DRUGS: Simvastatin


  1. link Latwell
    Simvastatin and mold allergies
    If you are allergic to Aspergillus terreus and yeast should you take Simvastatin or is the Aspergillus inactive?
    Latwell- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Simvastatin
  2. link Einstein
    Statins nearly killed me, then the doctor tried to give me a low dose statin, same thing began to happen, muscle dystrophy. It was incredibly painful - 45% more...
    Einstein- over a year ago
  3. link Blanca564
    Actos diabetes type ii, actos 30mg, dizzy light, throbbing headache, severe anxiety
    In January of 2008 I was diagnosed with Diabetes Type II, I was prescribed 500 mg of Metformin twice a day. After six weeks of therapy it was still ra - 86% more...
    Blanca564- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Actos
  4. link Yorfutrxhsbnd
    Lipitor made me feel as if I had Alzheimers disease 40 -50 years too early. As soon as I stopped my memory improved, but there is some concern in the - 86% more...
    Yorfutrxhsbnd- over a year ago
  5. 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
  6. link Vmitch
    I started taking zocor 6 days ago and my heart is beating out of my chest. Honestly feels like I am manic! I can't sleep, have called the doctor and l - 50% more...
    Vmitch- over a year ago
  7. link Joemendo
    Lipitor achilles tendon, horrible drug, hdl levels, inkling, left leg
    While taking Lipitor, I decided to go play tennis which I hadn't played in a while. I did some perfunctory stretching and was not playing rigorously a - 73% more...
    Joemendo- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  8. link Bobby
    Yes, there is an association between taking statins and tendon rupture. [link removed] [link removed] [link removed] [link removed]
    Bobby- over a year ago
  9. link Brian1961
    Lipitor biceps tendon rupture, statin drugs, statin drug, saga continues, have never heard
    Hey you all......the lipitor saga continues. I posted #23428 on Sept 6th. On Sept 13th I picked a 30 pound piece of fabric up at work and there was a - 84% more...
    Brian1961- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Lipitor
  10. link Jrappleby
    I had right shoulder pain for 3 to 4 months prior to going to my family doctor. I thought I was having a recurrance of a 14 year old surgery for torn - 84% more...
    Jrappleby- over a year ago
  11. link Jim2627
    Simvastatin family history of heart disease, history of heart disease, high cholesterol, crestor, irregularity
    I started on 20 mg simvastatin when I was around 35 years old due to high cholesterol and a bad family history of heart disease. I was fine until a ye - 92% more...
    Jim2627- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  12. link Goodguitar
    I've been taking simvastatin 40 mg for about awhile. Had a stroke last feb so they said I needed it so I wont have another. I've had nothing but dizzi - 75% more...
    Goodguitar- over a year ago
  13. link Lin20
    Lipitor sore muscles, muscles tendons, statins, amitriptyline, fibromyalgia
    I am now almost 12 months post 80mg Lipitor once daily which was prescribed for a possible TIA (it turned out to be a migraine with aura and cholester - 83% more...
    Lin20- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  14. link Nana3510
    Zocor thigh pain, arm pain, simvastatin, statin, toothache
    I have been on simvastatin for six months and just recently have been having problems with left thigh pain, left arm pain and right hand pain. It is l - 68% more...
    Nana3510- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Zocor
  15. link Nana3510
    Thanks to Bobby and to Sweden...I am off the drug now. I will continue my own research and go from there. I am done with statins.
    Nana3510- over a year ago
  16. link Swedish
    Thanks for telling your story. By doing so you are helping others. I can only agree with "Bobby". My recommendation is that you try and form - 87% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  17. link Immofttwirway
    Lisinopril dizzy spells, lower blood pressure, scary side, horror show, correct weight
    I was started on Lisinopril a few months ago and it has been a nightmare ever since. I have had recurring bouts of gout. Now i have had gout before, b - 88% more...
    Immofttwirway- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lisinopril
  18. link Swedish
    I think you have come to a good decision. "....i am setting my mind to doing this naturally now, by lowering my weight and exercise. these pills - 90% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  19. link Mrjrs

    I have been taking 40 mg statins for a month now. So far I have not experienced any significant side effects. Maybe I have not been on it long enough, - 35% more...
    Mrjrs- over a year ago - in Simvastatin
  20. link Emeretia
    Lipitor thyroid specialist, tendon problems, thyroid problems, underactive thyroid, high cholesterol
    Have taken it for a few years for high cholesterol in spite of thyroid nodules and an under active thyroid. I got depressed, gained weight like I neve - 93% more...
    Emeretia- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  21. link Bobby
    I am amazed and shocked at the outright ignorance of your first doctor who was a "thyroid specialist". Patients with thyroid issues are at h - 59% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  22. link Missd
    Change from lipitor to pravastatin
    When I changed meds, I got muscle cramps in neck hands and calfs..Heart specialist said it was due to my vasular problems and said that these statins - 68% more...
    Missd- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  23. link Suznstormsdad
    Vytorin mental health benefits, mood swings, brain tumor, anxiety attacks, plan brochure
    I very recently started having something like anxiety attacks, I was doing things that were totally out of character for me (mood swings, anger, sayin - 89% more...
    Suznstormsdad- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Vytorin
  24. link Secondchance
    How you are you both feeling today? I ask is because my husband almost killed himself two weeks ago from taking Vytorin. It has been the most terrifyi - 74% more...
    Secondchance- over a year ago
  25. link Kito
    Simvastatin mild exercise, cholesterol levels, sketchers, food intake, muscle pain
    I reluctantly started 20mg simvastatin on 8/16/10 at the advice of my doctor due to elevated cholesterol levels which has been increasing over the yea - 83% more...
    Kito- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Simvastatin
  26. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Unquestionably the statins have caused your problems, they sure did for me and thousands of others. There is no evidence anywhere on this planet that - 43% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  27. link Chavju2
    Simvastatin apple cider vinegar, fda website, meeds, statins, preg
    I have been on 10 mg of simvastatin for about 3 months now and am experiencing pain in my left arm yesterday my right leg down to my foot started to t - 91% more...
    Chavju2- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  28. link Paslode
    Lipitor wrist pain, leg pain, autoimmune disease, right foot, numbness
    I have been on Lipitor since 2002 and now I am experiencing numbness in my feet...mostly the right foot. I was thinking I had an autoimmune disease un - 55% more...
    Paslode- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lipitor
  29. link Propsguy
    lipitor and any statins can cause plantar fasciitis
    Propsguy- over a year ago