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Posted 28 Oct 2011 by • 22 answers
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. I've really been nauseous too. I've almost been thinking of asking the doctor for something for ...
Posted 20 Nov 2014 by • 3 answers
... I've read that - to some - it doesn't matter and to others, it's best to take it at bedtime... I'm about to start this medication and I'm trying to figure out this thing when to take it. Thank you!
Posted 13 Aug 2009 by • 7 answers
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 30 Dec 2011 by • 3 answers
what will happen if you stop taking lipitor cold turkey
Posted 26 Jul 2013 by • 1 answer
Popular Statin Drug Lipitor causes Type II Diabetes in Women ◦digg ◦ ◦ 5775EmailShare Some women taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for high cholesterol problems developed type II diabetes, an unexpected side effect of the medication. Lipitor Fails Users Who Trusted the Safety of the Drug Somet ...
Posted 2 Jul 2013 by • 5 answers
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 in them. When I stopped the statins there was great improvement! Will all statins do this for me or ...
Posted 30 Apr 2016 by • 1 answer
I am regular drinker and my doctor Recommend me today .i am afraid to take this medicine. My doctor knows my drinking habit but he recommended this drug
Posted 8 Jul 2013 by • 1 answer
Posted 20 hours ago by • 2 answers
Been taking Lipitor and Lyrica for years. Now experiencing soreness in joints and muscles. also cramping in calves. wearing compression stocking to supposedly help.
Posted 16 days ago by • 3 answers
My current heart and primary care doctors havery never heard of this drug. Each said they would look into it but that has been over 6 months ago. Since then, they both steer away from the topic whenever I bring it up. Also, what type of doctor would be the most likely to prescribe the drug? I have ...
Posted 10 Oct 2010 by • 1 answer
I was taking 10mg of Crestor PO daily. I recently switched to Pravastatin and the MD ordered 40mg PO daily. I was wondering if Pravastatin is really that much less potent and is this the bottom dose?
Posted 5 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 5 Feb 2017 by • 1 answer
My doctor was unaware of this (I think he's a very good and conscientious doctor), and couldn't find a reference to it in a computer trawl. I'm 69 and 10 months, and otherwise using the drug happily.
Posted 12 Jan 2017 by • 3 answers
Is it best in the morning or evening and why is this so?
Posted 10 Sep 2012 by • 2 answers
Constant constipation and muscle weakness. Never had high cholesterol. Was put on drug after blocked artery in abdominal aorta
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