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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 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 ...

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 left hand has joint pain and xray showed inflamation in thumb joint and little finger

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

My mom has been taking 20 mg of simvastatin can it cause a UTI?

Posted 30 Sep 2016 by robertsj 0 answers

the hospital put her on 40 mg of pravastatin but forgot to give us the new script. Called hospital and they said to take the simvastatin. Doesn't make sense why not just tell us to have her resume simvastatin?

Can you stop simvastatin immediately if you get a nasty rash?

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 ...

I take Tegretol XR for seizures, and Geodon and Zoloft for Dipolar. Disorder and Simvastatin?

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.

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