If you mean Atorvastatin, both belong to the same drug class and their uses are very similar.
Atorvastatin is used in the treatment of high cholesterol; high cholesterol, familial heterozygous; prevention of cardiovascular disease; high cholesterol, familial homozygous; hyperlipoproteinemia type iia, elevated ldl (and more), and belongs to the drug class statins.
Simvastatin is used in the treatment of high cholesterol; cardiovascular risk reduction; high cholesterol, familial heterozygous; hyperlipoproteinemia; high cholesterol, familial homozygous (and more), and belongs to the drug class statins.
- Simvastatin Information for Consumers
- Simvastatin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Simvastatin (detailed)
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