Simvastatin is a drug used to reduce levels of bad cholesterol (low density lipoprotein / LDL) and triglycerides, and increase the amount of good cholesterol (high density lipoprotein / HDL) in the blood.
That way, the risk of complications due to high cholesterol, such as a heart attack or stroke will decrease.
Simvastatin It is a cholesterol-lowering drug belonging to the statin class. This drug works by inhibiting the action of an enzyme needed to form cholesterol. That way, the amount of cholesterol produced by the body will be reduced.
To control cholesterol levels, the use of simvastatin needs to be balanced by implementing a low-fat diet, maintaining an ideal body weight, exercising regularly, and stopping smoking.
The simvastatin trademarks include: Lextatin, Lipivast, SimvastatinSimvasto 10, Simvasto 20, Sinova, Valemia, Vytorin, Rechol 10, Rechol 20, Zochol 20.