Zocor, an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, is used in lowering high cholesterol and triglycerides in certain patients.
How to use
Take simvastatin exactly as prescribed by your health care professional. Contact your paediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children.
If you notice any of the symptoms listed below or any other symptoms which seem severe/persistent contact your doctor immediately. muscle pain/tenderness blurred vision constipation diarrhea dizziness itching gas rash headache heartburn upset stomach stomach pain/cramps weakness(with/without a fever)
Inform your doctor if you are allergic to the formulation of this medication or any other medication in any other form. voriconazole verapamil vasopressin receptor antagonists telithromycin streptogramins st. john's wort spironolactone risperidone rifampin non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors niacin nefazodone mibefradil macrolide immunosuppressants macrolide antibiotics immunosuppressants imatinib HIV protease inhibitors fluconazole fibrates diltiazem digoxin danazol carbamazepine bosentan azole antifungals anticoagulants amiodarone Inform your doctor about any other medication you may be taking in any other form.
In case of overdose, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call local emergency services at 911.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you: if you have low blood pressure, kidney problems, diabetes, a serious infection, or a history of seizures if you have metabolism, hormonal, or electrolyte problems if you drink alcohol or have a history of liver problems or alcohol abuse if you have recently had major surgery or a serious injury Follow the diet and exercise program given to you by your health care provider.
Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture.
If you conceive whilst on a course with this medication inform your doctor immediately. If you need to undergo any kind of surgery, inform your doctor you are taking this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breast feeding or planning to conceive. Do not treat yourself with OTC medication whilst on a course with this medication, without consulting with your health care professional. Avoid alcohol and alcohol containing beverages whilst on a course with this medication.