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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?

Is viagra safe to take after bypass surgery?

Posted 10 Feb 2010 1 answer

Six months ago I had triple bypass surgery,all went great no other problems or complactions.I do not take nitrates,but I am on zocor and blood pressure medication,toprol.Fifty year old with no other health issues . Maybe the blood pressure meds or something I dont know but things just dont seem to ...

What foods are you not suppose to eat with Cymbalta?

Posted 12 Apr 2011 2 answers

It was on the news, that you can't eat grapefruit, while taking zocor. If you eat grapefruit alo,t like my mom, it can kill you.

Muscle pain in large muscles upper arms, back of legs?

Posted 24 Nov 2012 2 answers

I've been taking Zocor and have stopped per my doc. Had some blood work done already and it all came back fine except the inflamation blood test was a little high.

I'm on Crestor 5 mg. Have taken Zocor, Tricore, and Lipitor (Lipitor 3 times)?

Posted 20 Oct 2009 5 answers

I have had muscle problems with all. Crestor now has me almost a cripple. Wake up at night with terrible leg pain. Muscle cramps and general weakness. Can hardly walk. Have to lean on a cart at the groc. store. I am stopping it tonight. I feel like I am 91 instead of 71. What can I do about high ...

Are 20mg. Lipitor and 40mg. Zocor essentially the same?

Posted 20 Feb 2011 1 answer

I changed Drs. and my new one doesn't care for Lipitor (not sure why). He said he preferred tp prescribe Zocor and, since my lab work was pending and I was out of meds, he reached into a desk drawer and pulled a small booklet out and cross referenced what a like dose of Zocor would be to 20mg. ...

What is zocor used for?

Posted 19 Jan 2010 2 answers

Which drugs should I take before breakfast and how long before eating?

Posted 3 Feb 2011 3 answers

Benecar htz, synthroid, limectal, lyrica, Glucafage,cymbalta,zocor,nuvigil,aromisin, vit D , vit B, Multiple vit,Biotin,vit E is morning Ok or should some be taken in the eve, with supper or bedtime?

Why do they recommend taking zocor at night?

Posted 19 Mar 2011 1 answer

Husband has had stents placed and now on new meds and has a rash, what could be causing it?

Posted 30 Jul 2012 2 answers

Side Effect - Looking for help for my husband. He had medicated stints placed on Thursday. He has since come home and gotten severe rash over his entire body. The put him on Plavix, Lisinorpil, Matroprolol, & Zocor. Looks like the Lisinopril could be the problem or even the Plavix. We have been ...

How do I get off of Lorazepam 1mg daily? I began taking it four weeks ago?

Posted 19 Sep 2009 1 answer

My doctor began giving it to me the week of my heart by-pass surgery. I also take Avapro for blood pressure, Zocor for cholesterol, and metoprolol ER Succinate. I can go about 24 hours without taking the lorazepam. I get sweats, flushed face, burning in arms, and over-all anxiety. I feel I have no ...

Allopurinol - Are there any known interactions with Cozar or Zocor (Simvastatin)?

Posted 25 Sep 2009 1 answer

I have been taking Cozar (50mg) and Zocor (20mg) for 2+ years and recently started Allopurinol to prevent recurrence of gout. Do either of these medicines interact with Allopurinol and cause any side effects?

Do you take your lopid with a statin?

Posted 18 Apr 2010 3 answers

i just started on lopid this morning. both my doctor and pharmacist told me to keep taking zocor along with lopid. has anyone been told the same thing? also, are you having any problems with legs or nausea? thanks for any help you can give me.

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