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drug interactions thawhorn and simvastin

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It should have it maximum effect on lipids over a period of 3-6 weeks.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: The drug begins working within hours of absorption but it is weeks to begin to see the lipids begin to decrease.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
U mean : Lercanidipine. No interaction noted.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
A valuable resource: You can use a drug interaction checker whenever you have questions about drug-drug interactions or drug - food interactions. Here is one option (Drugs ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Zocor (simvastatin): No it does not.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Statin: Glucose intolerance, impaired exercise training and muscle aches have all been reported.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Extremely safe: About 1 in 100,000 can get serious liver injury or rhabdomyolysis. These are the only serious long term side effects. There is a slightly increased in ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Not reported.: If it occurs, probably another cause, not the simivistatin. I could find only one citation on simvistatin and cutaneous vasculitis, a case report of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
33 years experience Cardiology
Yes most of the time: Drs use these drugs to reduce the cholesterol and reduce cardiovascular events in certain high risk populations. Its side effects are monitered by you ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Statins: There are several studies: doi: 10.1183/09031936.02.00258802 erj march 1, 2002 vol. 19 no. 3 577-580 statin-induced fibrotic nonspecific intersti ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
44 years experience Internal Medicine
None that I know of: I have not heard of any drug interactions between those two medications.

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