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... Memory loss is a well known side effect of statins. Do a search on the web for Dr. Wayne Graveline. He had several episodes of total amnesia brought on by Lipitor. ... (8 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 recently started Zocor (only 5mg) High chol. is genetic for me. I eat well / exercise & am slim. Anyway, my chol. was 240 and i got it down to 207 (total) & 4.8 ratio by eatting even better- cut out cheese & less sat. fats. Still high borderline. So started on Zocor 10mg & it made me a bit fatiqued/foggy. That lasted only 2 days. Then went on 5mg. I've only been on it a... (5 replies)

... lipitor, lovastatin, and zocor are fat soluble. ... (5 replies)
... To me, if your cholesterol is down to 207, you should not even be taking a statin drug.. That is MY opinion. I personally try to keep mine around 250, that is where I feel the best, any lower and I start feeling really bad. My doctor told me at 228 just to keep doing what I was doing, he was happy with those numbers. My daughters were about the same and her doctor told her the... (5 replies)
... My memory started improving within 24 hours of skipping that first pill and I too, did the confused driving thing. ... (5 replies)
... after the memory loss. ... (11 replies)
... I've been on zocor for 5 months now and have seen a real decline in my memory especially for names. I asked the pharmacist and doctor and they said there is absolutely no correlation between the two. ... (8 replies)
... Yes! My Dad isn't the only one.......!! His neurologist just prescribed Aricept for Alzheimers on Monday. He doesn't believe the statin and memory/ cognitive thing. He dismissed what I had to say when I went with my parents. It has been a very stressful week. I pray this is the culprit. How do we spread the news???? He is only 61 and began having problems about 7months... (8 replies)
... There are two types of statins: All Statins are fat-soluble with the exception of Pravachol and Crestor which are water soluble. Research so far has shown that Water soluble statins do NOT cross the 'blood brain barrier'. Yack. (5 replies)
... n March of '07,because of tiredness, and joint pain, and developed weakness around Aug. My wife was on Lipitor as well and we both had "brain fog" and short term memory loss.. ... (4 replies)
... I get a feeling that 20 or 30 years from now we will see a lot of muscle damage, nerve damage, of memory loss due to statins. ... (10 replies)
... Hi DAK, Most Doctors still will not admit that statins are causing cognitive disorders even though there is clear evidence that they do. We opted not to take Aricept. The Neuro was a bit perturbed with us. Said not to come back unless something changed. My husband had a CT scan (normal) and PET scan (normal). The PET scan shows brain activity VS mass. He also had... (8 replies)
... For everyone who doubts that Zocor causes memory loss is just dead wrong. I posted a few times about memory loss on zocor when I was taking 10mg. Both my sisters have memory loss on lipitor. ... (12 replies)
... Glad your dr. is listening to you and hopefully U can keep those good numbers without meds. Best of wishes..... :wave: (6 replies)
... muscle pain since starting Zocor in March. Went to my dr. ... (6 replies)
Statins use???
Jun 5, 2006
... Both lipitor and zocor can cause memory loss. My mom started out on lipitor back in 2000 and she immediately had memory loss. It was so bad she would pay for groceries and walk off and leave her packages and her change. ... (29 replies)
... side effects, muscles, but memory not affected. He was switched to Lipitor because Zocor did not lower his triglyceridces. ... (12 replies)
... I had posted earlier Dak about the memory loss both my sisters and I noticed and we all are on a different statin. The main loss between all 3 of us is remembering peoples names. ... (6 replies)
Statins use???
Jun 2, 2005
... ime. 2 years ago his doctor put him on 20 mg of Zocor. He never really noticed any major side effects but my Mom did about 8 months following. Forgetfulnes, some memory loss, lost train of thought. His doctor blew it off as an "age " thing and a "male thing" so we believed him. ... (29 replies)

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