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

Posted 28 Oct 2011 26 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 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?

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

Posted 26 Mar 2014 6 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 ...

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

Posted 26 Aug 2009 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

Is there a difference between simvistatin & pravastatin?

Posted 30 Jan 2012 1 answer

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

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 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 ...

I accidentally took my morning meds tonight. Do I take my night meds now?Do I skip am meds in morn?

Posted 14 Nov 2015 5 answers

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

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

Posted 2 Jul 2013 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 Simvastatin 40 mg cause acute joint pain I ache all over and getting worse?

Posted 18 Apr 2013 4 answers

I have been taking 40mg Simvastatin for approx 10 years and just thought it was told my acute aches and pains could be through the Simvastatin.

Can Ibuprofen and/or Tylenol be taken safely with simvastatin 20 mg?

Posted 12 Apr 2010 2 answers

I am having some oral surgery done and will be sedated. I was given one Ibuprofen and one Tylenol to take the morning of my sedation. I just started taking simvastatin a week ago. Is it safe to take these together? I take my simvastatin in the evening and will be sedated in the morning.

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

Posted 6 Jun 2011 4 answers

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?

Simvastatin - Does anyone know how long it is before the medication starts to work?

Posted 1 Dec 2011 1 answer

I'd like to know how long after starting on the medication will I start to see results.

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