DRUGS: Simvastatin


  1. link Ilbvacumin
    Simvastatin muscle and joint pain, withdrawal effects, blurry vision, walking stick, zocor
    I'm a 54 year old female prescribed 10 mg zocor(simvastatin) for slightly elevated cholesterol. Took it for 7 months before I clued in to the cause of - 85% more...
    Ilbvacumin- over a year ago - 147 Replies - in Simvastatin
  2. link Mistral
    I have been off statins for 10 weeks- still have bad muscle pains and weakness in arms legs & feet- what can you recommend for pain and how long w - 10% more...
    Mistral- over a year ago
  3. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    NYXUK all our symptoms are very similar. Re your menstraul problems, My billy bags had become as dry as an old creek bed and i had lost all interest. - 78% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  4. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Texas girl switching to Crestor may be "changing seats on the Titanic"! sums it up perfectly. When I changed my diet I went back to eggs, cr - 81% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  5. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    When you start "sobering up" from the statins you will probably realise a lot of other problems will go away as well. For me itches, leaking - 38% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  6. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Go to spacedoc dot net. heaps of people have run into serious problems on thje smallest dose of statins. I myself would never ever touch the poison ag - 9% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  7. link Loud
    Excellent results at 3 weeks
    As I am unable to tolerate statins, my doctor prescribed Welchol, and I noticed an improvement in energy and mood by the second day. I don't know what - 64% more...
    Loud- over a year ago - in Welchol
  8. link N8healer
    Lipitor immune memory, medical literature, muscle pain, joint pain, 5 months
    I am a 54 year old male who started taking Lipitor about 4 years ago. It seemed OK at first, but over the next several years I began to have increasin - 91% more...
    N8healer- over a year ago - 9 Replies - in Lipitor
  9. link Shirboy
    Go to Dr Mercola's site & find out what he thinks of statins. He "saw the light" many years ago about drug companies & government & the $$$$$$$$
    Shirboy- over a year ago
  10. link Lindyhop0405
    Muscle Aches & pain
    I started on Lovastatin in May. After 2 weeks my body hurt so bad felt like I had been hit by a truck. Hard to get out of bed hurt so bad. I stopped w - 87% more...
    Lindyhop0405- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lovastatin
  11. link Seery52
    How are you doing now? I too, have had problems with statins. All of them seem to eventually make my muscles hurt. Last night was the worst - and sudd - 64% more...
    Seery52- over a year ago
  12. link Nyxuk
    Does simvastatin withdrawal include irregular periods/menstrual cycle?
    I stopped statins in April 11 and my next menstrual period was 13 days late, which is very unusual because generally, apart from when I started on sta - 60% more...
    Nyxuk- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  13. link Drmike4777
    Hi rdick8, Approximately, 3 years ago, a local cardiologist almost killed me, when he prescribed 80mg of Simvastatin. I have never been so weak. Fortu - 97% more...
    Drmike4777- over a year ago - in Simvastatin
  14. link Garethjones
    Simvastatin shoulder pain, acute pain, capability, gp, dangerous drugs
    80 mg prescribed over 18mth period - shoulder pain began after one year - acute pain at night', diminishing rotational capability during the day. Seco - 69% more...
    Garethjones- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Simvastatin
  15. link Lmyatt
    If you have not already found Dr. Duane Graveline's information about the statins and their side effects, please look them up. Simvastatin caused memo - 80% more...
    Lmyatt- over a year ago
  16. link Dohbet
    Pain at back of my neck
    I've been taking lipitor and has been on and off. Everytime I take it, my muscle started to get weak. The latest effect of lipitor started when I turn - 78% more...
    Dohbet- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  17. link Swedish
    All statins (Simvastatin = Zocor, Lipitor, Pravachol, Crestor etc) have similar side effects. If you want to learn more about them read patient storie - 90% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  18. link Srini0101
    I am loosing my vision because of Lipitor
    I am a 45 year old male of South Asian descent residing in Canada. I was diagnosed with high cholestrol 4 years back and was put on 20mg of Lipitor. W - 90% more...
    Srini0101- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Lipitor
  19. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    I certainly had vision, hearing, taste perversions, thinking, slurring problems etc etc. The only part of me that I don't think was effected was my fi - 81% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  20. link Cassie32
    Same type symptoms
    I have been on Welchol for about six weeks and my joints have gotten really sore and a lot of stiffness. My feet are like lead in the morning and sore - 77% more...
    Cassie32- over a year ago - in Welchol
  21. link Bevt
    Simvastatin & Weight Gain
    I have gained 40 lbs since I've been on Simvastatin. I've had a heart attack 3 years ago and have been on it since. I have always been thin, I'm 66 ye - 46% more...
    Bevt- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Simvastatin
  22. link Bobby
    I have heard the complaint before from others saying they gained weight on statins. Statins induce several metabolic deficiencies from the liver's mev - 80% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  23. link Neikolaya
    Grouchy, anxious
    I wasn't excited about taking medication of any kind, but my doctor was concerned by my high cholesterol and that it could lead to a stroke. Well I ha - 63% more...
    Neikolaya- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Simvastatin
  24. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Your emotional issues are very clearly defined and warned as a reported side effect of statin medication at the NZ Govt website Medsafe = FDA. I had s - 37% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  25. link Millieapril
    Depression may be an adverse side-effect of medicines or anaesthetics
    Depression is reported as an adverse side effect of many every day medicines, including drugs for infections, inflamation,acne, anti-malaria, choleste - 86% more...
    Millieapril- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Depression
  26. link Lizardr
    How long does it take to get Lipitor out of your system?
    Been taking 10mg lipitor for 3 mos. have experienced several side effects recently, so I'm taking myself off of it. It has been 2 days and the severe - 65% more...
    Lizardr- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Lipitor
  27. link Joanz
    Wow. I was on 20mg Lipitor for 1-1/2 months. My eyelids started drying up. Very flaky and purplish/red on the lids after about 3 weeks into Lipitor. T - 84% more...
    Joanz- over a year ago
  28. link Ukmartian
    After 5 years and trying 3-4 different statins my doctor has concluded that they do not suit me (phewww)....I am now on a different type off cholester - 86% more...
    Ukmartian- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Simvastatin
  29. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Medsafe, which is NZ = of FDA has warned about ALL cholesterol lowering medicines not just statins. High cholesterol = high quality of life. Low chole - 67% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  30. link Muggyann
    Liipitor brain shrinkage
    My husband has been on Lipitor and simivastatin for several years. The first sign of trouble was shoulder and neck pain and pain in his feet (Gout) af - 84% more...
    Muggyann- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lipitor
  31. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Hi had every thing you mention here plus a heap more. I ended up at the mental health crisis unit. I ceased statins in Dec 2007, I am not fully restor - 88% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago