Study Compares Effectiveness of Migraine Preventive Drugs
FRIDAY, Dec. 22, 2023 -- For patients with migraine, simvastatin, calcitonin gene-related peptide pathway antibodies (CGRPabs), and amitriptyline have a favorable effect compared with beta blockers, according to a study published in the January... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - December 22, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Statin Could Fight Severe COVID, but Vitamin C Does Not: Study
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 25, 2023 -- Clinical trials investigating use of two widely available products -- vitamin C and the statin drug simvastatin -- in critically ill COVID patients have yielded far different results. Simvastatin had a 96% likelihood of... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - October 25, 2023 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Statin Disappoints for Treatment-Resistant Depression Statin Disappoints for Treatment-Resistant Depression
Adding simvastatin to standard therapy offers no benefit over placebo for treatment-resistant depression, a new randomized clinical trial shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - February 22, 2023 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Statin No Help for Easing Treatment-Resistant Depression
(MedPage Today) -- Adding the statin simvastatin into the mix was no help for patients with treatment-resistant depression, according to a randomized clinical trial. Compared with placebo, patients who added 20 mg/day of simvastatin on top of... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 20, 2023 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

'Comparable' to a statin: Popular bean could cut cholesterol by 70%, says new study
New research shows that a certain bean could be "comparable" to simvastatin when it comes to slashing cholesterol. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glaring Link Between Statins And Alzheimer ’ s
Shocking new research suggests that Big Pharma’s drive to hook you on statin drugs could be a major culprit behind the explosion of Alzheimer’s cases across America and Europe. I’m not surprised. The medical establishment has been waging war against cholesterol for decades. Millions of people have been frightened into believing that high cholesterol levels equal heart disease – unless they follow doctors’ orders and pop statins every day. Big Pharma has made billions from its cholesterol-busting stain industry. You may even have been bullied into taking mass-market statin drugs like Lipitor, Crestor, and Zocor yo...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - December 23, 2022 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Jacob Tags: Anti-Aging Brain Health Heart Health Source Type: news

Alzheimer's Trial Death; Dementia and Antihypertensives; Simvastatin in Parkinson's?
(MedPage Today) -- A trial investigator for the anti-amyloid drug lecanemab -- which showed cognitive benefit in a phase III trial of early Alzheimer's -- flagged the death of a trial participant following bleeding in the brain and said it... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - November 1, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Simvastatin (Simvastatin) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 25, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Experiencing pain in three areas of the body? Speak to your doctor
THE NHS says there are five types of statin available on prescription in the UK. They include atorvastatin, fluvastatin pravastatin, rosuvastatin and simvastatin. According to the Mayo Clinic, you check in with your doctor if you experience pain in three areas of the body while on statins. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Best Statins to Lower Non-HDL Cholesterol in Diabetes? The Best Statins to Lower Non-HDL Cholesterol in Diabetes?
Rosuvastatin, simvastatin, and atorvastatin were most effective in reducing levels of non-high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol in people with diabetes in a network meta-analysis of 42 clinical trials.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - April 13, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Statins: ‘Severe’ side effect of simvastatin may include atrial fibrillation - signs
STATIN treatment has become ubiquitous, but despite its potentially life-saving qualities, many remain reluctant to take the drug. This is because side effects are a common occurrence with statins, but these vary in severity. Some sources claim atrial fibrillation could be among the more severe side effects of the drug. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can A New Cholesterol Drug Restore Merck ’s Prominence In Heart Drugs?
But, if successful, this drug has the potential to indeed become the PCSK9 inhibitor for the masses. It could bring Merck full circle back to the days of Mevacor and Zocor. (Source: Healthcare News)
Source: Healthcare News - February 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John LaMattina, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

Oncotarget: Simvastatin is a potential candidate drug in ovarian clear cell carcinomas
(Impact Journals LLC) " Simvastatin efficiently controlled OCCC proliferation and migration, thus showing potential as a candidate drug for the treatment of OCCC. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Class 3 Medicines Recall: Lupin Healthcare (UK) Limited, Simvador 10mg, 20mg and 40mg Tablets
Lupin Healthcare (UK) Limited has informed theMHRA thataffected batches of Simvastatin tablets have been packaged with a version of patient information leaflet that does not include the most up to dat (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - December 3, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news