18 February 2022People often buy coenzyme Q10 supplements to help with statin-induced muscle symptoms. However, there is insufficient evidence to recommend its use.
30 November 2021Treatment of oral thrush (candidiasis) with miconazole is complicated by concurrent HMG-CoA reductase (statin) use because of potential for drug interactions.
1 July 2021A range of statins are suitable for adults with swallowing difficulties.
2 October 2020This updated Medicines Q&A evaluates the evidence for an interaction between erythromycin and statins. Summary: Erythromycin raises the plasma levels of statins which are metabolised…
25 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. There is no evidence for the…
Medicine Compliance Aid Stability
ZocorMerck Sharp & Dohme Ltd
Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd
Tablets f/c 10mg, 20mg, 40mg, 80mg
A3 · Amber 3 No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Protect from light and moisture.
9 November 2015
Lactation Safety Information
Bile acid sequestrants (if appropriate)
No published evidence of safety
Possible impact on neonatal development
Serious adverse effects reported in adults
18 March 2017