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... I have been on Zocor only a short time and I am experiencing gas pains, gas and constipation. Anoone else have these symptoms. Is red yeast rice an alltenative? ... (2 replies)
... I had the same side effects from ZoCor. I had to add fiber to my diet. This helped. Also, Activia helped. (2 replies)
... Red yeast rice contains a compound that is the same as lovastatin. Although not the same as simvastatin (Zocor), if you have bad reactions to all statins, red yeast rice will likely trigger similar reactions. Have you ensured that your diet is as cholesterol-healthy as it can be, you do not have excess body fat, and you get plenty of exercise? Doing such things can help... (2 replies)

... well i quit taking the zocor 4 nights ago and i can say the gas the bloating and the fullnest have gone away im not fgoing to take anymore so when i see the dr in may i will tell her (3 replies)
... Boy can I relate to that I have the same problem with the zocor< The bloating the gas the miseable feeling i get its God awful and I have had it for about november seems like never ending now i get all this after eating and Im fine in am until I eat then its all starting again. (3 replies)
... de effects and she prescribed Pravachol. I will start that today. I did ok on Welchol but the unexpected "gastro" noises made me crazy. Nothing like expelling gas when you are talking to your boss! ... (5 replies)
... ect. I knew it was the statins because it started 3 weeks after I started Lipitor, and every time I went off it, it stopped after a week or so. I was switched to zocor about 4 months ago, and it hasn't made any difference. Did you gain a lot of weight, all around your middle too? ... (1 replies)
... I was taking 20mg of Zocor and my cholesterol was 189 with the LDL at 122. ... (1 replies)
... I agreed to go on the lowest level of Zocor which easily did the trick with no side effects. ... (5 replies)
... Hello- I'm new to this portion of HealthBoards. This is a section that I thought I would never be posting in, but recent news of having a high LDL has brought (scared) me over here! My LDL was 160. The Dr. had me try Zocor. On the 3rd dose, I had nausea hit 3 hours after taking it, then lots of acid indigestion and gas. I have had periods of inner ear muscle spasms... (61 replies)
Jan 18, 2003
... ow, and I have to report that each time that I took it I developed terrible stomach pains and gas. This is very very very discouraging being that I went off the zocor and was hoping to replace it with this pill. ... (15 replies)
3 month follow-up
Jul 12, 2006
... ry of CAD and death in family members, my dad had his first MI at 44 and died of CHF at 65 his father also suffered heart issues so that worries me. They gave me zocor to take to lower my cholesterol and put me back on toprol xl. ... (16 replies)
... I also have a strong paternal family history of heart attack before age 55. As someone who now has also had my own MI at age 42, I would not hesitate for one second to go on medication if I had your numbers. Your LDL is very high for someone with family risk, and your HDL is very low. There are numerous choices for medication, and many, many people take meds for cholesterol... (7 replies)
High #'s
Jul 2, 2001
... I am 39 and have had, what the doctor calls, high cholesterol for a year or so now. He, the doctor, decided I should start taking Zocor after the last blood test. ... (6 replies)
Jan 5, 2001
... When I was on Pravachol I wanted to sleep and cry all the time along with muscle aches, My cholesterol went down but my triglycerides shot up when they put me on lipitor te sleepy and crying went away and my numbers turned ou t super, still have muscle aches and lots of gas. I think you need to take it to see if it will bother you I have a friend who couldn't take Zocor. (7 replies)

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