Although the drug manufacturers recommend Simvastatin to be stopped before surgery I could not find out what risks or complications it presents. However I did read that there are two schools of thought as to if statins should be stopped and in some types of surgeries it may be better for the patient to keep taking them. You should discuss this with your doctor / surgeon.
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