Generic Name: Simvastatin (SIM va sta tin)
Brand Names: Zocor
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What is Zocor?
Zocor (simvastatin) has a place with a gathering of medications called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or “statins.” Simvastatin lessens levels of “terrible” cholesterol (low-thickness lipoprotein, or LDL) and triglycerides in the blood, while expanding levels of “good” cholesterol (high-thickness lipoprotein, or HDL).
Zocor is utilized to lower cholesterol and triglycerides (sorts of fat) in the blood.
It is likewise used to bring down the danger of stroke, heart assault, and other heart confusions in individuals with diabetes, coronary illness, or other hazard components.
Zocor is utilized as a part of grown-ups and kids who are no less than 10 years of age.
Zocor may likewise be utilized for purposes not recorded in this medicine control.
In uncommon cases, Zocor can bring about a condition that outcomes in the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue, prompting to kidney disappointment. Summon your specialist right on the off chance that you have unexplained muscle agony, delicacy, or shortcoming particularly on the off chance that you additionally have fever, uncommon tiredness, and dull hued pee.
Never take Zocor in bigger sums, or for longer than suggested by your specialist. Take after your specialist’s dosing guidelines painstakingly. Taking a lot of this prescription may bring about genuine or life-debilitating symptoms.
Before taking Zocor, tell your specialist in the event that you have ever had liver or kidney infection, diabetes, or a thyroid issue, in the event that you are of Chinese plummet, or in the event that you drink more than 2 mixed refreshments day by day.
Zocor can hurt an unborn child or cause birth abandons. Try not to utilize in the event that you are pregnant.
Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may collaborate with simvastatin and prompt to conceivably hazardous impacts. Try not to devour grapefruit items while taking this drug.
A few drugs can bring about undesirable or risky impacts when utilized with Zocor. Your specialist may need to change your treatment arrange in the event that you utilize certain anti-toxins or antifungal pharmaceuticals, hepatitis C drug, heart prescription, or meds to treat HIV/AIDS.
Quit taking this drug and tell your specialist immediately on the off chance that you get to be distinctly pregnant.
Before taking this medication
You ought not take Zocor in the event that you are adversely affected by simvastatin, on the off chance that you are pregnant or bosom encouraging, or in the event that you have dynamic liver malady.
The accompanying medications can expand your danger of genuine muscle issues in the event that you bring them together with Zocor. These medications ought not be utilized while you are taking Zocor:
an anti-microbial – clarithromycin, erythromycin, telithromycin;
antifungal medicine – itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole;
hepatitis C medicines – boceprevir, telaprevir; or
HIV/AIDS medicine – atazanavir, cobicistat (Stribild, Tybost), darunavir, fosamprenavir, indinavir, nelfinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir, tipranavir.
Before you begin taking Zocor, tell your specialist in the event that you are as of now utilizing any of these different prescriptions:
heart solution – amiodarone, amlodipine, diltiazem, dronedarone, ranolazine, verapamil.
To ensure Zocor is alright for you, tell your specialist in the event that you have:
history of liver ailment;
history of kidney ailment;
a thyroid issue; or
on the off chance that you drink more than 2 mixed refreshments every day.