How to Stop Zocor?

Answer Zocor (simvastatin) is a statin that reduces the LDL or "bad" cholesterol in a person’s blood, and lowering the LDL can help prevent heart disease, such as that caused by plaque in the arteries. ... Read More »

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Will side effects with zocor go away when I stop taking it?

Depletion of CoQ10 is the best known side effect of statins. Their effect on CoQ10 is reversible but the effect of low CoQ10 may not be. There is a DNA mutation in the midocodria of your muscles. M... Read More »

When did Zocor go generic?

Zocor is a statin (cholesterol-lowering drug) created by Merck & Co. Inc. The generic version, simvastatin, went on sale on June 23, 2006, after Merck's patent on the drug ran out. Zocor is availab... Read More »

How does Zocor lower cholesterol?

The statin drug Zocor lowers cholesterol by preventing the liver from making cholesterol.FunctionZocor, which is also known by its generic name, simvastin, blocks the production of an enzyme called... Read More »

When does the Zocor patent expire?

The patent for Zocor, or simvastatin, expired on June 23, 2006. Zocor is a cholesterol-lowering drug made by pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., Inc. Lipitor, a drug that competes with Zocor, lose... Read More »