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How effective is Simvastatin for Hyperlipidemia (High Blood Cholesterol)?

Summary: 2,715 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 80,843 Simvastatin users)

Hyperlipidemia

Hyperlipidemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood) can be treated by Simvastatin, Lipitor, Crestor, Pravastatin Sodium, Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium. (latest reports from 171,585 Hyperlipidemia patients)

On Jan, 29, 2015: 2,715 people are studied for taking Simvastatin in Hyperlipidemia




Simvastatin effectiveness for Hyperlipidemia


Long term Simvastatin effectiveness for Hyperlipidemia

Simvastatin effectiveness for Hyperlipidemia (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall313549831049298
Long term
(1+ years)
9190707834261

Age of people who take Simvastatin for Hyperlipidemia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hyperlipidemia0.00%0.00%0.04%0.81%5.05%16.02%29.58%48.51%

Who find Simvastatin more effective for Hyperlipidemia?

Age of people who find Simvastatin more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hyperlipidemia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.59%3.86%15.96%28.06%51.52%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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