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... what to do for leg muscle weakness and unsteadiness from zocor (3 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)
... 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)

... 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)
... 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. ... (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)
... Could zocor have the same side effects as Baycol and Lipitor? ... (6 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)
... 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)
... 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. ... (9 replies)
... I was taking Zocor 10 mgs and there was no problem from it. Then I was told to start taking 20 mgs and my back started hurting terribly so I went back to 10 mgs. ... (26 replies)
... off statins for the past six years. I started on Zocor, but was taken off after approximately 3 years due to unexplainable muscle pains. After a short period of time, I was put on Zocor, which I quit taking about a month ago. ... (13 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)
... er 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. Are any other users of Zocor familiar with these symptoms? ... (1 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)
... 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)
... 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)


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