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Simvastatin Side Effects

The main heart problems arise due to the narrowing of the blood vessels. This makes blood harder to circulate and thus can cause heart problems or strokes. The narrowing of the blood vessels is caused by the fat lipids which attach to the vessels and narrow the blood path. Simvastatin is used to lower the fat lipids and cholesterol level in the blood. On the other side it also increases the so called “good” lipoproteins.

Simvastatin is used to lower the cholesterol level, and also given to patients of coronary artery disease, and who might have a history of strokes.

It is available as liquid or tablet.

As all the other medicines you have to be cautious when taking it if you fall under the below mentioned categories:

  1. If you are pregnant or under breast feeding
  2. If you problems with your kidneys
  3. If you regularly take alcohol
  4. If you are taking other medicines

Among the common simvastatin side effects we can mention:

§  Headache

§  Nausea

§  Abdominal pain

§  Diarrhea or constipation

§  Vomiting

§  Weakness

§  Runny or stuffy nose

§  Fever

§  Bronchitis

§  Upper respiratory infections

§  Abdominal pain

§  Itching

§  Lower level of energy

§  Anxiety

§  insomnia

§  Weakness

If you would like more information we would strongly recommend you to visit your doctor or read simvastatin side effects.

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