compared with patients not of Chinese descent. In rare cases, Simvastatin can lead to a condition which results in the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, causing kidney failure. Seek medical attention right away if you have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness especially if you also have a fever, unusual fatigue, and dark colored urine.   

For best results from Simvastatin, you must avoid a high-fat diet (especially, saturated fat). If you do not avoid a high-fat diet, this medicine will not be as effective as it should be. Also avoid or limit the consumption of alcohol. Alcohol can raise triglyceride levels and may increase your risk of liver damage.

Simvastatin is only a part of a full line of treatment for high cholesterol which also includes diet restrictions, exercises, and other medicines. Follow a proper regimen of these things as directed by your doctor to keep your cholesterol levels in check.

You may need to temporarily suspend taking Simvastatin if you have uncontrolled seizures, an electrolyte imbalance, severely low blood pressure, a severe infection or illness, dehydration, or surgery or a medical emergency. Always store this medicine in a cool and dry place.  

Very few people taking Simvotin 20 mg may have mild memory problems or confusion. Another rare but serious side effect of this medicine is foamy urine. Contact your doctor if these rare side effects occur.

In rare cases, Simvastatin can lead to a condition which results in the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, causing kidney failure. Seek medical attention right away if you have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness especially if you also have fever, unusual fatigue, and dark colored urine.

Simvastatin rarely causes liver problems. Notify your doctor right away if you notice any of the following symptoms of liver damage: yellowing of eye and skin, dark urine, severe stomach or abdominal pain, or persistent nausea or vomiting.

Take Simvotin 20 mg as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. You may take the tablet before or after consuming food. Generally, the dosage is based on a variety of factors including age, response to treatment, and other medications you may be using. Your doctor will determine the appropriate tablet strength for you as per your condition. Please check with your doctor if you are not when and how often you need to take medicine.

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