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What are the side effects of statins?

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. I've really been nauseous too. I've almost been thinking of asking the doctor for something for... read more

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?

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, which was totally out of character. Simvastatin Destroyed my Work life & nearly my relationship... read more

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 in them. When I stopped the statins there was great improvement! Will all statins do this for me or... read more

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

Simvastatin - has anyone experienced swelling in ankles and legs while taking this?

Since I started Simvastatin 40mg each night I now have a lot of swelling in my legs, even in am. It has gotten really bad with skin over my ankles stretched tight, even when I first wake up in am. Has anyone else had this happen with this medication?

Does Simvastatin cause Anxiety like symptoms?

I was put on 20mg Simvastatin With 5mg Bystolic to lower my cholesterol that the total was 245 on Jan. 12, 2010 four days later I was in the ER with what I thought was heart attack symptoms, but after the cardiac enzymes, chest xray, and ekg came back negative, the ER found out I had Anxiety... read more

Is Tylenol OK to take if you are taking Simvastatin?

I'm taking a Blood Pressure medicine and Tylenol is the only thing I can take for aches and pain. Is Tylenol compatable with Simvastatin?

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 joint pain and xray showed inflamation in thumb joint and little finger

Can any of the following medications cause a false positive of a drug test: bupropion, fenofibrate,?

... meloxicam, AndroGel, simvastatin, orphenadrine, Alendronate sodium. I am getting false positives for marijuana, and I don't use marijuana

Relationship between statins and valerian root?

I wish to take a sleep aid supplement, Valerian Root, to help with my insomnia problems. I take simvistatin and have been told that taking this drug in conjunction with valerian root is not advisable. Is this true? Is it safe to mix the two? Thanks for your help.

I take Simvastatin 20 mg once a day will this cause shortness of breath?

I can't do anything physical without running out of breath

I am now taking losartan and simvastatin for my high blood pressure. Can this hurt me?

Could the Vioxx that I took before in 2003 have caused the problem I am now having with high blood pressure? It is sometimes 197/127.

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