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Posted 28 Oct 2011 by meyati • 21 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 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?
Posted 12 Jan 2012 by Phony add • 4 answers
Posted 30 Jan 2012 by Menoe1 • 1 answer
My doc switched me to sim when he found my cholesterol was still high.
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
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 ...
Posted 26 Mar 2014 by Jo-anneandrew • 3 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 ...
Posted 6 May 2012 by stevecst • 2 answers
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 ...
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Posted 21 Aug 2016 by helerine22 • 3 answers
a rash has occurred on both legs from the feet up to the thigh. this happened probably when the dose was doubled by the gp. the rash does not itch but looks angry and very red. it seems to be increasing at a rate. the reason for starting simvastatin was due to a dizzy spell. data on health issues ...
Posted 24 Aug 2016 by airsue • 0 answers
Including Simvastin for Choloresterol. I am very worried, can these drugs interact badly with the Tegretol ? I dont want to get sick.
Posted 23 Jul 2016 by Ronroshong • 0 answers
I am taking 20 mg of Simvastatin at bedtime. The last time was 17 hours ago. I just finished 1/4 of a small grapefruit, thinking it was a large orange. My wife verified that it was indeed a grapefruit. Is there any danger to me now because of this. Or will there be a problem, when I take my next 20 ...
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