May 27 2022


There is no published experience on the use of simvastatin during lactation. The most widespread opinion among experts is against the use of this drug during breastfeeding because of the risk of interference with baby lipid metabolism;.

Warning of the manufacturer:

Is not known whether simvastatin or its metabolites are excreted in human milk. Because many medicinal products are excreted in human milk, and because of the potential for serious adverse reactions, women taking simvastatin should not breastfeed their children