Statins

DRUGS: Simvastatin

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  1. link Don5830
    5 mg simvastatin problems
    I started with this low dose and after several months, started having cramping in my hands and feet. Stopped taking Simvastatin and the problems went - 74% more...
    Don5830- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Simvastatin
  2. link Swedish
    All statins have similar side effects. They can appear sooner - or later. Not all doctors/scientists agree with the Cholesterol Hypotesis. Peoples clo - 78% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  3. link Margo2542
    40mg Simvastatin
    I have been taking simvastatin for approx 6 yrs; during this time I have experienced muscle cramps in my legs. Pains in my feet making it difficult to - 57% more...
    Margo2542- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Simvastatin
  4. link Swedish
    As I have seen side effects in people close to me, I would never take a statin (Simvastain = Zocor, Lipitor, Pravachol, Mevachor etc.). They all have - 88% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  5. link Lmyatt
    Memory loss, aches, pains, increased hostility, severe nasal congestion
    I experienced memory loss, increased aches and pains, depression, increased anger and hostility, and severe nasal congestion while on simvastatin. Whe - 85% more...
    Lmyatt- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  6. link Lmyatt
    Simvastatin respiratory tract infections, severe nasal congestion, upper respiratory tract infections, upper respiratory tract, memory loss
    Besides the weight gain, my biggest complaint is the severe nasal congestion that I've experienced ever since my previous doctor doubled my simvastati - 80% more...
    Lmyatt- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Simvastatin
  7. link Lmyatt
    My apologies for not checking back sooner. I got bogged down with fall classes and with cars and computers that died on me. If you want a lot of addit - 82% more...
    Lmyatt- over a year ago
  8. link Lin20
    Lipitor normal blood pressure, blood pressure medication, blood pressure medicine, cholesterol level, severe depression
    Almost 5 months post stopping 80mg daily Lipitor and I am still sick everyday. Is it just me that's still ill months on? I am normally a very positive - 85% more...
    Lin20- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Lipitor
  9. link Sharonmciver
    i cannot take statins anymore for all the same reasons and heard such good information on this new drug made in sweden thank you
    Sharonmciver- over a year ago
  10. link Maxinep
    Lipitor muscle biopsy, high liver, fit as a fiddle, muscle stiffness, leg cramps
    I took Lipitor for about 2 years- 5 mg. Leg cramps-soreness throughout my muscles- very sore buttocks- my legs are shaky- if I use them too much; (as - 86% more...
    Maxinep- over a year ago - 16 Replies - in Lipitor
  11. link Jimbenefiel
    I took Lipitor for 13 months after aortic valve replacement, macron ascending aorta replacement, and single bypass. I had taken co-Q10 for years befor - 87% more...
    Jimbenefiel- over a year ago
  12. link Snowbound
    Poison is the only word to describe Statins nearly killed me
    I was lucky enough to get a warning after clicking on meds .com so thank you all you people who have suffered the same terrible symptoms ,after trusti - 88% more...
    Snowbound- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  13. link Snowbound
    Poison is the only word to describe Statins nearly killed me
    I was lucky enough to get a warning after clicking on meds .com so thank you all you people who have suffered the same terrible symptoms ,after trusti - 88% more...
    Snowbound- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  14. link Snowbound
    Poison is the only word to describe Statins nearly killed me
    I was lucky enough to get a warning after clicking on meds .com so thank you all you people who have suffered the same terrible symptoms ,after trusti - 88% more...
    Snowbound- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  15. link Snowbound
    Poison is the only word to describe Statins nearly killed me
    I was lucky enough to get a warning after clicking on meds .com so thank you all you people who have suffered the same terrible symptoms ,after trusti - 88% more...
    Snowbound- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  16. link Babsben
    Zocor and Heart Palpitations
    I started taking Zocor about 3 weeks ago and now notice that I have heart palpitations. Is this a side effect of this drug?
    Babsben- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zocor
  17. link Bobby
    Whoa! Who told you that Zocor would prevent plaque build up? Sorry, but most statins use wording like "has not been shown to prevent heart diseas - 60% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  18. link Rosanne0741
    Zocor red yeast rice, myelin sheath, simvastatin, sciatica, 9 months
    I have been on Simvastatin for 9 months and red yeast rice for three....one year total. Now have several sciatica in my leg. Could the reduction in th - 19% more...
    Rosanne0741- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zocor
  19. link Bobby
    Yes. One of the physiological functions of cholesterol is to help build the myelin sheath which is a protective layer over the nerves. Statins inhibit - 56% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  20. link Arsenio
    Spasms and muscle cramps
    I have been on lipitor for a couple of years...Just lately I realized that the leg cramps and muscle spasms in my rib cage, arms and legs was worse. G - 73% more...
    Arsenio- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lipitor
  21. link Bobby
    Spasms and muscle cramps are common complaints with statins. Nothing unusual about this with stratins.
    Bobby- over a year ago
  22. link Mrscott
    By George, I think I've got it!
    Lipitor -- It didn't dawn on me until today to check to see if the Lipitor I have been taking could be what has been causing tendinitis in my knees. S - 86% more...
    Mrscott- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  23. link Bobby
    Some people taking statins do appear to age quickly. I believe the reason for this accelerated aging is due to how statins block an important metaboli - 37% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  24. link Swedish
    Remember- all statins have similar side effects and the list is very, very long. I have never taken statins - nor would I. Some people close to me did - 86% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  25. link Mlhodges
    My experience with Welchol - Not good!
    I have had bad experiences with several statin meds, and had hoped Welchol would do the trick since my doctor said this was the last resort. Well exac - 65% more...
    Mlhodges- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Welchol
  26. link Swedish
    You can consider yourself lucky that you react quickly to statins. Then it`s easy to see the connection and stop. I have never taken any - nor would I - 90% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  27. link Tjacobson
    Simvastatin hair loss, potassium chloride, statin drugs, demadex, baby fine
    Has anyone had hair loss? I have been on Simvastatin for 30 days adn I noticed hair loss.
    Tjacobson- over a year ago - 14 Replies - in Simvastatin
  28. link Pepper12
    Its the Simvastatin, I called the FDA and they said all Statins cause hair loss it take away the cholesterol that is a vital part of growing hair, I q - 72% more...
    Pepper12- over a year ago
  29. link Jerryg1949
    Simvastatin stomach pains, nausea
    nausea every morning, stomach pains, always tired
    Jerryg1949- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  30. link Gardenator
    Two years ago I was put on Simvastatin. I immediately had severe stomach pain non stop diarrhea and muscle pain. My doctor said to continue to take th - 79% more...
    Gardenator- over a year ago
  31. link Oldchina
    ringing in ears
    58 yr old female, never had it before and now experiencing constant buzzing (static) in my ears. I finally decided to go on-line to check our simvista - 37% more...
    Oldchina- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Simvastatin
  32. link Swedish
    I had a close friend who suffered from the same side effect and many others. Personally, I donĀ“t worry about my cholesterol and would not take this ty - 89% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  33. link Tmichael
    Lipitor and parkinson's disease
    My dad is 75 years old and has always been very active. He golfs, bowls, dances and it seems in the last year he has started having much muscle weakne - 78% more...
    Tmichael- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  34. link Olsen
    husband took lipitor for 4 yrs then diagnosed with parkinson's. recently discovered he possesses a mutation in a gene, SLCO1B1 which encodes a transpo - 89% more...
    Olsen- over a year ago