, a prescription drug marketed by Merck, is prescribed to high cholesterol patients above the age of ten. Known by its generic name Simvastatin, the drug is marketed under the name  Zocor. FDA Approved in 1991, it was initially available in 10, 20 and 40 mg tablets, but was soon available in 80mg tablets as well. The core medical use of Zocor is intended to lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels in patients. Zocor is included in a group of drugs collectively called ‘statins’. It was once the second most popular cholesterol lowering drug on the market.

The primary goal of this drug is to lower “bad cholesterol” or LDL level, while simultaneously causing a rise in “good cholesterol” or HDL.

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