13 Apr 2010
Depends on which cholesterol (LDL or triglycerides) is high for you ... that'll indicate if another class of medicine would work to lower that particular cholesterol. If LDL cholesterol is high then statins are the most effective in lowering that ... and if constipation is the only side effect you are experiencing I would encourage you to keep on taking simvastatin ... even if it means that you need to take something to relieve the constipation.
- Simvastatin Information for Consumers
- Simvastatin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Simvastatin (detailed)
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... you stop using the drug, and does it cause permanent harm?
1 answer • 11 Jul 2010
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I have been taking Liptor with no side effects but just starting taking Simvastatin and feel dizzy, warm, nausea and tingly. However, these side ...
1 answer • 13 Dec 2010
I started a small dose of Wellbutrin (not SR or XL) a week ago and the only unpleasant side effect I have is constipation (with upper GI discomfort). ...
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I started to experience this after about 2 weeks of taking the drug. I also noticed that there is a slight decrease in appetite especially with ...
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