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Generic Name
Simvastatin
Trade Name
Sivacor
Manufacturer
Advanced Pharmaceutical Mfg. Co.
Drug Image
Sivacor
Risk Category
X
  • Positive evidence of human fetal risk exists.
  • Potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks (e.g. life threatening situations or serious illness).
  • Studies in animals and/or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities.
  • Fetal risk involved in use of drug, clearly outweighs potential benefit.
  • Contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant. Don’t use.
FDA Pregnancy Risk Categories

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Indication
Indication
  • antilipemic agent.
  • Fetal Risk
    Fetal Risk
  • May cause dose-related testicular degeneration of cells">atrophy, decreased spermatogenesis, and spematocytic degeneration in animals.
  • Limited human data, considered contraindicated in pregnancy although accidental use of the drug during gestation has no fetal harm.
  • Breast Feeding
    Breast Feeding
  • It is not known whether Simvastatin is excreted in human milk.
  • Because a small amount of another drug in this class is excreted in human milk and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, women taking Simvastatin should not nurse their infants.
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