Statins like Lipitor, Crestor and Zocor
are the main medicines for this, and a lot of research shows they work.
To combat this, medication discount cards and Zocor
coupons are being made available for families and individuals without prescription coverage—and to those with insurance if it does not cover all needed prescriptions—offering discounts of ten to seventy-five percent on many popular prescription drugs.
The ENHANCE results showed that VYTORIN was no better than ZOCOR
in changing the thickness of patients' arteries, despite the fact that VYTORIN did lower patients' cholesterol significantly more than ZOCOR
This is illustrated vividly in the statin market, when Merck's Zocor
(simvastatin) lost patent protection in the previous decade: doctors wrote 22 million prescriptions for Zocor
in 2005; by 2007, after Zocor
lost patent protection, the number fell to less than 1 million.
is available in generic form for a quarter of the cost of Vytorin, according to prices on the online retailer drugstore.
For example, Datamonitor notes, the branded Zocor
drug and its generic Simvor alternative are both used to treat hypercholesterolemia, but while 28 Zocor
tablets cost Dh230, one can get 30 Simvor pills for just Dh99.
This drug alone or in combination with the popular statin drug Zocor
(simvastatin) conveyed no medical benefit to patients.
Some of these include Zoloft, for the treatment of depression and certain types of anxiety disorders, and statin Zocor
for high cholesterol levels.
The change in the HDL may be a bit more significant and can represent the impact of stopping the Zocor
or perhaps reducing your activity since the latter significantly influences the HDL.
won final regulatory clearance to market its generic version of cholesterol medication Zocor
after a federal judge threw out a motion from a rival company.
compares outcomes for patients taking Lipitor to those taking Zocor
For instance, it assumes a 100% switch from Zocor
to generic simvastatin when Zocor
goes off patent this June, and a 50% switch from other statins to generic simvastatin.