What is Arrow-Simva (Simvastatin) used for?
Arrow-Simva (Simvastatin) is used to help lower levels of bad cholesterol and fats, and to raise levels of good cholesterol. Patients who are prescribed this medication are usually also directed to make dietary adjustments and to exercise. This drug is a type of medication known as a statin, which reduces the amount of cholesterol produced by the liver, thereby reducing the risk of heart disease.
How should I use Arrow-Simva (Simvastatin)?
Arrow-Simva (Simvastatin) tablets are taken by mouth, normally once per day, in the evening. Only take the amount that your physician has told you to take. Your physician may increase your dosage, however usually not more than once every month.
What are the side effects of Arrow-Simva (Simvastatin)?
Some patients taking Arrow-Simva (Simvastatin) to treat high cholesterol or other conditions may notice side effects, such as:
If you notice unusual weight gain or yellowing of the eyes or skin, you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Arrow-Simva (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.