When is Vytorin expected to have a generic equivalent?
28 Nov 2013
April 2017 is the earliest predictable date that a generic version of the medication could become available.
Besides simvastatin, several types of statins are available that could also be considered substitutes for Vytorin. These include:
1.-Atorvastatin (Lipitor) or combination medications that contain atorvastatin (Caduet, Liptruzet)
2.-Fluvastatin (Lescol, Lescol XL)
3.-Lovastatin (Altoprev, Mevacor) or combination medications that contain lovastatin (Advicor).
- Vytorin Information for Consumers
- Vytorin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Vytorin (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
1 answer • 14 Nov 2009
I have been taking Vytorin 10/20 for three years with great results. My insurance has changed and gave me the choice to change to a generic ...
1 answer • 9 Apr 2010
1 answer • 4 Jul 2010
I took some lipitor and had muscle control loss; that is my legs buckled trying to stand up. With vitorin my whole body aches especially all my ...
1 answer • 31 Jul 2010
1 answer • 5 Jun 2013