Simvastatin decreases steroid production in the H295R cell line and decreases steroids and FSH in female rats.

@article{Guldvang2015SimvastatinDS,
  title={Simvastatin decreases steroid production in the H295R cell line and decreases steroids and FSH in female rats.},
  author={Anna Guldvang and Cecilie Hurup Hansen and Johan Juhl Weisser and Bent Halling‐S{\o}rensen and Bjarne Styrishave},
  journal={Reproductive toxicology},
  year={2015},
  volume={58},
  pages={
          174-83
        }
}
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