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A 42-year-old member asked:

Can the drug simvastatin work very quickly?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Cholesterol: The drug begins working within hours of absorption but it is weeks to begin to see the lipids begin to decrease.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Yes: It should have it maximum effect on lipids over a period of 3-6 weeks.
Last updated Jun 17, 2013
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