Lowering high cholesterol and triglycerides in certain patients. It also increases high-density lipoprotein (HDL, “good”) cholesterol levels. It is used along with an appropriate diet. It is used in certain patients to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death due to coronary heart disease. It is also used to reduce the need for medical procedures to open blocked blood vessels. It is also used in certain patients to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, blood vessel blockage, or chest pain caused by angina. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

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Zocor Discussions

  1. link Jusalittlefaith
    Zocor ????
    i was on lipator for about 1 month until I just could take the muscle pain in my legs and arms,I call my Dr. he took me off for a month and started me - 82% more...
    Jusalittlefaith- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zocor
  2. link Tm_9
    STOP TAKING ZOCOR NOW.
    Nine years ago my father was prescribed Zocor by a VA doctor and a few months later he began to have aches all over. He had just gotten blood work don - 87% more...
    Tm_9- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Zocor
  3. link Rosanne0741
    Zocor red yeast rice, myelin sheath, simvastatin, sciatica, 9 months
    I have been on Simvastatin for 9 months and red yeast rice for three....one year total. Now have several sciatica in my leg. Could the reduction in th - 19% more...
    Rosanne0741- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zocor
  4. link Babsben
    Zocor and Heart Palpitations
    I started taking Zocor about 3 weeks ago and now notice that I have heart palpitations. Is this a side effect of this drug?
    Babsben- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Zocor
  5. link Kentuckylady
    Zocor muscle problems, active sports, leg pain, tendon, jog
    Is there any help out there? Doctor put me on Zocor and started having a lot of leg pain and begin to feel as though I could not walk. Knees would go - 87% more...
    Kentuckylady- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zocor
  6. link Nana3510
    Zocor thigh pain, arm pain, simvastatin, statin, toothache
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    Nana3510- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Zocor
  7. link Berndrudiger
    Bernie Birk
    I have been on Lipitor for several years recently switched to Zocor seem to be gaining weight. Is this a side effect?
    Berndrudiger- over a year ago - in Zocor
  8. link Law134
    Zocor total hip replacements, side effects of zocor, long periods of time, own two feet, high blood pressure
    I started taking Zocor in 2001 or 2002 after fighting with my doctor on the issue because “I didn’t want to take another pill!” I had been trying to l - 89% more...
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  9. link Kdberg
    Zocor upper thigh pain, arm pain, symtom, mads, medicine
    i am a 53 year old female,started zocor in late 2007.doctor started me at 10mg.then 20 then 40.I have always had muscle aches but blamed it on my age. - 68% more...
    Kdberg- over a year ago - in Zocor
  10. link Donald14624
    Zocor leg muscles, statin, legs, flying pigs, cholestrol
    Zocor has ruined my leg muscles. I can barely walk now. My legs have very little strength. My Doctor took me off Zocor and I am now on Niaspan, not a - 5% more...
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