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... My husband has not had any heart attacks, but was taking Lipitor at a fairly low dose, 10 mg, before the dosage was upped to 20mg. His hip and leg pain was so gradual that we did not associate it with Lipitor until the dose was increased. ... (9 replies)
... My father had exactly the same problem when he was on 40mg Zocor. He described the pain in his leg pretty much the same way, like a real bad cramp. A lot of times it would wake him up in the middle of the night. ... (7 replies)
... sound to eliminate blood clot and veins were in good shape. I have been on 40mg zocor for about one year. Could someone explain or describe the type of pain that has been attributed to the effects of this drug. ... (7 replies)

... I had the very same pain in my right front thigh when on Zocor 10mgs. I had taken the drug for a couple of years before this started in. The pain became so bad that I could not stand to even walk unless I had pressure on it. So I put an Ace bandage on it and that helped some, not much, but some. ... (7 replies)
... When I first started on Zocor 40 mg I would have leg discomfort mostly at night. I first thought it was restless leg syndrome because I just felt like I needed to keep moving them. It was sort of an achy feeling in the legs. Mine finally went away. ... (7 replies)
... cholesterol management. She has been having an increasingly difficult time walking, sometimes having to stop after just a few steps. Her legs feel extremely weak and heavy. Although she has been suffering from chronic back pain for many years, her doctors have not diagnosed any related nerve or muscle weakness in her legs. ... (1 replies)
... My bet would be that it is the Zocor. I went through dopper ultrasounds on my legs more than once and nothing was found. I believe it was the Zocor but like I said for some reason it just finally stopped. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks, NineLives. Mine is definitely an ache but only in one leg and can be quite painful at times. It is worse when I am sitting and when I first get up from a sitting postion, at night as well. Once I am moving a bit, the ache pretty well fades. ... (7 replies)
... I have been on zocor for 9 years and recently been put on vytorin. I developed arthritis last year and thought my leg and hip pain was from arthritis. I couldn't walk two blocks without pain in hip and leg. ... (18 replies)
... Well, I understand what you're saying, and I've heard doctors say pretty much the same thing. But I don't exactly buy it. Statin pain can certainly manifest itself elsewhere. Peripheral neuropathy is one good example. ... (13 replies)
... Wife was on Lipitor, Zocor, and Pravachol. The later drug caused serious sides in 2002. Symptoms were the severe muscle ache and flu like problems without the runs or upchucks. Research at the time suggested "STATINS" were the problem. ... (13 replies)
... I had similar leg pain with Lipitor, then the doctor switched me to Zocor which gave me pain in the left forearm. The Zocor was accompanied by dizziness and gross lethargy. It took about two weeks to get over this after stopping the use of Zocor. ... (2 replies)
... Lenin and NHone, thank you for your replies. We are still leaning toward the Zocor as being the culprit. Four years ago he was put on either Crestor or lipitor and had the same shoulder pain. He went off it because the pain was just too bothersome, as soon as he stopped the meds the pain went away. ... (9 replies)
... You are now reading true side effects of leg pain that first started in my shoulders and then to my arms, thighs, and calfs. ... (39 replies)
... I know where you are coming from and I experienced muscle problems on zocor...by the way if you can't take 1 statin you can't take any of them cause they will all act the same.... ... (3 replies)
... ainable muscle pains. After a short period of time, I was put on Zocor, which I quit taking about a month ago. I had developed peripheral neuropathy in both feet and both hands shortly after starting statins . NO REASON for the neuropathy was ever found after numerous tests by a neurologist. ... (13 replies)
... Most of the side effects are believed to be a consequence of the metabolism of the drugs, and each is metabolized a bit differently. People who have problems with lipitor may not have any on a different statin. ... (8 replies)
... I am in better health and have a higher exercise capacity in spite of heart disease . ... (39 replies)
... My doctors kept trying different statins even after I complained of problems each time. Very frustrating and disconcerting. ... (17 replies)
... My brother started having problems on Zocor. Was switched to Crestor and he got even worse. He complained of lower back and leg pain. ... (8 replies)


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