Simvastatin 10mg | High Cholesterol Treatment

Simvastatin belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) regulating medicines.  Available as 28 or 84 tablets on private prescription from Nationwide Pharmacies.

Treatments start from £18.00

Simvastatin is a Prescription Only Medicine. Please click on 'select treatment' below and start your on-line consultation.

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What Simvastatin is and what it is used for:

  • Simvastatin belongs to a group of medicines known as statins, which are lipid (fat) regulating
  • Simvastatin is also used to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, and other heart complications in people with diabetes, coronary heart disease, or other risk factors.

 How to use Simvastatin:

  • Simvastatin tablets should be swallowed whole with a drink of water, and should be taken at night with or without food.
 Manufacturer: Actavis
 Active Ingredient: Simvastatin
Available strengths: 20mg, 40mg and 80mg
When to use Simvastatin: 1 tablet daily taken at night

 For full details on Simvastatin please click on the patient leaflet below:

 Simvastatin PIL Adobe pdf

Buying Simvastatin Online:

With Nationwide Pharmacies you can buy Simvastatin online safely and discreetly. If you do not have a prescription please use our free online consultation service to get a private prescription for Simvastatin. Nationwide Pharmacies is a UK registered NHS Pharmacy (GPHc reg: 1105564) and our doctors are GMC qualified to ensure that our patients are given proper advice and that our products are genuine.

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How to use Simvastatin:

 Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. 

  • Before starting treatment, your doctor will place you on a low-cholesterol diet, which you should maintain also during therapy with Simvastatin. The usual starting dose of Simvastatin is 10 mg once a day in adults and children aged 10 years or older. This may be increased if necessary by your doctor until you are taking the amount you need. Your doctor will adapt the dose at intervals of 4 weeks or more. The maximum dose of Simvastatin is 80 mg once daily for adults and 20 mg once daily for children. Simvastatin tablets should be swallowed whole with a drink of water, and can be taken at any time of day, with or without food. However, try to take your tablet at the same time every day.

Possible side effects

  • Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. 
  • If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking your tablets and tell your doctor immediately or go to the nearest hospital accident and emergency department. 
  • Rare: may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people − Serious allergic reaction which causes swelling of the face, tongue and throat that can cause great difficulty in breathing. − Serious illness with severe peeling and swelling of the skin, blistering of the skin, mouth, eyes genitals and fever. Skin rash with pink-red blotches especially on palms of hands or soles of feet which may blister. − Muscle weakness, tenderness or pain and particularly, if at the same time, you feel unwell or have a high temperature it may be caused by an abnormal muscle breakdown which can be lifethreatening and lead to kidney problems. 
  • Very rare: may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people − If you experience problems with unexpected or unusual bleeding or bruising, this may be suggestive of a liver complaint. You should consult your doctor as soon as possible

How to store Simvastatin:

  • Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. This medicine does not require any special storage conditions. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the container and outer packaging after {EXP}. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Our Service


Prescription Orders:

NationWide Pharmacies Online Doctor service offers a fast and convenient way to order your prescription medication.

Simply follow the steps below:

1. Create your account

2. Select your medical condition

3. Complete the diagnostic consultation form

4. Select your treatment

5. Complete medical questionnaire

6. Complete checkout process and submit your order.

Our doctor will assess your questionnaire within 24 hours. Once your prescription has been approved it will be despatched from our pharmacy.


All orders are dispatched by Royal Mail 1st Class signed for delivery. The vast majority of orders are delivered next day however you should allow for up to 48 hours for delivery. In the case of high value orders we will from time to time use tracked courier services.

Next Day Delivery:

Guaranteed next working day delivery is subject to a delivery charge of £7.50. Orders are despatched by Royal Mail Special Delivery Next Day. Next Day delivery orders need to be placed before 12pm (Mon-Fri). Your order will arrive before 1pm the next working day after it has been despatched.

Saturday Delivery:

Guaranteed Saturday delivery is subject to a delivery charge of £10.50. Orders are despatched by Royal Mail Special Delivery Saturday. All Saturday delivery orders need to be placed no later than 12pm Friday’s. Your order will arrive before 1pm on the Saturday.

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