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How effective is simvastatin?

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Dr. Lynn Greenhouse
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Very

If you are asking about how well it works for lowering cholesterol, then it is very effective

In brief: Very

If you are asking about how well it works for lowering cholesterol, then it is very effective
Dr. Lynn Greenhouse
Dr. Lynn Greenhouse
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In brief: Efficacy

Studies show when evaluating the efficacy of any drug one must consider the disease treated, hyperlipidemia, and any benefits and side effects of the drug treating it (Statin).
Statins have been shown in studies to decrease your bad cholesterol, increase your good cholesterol, and have been shown to decrease mortality from Cardiovascular disease. My fave is Rosuvastatin- least drug interactions.

In brief: Efficacy

Studies show when evaluating the efficacy of any drug one must consider the disease treated, hyperlipidemia, and any benefits and side effects of the drug treating it (Statin).
Statins have been shown in studies to decrease your bad cholesterol, increase your good cholesterol, and have been shown to decrease mortality from Cardiovascular disease. My fave is Rosuvastatin- least drug interactions.
Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
https://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm293330.htm https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/cholesterol-and-statins-its-no-longer-just-about-the-numbers-201311136868
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