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I just realized I had accidentally been taking simvastatin…

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I just realized I had...
I just realized I had accidentally been taking simvastatin (20Mg) and atorvostatin (40mg) together for a week or so. My doctor switched me to the atorvostatin months ago, but I never got rid of he bottle and without thinking grouped the pill recently in with my meds.
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Is this really bad? Do I have reason to worry?
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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago
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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago

No this is not really bad at all

It is basically the same as taking 60 mg of atorvastatin per day

max dose is 80 mg per day

so you are fine.

Your cholesterol will just be a little better

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Pharmacist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 2 months ago

Thanks for this question.

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If you have more questions, just reply. :)

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