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... I was taking 40 mg of Simvastatin for the past 3 years. In June of this year, I weaned myself off of them because I was having severe muscle aches. ... (6 replies)
... I was taking 20 mg. of simvastatin, but only for about 6 weeks. I didnt like the way I felt. I just watch my intake of fat/sugar/salt now more closely. However, my local health store doctor reommended something called serraflazyme, which is supposed to help clean out the circulatory system. I take 10 mg. a.m. and 10 mg. p.m. It's an enzyme and I have no ill effects from... (6 replies)
... Does anyone know if there are health issues involved If I stop taking Simvastatin? I have been taking 20 MG a day for about 5 years. (6 replies)

... you, I was a healthy person with just a problem with cholesterol, mainly my triglycerides. In the last few months that has completely changed. I feel that this Simvastatin that I have been on for the last couple of years may be doing something to me that is affecting my organs. When I asked my Dr. ... (30 replies)
... You will see a noticable differance in how you feel with in the first 24 hours after stopping it altogether. For me it was like walking from the dark into the daylight. WOW! ... (6 replies)
... patients in the United Kingdom with coronary disease, other occlusive arterial disease, or diabetes. Patients were randomly assigned to receive either 40mg of simvastatin per day or a placebo. ... (54 replies)
Ed With Zocor
Nov 16, 2004
... old man. Jackson reported five cases of ED with simvastatin at doses of 10 and 20 mg. Sexual function was restored within 1 week of stopping the drug. Two patients were rechallenged and impotence recurred. ... (21 replies)
... Hello all I am 59 and have been on a statin for years (Simvastatin). For a while I did notice leg muscle fatigue whilst doing aqua aerobics but started on CoQ10 and it seemed to improve Since then I have had my gallbladder removed (4 yrs ago) and suffer acid/bile reflux Recently I have had right upper quadrant pain, for the last 2 mths. I had asked to change from... (3 replies)
... I have been on simvastatin 40mg per day for around a year now. My total cholesterol levels have dropped from 8.2 to 4.6, which I am pretty pleased with. ... (19 replies)
... also to the point that I forgot where I was while driving. My memory returned to normal within two weeks of stopping the Simvastatin. My Dr. explained that cholesterol does not cross the brain barrier. ... (5 replies)
... I went off it because it was starting to raise my glucose levels above normal which I felt was worse than the high LDL. My glucose dropped like a stone after stopping the niaspan so I am glad I went off it. ... (9 replies)
Abnormal ck level
Aug 19, 2011
... Based on my overall situation we are stopping the Zocor altogether and waiting six months and taking another set of tests to see what has changed. ... (3 replies)
... 4-6-11 Seems previous threads on this subject are now closed, so, a new one. Doing a search for bad effects, I found that Simvastatin (Zocor) often (always?) causes a very bad b.o., (lasting at least 10 months after stopping it according to one poster) and sometimes muscle weakness/pain, kidney damage that can be fatal, eye damage, and I believe it said liver... (5 replies)
... My husband is already thin, eats decently well (hardly ever anything sweet, lots of fruits, vegs, little red meat, not alot of dairy, etc), and I had him quit taking his simivestan before to NO avail, His numbers shot right up there where it scared me, we were so disappointed ! The Doc prescribes 40mg a day, but he does fine taking 10-15mg a day (all numbers within... (6 replies)
... you misunderstood me. im not on statins. im taking krill oil, garlic, niacin. eating better and exercising. its my friend that said the same thing. how how much better she feels now. but what does your doctor say. is your cholestrol going up again. so confusing to me. why would anyone want bad side effects. (6 replies)
... why did you stop. a friend stop hers about a month ago. and saids she feels so much better. no aching pains. so many people saids this on this board. im doing everything i can not to take it. heard so much negative about it. (6 replies)
... My trig's were 1,700. Talk about being scared. Crazy thing is that they were 700 and when I got on Niaspan they doubled to 1,700. Im on Trilipix now and prava. The trig's came down by 88%. (30 replies)
... That is after taking Simvastatin to lower them. ... (30 replies)
... en no matter what I did it didn't work. I was on niaspan for 18 months. Then I started to get a slightly high blood sugar level which returned to normal after stopping the drug. ... (5 replies)
... liver problem...he should have a liver panel blood test run. Either niacin or simvastatin can cause his liver to shut down and cause jaundice. His EYES would also show the yellow and his urine would turn coffee dark. ... (4 replies)


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