What is Lipex (Simvastatin) used for?
Lipex (Simvastatin) contributes to a reduction in high levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. This drug is given to patients who have coronary heart disease or diabetes, a history of stroke or other disease affecting the blood. It is a type of drug known as a statin, and it can help to reduce the risk of a heart attack and stroke, while also reducing the need for surgery to increase the flow of blood to the heart.
How should I use Lipex (Simvastatin)?
The normal dose for Lipex (Simvastatin) is 10mg to 20mg per day, to be taken in the evening. The dosage is dependent on your levels of cholesterol and triglyceride, as well as other factors. Your physician may increase your dose to 80mg per day. However, you should never increase your dose, and only take the amount your physician tells you to take.
What are the side effects of Lipex (Simvastatin)?
Side effects of Lipex (Simvastatin) include:
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Lipex (Simvastatin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.