DRUGS: Simvastatin


  1. link Capelinda

    Statins are a racket but heart disease is not. Half of all of us are rotting inside and dying of cardiovascular disease right now. It's almost impossi - 71% more...
    Capelinda- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  2. link Jls1853
    cause other problems
    I have been taking Lipitor for over 15 years, since that time I have gotten MS, under active thyroid and weight gain, can this all be from taking Lipi - 3% more...
    Jls1853- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  3. link Bobby
    Stains like Lipitor have been implicated in mimicking or triggering neurological diseases such as MS, ALS, GBS,... and the list goes on. Cholesterol p - 81% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  4. link Jevans4907
    Rise in blood sugar levels
    I started taking lipitor about 5 days ago and my fasting blood sugar has been running very high ever since I started taking it, about 40 - 50 points h - 43% more...
    Jevans4907- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  5. link Bobby
    Yes, statins can cause rise in blood sugar and increases the incidence of diabetes.
    Bobby- over a year ago
  6. link Swedish
    All statins can cause a rise in blood sugar. The best thing you can do for yourself and people around you is to "educate" yourself . The pha - 82% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  7. link Workinit
    Vytorin rib eye steak, fishoil, exersize, niacin, cholesterol
    I have been going on and off this drug for he last year. Am 55 and exercise as much as possible but when on this drug I am too sore to work out, even - 66% more...
    Workinit- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Vytorin
  8. link Bobby
    Statins inhibit vital metabolic functions. Inducing these metabolic deficeinces can only result in fatigue, and have never proven to prevent heart dis - 4% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  9. link Bobby

    You stated "The bad news is my cholesterol went back up". Well, actually thats good news! Reason being is cholesterol's function in repairin - 65% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  10. 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
  11. link Wagenaar
    73 years old, four years on 20 mg. statins, stopped two months ago, the usual reasons muscle fatigue, blurry vision, cramps etc.The thing that does no - 56% more...
    Wagenaar- over a year ago
  12. 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
  13. link Propsguy
    plantar fasciitis can be caused by statins
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  14. 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
  15. link Propsguy
    jca77, zetia is still a statin and since you've had bad reactions to other brands, you'll surely have a repeat performance with this one. try taking s - 93% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  16. link Forestseaski
    Lipitor leg and knee pains, leg cramps, shoulder pains, muscle tenderness, high altitude
    I was put on Lipitor 10 mg. last Spring about 8 mos. ago. I have never taken medications/drugs other than aspirin or Motrin or antihistamines. Since t - 94% more...
    Forestseaski- over a year ago - 12 Replies - in Lipitor
  17. link Vickilf
    You all sound like me and after 8 yrs.. I am still in SEVERE PAIN, lay around most of the time, I can't do much . Now I have , drug induced & CLL. - 58% more...
    Vickilf- over a year ago
  18. link Lamby2929
    Welchol leg weakness, low fat diet, statins, stiffness, lipitor
    Been on Welchol for about 6 months. Stopped taking it after having a lot of leg soreness and weakness. Also, stiffness in the morning with hands and l - 42% more...
    Lamby2929- over a year ago - in Welchol
  19. link Liz1429
    Simvastatin simvastin, vaginal bleeding, 5 months, groin area, brand new baby
    I've been on Simvastatin for 5 months and experienced vaginal bleeding. Any one have this?
    Liz1429- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Simvastatin
  20. link Ruralex
    I would be sure to check with my gyno doctor about the vaginal bleeding, It could be caused by many things. Some studies have shown that statins are n - 40% more...
    Ruralex- over a year ago
  21. link Carolannemorton
    Singulair leukotriene receptor antagonist, cancer cells, cancer effects, idiopathic urticaria, breast cancer
    I was prescribed Singulair after more of 2 years of hell suffering from Severe Idiopathic Urticaria. My Mother suffered from Asthma, but I never exper - 94% more...
    Carolannemorton- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Singulair
  22. link Lyngarl
    Lipitor muscle pain, long time, new doctor, prescriptions, medicines
    I had been on Lipitor for many years and gradually developed muscle pain that became so severe I could barely move, when I did have to get up and walk - 62% more...
    Lyngarl- over a year ago - 8 Replies - in Lipitor
  23. link Bobby
    I view statins as white collar crime. Time for consumers to FIGHT BACK on statins. Take a bite out of medical crime. Don't be afraid to stand up to an - 64% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  24. link Propsguy
    first, just try googling "statins diabetes"- you'll find many listings that argue both ways. also, try reading- really reading- the package - 74% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  25. link Lyngarl
    Wow, I didn't know that, thanks for the info. I refuse to take statins now, since I don't have high cholesterol. I think that's just plain stupid of d - 50% more...
    Lyngarl- over a year ago
  26. link Propsguy
    you should really look into this- statins can increase the risk of diabetes!
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  27. link Nanaof23
    Simvastatin degenerative disc disease, muscle spasms, further notice, chronic pain, arthritis
    I'm a 78 year old female who has been on Simvastatin (10mg) for about two weeks. I have degenerative disc disease for many years and have had muscle s - 75% more...
    Nanaof23- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Simvastatin
  28. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Painful swollen joints is listed as an official side effect of statins and ace inhibitors (blood pressure medicines) on the NZ Govt MedSafe web site. - 47% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  29. link Devastated
    Simvastatin depression symptoms, spell checker, muscle pain, joint pain, joints
    I am a 53 year old female, I have been taking Simvastatin 80 mg. for almost 2 yrs. In the last few months I have been diagnosed as diabetic. I have so - 85% more...
    Devastated- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Simvastatin
  30. link Ruralex
    Statins have never been proven to prevent HD or heart attacks, especially for women. I hope you are able to recover to some degree and return to your - 45% more...
    Ruralex- over a year ago
  31. link Donnyrayh
    Lipitor side effects of lipitor, lazy bones, cholestero, shoe inserts, muscle pain
    I have ALWAYS had a high cholesterol count and over the years it has just went higher and higher. When I was 51 my Dr. put me on statins to lower my 3 - 89% more...
    Donnyrayh- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lipitor
  32. link Ruralex
    Just eat a well balanced diet and do some exercise. Cholesterol is a naturally occuring substance in our bodies. (God doesn't make junk )Check out Dr. - 45% more...
    Ruralex- over a year ago