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How long does it take a statin get out of your system my legs hurt?

I started simvastatin this summer. The last few weeks my legs and ankles began hurting now I have foot cramps that twist my feet and headaches. I'm going to stop and see if they go away. ...

Posted 28 Oct 2011 20 answers

Which drug is better - Simvastatin or Lipitor? Which does less damage to the body?

I was prescribed Lipitor by my physician. But I heard that Simvastatin (Zocor) has less of a negative effect on the body than Lipitor. Is it true?

Posted 13 Aug 2009 7 answers

Is there a difference between simvistatin & pravastatin?

My doc switched me to sim when he found my cholesterol was still high.

Posted 30 Jan 2012 1 answer

I've been taking Simvastatin 40mg. tab once a day now for 10 months and of course I've had calf?

... cramps at night while I sleep,fingers cramps every now and then,numbness and tingling in my feet when I stand on them for any length of time and flushing red face everyday which is my biggest ...

Posted 1 Apr 2012 6 answers

High Blood Pressure - should I take glucosamine, chondroitin, boron drink for joints?

... when I am taking blood pressure meds I take Benicar 40 mg, 1 a day, Amlodipine 2.5,1 a day, Furosemide 20mg, 1 a day, Simvastatin 40mg, 1 a day and I take synthroid 75, 1 a day..my left hand has ...

Posted 26 Aug 2009 2 answers

How long does it take for Simvastatin to get out of your system once you stop taking it?

Side effects - suffered with anxiety/depression so stopped taking Simvastatin 4.5 months ago, still a bit anxious but much better. When on Simvastatin could not bear travelling in cars/planes/trains, ...

Posted 26 Mar 2014 3 answers

If I have aches and pains from taking several different statins will all statins affect me?

I have now taken 4 different statins, simvastatin, pravastatin, lovastatin and atorvastatin. They all caused me muscle and joint soreness, my hands ache so bad and I seem to have lost some strength ...

Posted 2 Jul 2013 5 answers

My latest simvastatin 10 mg refill is a small, yellow round pill with a 7 on it?

It looks EXACTLY like a low dose aspirin. Does anyone else have this problem?

Posted 14 hours ago 0 answers

What is the difference in Pravastin and Simvastin?

My general practitioner prescribed 20 mg Pravastatin daily. A couple of years later a Cardiologist prescribe 20 mg Simvastatin daily and told me to stop the Pravastin, which I did. According to a ...

Posted 1 Apr 2016 1 answer

I need to take another medication that I can't take Simvastatin (Zocor) with. How long does it take?

... for the Simvastatin (Zocor) to get out of my system completely so I can take the other drug? This is very important because the drug I am going to be taking is going to be prescribed by a ...

Posted 9 Dec 2015 2 answers

I accidentally took my morning meds tonight. Do I take my night meds now?Do I skip am meds in morn?

Am meds: PLAVIX, Coreg cr, ,Clopidogrel, Venlafaxine. Pm meds: Simvastatin, Aspirin, Had a HA blockage in LAD in 2009. Ended up with 6 stents in LAD after a Vaso-vagal event

Posted 14 Nov 2015 4 answers

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