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... what to do for leg muscle weakness and unsteadiness from zocor (3 replies)
... however some have severe muscle aches and loss of strength, especially in the leg muscles. I took lipitor 40 mgs for 2 months and immediately noticed legs pains so reduced to 20 mgs per day for last 4 months. ... (8 replies)
... You need to report the muscle pain to your doctor immediately though. It could be rhabdomyolysis which is a known and dangerous side effect of statins, especially if you are female. ... (3 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. ... (7 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)
... 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)
... 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. ... (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)
... 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)
... Could zocor have the same side effects as Baycol and Lipitor? ... (6 replies)
... Hi, I too have severe pain in my right leg (calf, thigh & foot) from taking Zocor, Zetia and Lipitor. I have been off all statins for 6 months now but I still have severe pain if walking for an hour or less. I asked my md and of course, like everyone else said, he denies that it is the statins. WHY won't your own doctor admit the problems with these drugs and try to help you? (12 replies)
Am I alone here?
Jul 16, 2009
... Just started Zocor 20mg. My Cholesterol was 230 total, 45 hdl and 153 ldl and Im 29 years old and male. Very strong history of heart disease on both sides of family. ... (5 replies)
... Cholesterol is not the problem, inflammation is. Cholesterol merely is the bandaid that tries to repair the damage caused by the inflammation. Take vitamins B-6, B-12, Folic Acid, and Fish Oil to help control the inflammation. Study and do research and you will find that the "lower cholesterol" bandwagon has been a sham. It was based on flawed studies. Our bodies need... (3 replies)
... You're in the same boat many of us are in. I will suggest one thing ''only after you have found a alternative'', GET OFF IT! Consider seeking the help of a Holistic Doctor at first. My doctor tells me ''Take it or Die''. Same as my Plavix . Same side effects as well, so I've got a double whammy. Could'nt work either because of them. Went to Red Yeast Rice and... (3 replies)
... In the past I had severe leg muscle pains from statins. Stopped taking them and my numbers increased. Doctor tried me on Questran and that did nothing. ... (5 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)
... Yes! So did I. Especially my left calf. Every morning I hobbled out of bed with stiff muscles etc, and all day my left leg would hurt the most. I even had muscle aches in my left hand and thumb, I could barely hold a coffee cup. ... (7 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. ... (9 replies)
... I've been on Lipitor for 9 years without any noticeable extra joint or muscle pains after the first 10 days...to keep my My LDL cholesterol level is in the 60's. ... (39 replies)
... So yes the supplements likely also played a role in the lowering of TC etc, but patently the 20mg Zocor is doing its job very well. ... (26 replies)


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