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Sivastin Brand names, Sivastin Analogs

Sivastin Brand Names Mixture

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Sivastin Chemical_Formula


Sivastin RX_link

Sivastin fda sheet

Sivastin FDA

Sivastin msds (material safety sheet)

Sivastin Synthesis Reference

W. F. Hoffman et al., U.S. Pat. 4,444,784 (1984)

Sivastin Molecular Weight

418.566 g/mol

Sivastin Melting Point


Sivastin H2O Solubility

0.76 mg/L

Sivastin State


Sivastin LogP


Sivastin Dosage Forms

Tablet (oral)

Sivastin Indication

For the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.

Sivastin Pharmacology

Simvastatin, the methylated form of lovastatin, is an oral antilipemic agent which inhibits HMG-CoA reductase. simvastatin is used in the treatment of primary hypercholesterolemia and is effective in reducing total and LDL-cholesterol as well as plasma triglycerides and apolipoprotein B.

Sivastin Absorption

Absorption of simvastatin, estimated relative to an intravenous reference dose, in each of two animal species tested, averaged about 85% of an oral dose. In animal studies, after oral dosing, simvastatin achieved substantially higher concentrations in the liver than in non-target tissues.

Sivastin side effects and Toxicity

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Sivastin Patient Information

Patients should be advised about substances they should not take concomitantly with simvastatin and be advised to report promptly unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness. Patients should also be advised to inform other physicians prescribing a new medication that they are taking ZOCOR.

Sivastin Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals