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Zocord Brand names, Zocord Analogs

Zocord Brand Names Mixture

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Zocord Chemical_Formula


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Zocord fda sheet

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Zocord msds (material safety sheet)

Zocord Synthesis Reference

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

Zocord Molecular Weight

418.566 g/mol

Zocord Melting Point


Zocord H2O Solubility

0.76 mg/L

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Zocord Dosage Forms

Tablet (oral)

Zocord Indication

For the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.

Zocord 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.

Zocord 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.

Zocord side effects and Toxicity

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Zocord 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.

Zocord Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals