DE side effect
Genitourinary side effects of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (i.e. Zocor) have included erectile dysfunction, impotence, and testicular pain.
Halkin, et al report a case in which use of both lovastatin and pravastatin on different occasions in the same patient led to reversible impotence. The impotence resolved within 2 weeks after discontinuation of the HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor.
- Zocor Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Zocor (detailed)
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