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  1. 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
  2. link Bobby
    The brain is the one organ most dependent upon cholesterol to function properly. Cholesterol plays an important role on nerve function. A deficiency i - 68% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. link Manchild49010
    I am sorry to hear about your father. I too suffered the same experience(minus heart attack) from taking the 80mg dose of Zocor prescribed by the VA i - 88% more...
    Manchild49010- over a year ago
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. link Millieapril
    Depression may be an adverse side-effect of medicines or anaesthetics
    Depression is reported as an adverse side effect of many every day medicines, including drugs for infections, inflamation,acne, anti-malaria, choleste - 86% more...
    Millieapril- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Depression
  9. link Sharron
    scared now
    I tried first Lipitor, then Pravastin and could not tolerate them. Now my doctor has prescribed Welchol. After reading all the complaints people have - 76% more...
    Sharron- over a year ago - in Welchol
  10. 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
  11. link Joanz
    Wow. I was on 20mg Lipitor for 1-1/2 months. My eyelids started drying up. Very flaky and purplish/red on the lids after about 3 weeks into Lipitor. T - 84% more...
    Joanz- over a year ago
  12. link Hikerdadlvp
    Vytorin tiny fragments, muscle pains, doctor didn, ran one, marathons
    Healthy 46 year old male with total cholesterol 250 and 4.5 ratio started vytorin at a VERY small dose (broke 10mg tablet into 4 tiny fragments to app - 69% more...
    Hikerdadlvp- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Vytorin
  13. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    A cholesterol count of 250 in a 46 yr male is perfect. A cholesterol count of 350 in a 66 yr female is perfect. CHOLESTEROL IS NOT CANCER, mothers mil - 15% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  14. link Ukmartian
    NOW OFF STATINS
    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
  15. link Oldcarpetcleaner
    Medsafe, which is NZ = of FDA has warned about ALL cholesterol lowering medicines not just statins. High cholesterol = high quality of life. Low chole - 67% more...
    Oldcarpetcleaner- over a year ago
  16. link Pitbulllover2
    Wellbutrin sleep apnea, sleep, technical difficulty, wellbutrin, welbutrin
    would anyone who has experienced sleep apnea since being on wellbutrin, please let me know? pitbull lover2
    Pitbulllover2- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Wellbutrin
  17. link Inkspring
    When I started taking 300 mg Bupropion XL (generic Wellbutrin XL), I felt like my throat was tight, almost like it closed a bit. I also feel slight sh - 91% more...
    Inkspring- over a year ago
  18. link Debbiedu
    Simvastatin metallic taste in mouth, numbness, simvastatin, metallic taste, cottage cheese
    Has anyone had mouth numbness or metallic taste in mouth? My mouth feels chalky.
    Debbiedu- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Simvastatin
  19. link Deane1951
    I have visited my doctor today with the same problem. Not just the bad taste but a sickly feeling most of the time. Glad to say he has taken me off Si - 42% more...
    Deane1951- over a year ago
  20. link Wmartin
    simvastatin and levothyroxine
    I am taking both of these and the statin appears to be negating the thyroxine is this possible?
    Wmartin- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  21. link Glynisrose
    You should not be taking statins if you are on thyroxine of any kind. Generally the reason why cholesterol is raised is because your thyroid isn't wor - 58% more...
    Glynisrose- over a year ago
  22. link Nomoreloestrin
    Loestrin 24 Fe migraine sufferer, extreme nausea, loestrin 24, stressful situation, topamax
    I have been on Loestrin 24 for 2 years!! And I am finally getting off... and so happy to find this site! I have had to be put on Topamax because my mi - 85% more...
    Nomoreloestrin- over a year ago - 24 Replies - in Loestrin 24 Fe
  23. link Sandy888
    I was taking this pill for just 5-6 mos when my blood-panel results showed sudden jump in cholesterol and low thyroid ! I NEVER ever had high choleste - 88% more...
    Sandy888- over a year ago
  24. link Mariee64
    Simvastatin aching hips, arthritis in the knee, heart stress, leg function, high potency
    I am 43 yr old woman and have been on simvastatin on and off for the past 3yrs, it's only since coming across this website that I have actually manage - 97% more...
    Mariee64- over a year ago - 16 Replies - in Simvastatin
  25. link Susiejeanne
    March 1, 2011--Hello everyone. My simvastatin story is different but I thought I should share it with you. I have been on only 5mg of it for about 1 1 - 87% more...
    Susiejeanne- over a year ago
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. link Ilbvacumin
    Simvastatin muscle and joint pain, withdrawal effects, blurry vision, walking stick, zocor
    I'm a 54 year old female prescribed 10 mg zocor(simvastatin) for slightly elevated cholesterol. Took it for 7 months before I clued in to the cause of - 85% more...
    Ilbvacumin- over a year ago - 147 Replies - in Simvastatin
  30. link Dloac
    D,Lo AC: I took the red yeast rice for a few months but it did not reduce my choleaterol enough. I am 54yo in good general health. I try to eat health - 68% more...
    Dloac- over a year ago
  31. link Wicca101
    concerns about Lipidor
    Hi, my boyfriend was recently put on Lipidor by his doctor, the doctor said that he has 20% chance to get an heart attack by the time he is 60 (he is - 76% more...
    Wicca101- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  32. link Swedish
    I care because I had a close friend who was on Simvastatin for several years. I have never taken it myself - nor would I. He aged prematurely in many - 90% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  33. link Colden
    Short-term Memory Loss and Tinnitus
    Wellbutrin worked well (which is why I took it for so long) for my PMS-type depression but caused me to lose the ability to hold short-term memories a - 83% more...
    Colden- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Wellbutrin