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Can i take simvistatin every other day?

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Dr. Randee Lipman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Cholesterol meds

The dose of Simvastatin is based on your cholesterol level taking it every other day would be taking 1/2 the amount.
You would need to go up to a larger if you take it every other day.

In brief: Cholesterol meds

The dose of Simvastatin is based on your cholesterol level taking it every other day would be taking 1/2 the amount.
You would need to go up to a larger if you take it every other day.
Dr. Randee Lipman
Dr. Randee Lipman
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Dr. Gerald Neuberg
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes but

It won't work as well so you have to talk to your doc about whether that will meet your cholesterol target.
Sometimes when people have muscle aches from statins (reported under 5%), it can help to use an intermittant dosing strategy.

In brief: Yes but

It won't work as well so you have to talk to your doc about whether that will meet your cholesterol target.
Sometimes when people have muscle aches from statins (reported under 5%), it can help to use an intermittant dosing strategy.
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
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