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Lipex Brand names, Lipex Analogs

Lipex Brand Names Mixture

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Lipex Synthesis Reference

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

Lipex Molecular Weight

418.566 g/mol

Lipex Melting Point


Lipex H2O Solubility

0.76 mg/L

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Lipex Dosage Forms

Tablet (oral)

Lipex Indication

For the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.

Lipex 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.

Lipex 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.

Lipex side effects and Toxicity

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Lipex 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.

Lipex Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals