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Simvastatin

Also known as Zocor


Simvastatin (INN) is a hypolipidemic drug used with exercise, diet, and weight-loss to control elevated cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia. It is a member of the statin class of pharmaceuticals.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $11.01 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed simvastatin to treat hyperlipidemia, coronary atherosclerosis, central atherosclerosis, and posture problems.

What side effects are related?

Patients taking simvastatin most commonly experience side effects like atrial fibrillation, pain, and abdominal pain.

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