SimvastatinPrices, Coupons & Savings
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- SimvastatinGeneric for ZocorRx40mg30 tablets $4.2 USD30 tablets $4.2 USD - 0.14 USD/tabletSave $18.00
- SimvastatinGeneric for ZocorRx80mg30 tablets $5.1 USD30 tablets $5.1 USD - 0.17 USD/tabletSave $17.10
- SimvastatinGeneric for ZocorRx10mg30 tablets $3.6 USD30 tablets $3.6 USD - 0.12 USD/tabletSave $18.60
- SimvastatinGeneric for ZocorRx20mg30 tablets $3.9 USD30 tablets $3.9 USD - 0.13 USD/tabletSave $18.30
- SimvastatinGeneric for ZocorRx5mg30 tablets $3.9 USD30 tablets $3.9 USD - 0.13 USD/tabletSave $18.30
Do you need a prescription for simvastatin?
Yes, simvastatin is only available with a valid physician Rx.
How much is simvastatin without Insurance in the US?
Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase simvastatin, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.
What will my out-of-pocket cost be for simvastatin in the US?
There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.
Is Now Patient a simvastatin savings card?
Yes. Save up to 90% on your simvastatin with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.
Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?
Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.
Is Now Patient a simvastatin coupon provider in the US?
No. Now Patient does not provide simvastatin coupons or FREE simvastatin samples.
Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for simvastatin in the US?
No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.
Does Now Patient work with Medicare?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?
Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.
What should you do if you use too much simvastatin?
Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using simvastatin. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much simvastatin. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.
If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.
What should I do if I miss my dose?
There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.
Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication
What is generic simvastatin?
Generic simvastatin refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.
FDA approval of simvastatin
Simvastatin is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of high cholesterol and prevention of cardiovascular disease.
Active ingredient of simvastatin
The active ingredient of simvastatin is simvastatin.
US brand name of simvastatin and manufacturer
Simvastatin is available in the US under various brand names, including Zocor. It is manufactured by various pharmaceutical companies.
UK brand name of simvastatin and manufacturer
In the UK, simvastatin is available under various brand names, including Zocor. The manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.
Prescription requirement for simvastatin
A prescription (Rx) is required for simvastatin in both the US and the UK.
Availability of simvastatin in the UK with NHS prescription
Simvastatin is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.
Conditions treated by simvastatin
Simvastatin is a lipid lowering drug, primarily used for the treatment of high cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolemia) in the blood. It is also prescribed to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events, such as coronary heart disease, heart attacks and strokes, in individuals at high risk.
How does simvastatin work?
Simvastatin belongs to a class of medications called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or statins. It works by inhibiting an enzyme called HMG-CoA reductase, which plays a key role in the production of cholesterol in the liver. By reducing cholesterol production, simvastatin helps lower the levels of LDL cholesterol (“bad” cholesterol) and triglycerides in the blood while increasing the levels of HDL cholesterol (“good” cholesterol).
Forms of simvastatin available
Simvastatin is available in the form of oral tablets.
Dosage of simvastatin
The dose of simvastatin may vary depending on the individual’s cholesterol levels, cardiovascular risk, and other factors. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage instructions provided by the healthcare provider.
Directions for simvastatin use
Simvastatin should be taken exactly as directed by the healthcare provider. The medication is usually taken once daily, with or without food. It is important to take simvastatin regularly to achieve the desired cholesterol-lowering effects.
Warnings and contraindications for simvastatin
- Simvastatin should be used with caution in individuals with certain medical conditions, such as liver disease, kidney disease, or uncontrolled seizures. Dose adjustments may be necessary
- It may interact with certain medications, including some antibiotics, antifungals, and immunosuppressants. Inform the healthcare provider about all medications being taken
- Avoid grapefruit or grapefruit juice while using simvastatin
Use of simvastatin during pregnancy
Simvastatin should not be used during pregnancy. It may cause harm to the developing fetus. It is important to use effective contraception while taking simvastatin and consult a healthcare provider if pregnancy is planned or suspected.
Use of simvastatin while breastfeeding
Simvastatin should not be used while breastfeeding. It is important to discuss alternative options with a healthcare provider if breastfeeding is desired.
Possible side effects of simvastatin
In clinical trials common side effects of simvastatin may include headache, muscle pain, muscle problems (which may lead to rhabdomyolysis and autoimmune myopathy), nausea, and constipation. Serious side effects are rare but can occur, including severe muscle pain, liver problems, and allergic reactions. Promptly report any concerning symptoms to a healthcare professional.
Interactions with other drugs
Simvastatin may interact with certain medications, including antifungal medications such as itraconazole, ketoconazole, posaconazole, and voriconazole, clarithromycin, cobicistat-containing medications, cyclosporine, danazol, erythromycin, gemfibrozil, HIV protease inhibitors such as nelfinavir and ritonavir, nefazodone, telithromycin, ranolazine, amiodarone, amlodipine, warfarin, colchicine, diltiazem, dronedarone, other cholesterol-lowering medications such as fenofibrate and niacin, and verapamil. It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the prescription drugs, over the counter nonprescription medication, supplements, and vitamins you are taking to avoid potential adverse effects and drug interactions.
Similar drugs to simvastatin
Other statins used for the treatment of high cholesterol include atorvastatin, lovastatin, rosuvastatin, and pravastatin.
- FDA Prescribing Information for Simvastatin
- MHRA product information for Simvastatin
- WebMD – Simvastatin
- Drugs.com – Simvastatin
- NHS UK
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