• dosage
  • Based on the results of a controlled clinical study, the recommended dosage is simvastatin 40mg/day (10ml) in the evening. (drugs.com)
  • risk
  • In people with both high cholesterol levels and heart disease, simvastatin has been effective in reducing the risk of heart attack and deter the need for bypass surgery and angioplasty. (fsu.edu)
  • The primary uses of simvastatin are to treat dyslipidemia and to prevent atherosclerosis-related complications such as stroke and heart attacks in those who are at high risk. (wikipedia.org)
  • years
  • after a few months I have found the culprit: it was simvastatin (called "Lipex" in New Zealand), which my GP had prescribed me 2 years beforehand to control my cholesterol level. (medhelp.org)
  • effect
  • Simvastatin has been used to explore whether statins have an effect on delaying on the onset and progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). (wikipedia.org)
  • Overall, there is insufficient evidence to conclude that simvastatin has an effect in delaying the onset and progression of AMD. (wikipedia.org)
  • Simvastatin: No tumorigenic effect was seen in a 72-week carcinogenicity study using mice at the low dose levels. (wikipedia.org)