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The side effects of simvastatin for high cholesterol are what?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Side effects

The commonest side effects are muscle pain and damage.
Rarely rhabdomyolysis, lysis if muscle cells may occur and is a serious issue. Other side effects include liver damage. Gastro-intestinal disorders like constipation, diarrhea, skin rashes, precipitation of diabetes mellitus and neurologic problems like memory loss.

In brief: Side effects

The commonest side effects are muscle pain and damage.
Rarely rhabdomyolysis, lysis if muscle cells may occur and is a serious issue. Other side effects include liver damage. Gastro-intestinal disorders like constipation, diarrhea, skin rashes, precipitation of diabetes mellitus and neurologic problems like memory loss.
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