Simvastatin is a dyslipidaemic agent. It inhibits an enzyme that catalyses the cholesterol biosynthesis
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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Simvastatin because it may worsen your hepatic condition. Please consult your doctor for more details.
Both studies in animal and human studies show fetal risk for the mothers who are taking simvastatin. It is not recommended to be used during pregnancy.
Simvastatin is contraindicated for breastfeeding mothers. Please consult your doctors to see any other alternative drugs available.
Simvastatin usually does not affect the ability to drive. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
No dose adjustment is needed for patients with mild and moderate kidney insufficiency. However, if the creatinine clearance is less than 30 mL/min, dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Simvastatin is contraindicated for patients with active liver disease. However, if the patients are not in the active phase, simvastatin can be prescribed but with dosage adjustments. Please consult your doctor for more details.