casno. : CAS 79902-63-9
Sivastin; Relax; Saiwa stop; Zezhihao; Xizhida; Soothing and reducing lipid; Neovastatin;
|Appearance and Character||White to off white crystalline powder|
Simvastatin is extracted from Aspergillus terreus. It was first developed by Merck Pharmaceutical, and began to be used for medical purposes in 1992. The drug is listed in the list of essential drugs of the World Health Organization and is one of the essential drugs in the basic medical system . As an oral lipid-lowering drug, the common trade name is "Zocor". This product will be taken during exercise, dieting, and weight loss to avoid the occurrence of elevated blood lipids. In addition, simvastatin can also reduce the chance of heart attack in people with high heart disease risk. Serious side effects include muscle damage, liver damage, and elevated blood sugar. Common side effects include constipation, headache, and nausea. Those with kidney problems should reduce the dose. There is evidence that taking this drug during pregnancy will cause harm to the fetus, and it should not be used during lactation. Simvastatin is an HMG CoA reductase inhibitor, which inhibits the liver from producing cholesterol.