Simvastatin is available in tablet form for intake through mouth and usually taken once or thrice a day at around the same time. Follow the exact direction of of your prescription or label and also consult your doctor or pharmacist for explanation about details. Take simvastatin exactly as directed by doctor and in quantities as prescribed by the doctor. Your doctor may begin Simvastatin on a low dosage and gradually increase it, to no more than once every 4 weeks. Persist with the medication even if there is relief and do not stop it without consulting with your doctor
Simvastatin may cause certain side effects. Inform your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe and do not go away:
Muscle Pain, Tenderness, or Weakness
Loss of appetite
Before taking simvastatin,
If case of an overdose, or incapacitation of the victim, breathing problems, etc., inform doctor or call local emergency services.
Take missed dose on remebering it. If the nest dosage is due, shortly, then skip the kissed dose and take the next. Compensating for missed doses by double soage is not safe.