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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

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


Long term Simvastatin effectiveness for Hyperlipidemia

Simvastatin effectiveness for Hyperlipidemia (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall313509651025292
Long term
(1+ years)
9186692812255

Age of people who take Simvastatin for Hyperlipidemia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hyperlipidemia0.00%0.00%0.04%0.83%5.07%16.03%29.67%48.37%

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%0.61%3.95%15.87%28.40%51.18%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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