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

Posted 28 Oct 2011 by meyati 24 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 ...

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

Posted 13 Aug 2009 by tyrkeltaubbella 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?

Is there a difference between simvistatin & pravastatin?

Posted 30 Jan 2012 by Menoe1 1 answer

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

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

Posted 26 Aug 2009 by jayrae 2 answers

... 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

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

Posted 26 Mar 2014 by Jo-anneandrew 4 answers

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 ...

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

Posted 1 Apr 2012 by dfee 6 answers

... 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 side affect that bothers me the most.I'm going to see my doctor for my yearly physical and wanted ...

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

Posted 2 Jul 2013 by dredscott 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 ...

Can you take TABLETS of grapefruit in morning while on 10mg of simvastatin taken at bedtime?

Posted 53 minutes ago by JC5 0 answers

Tablets not grapefruit or juice, if cannot take, what can be substituted for the tablets?

Can simvastatin cause vaginal itching ?

Posted 25 Oct 2017 by littleoakley 1 answer

I started taking this med 3 days ago and started having vaginal itching yesterday

Does Norvasc cause constipation? I have never had constipation until I started this medication?

Posted 23 Sep 2017 by Ks092059 1 answer

I also take simvastatin but never suffered with constipation until I started Norvasc?

I stopped taking simvastatin for at least a week because the refills ran out and I needed to get lab

Posted 3 Sep 2017 by J Stokes127 1 answer

... work done before it could be refilled, while I was off of it I noticed I had pressure on my bladder to urinate more often especially during the night. Why did I feel like that?

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