1. link Srini0101
    I am loosing my vision because of Lipitor
    I am a 45 year old male of South Asian descent residing in Canada. I was diagnosed with high cholestrol 4 years back and was put on 20mg of Lipitor. W - 90% more...
    Srini0101- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Lipitor
  2. link Will the Life Saver
    I'll keep this real simple. Lipitor does more than just that to you as a side effect. It's real job is to mask the problem not take care of it. There - 92% more...
    Will the Life Saver- over a year ago
  3. link Rico1968
    simvastatin for four mounths
    after four mounths i had muscle pain, joints pain, urine like cola, i gain 15 kg. When i told to my GP he tried to put me on another statin and i refu - 70% more...
    Rico1968- over a year ago - in Simvastatin
  4. link Dutchgal5043
    Simvastatin simvastatin, stage 3 breast cancer, nagging cough, unexplained problems, diet exercise
    I am a 59 yo female and have been taking Simvastatin for approx 6 months. I have been having a lot of unexplained problems but after reading something - 86% more...
    Dutchgal5043- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Simvastatin
  5. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Recovering from statin poisoning can take a long time. You will get better. Best to you.
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  6. link Drmike4777
    Hi rdick8, Approximately, 3 years ago, a local cardiologist almost killed me, when he prescribed 80mg of Simvastatin. I have never been so weak. Fortu - 97% more...
    Drmike4777- over a year ago - in Simvastatin
  7. link Fairley
    raised cholestorol with lipitor
    was put onto Fenofibrate for raised cholosterol many years ago and levels remained around 5.2,to 5.8 for years.Then under "goverment guidelines&q - 70% more...
    Fairley- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  8. link Mewwhite
    Simvastatin nausea, cholesterol, statin side effects, simvastatin, heart attacks
    I have been taking Simvastatin 20 mg. for about two and 1/2 months now. It really lowered my Cholesterol but I have been extremely fatigued and now I - 30% more...
    Mewwhite- over a year ago - 10 Replies - in Simvastatin
  9. link Rdick8
    I was prescribed this med 20MG in Oct. 2010 and took for 2.5 wks and I along w/my husband noticed a big mood change. I quit taking it and still have o - 85% more...
    Rdick8- over a year ago
  10. link Arsenio
    Spasms and muscle cramps
    I have been on lipitor for a couple of years...Just lately I realized that the leg cramps and muscle spasms in my rib cage, arms and legs was worse. G - 73% more...
    Arsenio- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lipitor
  11. link Jellibean
    You can also use Quellitall for the cramps. It shouldn't interact with your statin.
    Jellibean- over a year ago
  12. link Tm_9
    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
  13. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Mate I had the same as you but over a far longer period. Make sure you educate yourself with the incredibly wonderful items from doctors and cardiolog - 84% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  14. link Garethjones
    Simvastatin shoulder pain, acute pain, capability, gp, dangerous drugs
    80 mg prescribed over 18mth period - shoulder pain began after one year - acute pain at night', diminishing rotational capability during the day. Seco - 69% more...
    Garethjones- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Simvastatin
  15. link Lmyatt
    If you have not already found Dr. Duane Graveline's information about the statins and their side effects, please look them up. Simvastatin caused memo - 80% more...
    Lmyatt- over a year ago
  16. link Dohbet
    Pain at back of my neck
    I've been taking lipitor and has been on and off. Everytime I take it, my muscle started to get weak. The latest effect of lipitor started when I turn - 78% more...
    Dohbet- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  17. link Swedish
    All statins (Simvastatin = Zocor, Lipitor, Pravachol, Crestor etc) have similar side effects. If you want to learn more about them read patient storie - 90% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  18. link Neikolaya
    Grouchy, anxious
    I wasn't excited about taking medication of any kind, but my doctor was concerned by my high cholesterol and that it could lead to a stroke. Well I ha - 63% more...
    Neikolaya- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Simvastatin
  19. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Your emotional issues are very clearly defined and warned as a reported side effect of statin medication at the NZ Govt website Medsafe = FDA. I had s - 37% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  20. link Ruralex
    What were your cholesterol numbers.... HDL, LDL, and Triglycerides? Perhaps a change in diet. Statin drugs can cause all sorts of side effects.
    Ruralex- over a year ago
  21. link Mammacheryl
    Bleeding sinuses
    I have been on simvastatin for a little over 4 years. I never put 2 and 2 together until my son read on the internet about the side effects. I was hav - 62% more...
    Mammacheryl- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  22. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    As time goes by you may suffer some withdrawal symptoms, I did. Also you will probably become a lot more aware of other symptoms you suffered but neve - 32% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  23. link Lizardr
    How long does it take to get Lipitor out of your system?
    Been taking 10mg lipitor for 3 mos. have experienced several side effects recently, so I'm taking myself off of it. It has been 2 days and the severe - 65% more...
    Lizardr- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Lipitor
  24. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Just time I'm afraid, some heal 100% fast, others like myself will never fully recover to where we were. My Aunty has had it, my mother has it, my unc - 34% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  25. link Muggyann
    Liipitor brain shrinkage
    My husband has been on Lipitor and simivastatin for several years. The first sign of trouble was shoulder and neck pain and pain in his feet (Gout) af - 84% more...
    Muggyann- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lipitor
  26. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Hi had every thing you mention here plus a heap more. I ended up at the mental health crisis unit. I ceased statins in Dec 2007, I am not fully restor - 88% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  27. link Librarian1988

    Mason10 What a nightmare you went through. If you had not had a father with an M.D., where would you be now? I went off Lisinopril 40 mg (And why am I - 88% more...
    Librarian1988- over a year ago - in Lisinopril
  28. link Librarian1988
    Lisinopril side effects doc blows off
    I got a new doctor. I have had high BP managed with Catapres. She put me on Lisinopril. I told her I didn't want an ACE-inhibitor because of side effe - 89% more...
    Librarian1988- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lisinopril
  29. link Librarian1988
    Wcarp, Thank you for the Web information. I am already going to try these things since I found the advice in a book, Cholesterol Cures by the Editors - 76% more...
    Librarian1988- over a year ago
  30. link Gws99
    Simvastatin and Omeprazole side effects
    I'm a 51 year old male and have been taking cholesterol medication for over 20 years, and was switched to 40 mg Zocor (Simvastatin) many years ago. A - 93% more...
    Gws99- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  31. link Garyj
    I started 20 mg of Prilosec in 1997. (I'm 56 years old now) I never had any side effects from that. In 2002 I needed cholestrol lowering medicine so I - 92% more...
    Garyj- over a year ago