In the pre-marketing controlled clinical studies and their open extensions (2,423 patients with median duration of follow-up of approximately 18 months), % of patients were discontinued due to adverse reactions. The most common adverse reactions that led to treatment discontinuation were: gastrointestinal disorders (%), myalgia (%), and arthralgia (%). The most commonly reported adverse reactions (incidence ≥5%) in Simvastatin controlled clinical trials were: upper respiratory infections (9%), headache (%), abdominal pain (%), constipation (%), and nausea (%).
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