How effective is Simvastatin for Hyperlipidemia (High Blood Cholesterol)?
Overall ratings: 3.4/5
Long term ratings: 3.6/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high
This is a review of how effective Simvastatin (simvastatin) is for Hyperlipidemia. The study is based on 2,663 reports from user community and is updated continuously.
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What is Simvastatin
Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,744 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Hyperlipidemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood) (latest reports from 449,710 patients) can be treated by Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium, Lovastatin, Niaspan, Vytorin, Zetia.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 2,663 people are studied for taking Simvastatin in Hyperlipidemia
Simvastatin effectiveness for Hyperlipidemia (number of people):
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