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Symcor is a common misspelling of Simcor (niacin/simvastatin).

What is Simcor (Symcor)?

Simcor (Symcor) is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor combined with niacin. Simvastatin, the HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, works by reducing the production of cholesterol (a type of fat) in the body. Niacin, also called nicotinic acid, is a B vitamin (vitamin B3) that reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL, "bad") cholesterol and triglycerides and increases HDL cholesterol.

Simcor (Symcor) is used to help lower high cholesterol and triglycerides. It also increases high-density lipoprotein (HDL, "good") cholesterol levels. Simcor (Symcor) is used along with an appropriate diet. Simcor (Symcor) may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Lowering your cholesterol and triglycerides by using medicines such as Simcor (Symcor), can help prevent heart disease and coronary artery disease, conditions that can lead to heart attack, stroke, and vascular disease.

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