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Dr. Blase Carabello
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Simvastatin (Definition)

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Lowers risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain blood vessel problems in people with certain risk factors. This medicine is an hmg-coa reductase inhibitor, ...Read more


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What happens if you take simvastatin while drinking?

What happens if you take simvastatin while drinking?

Statin: Most of us would not be using Simvastatin for shooters if we were drinking. If you have to choose between booze and simvastatin; the statin is better for you. Take the statin, leave the booze. ...Read more

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Can I take garcinia Cambodia with simvastatin?

Can I take garcinia Cambodia with simvastatin?

Yes: There is no scientific evidence that Garcinia Cambodia does any good, but that combination shouldn't hurt you ...Read more

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Is it okay to take simvastatin and nasal capsule the same time?

Is it okay to take simvastatin and nasal capsule the same time?

Nasal capsule?: What nasal capsule? Otc cold tablets? That's ok but some antibiotic may have interaction. ...Read more

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What happens when you take amlodipine and simvastatin together?

What happens when you take amlodipine and simvastatin together?

Lower BP and lipids: Amlodipine is a good blood pressure agent, and Simvastatin a cholesterol agent. There is no interaction between the two. In fact, there is at least one product which has the two combined into one pill (caduet). Should have no problems with that combination. ...Read more

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I have faddy liver. Is it okay to take 20mg Simvastatin for my chrosterol everyday? Am 64yrs old.

I have faddy liver. Is it okay to take 20mg Simvastatin for my chrosterol everyday? Am 64yrs old.

Yes if checked by MD: Fatty liver disease has become one of the leading causes of liver disease. Risk factors include obesity, poorly controlled diabetes and elevated triglyceride and blood fat levels. Treatment includes weight loss, diabetes control, avoiding toxins such as alcohol, some medications. Simvastatin is used to control cholesterol and is generally safe. You will need to have some blood work checked. ...Read more

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M58, my fasting sugar came to 101 which use to come between 113 and 124. could this be due to fact that I forgot to take zocor (simvastatin) 10mg for 2 days.

M58, my fasting sugar came to 101 which use to come between 113 and 124. could this be due to fact that I forgot to take zocor (simvastatin) 10mg for 2 days.

No: Zocor (simvastatin) doesn't have much effect on blood glucose in the short run. (it seems to be associated with a higher risk of diabetes looking at many many people over years of taking it).
BUT, glucose varies with diet, activity, weight and even how you measure it. A 20 point variation is not very meaningful (happens all the time). ...Read more

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Should you take simvastatin at night?

Should you take simvastatin at night?

Yes: If possible. Cholesterol production peaks in the evening/at night, so it's believed that taking statins at that time helps maximize their effectiveness. ...Read more

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Can I take simvastatin with azithronycin?

Can I take simvastatin with azithronycin?

There is a small: Chance of harmful interaction between a macrolide (Zithromax) and a statin (Simvastatin). There have been a few reports of an increase in muscle tissue breakdown when used together. A rare, but serious condition -rhabdomyolisis has been reported, but usually these medications are taken together without problems, Your Doctor can decide for you if these medications are appropriate together. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to take simvastatin in the morning?

Is it okay for me to take simvastatin in the morning?

Simvastatin: We generally recommend taking it in the evening but you can certainly take it in the AM ...Read more

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Can you take Cialis while taking simvastatin?

Can you take Cialis while taking simvastatin?

Yes: No contraindications. Cialis and similar drugs should not be taken with other nitrates or Nitroglycerin or Alpha adrenergic agents. ...Read more

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How much CO-Q10 should I take if on 10 mg. Of Simvastatin? What does it do?

How much CO-Q10 should I take if on 10 mg. Of Simvastatin? What does it do?

100 mg: The formation of cholesterol and coenzyme Q in the body share a common pathway. So if you block the formation of cholesterol by a statin such as Simvastatin you also block the formation of CQ10 thus reducing the enzymes level in your body. CQ10 is essential in generating energy for the body's normal metabolism. As a preventive supplement, it's benefit is not certain. The average dose is 100 mg. ...Read more

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Once you stop taking simvastatin how long does it take to leave your bloodstream and get out of your system.

