My doctor prescribed simvastatin to lower my cholesterol. She said to take it at night. But I keep forgetting. I take two other pills in the morning and never forget those. Can I take the simvastatin in the morning?

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My doctor prescribed simvastatin to lower my cholesterol. She said to take it at night. But I keep forgetting. I take two other pills in the morning and never forget those. Can I take the simvastatin in the morning?

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My doctor prescribed simvastatin to lower my cholesterol. She said to take it at night. But I keep forgetting. I take two other pills in the morning and never forget those. Can I take the simvastatin in the morning?
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Simvastatin and other statin drugs lower blood cholesterol levels by blocking an enzyme called HMG Co-A reductase. This enzyme is made in the liver. It drives a key step in the making of cholesterol.

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