Safety Alerts & Recalls

Alerts for Simvastatin

Title Date Published Source
Healthcare Professionals Given Latest Summary of Benefits and Risks of Statins 2014-06-06
Drug Induce Liver Injury Poses Challenge for Health Professionals 2013-10-04
New Study Links Statins to a Small Increase in the Risk of Muscle Disease or Injury 2013-06-06
Study Suggests Some Statin Drugs Increase Older Patients’ Risk of Diabetes 2013-05-29
MHRA Publishes Patient Article on Recent Simvastatin Dose Changes 2012-10-30
Healthcare Professionals Informed of Updated Interaction Advice for Simvastatin 2012-08-24
TGA Issues Statement about Statin Safety Review 2012-03-03
TGA Reviewing Safety of Statins 2012-03-01
FDA Provides Safety Advice for Statins 2012-02-28
FDA Issues Consumer Update about Grapefruit Juice and Medicine Interactions 2012-02-26
Las Estatinas Relacionadas Con Un Aumento De Azúcar En Sangre Y Diabetes En Algunos Pacientes 2012-01-27
Statins Linked to Raised Blood Sugar and Diabetes in Some Patients 2012-01-16
FDA Revises Dose Limitation for Zocor (simvastatin) When Taken with Amiodarone 2011-12-15
TGA Recommends Dose Limits for Simvastatin 2011-12-05
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc. Recalls Simvastatin Tablets Due To Musty Smell 2011-08-16
Une nouvelle étude suggère que les statines à dose élevée peuvent causer un diabète 2011-07-06
Un Nuevo Estudio Propone Que Dosis Altas De Estatinas Pueden Causar Diabetes 2011-07-05
New Study Suggests High-Dose Statins May Cause Diabetes 2011-06-30
New Study Suggests High-Dose Statins May Cause Diabetes 2011-06-29
FDA Limits Use of 80 mg Simvastatin 2011-06-08
Arzneimittelbehoerde ordnet neue Warnung vor Lungenkrankheit fuer cholesterinsenkende Medikamente an 2011-06-06
Teva Pharmaceuticals Recalls Several Lots of Simvastatin Tablets USP, 20 mg and 80 mg 2011-05-20
Patient Information Leaflets Not Updated In Several Batches Of Simvastatin Tablets 2011-01-04
Product Information For Simvastatin (Zocor) and Simvastatin Combined With Ezetimibe (Inegy) Warns About Risks of Muscle Pain and Weakness 2010-06-08
FDA: Ongoing Safety Review of High-Dose Simvastatin (Zocor) and Increased Risk of Muscle Injury 2010-03-19
Statin Benefits Still Outweigh New Safety Information 2010-02-17
Statin Benefits Still Outweigh New Safety Information 2010-02-17
Study Supports Link Between Statins and Muscle Pain and Weakness 2009-08-28
Cholesterol-lowering Medications May Increase Risk of Confusion After Surgery 2008-11-10
FDA Stops Imports of Ranbaxy Products 2008-09-18
Statins plus fibrates increase risk of muscle problems 2008-09-03
Combination use can lead to rare condition of muscle damage 2008-08-08
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