Simvastatin: The elimination half life is less than 5 hours, levels should be undetectable past 48 hours ...Read more

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I have been taking simvastatin for 4to 6 years, my chlolestrol level over 300. And I take coq10 100 mgs is that good.

I have been taking simvastatin for 4to 6 years, my chlolestrol level over 300. And I take coq10 100 mgs is that good.

Statin: We generally have individual targets for total cholesterol, LDL and HDL for each individual. For many we would consider cholesterol over 300 to be too high. Discuss your levels with your doctor and question whether additional steps or dosage increases are needed. ...Read more

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My cholesterol is elevated, is it advisable for me to take zocor (simvastatin)? How much milligram do I need to take? Thankyou and more power!

Yes: Being diabetic at your age you need to be more proactive and aggressive in lowering your risk factors including lowering your cholesterol but you have to let your doctor help you. ...Read more

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My cholesterol is elevated, it is advisable for me to take zocor (simvastatin)? How much milligram should I am going to take? Thank you and more power!

My cholesterol is elevated, it is advisable for me to take zocor (simvastatin)? How much milligram should I am going to take? Thank you and more power!

Check: With your physician who ordered the test. Yes, you should be taking one of the statin drugs to normalize cholesterol levels. You should also make sure your diabetes is well controlled as you want to keep your arteries healthy, exercise needs to be incorporated in your life and watch your weight! ...Read more

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Can allopurinol take together with simvastatin?

Can allopurinol take together with simvastatin?

Yes as long as: Baseline labs are obtained and side effects monitored ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed me simvastatin 40mg, take 1 everyday but when is the best time to take it?

My doctor prescribed me simvastatin 40mg, take 1 everyday but when is the best time to take it?

Simvastatin: In some studies taking it in the evening is a bit more effective but it works any time you take it. I notice your age, I presume you have very elevated lipids prompting your dr. To want to decrease your future risk of atherosclerotic disease. ...Read more

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I'm taking 10mg of simvastatin every night, can I take raspberry ketones that contain grapefruit (powder)?

I'm taking 10mg of simvastatin every night, can I take raspberry ketones that contain grapefruit (powder)?

Interesting question: Grapefruit juice can interact and raise simvastain levels. I'm not aware that grapefruit powder has ever been studied. You could try it but be aware that if you get muscle aches, you may need to eliminate the rk or lower the dose of simvastatin. At 18, why are you taking Simvastatin anyway?! ...Read more

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I have 270 in chlostrol, I take a zocor (simvastatin) tablet, is it have side effect, I have no gall blader?

I have 270 in chlostrol, I take a zocor (simvastatin) tablet, is it have side effect, I have no gall blader?

Yes: Statin in general can cause myopathy (muscle pain) along liver issues. Therefore liver function should be monitored regularly. It could happen in higher dose. Watch you grapefruit consumption. ...Read more

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I have xanthomas and I am using simvastatin since one month. My cholesterol level is 198 and I am 28 years old. How long I should take this medicine??

Xantomas: Xanthomas are a marker o familial hyperlipidemia. this places you at significant risk for future cardiovascular events and based on your LDL cholesterol number you should be on long standing statin therapy. Unfortunately statin use is contraindicated in women of childbearing age and considered unsafe for use during pregnancy. if you are considering more children you need alternate therapy ...Read more

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Should I stop taking simvastatin while I take my 3 doses of azithromycin?

Should I stop taking simvastatin while I take my 3 doses of azithromycin?

Not necessary: Hi. But then again, it wouldn't hurt you to do so if you're worried. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could take simvastatin in the morning?

Yes: But it is more effective in the evening, Take it at dinner time or put it with your toothbrush and take when you brush your teeth before bed. ...Read more

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Does it matter if I take simvastatin at 5 pm or better at 9 pm?

Take at night helps: Simvastatin works best when it's taken at night because your cholesterol synthesis occurs at night. However, the difference between 5pm and 9pm is minimal and there are no studies to support whether 5pm or 9pm makes a difference. I would take it when it's most convenient for you. ...Read more

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