Cholesterol

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  1. link Oldnurse
    Hair loss, insomnia, leg pain, depression
    I have taken my last dose of Lipitor! I can no longer deal with the insomnia - I wake every night at midnight and spend half my life exhausted, unable - 77% more...
    Oldnurse- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  2. link Garyvt
    Headaches, ringing in ears, malaise...
    I've been on Lipitor for 7 years. Just turned 52 and I am now getting symptoms of headaches, ringing in ears and malaise. Doc said I have a sinus infe - 57% more...
    Garyvt- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  3. link Swedish
    I have never taken statins - nor would I. My father and two other people close to me did and I saw their suffering, but then- before the Internet - I - 87% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  4. link Paininthigh
    Simvastatin Side Effect
    After about 3 months on 40mg of Simvastatin, I have extreme pain in my left hip, left thigh, and left knee. I can't walk unless I use a cane. My othop - 47% more...
    Paininthigh- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  5. link Fordangelina40
    simvastatin statins side effects simvastatin side effects normal cholesterol levels
    Fordangelina40- over a year ago
  6. link Don5830
    5 mg simvastatin problems
    I started with this low dose and after several months, started having cramping in my hands and feet. Stopped taking Simvastatin and the problems went - 74% more...
    Don5830- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Simvastatin
  7. link Fordangelina40
    i want to share this ifo with you : simvastatin statins side effects simvastatin side effects normal cholesterol levels
    Fordangelina40- over a year ago
  8. link Swedish
    All statins have similar side effects. They can appear sooner - or later. Not all doctors/scientists agree with the Cholesterol Hypotesis. Peoples clo - 78% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  9. link Worryworrywart
    Should I even be taking Lisinopril?
    My bp was initially 155/94 then when I got to the Dr. it was 133/101. I do have high cholesterol 238 and am 20-25 pounds overweight. I had been told o - 78% more...
    Worryworrywart- over a year ago - 9 Replies - in Lisinopril
  10. link Mitcharlie

    OMG I have been taking 40mg Simvastatin for around 6 months now due to high cholesterol 7.2 and all of a sudden (well over time) my muscles joints and - 87% more...
    Mitcharlie- over a year ago - in Simvastatin
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. link Lmyatt
    Memory loss, aches, pains, increased hostility, severe nasal congestion
    I experienced memory loss, increased aches and pains, depression, increased anger and hostility, and severe nasal congestion while on simvastatin. Whe - 85% more...
    Lmyatt- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  14. link Cyn89
    Tenderness over thorax area
    I am using Lipitor for about 10 years and am also experiencing severe lower back pain and muscle pains. Lately I have tenderness over the rib cage are - 43% more...
    Cyn89- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  15. link Highsierra
    I have been on Lipitor for 10+ years. For the past few years I get a recurrance of pain in my lower back (near kidneys) and my lower side. I also have - 80% more...
    Highsierra- over a year ago
  16. 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
  17. link Bobby
    Whoa! Who told you that Zocor would prevent plaque build up? Sorry, but most statins use wording like "has not been shown to prevent heart diseas - 60% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. link Bobby
    Yes. One of the physiological functions of cholesterol is to help build the myelin sheath which is a protective layer over the nerves. Statins inhibit - 56% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  22. 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
  23. link Bobby
    Some people taking statins do appear to age quickly. I believe the reason for this accelerated aging is due to how statins block an important metaboli - 37% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. link Swedish
    You can consider yourself lucky that you react quickly to statins. Then it`s easy to see the connection and stop. I have never taken any - nor would I - 90% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  27. link Tjacobson
    Simvastatin hair loss, potassium chloride, statin drugs, demadex, baby fine
    Has anyone had hair loss? I have been on Simvastatin for 30 days adn I noticed hair loss.
    Tjacobson- over a year ago - 14 Replies - in Simvastatin
  28. link Pepper12
    Its the Simvastatin, I called the FDA and they said all Statins cause hair loss it take away the cholesterol that is a vital part of growing hair, I q - 72% more...
    Pepper12- over a year ago
  29. link Oldchina
    ringing in ears
    58 yr old female, never had it before and now experiencing constant buzzing (static) in my ears. I finally decided to go on-line to check our simvista - 37% more...
    Oldchina- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Simvastatin
  30. link Swedish
    I had a close friend who suffered from the same side effect and many others. Personally, I donĀ“t worry about my cholesterol and would not take this ty - 89% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago