Zocor (Simvastatin)

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Zocor 10mg
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Zocor 20mg
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Zocor 40mg
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Zocor 80mg
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Simvastatin 20mg
UK Various Generics
Simvastatin 40mg
UK Various Generics
Simvastatin 80mg
UK Various Generics
Simvastatin 5mg
Apotex Inc
Simvastatin 10mg
Apotex Inc
Simvastatin 20mg
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Simvastatin 40mg
Apotex Inc
Simvastatin 80mg
Teva Pharmaceuticals
Zocor 10mg
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Zocor 20mg
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Zocor 40mg
Merck Sharp & Dohme
Zocor 20mg
Merck Sharp & Dohme


Medically reviewed by Dr. Samuel Maaiah, PharmD

Last updated: April 10, 2024

Dr. Maaiah is a PharmD graduate who has practiced both in pharmaceutical consulting and retail pharmacy. His interests include consulting and the development and approval of new therapeutics. He currently works as a Medical Information Consultant (MIC) and as a retail pharmacist. As a MIC he helps pharmaceutical companies with projects and by consulting as a medical information expert.

When Dr. Maaiah is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, doing outdoor activities, working out, and reading.

Order Online

How to buy Zocor (Simvastatin) online?

Zocor (Simvastatin) can be ordered online through CanadianPharmacyOnline.com or by calling 1-800-828-4489 and speaking to customer support. The chat feature can also be used for support. For more information please visit the “How to Order” page.

Is a prescription required?

Yes, a valid prescription from your doctor is required. Zocor (Simvastatin) is a prescription medication and can only be sold with a prescription. To process your order, you will need to submit a prescription. The prescription can be emailed ([email protected]), faxed (1-800-416-8019), or uploaded. Alternatively, we can reach out to your doctor to attain a valid prescription if you would like.

What is the maximum amount that can be ordered?

A 3-month supply (90 days) is the maximum amount that can be ordered at one time. Refills are kept on file for future orders. The amount that can be ordered will be based on the directions and quantity indicated on the prescription from your provider.

Is it safe to order from Canadian Pharmacy Online?

Absolutely. All our partner pharmacies are fully licensed and certified in their respective countries. We ensure that your shopping experience is safe and secure with our Norton Shopping Guarantee. We operate just like your local pharmacy would, with our main priority being to provide you access to safe and affordable prescription medication.

Zocor Cost

How much does Zocor (Simvastatin) cost?

Zocor 20mg (Brand) – 90 Tablets

  • Average US retail price – $876.29
  • Our price – $174.00

Simvastatin 20 mg (Generic) – 

  • Average US retail price (90 Tablets)- $69.22
  • Our price (84 Tablets) – $42.00

At CanadianPharmacyOnline.com, we make sure to keep drug prices low. You can view the Zocor (Simvastatin) cost savings below:

We provide brand and generic Zocor (Simvastatin) 20 mg tablets here at Canadian Pharmacy Online. A quantity of 90 tablets of brand Zocor (Simvastatin) costs $174, which comes out to $1.93 per unit. A quantity of 84 tablets of generic Zocor (Simvastatin) costs $42, which comes out to $0.50 per unit.

Below shows the price comparison of brand and generic Zocor (Simvastatin) 20 mg at a quantity 90 and 84 tablets between the average U.S. retail price and Canadian Pharmacy Online price.

What is the lowest price of Zocor (Simvastatin) per unit?

Lowest Price Per Unit: $0.50/unit for generic Zocor (Simvastatin) 20 mg tablets

Is this price for Zocor (Simvastatin) without insurance?

The listed prices above are without insurance. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept insurance. However, we will give you an official, itemized receipt which you can use to apply for reimbursement with your insurer. We are unable to adjudicate with US insurance providers.

Why is Zocor (Simvastatin) cheaper from Canada than from the United States?

Drug prices are negotiated and regulated in Canada. Because the US is a free market economy, the price differs since pharmaceutical suppliers can charge what they deem appropriate for the product. As a result, we can offer lower prices to our patients as we supply medications from these countries. 

Zocor Coupon

Is there a coupon for Zocor (Simvastatin) available?

Sorry, we do not have a zocor Coupon at this time.

Zocor Generic

Is there a lower cost generic Zocor (Simvastatin) available?

Zocor (Simvastatin) is available as a generic alternative.

How much cheaper is generic Zocor (Simvastatin)?

Generic Zocor (Simvastatin) is $132 cheaper than brand Zocor at a quantity of 84 tablets compared to 90 tablets of brand Zocor.

What is the difference between brand and generic Zocor (Simvastatin)?

There is no difference between generic and brand Zocor. Generic formulations of medications contain the same active ingredients and meet the same quality, strength, and purity standards as the brand formulation.


Is shipping available to the United States?

Yes. An email notification will be sent to you once the item has been shipped. We ship nationwide across the United States.

How much does shipping cost?

There are no standard shipping fees.

Is express shipping available?

If a product of Canada is available then express shipping can be selected with an estimated delivery time of 3-5 business days. You have the option at the checkout page to select the express shipping option ($25) if available for that medication source.

Refill Rx

How to refill a prescription?

Refilling your prescription is made easy with Canadian Pharmacy Online. You can sign into your online account and view your previous orders and see which prescriptions we have on file. Placing a refill order online is made simple by accessing the reorder section in your account.

You can also call us at 1-800-416-8019 and speak to customer support to place a refill. Our live chat is also a great place to connect with us to place a refill order while you are on the go.

Are prescriptions automatically refilled?

We do not automatically refill prescriptions as there can be cases where you are no longer taking the medication, your doctor has changed your dose, etc. However, we provide a friendly refill reminder service. We will kindly notify you by phone or email as to the best time to place a refill order based on your prescription history.

Drug Information

About Zocor (Simvastatin)

What is Zocor (Simvastatin)?

Zocor (Simvastatin) is a prescription medication that is classified as an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor (statin).


What is Zocor used for?

It is used to reduce total-C, LDL-C, Apo B, TG and increase HDL-C in patients with primary hyperlipidemia and mixed dyslipidemia, homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, and children aged 10-17 years with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia who have failed diet therapy. It is also used to help lower triglyceride levels and reduce risk of mortality associated with coronary heart disease (CHD).

How does it work?

Zocor is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor that inhibits the formation of cholesterol. It also can decrease VLDL and triglycerides and increase HDL.


How do I take Zocor (Simvastatin)?

Zocor (Simvastatin) should be taken as directed by your physician. It is typically taken in the evening on an empty stomach.

What dosages are available?

Zocor (Simvastatin) is available as brand and generic 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, and 80 mg tablets.

What is the recommended dosage?

It is typically dosed 5 to 40 mg once daily but take as directed by your provider.

What is the maximum dosage?

The maximum recommended dosage is 80 mg/day.

What if I miss a dose?

If you forget to take Zocor (Simvastatin), take it as soon as you remember. If it is relatively close to when your next dose is due, wait until then and take a normal dose. Do not take an extra dose to make up for the missed dose.

Warnings & Precautions

What should you know before you take Zocor (Simvastatin)?

Increased risk for myopathy and rhabdomyolysis with the 80 mg dose. Risk increases with higher statin doses, advanced age, renal impairment, uncontrolled hypothyroidism, female gender, and concurrent use of certain medications.

Report signs of myopathy immediately to your doctor and discontinue this medication.

May increase hepatic transaminase levels; check levels before starting therapy and periodically throughout therapy.

Side Effects

What are the side effects of Zocor (Simvastatin)?

Common side effects (≥5%) include:

  • Upper respiratory infection
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Nausea

Speak to your doctor for a full list of side effects.


Does this medication interact with other drugs, foods, or alcohol?

Strong CYP3A4 inhibitors are contraindicated with Zocor
Verapamil, Diltiazem: max dose of Zocor 10 mg/day

Amiodarone, Amlodipine, Ranolazine: max dose of Zocor 20 mg/day

Avoid large quantities of grapefruit juice; limit to less than 1 quart daily


How should this medication be stored?

Simvastatin should be stored in the original packaging at room temperature (41°F to 86°F)

Pharmacist Tips

  • Let your doctor know you are on this medication as it can have many different drug interactions.
  • Risk of myopathy and rhabdomyolysis is increased at the 80 mg dose. Report signs of unexplained muscle pain, weakness, or tenderness immediately.
  • Incorporation of an adequate diet and exercise plan is essential in achieving weight loss and cholesterol goals.
  • Women of childbearing age should use appropriate contraceptive methods to avoid pregnancy while using Simvastatin. Discontinue Zocor if pregnant and let your doctor know if you are pregnant.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.


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Zocor (Simvastatin) FAQ

Is generic Zocor safe to take?

Yes, the generic alternative is as safe and effective as the branded medication.

Can Zocor cause weight gain?

Not directly. Simvastatin can cause muscle pain which may make it less likely for you to work out which can contribute to weight gain.

Can Zocor cause hair loss?

It is not a common side effect of this medication but instances of hair loss while taking this medication have been reported.

Why shouldn’t you eat grapefruit while on Zocor?

Grapefruit can increase the level of Simvastatin present in your blood which can increase the incidence of side effects associated with this medication.

Do statins clear the arteries of plaque?

Statins help reduce levels of LDL which are one of the main components of plaque.

The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.