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 are: hypertension, which is now under control. swollen feet with oedema on occasions. otherwise health is good. continuing to diet and exercise, weight loss has reached 12lbs and losing. Diet is good, drinking is moderate, non smoker, quite a sedentary job.