Side effect(s) of Simvastatin

Read the side effects of Simvastatin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Central Nervous System- Headache, dizziness, sleeplessness, depression.

Gastrointestinal- Nausea, flatulence, distortion of the sense of taste, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation.

Eye- Lens opacities, blurring of vision.

Metabolic- Serum transaminases and CPK elevations.

Musculoskeletal- Muscle pain, muscle weakness and Immune-Mediated Necrotizing Myopathy (IMNM).

Miscellaneous- Heartburn, hypersensitivity, sexual dysfunction, and upper respiratory symptoms.

Other Precautions : *Avoid changing the dose with out doctor's advice.
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