Sinvastatina

sinvastatina

What is the simvastatina?

La simvastatina se utiliza junto con la dieta, pérdida de peso y ejercicio para reducir el riesgo de infarto y derrame cerebral y para reducir la probabilidad de que se necesite una cirugía de corazón en las personas que tienen una enfermedad cardíaca o que estén en riesgo de desarrollar una.

Does simvastatin make you drowsy?

Simvastatin oral tablet doesn’t cause drowsiness, but it can cause other side effects. The more common side effects that can occur with simvastatin include: Call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects. Call 911 if your symptoms feel life threatening or if you think you’re having a medical emergency.

What are the side effects of simvastatin and statins?

Grapefruit juice can increase simvastatin levels in your body and increase the risk of side effects. For people with low thyroid function (hypothyroidism) or diabetes: Simvastatin and other statin drugs can sometimes cause rhabdomyolysis. Having hypothyroidism or diabetes raises your risk for this condition.

What should I do if I have a simvastatina?

La simvastatina puede ocasionar efectos secundarios. Informe a su médico si alguno de estos síntomas es grave o no desaparece: Algunos efectos secundarios pueden ser graves. Si experimenta cualquiera de los síntomas siguientes, llame a su médico inmediatamente o busque tratamiento médico de emergencia.

What is simvastatin?

Simvastatin is made from the fungus Aspergillus terreus. It was patented by Merck in 1980, and came into medical use in 1992. Simvastatin is available as a generic medication, and is on the World Health Organizations List of Essential Medicines.

Does simvastatin make you drowsy?

Simvastatin oral tablet doesn’t cause drowsiness, but it can cause other side effects. The more common side effects that can occur with simvastatin include: Call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects. Call 911 if your symptoms feel life threatening or if you think you’re having a medical emergency.

What are the side effects of simvastatin and statins?

Grapefruit juice can increase simvastatin levels in your body and increase the risk of side effects. For people with low thyroid function (hypothyroidism) or diabetes: Simvastatin and other statin drugs can sometimes cause rhabdomyolysis. Having hypothyroidism or diabetes raises your risk for this condition.

Does simvastatin have a vasculoprotective effect?

In vitro and in vivo animal studies also demonstrate that simvastatin exerts vasculoprotective effects independent of its lipid-lowering properties, also known as the pleiotropic effects of statins.

Does simvastatin cause muscle pain as a side effect?

Its thought that simvastatin (Zocor) may be more likely to cause muscle pain as a side effect than other statins when its taken at high doses.

What are the side effects of statins?

Statins block a substance your liver needs to make cholesterol. This causes your liver to remove cholesterol from your blood. If you think youre experiencing side effects from statins, dont just stop taking the pills.

Why do so many people stop taking statins?

The more patients are aware – and perhaps fearful – of statins and their side effects, the more likely they are to report those side effects. This phenomenon is known as the “nocebo effect,” the opposite of the placebo effect. Heavy media coverage of statins may also lead people to stop taking them, according to a study from the UK.

Do statins cause memory loss or confusion?

The FDA warns on statin labels that some people have developed memory loss or confusion while taking statins. These side effects reverse once you stop taking the medication.

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