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Juvisync: Oral tablet

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How This Drug Works
Statins and Antidiabetic Combinations
Combination medications work in more than one way. Statins are a group of drugs that lower cholesterol levels. Statins work by blocking the enzyme that makes LDL cholesterol. Only the statin trait of this drug is explained by the video.
Statins are a group of drugs that lower cholesterol levels. <br><br>Both &#34;good&#34; and &#34;bad&#34; cholesterol are produced in your liver. <br><br>Bad cholesterol, also called LDL, is made by combining fats with proteins. <br><br>An enzyme called HMG&#45;CoA reductase makes this happen. <br><br>Although cholesterol is required for normal body functions, too much LDL causes arteries to narrow by forming plaque Statins work by blocking the enzyme that makes LDL cholesterol.  By reducing bad cholesterol there&#39;s a lower risk for plaque buildup. This leads to fewer heart attacks, strokes, and other health problems.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Juvisync: Oral tablet

What is this medicine?

SIMVASTATIN; SITAGLIPTIN (SIM va stat in; sit a GLIP tin) is a combination of 2 medicines used in certain patients with type 2 diabetes. Sitagliptin lowers blood sugar. Simvastatin is known as a HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor or "statin". It lowers the level of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. This drug may also reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, or other health problems in patients with risk factors for heart or blood vessel disease. Diet and lifestyle changes are often used with this drug.

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Drugs Related by Class to Juvisync: Oral tablet
Previous Class name
Class Name : Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4/DPP-4 Inhibitor Antidiabetics

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Most Commonly Used Drugs by Class
Class Name : HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors/Statins and Antidiabetic Agent Combinations
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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Juvisync: Oral tablet
Usage by Gender
26.67%
73.33%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
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52.0%
48.0%
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