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How different is lovostatin from simvor?

how different is lovostatin from simvor?
Asked On : Mon, 26 Jul 2010
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Lovastatin's absorption increases when taken with food.Simvastatin(SIMVOR) is not affected by food intake.Lovastatin and simvastatin are prodrugs and must be hydrolyzed to the active hydroxy acid.Simvastatin is eliminated primarily in the feces.lovastatin are eliminated primarily in the bile.lovastatin and simvastatin should be modified in cases of severe renal impairment. Simvastatin is more effective in lowering LDL.
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