The active ingredient in Simvastatin and Zocor is simvastatin.
The inactive ingredients in Simvastatin are: ascorbic acid, citric acid, starch, talc, titanium dioxide, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hypromellose, iron oxide, lactose, microcrystalline cellulose, and magnesium stearate, as well as the preservative butylated hydroxyanisole.
Please note: Inactive ingredients can vary across different generic manufacturers.
Which ingredients can cause an allergic reaction?
Get emergency medical help if you notice any of these symptoms: hives/rash, difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips or face, dizziness or falls. These are symptoms of a severe allergic reaction to the medication. While Simvastatin rarely causes a severe allergic reaction in people, it is important to keep a lookout for these symptoms if it is the first time taking this medication.