How effective is Simvastatin for Hyperlipidemia (High Blood Cholesterol)?
Summary: 2,701 Simvastatin users have rated its effectiveness for Hyperlipidemia.
Overall ratings: 3.5/5
Long term ratings: 3.6/5
This is a review of how effective Simvastatin (simvastatin) is for Hyperlipidemia and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.
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What is Simvastatin
Simvastatin has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Simvastatin 80,812 users)
Hyperlipidemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood) can be treated by Simvastatin, Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium, Lovastatin, Vytorin, Zetia. (latest reports from Hyperlipidemia 171,209 patients)
On Dec, 20, 2014: 2,701 people are studied for taking Simvastatin in Hyperlipidemia
Simvastatin effectiveness for Hyperlipidemia (number of people):
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