When is the best time to take medication?


Choosing between atorvastatin and simvastatin involves considering their distinct characteristics.


✅ Atorvastatin, recommended for morning intake, boasts potency and a prolonged half-life (14 hours), ensuring a consistent reduction in cholesterol throughout the day.


Eg : T. Atorvastatin 40mg OD/ON


✅ Simvastatin, on the other hand, is shorter half life (<5 hours) hence suggested for nighttime consumption to align with the body’s peak cholesterol synthesis during those hours. This strategic timing optimizes simvastatin’s effectiveness in targeting nighttime cholesterol production


Eg : T. Simvastatin 40mg ON


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