i just started on lopid this morning. both my doctor and pharmacist told me to keep taking zocor along with lopid. has anyone been told the same thing? also, are you having any problems with legs or nausea? thanks for any help you can give me.
21 Apr 2010
Please do yourself and your body a big favor and dump the Statin. Remember the Vioxx scare ? When that was publicised, a lot of info. all bad leaked out about the # of deaths that could be blamed on Statins. There was a lot of them. I came close to dying. I was on Lipitor for 3.5 yrs. Sacosam
19 Apr 2010
I am sorry I can not give you a direct answer. Someone with more knowledge in this area will read this and have an answer for you. I just wanted to tell you that it's a good thing when both your doctor AND pharmacist agree you should continue with these medications. Many people don't bother to check, let alone double check! You came to the right place for support and so many people here are very caring. All I can suggest is read both information sheets that came with the medications thoroughly. They include the common side effects as well as the more uncommon ones. Wish you well.
19 Apr 2010
Lopid can be used along with Zocor. It will enhance the effect of Zocor.
However, the use of Lopid with a statin medication should generally be avoided due to the increased risk of kidney and muscle problems. This combination should be used only if the benefit of further lowering cholesterol levels outweighs the risk.
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