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  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 Lilers
    I posted before that I took statins for over 12 yrs and quit taking them last June after my dr. changed my RX from simvastatin to Lipitor because my t - 94% more...
    Lilers- over a year ago
  3. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    There are no chances to take with cholesterol according to the drug makers themselves. Pfzier who make Lipitor clearly wrote on their own advertising - 80% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  4. link Ddm
    Sassysr47 and anyone else. If doctors prescribe higher dose that seems to make you ill, get a pill cutter & cut in half. Cut in 1/4, or quit if th - 75% more...
    Ddm- over a year ago
  5. link Matth
    High Triglycerides
    I have been taking WelChol for a year now. Six months ago my Triglycerides jumped to 305. I was told reduce the amount of red meats, no more colas and - 50% more...
    Matth- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Welchol
  6. link Medications7
    False. Welchol CAN increase triglyceride levels but is prescribed to reduce LDL-C (bad cholesterol) and A1C. (blood sugar) If you have trigs over 500 - 78% more...
    Medications7- over a year ago
  7. link Lin20
    Permanent damage from Lipitor
    Great to hear of recovery from Lipitor. Unfortunately I have just been informed today that my problems from Lipitor 80mg are permanent. I have severe - 81% more...
    Lin20- over a year ago - 12 Replies - in Lipitor
  8. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    To Chadd, Statins can and do certainly reduce cholesterol to dangerously low levels causing devastating and fatal outcomes to some victims. The choles - 93% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  9. link Linus
    To Chadd, While it's true that cholesterol is an essential part of cell membranes, statins do not eliminate or "restrict" ALL the cholestero - 89% more...
    Linus- over a year ago
  10. link Larkbea
    Diabetes the result of Simvastatin therapy
    My husband, a thin, non-hypertensive smoker was prescribed Simvastatin after suffering a non-ST elevation myocardial infarction. At the time of his ho - 93% more...
    Larkbea- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Simvastatin
  11. 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
  12. link Will the Life Saver
    I'll keep this real simple. Lipitor does more than just that to you as a side effect. It's real job is to mask the problem not take care of it. There - 92% more...
    Will the Life Saver- over a year ago
  13. link Mewwhite
    Simvastatin nausea, cholesterol, statin side effects, simvastatin, heart attacks
    I have been taking Simvastatin 20 mg. for about two and 1/2 months now. It really lowered my Cholesterol but I have been extremely fatigued and now I - 30% more...
    Mewwhite- over a year ago - 10 Replies - in Simvastatin
  14. link Clc56
    I just began taking this med 20mg for high cholesterol - 230. LDL 150. I was actually able to lower it from 264 to 218 in 8 months after changing diet - 62% more...
    Clc56- over a year ago
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. link Ruralex
    What were your cholesterol numbers.... HDL, LDL, and Triglycerides? Perhaps a change in diet. Statin drugs can cause all sorts of side effects.
    Ruralex- over a year ago
  19. link Gramma
    Simvastatin bad dreams, nightmares, crazy dreams, arm pain, simvastatin
    Has anyone experienced Bad dreams or nightmares when taking Simvastatin??
    Gramma- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Simvastatin
  20. link Grasshopper
    OMG....I too have been having bad dreams....I wake up so upset and can not go back to sleep. I have also been depressed and crying so easy but did not - 81% more...
    Grasshopper- over a year ago
  21. link Deejo
    welchol has given me awful side effects.
    Have been on welchol for1 yr. Have had severe hip, knee, neck ,ankle and wrist pain. Diarhea, fatigue and sleeplessnes. Visits to doctor and emergency - 55% more...
    Deejo- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Welchol
  22. link Librarian1988
    Lisinopril side effects doc blows off
    I got a new doctor. I have had high BP managed with Catapres. She put me on Lisinopril. I told her I didn't want an ACE-inhibitor because of side effe - 89% more...
    Librarian1988- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lisinopril
  23. link Librarian1988
    Wcarp, Thank you for the Web information. I am already going to try these things since I found the advice in a book, Cholesterol Cures by the Editors - 76% more...
    Librarian1988- over a year ago
  24. link U54pe47

    I am so glad I found this web site so that I know I am not alone! I have type 2 diabetes (female, age 51, just diagnosed about 18 months ago). Up unti - 96% more...
    U54pe47- over a year ago - in Simvastatin
  25. link U54pe47

    I am so glad I found this web site so that I know I am not alone! Jamie - I have type 2 diabetes (female, age 51, just diagnosed about 18 months ago). - 96% more...
    U54pe47- over a year ago - in Simvastatin
  26. link Bobby

    You are not the only one to complain of feeling older on a statin drug. Some people appear to age quickly on statins, and there is a good reason why. - 92% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  27. link Jansy
    Simvastatin kidney damage, diet exercise, muscle damage, fish oil, gfr
    For an update to my earlier post - I had blood drawn 5 days after stopping Simvastatin (and having only been on it for 3 weeks), and it showed elevate - 73% more...
    Jansy- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  28. link Isabel9
    My doctor recently stopped my stating Lilpitor (had been on simvastatin too.) I have 50% blockage in carotid arteries, muslce pain and weakness in the - 70% more...
    Isabel9- over a year ago
  29. link Murgatroyd
    Lipitor cholesterol lowering drugs, cholesterol numbers, genetic test, beautician, ldl
    Hair Loss, possible side effect. I am 70 years old and I have been on Lipitor for two years. As I am a vegan vegetarian, my MD was alarmed when my cho - 83% more...
    Murgatroyd- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lipitor
  30. link Propsguy
    my god, no- 232 is not high but 123 is way too low. and of that 232 reading, what was HDL and what was LDL. here's how to spare your doctor from becom - 66% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago