1. link Lin20
    Lipitor sore muscles, muscles tendons, statins, amitriptyline, fibromyalgia
    I am now almost 12 months post 80mg Lipitor once daily which was prescribed for a possible TIA (it turned out to be a migraine with aura and cholester - 83% more...
    Lin20- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  2. link Lin20
    Hi, It has been some time since I checked this website. I am now 1yr 3mnths off Lipitor 80mg and unfortunately I am still having problems. My physicia - 91% more...
    Lin20- over a year ago
  3. link Duffer
    Just started taking Simvastatin in place of Vitorin (on primary care doctor's recommendation). In the last 4 days I have had a rash all over my body w - 57% more...
    Duffer- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Simvastatin
  4. link Swedish
    Please visit There´s lots of information about side effects and also a Forum with stories. You can also order a free news letter. Also r - 89% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  5. link Samuel333
    Terrible Side Effects
    I took Lipitor for about 2 1/2 years not because I needed it, but as a "preventative measure" on the advice of my GP. At the end of that tim - 84% more...
    Samuel333- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  6. link Rassed
    Pain after two weeks of Lipitor
    After taking Zocor for less than one year I began to experience back aches, chest pain, fatigued, difficulty breathing, dry throat, and would wake up - 79% more...
    Rassed- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Lipitor
  7. link Cc73
    Make sure you go off gradually. Red Rice Yeast is not good either. Google this article ' Why Statin Drugs -- Including Red Yeast Rice -- Should be Avo - 12% more...
    Cc73- over a year ago
  8. link Mrgee52

    My doctor tried for over five years to find a statin for my high cholesterol that produced the results that "she" wanted. I was on provachol - 90% more...
    Mrgee52- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  9. link Ukmartian
    After 5 years and trying 3-4 different statins my doctor has concluded that they do not suit me (phewww)....I am now on a different type off cholester - 86% more...
    Ukmartian- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Simvastatin
  10. link Swedish
    There are doctors/scientists who disagree with the Cholesterol Hypotesis, but they don´t have the finance to spread their views in the same way as the - 86% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  11. link Pattyrose
    Off statin drugs and using Red Yeast Rice. Works for my 91 year old father and myself! No side effects since using for the past year or so.
    Pattyrose- over a year ago
  12. link Bobby

    You are not the only one to complain of feeling older on a statin drug. Some people appear to age quickly on statins, and there is a good reason why. - 92% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  13. link Mo01sik
    rectum leakage
    Have been on 20mg as per doc because I smoke but chl was fine when perscribed and has been, now have some joint issues and rectum leakeage that did no - 9% more...
    Mo01sik- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  14. link Bobby
    Taking a statin won't compensate for any risk factors from smoking.
    Bobby- over a year ago
  15. link Rrr918
    Chantix Lexapro and Simvastatin
    I am a 62 year old male and have been taking lexapro and chantix for about 3 months. Last month my doctor added simvastatin. I have become more irrita - 59% more...
    Rrr918- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Chantix
  16. link Missouriman
    Chantix alone can cause all of this but now adding a higher does Statin can enhance the issues you are having. I think once you get off the Chantix mo - 66% more...
    Missouriman- over a year ago
  17. link Msgulfgirl
    Every muscle in my body aches,
    Because I sleep so much, my back and ribs get so sore. Also, I feel like my muscles are weakening. I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired. Does th - 95% more...
    Msgulfgirl- over a year ago - 32 Replies - in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  18. link Retireddoc
    What you are experiencing is a side effect of all statins. Looks it up under side effects of Lipitor. I suspect you have a deficiency in the P450 syst - 58% more...
    Retireddoc- over a year ago
  19. link Jinty
    Simvastatin peripheral neuropathy, mild discomfort, ovarian cancer, blood clot, statins
    I have been on 40mg simvastatin for almost a year following an operation to remove a blood clot from my right leg. I have mild discomfort in the legs - 72% more...
    Jinty- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  20. link Lonestarlady61
    I am experiencing many of the same side effects as you. I have peripheral neuropathy in my toes really bad. I have to wear shoes a half size too big s - 71% more...
    Lonestarlady61- over a year ago
  21. link Margo2542
    40mg Simvastatin
    I have been taking simvastatin for approx 6 yrs; during this time I have experienced muscle cramps in my legs. Pains in my feet making it difficult to - 57% more...
    Margo2542- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Simvastatin
  22. link Swedish
    As I have seen side effects in people close to me, I would never take a statin (Simvastain = Zocor, Lipitor, Pravachol, Mevachor etc.). They all have - 88% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  23. 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
  24. link Brian1961
    Lipitor biceps tendon rupture, statin drugs, statin drug, saga continues, have never heard
    Hey you all......the lipitor saga continues. I posted #23428 on Sept 6th. On Sept 13th I picked a 30 pound piece of fabric up at work and there was a - 84% more...
    Brian1961- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Lipitor
  25. link Psychiciii
    My brother has who is 62 had two rupture achilles tentons and a three year span. He has been on statin drugs for over at least six years. I can not us - 45% more...
    Psychiciii- over a year ago
  26. 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
  27. link Bobby
    Yes. Tendons tearing has been reported by others taking statin drugs. You are not alone. Cholesterol is a multi tasking nutrient. When we inhibit the - 63% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  28. link Mlhodges
    My experience with Welchol - Not good!
    I have had bad experiences with several statin meds, and had hoped Welchol would do the trick since my doctor said this was the last resort. Well exac - 65% more...
    Mlhodges- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Welchol
  29. link Mrscott
    By George, I think I've got it!
    Lipitor -- It didn't dawn on me until today to check to see if the Lipitor I have been taking could be what has been causing tendinitis in my knees. S - 86% more...
    Mrscott- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  30. link Swedish
    Remember- all statins have similar side effects and the list is very, very long. I have never taken statins - nor would I. Some people close to me did - 86% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  31. link Jerryg1949
    Simvastatin stomach pains, nausea
    nausea every morning, stomach pains, always tired
    Jerryg1949- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  32. link Gardenator
    Two years ago I was put on Simvastatin. I immediately had severe stomach pain non stop diarrhea and muscle pain. My doctor said to continue to take th - 79% more...
    Gardenator- over a year ago
  33. link Terrifriend
    Has anyone experienced an increase in belly fat?
    Terrifriend- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Simvastatin
  34. link Lsj
    There are a lot of people who have gained weight with simvastatin. Check out Health Central under the thread "Does a stati - 26% more...
    Lsj- over a year ago