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Simvastatin (28 Tablets)

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Simvastatin  is a medication effective in the treatment high cholesterol, thereby reducing the risk of strokes, angina and many heart related conditions. High cholesterol is a growing problem among men and woman.

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Simvastatin  is a medication effective in the treatment high cholesterol, thereby reducing the risk of strokes, angina and many heart related conditions. High cholesterol is a growing problem among men and woman.

Health Benefits of Simvastatin

Reduces high cholesterol

De-clogs arteries and blood vessels

Reduces the risks of heart diseases and other heart related ailments

What is Simvastatin?

Simvastatin, otherwise known as Zocor is a medication classified as Statins. Their main objective is to aid in lowering high blood cholesterol levels. It combats bad cholesterol which is a  major health risk. Treatment with this medication will reduce your risk against diseases as angina, coronary heart ailment, atherosclerosis, and other related conditions.

How Does It Work?

Simvastatin reduces bad cholesterol or LDL levels in the body. This reduction of LDL in the blood allows the liver to easily absorb the LDL thereby lowering cholesterol levels.  It is also helps to combat dangerous fats that might be present in your bloodstream like triglycerides, and help produce good cholesterol or HDL.

Health Benefits of Simvastatin

A reduction of high or bad cholesterol will have the following benefits:

  • Promote good all round health
  • Reduce risk of heart-related diseases
  • Patients that suffer from  high blood pressure will also benefit from the medication

The medication will be most effective when used in conjunction with a healthy diet and regular exercise.

How To Ensure Efficacy of Simvastatin?

It is important to exercise. Approximately 30 minutes of cardio exercise per day, jogging, walking, cycling, etc, will assist in the effectiveness of the medication.

Quitting smoking will also improve your cholesterol and increase the good cholesterol while reducing the bad cholesterol.

A healthy diet is essential in the fight against high cholesterol. Eat as much fresh fruits and  vegetables as possible, get plenty of fibre and reduce trans fats and processed meals.

Simvastatin Dosage

Dosage ranges from 10mg, 20mg 40mg to 80mg, depending on your level of cholesterol and other factors. Follow the prescription advice.

How To Take Simvastatin?

Simvastatin  is prescribed for adult men and women diagnosed with high cholesterol levels.

Swallow the tablet whole, do not crush it. It should ideally be taken in the evening.

If you have been diagnosed with high cholesterol it is important that you take the medication on an on-going basis and continue to monitor cholesterol levels. This is vital to your health and wellbeing.

There is a very real risk of stroke or coronary heart disease (CHD) so ensure you consult your doctor regularly.

Side effects

Simvastatin Side Effects

Like any medication, Simvastatin has had some minor reported side effects including:

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Other users report –
  • Weight gain
  • Fever
  • Pancreatic inflammation
  • Kidney problems
  • Hair loss
  • Upset stomach

If any of these side effects are noted, an allergic reaction, yellowing of your skin or cramps, seek medical advice immediately.

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