Zocor Precautions and Warnings

Who Should Not Take Zocor

You should not take Zocor if:
  • You are allergic to Zocor, simvastatin, or any of the inactive components used in making the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.


  • You are taking any of the following medications:



    • Itraconazole (Sporanox®)
    • Ketoconazole (Nizoral®)
    • Nefazodone (Serzone®)
    • Posaconazole (Noxafil®)
    • Telithromycin (Ketek®). 


  • You have active liver disease or unexplained high liver enzymes.
  • You are pregnant or nursing.

Warnings and Precautions With Zocor: Final Thoughts

There are a number of people who should not take Zocor. There are also a number of precautions and warnings to be aware of before starting treatment and beginning new medicines that may affect Zocor.
It is possible that not all safety precautions were discussed in this article. If you still have questions or concerns about Zocor precautions and warnings, be sure to contact your healthcare provider.
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