Statins

DRUGS: Simvastatin

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  1. link Ninatlanta
    Simvastatin statins, squat, barely
    Between the pain in my legs and the pain in my feet it's tough to get around. Both occurred soon after starting on statins. If I squat to pick somethi - 24% more...
    Ninatlanta- over a year ago - in Simvastatin
  2. link Ldc
    Lipitor lipitor side effects, transient global amnesia, peripheral neuropathies, high cholesterol, lipex
    I began taking statins about 10 years ago because of a high cholesterol blood test, beginning with Lipex and then Lipitor about two years later. Until - 94% more...
    Ldc- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  3. link Ngeddings
    Lipitor rheumatoid arthritis, sciatica pain, lupus, orthopedic doctor, screw driver
    I took lipitor for almost two years (42). Started having a pain in my upper thigh as if someone was turning a screw driver into my leg. The pain progr - 90% more...
    Ngeddings- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lipitor
  4. link Jca77
    I am also 42 and an RN. For many years, I have had doctors prescribe statins(Lipitor and Zocor) because of my familial, very high cholesterol. Each ti - 88% more...
    Jca77- over a year ago
  5. link Jcg60
    Lipitor memory loss, statins, mail, dangerous drugs, dangerous side effects
    Mother in law...70 years old. On Statins for quite a few years...Slowly noticed memory loss. Can't find the right words or sometimes even what somethi - 89% more...
    Jcg60- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  6. link Swedish
    Lipitor cholesterol myths, loss of memory, john abramson, statins, clue
    I have never taken any statins. Hardly any other medications either, but I have seen the consequences in people near me, particularly a close friend w - 88% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  7. link Doone
    Lipitor statins, gas and bloating, have heard that, crestor, muscle pain
    I took Lipitor for 4 or 5 years. I lost count. I am a type II diabetic and the Dr. threw tons of prescriptions at me. I was convinced all my problems - 91% more...
    Doone- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  8. link Morgan23
    reported side effects similar to statins
    Patient experiencing severe muscle pain - similar to extreme side effect of statins but possible side effect of 'cheaper' diltiazem hydrochloride xt p - 22% more...
    Morgan23- over a year ago - in Diltiazem Hydrochloride XT
  9. link Jgp
    Lipitor cholesterol myths, medical myths, know the truth, john abramson, joel kauffman
    I am a 54 year old male who has a chronic a-fib. My cholesterol was a wee bit high so my now retired MD put me on Zetia, which just about killed me- c - 89% more...
    Jgp- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lipitor
  10. link Relative
    I have hardly ever taken any drugs, but I have seen close by what happened to my relatives/friends. Particularly a very close friend who died on May 1 - 87% more...
    Relative- over a year ago
  11. link Charlov
    Zocor diet rich in fiber, zorcor, trigger fingers, middle fingers, ankles
    I am so happy after taking myself off ZORCOR in mid August 2007. I have my ankles back. They had been swollen. My knees were swollen and were so painf - 93% more...
    Charlov- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zocor
  12. link Just42day
    Zocor cholesterol levels, lower back pain, physical therapists, chiropractors, joints
    I have been on Vytorin for about 2 years. Before the drug, I had not aches or pains. My cholesterol levels are good now but the quality of my life is - 78% more...
    Just42day- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zocor
  13. link Ellen128
    I am also on vytorin but have not had these side effects; however, I have had side effects such as these from other statins and now have had them from - 66% more...
    Ellen128- over a year ago
  14. link Ventureman
    Niaspan and soreness in tendons behind knee and down into calfs...
    I have been taking 3000 mg a day of Niaspan for the last 1.5 years and is great stuff. However, I have recently started feeling soreness in tendons be - 57% more...
    Ventureman- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  15. link Hilkobks
    Lipitor legs feet, cholestrol level, numbness tingling, sore muscles, x rays
    I am an active 63 year old male. I have been on 10mg lipitor for 5 years and have experienced a very gradual muscle degeneration in my legs, feet numb - 82% more...
    Hilkobks- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  16. link Mrm
    Did your symptoms improve? My husband has had similar problems and just had a full neuromuscular evaluation and brain MRI and all were supposedly fine - 60% more...
    Mrm- over a year ago
  17. link Youngbuck
    Vytorin lower back pain, gall bladder, sypmtoms, statins, pancreas
    I started getting very exhausted with lower back pain and had felt like I had to urinate constantly. I went to my doctor and found out my gall bladder - 68% more...
    Youngbuck- over a year ago - in Vytorin
  18. link Mconnolly
    Lipitor cholerterol, enjoy life, kendrick, amazon, high blood cholesterol
    I'm aged 51 and have had high blood cholesterol for years, diagnosed in my mid thirties. Over the years I have tried changing diet but it didn't reduc - 91% more...
    Mconnolly- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lipitor
  19. link Ttfn
    In reply to your question about cholesterol, I too have wondered about the same thing.I have read that cholesterol is vital for every cell in our body - 81% more...
    Ttfn- over a year ago
  20. link M.breaz
    Lipitor age of menopause, stomachs, weight gain, statins, lipitor
    I am wondering if any women on Lipitor have gained weight from it?Another woman and I have been on Lipitor for a year and have noticed a thickness in - 33% more...
    M.breaz- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lipitor
  21. link Ttfn
    This is definitely a side effect from statins/Lipitor. Weight gain around the abdomen area.So many of us have experienced the same.
    Ttfn- over a year ago
  22. link Ttfn
    This is definitely a side effect from statins/Lipitor. Weight gain around the abdomen area.So many of us have experienced the same.
    Ttfn- over a year ago
  23. link Ttfn
    Lipitor cholesterol reducing drugs, symptoms of menopause, drug lipitor, prescription drugs, alzhiemers disease
    This is a great site for learning more on this subject where we can get the real facts from real experiences.( Vs. the deception from drug companies w - 96% more...
    Ttfn- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Lipitor
  24. link Kcul
    Is Lipitor safe?
    Lipitor reduced my Cholesterol from 280 to 140. But... after only 4 months on the drug I developed pain in my legs. After several visits to the doctor - 87% more...
    Kcul- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  25. link Kcul
    Lipitor peripheral neuropathy, legs feet, numbness, gabapentin, nerve damage
    Lipitor reduced my Cholesterol from 280 to 140. But... after only 4 months on the drug I developed pain in my legs. After several visits to the doctor - 86% more...
    Kcul- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  26. link Roz
    Vytorin vytorin side effects, took me so long, lung cancer, muscle pain, statin
    My doctor has put me on four different statins - with reactions from all of them. The one I just went off of - Vytorin - had me suicidal. I had pains - 82% more...
    Roz- over a year ago - in Vytorin