Molecular Formular : C25H38O5
Molecular Weight: 418.57
Appearance:White or almost white crystalline powder
Assay (On dried basis) :97.0%~102.0% of C25H38O5
Loss on drying :<=0.5%
Simvastatin is used to control hypercholesterolemia (elevated cholesterol levels) and to prevent cardiovascular disease.
Simvastatin is used together with lifestyle changes (diet, weight-loss, exercise) to reduce the amount of cholesterol (a fat-like substance) and certain other fatty substances in your blood. Simvastatin is in a class of medications called HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) . It works by slowing the production of cholesterol in the body.