Feeling weak,muscle pain, loss of taste and appetite and overall feeling terrible.
Yes for some people. My client experienced side effects, and he withdrew from it completely.
It usually doesn't take this short a period of time, but these are exactly the symptoms I experienced for nearly five years. Consult your doctor, but when I stopped statins and waited until my application for the shot (Repatha) was approved, I was told it was okay just to quit cold. I repeat, consult the prescribing doctor!
I use to take simvastatin about 5 years ago for high cholesterol. I took one pill a day. It made me very nauseous for several hours each day. Finally, after three weeks of nausea and severe muscle aches, I phoned my MD's office complaining of the side effects. My physician told me to stop taking the simvastatin at once. I stopped taking the medication and had no problems with not taking the pill. The nausea and muscle pains ceased also after I quit taking the simvastatin.
- Simvastatin Information for Consumers
- Simvastatin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Simvastatin (detailed)
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