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Why should I not take Simvastatin if I have underactive thyroid ?

I have an underactive thyroid .Why shouln t I take Simvastatin?
Mon, 25 Apr 2011
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hi
u have hypothyroidism
in that your body weight can increase due to thyroid hypofunction
so cause of fat deposition is thyroid
simvastatin has different route of action
it has no direct relation with thyroid.
so chances of alter metabolism is there.
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