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Zocor Brand names, Zocor Analogs

Zocor Brand Names Mixture

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Zocor Chemical_Formula


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Zocor fda sheet

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Zocor msds (material safety sheet)

Zocor Synthesis Reference

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

Zocor Molecular Weight

418.566 g/mol

Zocor Melting Point


Zocor H2O Solubility

0.76 mg/L

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Zocor Dosage Forms

Tablet (oral)

Zocor Indication

For the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.

Zocor 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.

Zocor 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.

Zocor side effects and Toxicity

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Zocor 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.

Zocor Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals