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  1. Lipitor and Lescol 17th December 2004
    ... to possibly lower cholesterol. My husband took Zocor for a year and ended up with muscle pain and a twisted...

  2. Pain in both knees front and back and high iron content in blood 27th October 2004
    ... be the root of your problems. My husband was on Zocor and ended up with a torn knee as a result of the leg...

  3. pain in thighs 18th April 2004
    ... Mine was caused by statin drugs, Lipitor and then Zocor . After I stopped them my pain went away. I also have...

  4. Throat hurts and tongue feels raw 22nd March 2004
    ... this could be or where to look for help? I am on Zocor and was thinking this might be a reaction to it. ...
    ... this could be or where to look for help? I am on Zocor and was thinking this might be a reaction to it. ...

  5. pain caused by darvocet 20th November 2003
    ... started taking it for pain in my legs at night caused by Zocor and since then I have a constant pain in my upper...
    ... narcotic analgesic) to offset the side effects of Zocor seems extreme to say the least. Are you on Darvocet ... continue Darvocet indefinitely? As long as you take Zocor , presumably your leg pain will continue. And to continue ... to your doctor about prescribing an alternative to Zocor for you. zuzu xx PS Sorry, I was so stunned ... by the fact that you have to take a narcotic for Zocor side effects that I forgot to address your question...

  6. strange leg pain 11th November 2003
    ... statins are crippling many people. My husband took Zocor for a year and then his leg would not hold him up...

  7. Dull pain right side of chest 4th November 2003
    ... GI series. They said acid/reflux, possible the med Zocor and lactose intolerance. I'm still having upper right...

  8. AST/ALT mildly elevated 27th August 2003
    ... ALT was 136 and my AST was 110. I was taken off of Zocor for three weeks and had the liver test repeated. My...

  9. Triglycerites 21st November 2002
    ... medication was prescribed? One of the statins (Lipitor, Zocor , etc.)? If so, these have little effect on triglyceride...

  10. Lipitor and muscle pain 24th October 2002
    ... Interestingly, 1 year later, my GP decided to try Zocor , another Cholestrol Meds again.. I took one pill...

  11. Mixing Pre-scription drugs/vitamins 17th January 2002
    ... water: 600mg Teveten, an antihypertensive 40mg Zocor for high cholesterol 0.125mg Synthroid 25mg Diuretic...

General Health board
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  1. Question about diarrhea and "liver area" discomfort 27th January 2010
    ... my liver enzymes are elevated and she took me off Zocor 3 weeks ago. I am so frustrated. She gave me a script...

  2. Painful Lumps 2nd January 2009
    ... out a number of things. All they did was put me on Zocor to reduce my risk for heart attack, stroke, and PAD...

  3. Pain on my left side / Sometimes in my stomach / Cramping 19th November 2008
    ... evidence of blood in my stools or urine. I was taking Zocor to lower my cholesterol, but stopped about a week...

  4. Glucose Levels and A1C 14th October 2008
    ... cholesteral (it was high and I have started the genric for zocor ) my glucose on this test was 75. I had not fasted...

  5. Troubling Symptoms. Last Request for help. 10th September 2008
    ... been on various statins, stopping the most recent, zocor in about april of this year. I am ready to try anything...

  6. BAD DREAMS WITH zocor 27th February 2007
    ... Hi, I also had bad dreams while taking Zocor , along with other side effects, severe itching being...
    ... 2824151]Husband having bad dreams (may be related to zocor ), any ideas??? I was on Zocor for a number of years ... symptoms. I was switched back to Vytori, which contains Zocor , and bad dreams are back. Very unsettling side effect...

  7. Pain in joints--please advise 2nd July 2006
    ... A couple of weeks ago my dr prescribed Zocor for me. Last week, I noticed that my joints (starting ... having muscle pain and she told me to stop taking the Zocor for about a week and then I'll take a lower dose....
    ... statin drugs do this to people. My husband was on Zocor and it caused weakness in his legs causing him to...

Acid Reflux / GERD board
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  1. Coming off PPI....how would you do this? 31st July 2010
    ... caused. She also gave me a prescription for a statin ( Zocor ) for high cholesterol even though my cholesterol is...

  2. Side effects from PPI's 19th March 2010
    ... feelings are the cholesterol lowering meds/statins ( Zocor , etc) that so many people take. I am not sure whether...

  3. malabsorption 3rd September 2008
    ... Just wondering as I recently had to quit taking Zocor because of a severe muscle loss and terrible pain...

  4. should we see a gastro or a surgeon?? 14th August 2007
    ... yes he took lipitor and zocor , they checked his enzymes every 3 months while he...

ADD / ADHD board
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  1. Weaning from Concerta 1st June 2007
    ... the place. Initially a few years ago he put me on Zocor or Vytorin for high cholesterol and my memory started...

Addison's Disease board
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  1. Could this be Addison's? 25th April 2005
    ... with her each time she goes because he wants her on Zocor . She doesn't have high cholesterol, but he thinks...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board
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  1. Post stroke news 20th March 2010
    ... used a few choice cuss words! Same thing with the Zocor . But because of her low heart rate (46) when he checked ... low heart rate was more of a concern. About the Zocor ...he said he wouldn't give it to his mom (who also ... searching for things. So, no more Patch, no more Zocor and Ativan twice a day. It's a start. We'll see where...

  2. How to survive a major home repair? 10th December 2009
    ... cholesteral, and if it's OK he's going to take her off Zocor , another medication that could cause the fatique,...

  3. Is it possible? 12th January 2007
    ... and tremendous pain while taking it. My FIL was on Zocor , another statin drug, for a few years before his dementia...

  4. Early Onset 19th January 2006
    ... of heart failure and was put on 6 drugs, including Zocor , a statin. Five months later we began to see evidence...
    ... Very hard to comprehend. He was on a statin drug, Zocor from Spring 2003 until June 2005. The doctors have...
    ... Very hard to comprehend. He was on a statin drug, Zocor from Spring 2003 until June 2005. The doctors have...

  5. Update on 57 yr. old hubby 27th November 2005
    ... cholesterol lowering drugs? Statins such as Lipitor or Zocor . Is your husband diabetic? DAK...
    ... question....:-) Which medication is he on? Lipitor or Zocor ? He is not diabetic? ? I am asking because my Father ... stressful and scary time for my family. My Dad was on Zocor for 2 years and is diabetic. He has been off of the ... Zocor now since June 2005. No significant improvement. ...
    ... not sure where his med list is.) I know he was on Zocor in the past - but I think currently he takes Lipitor...

  6. What Can I Say to My Mom?? 18th April 2002
    ... See If any of them are statin drugs like lipitor, zocor . These drugs will cause memory loss no matter what...

  7. statin dgugs and alzheimer's disease 23rd February 2001
    ... Hi, I'm a 37 yo male and I was on Zocor for a couple of years. I stopped about 8 mos. ago...
    ... My husband is 56 years old and started taking Zocor about 1 1/2 years ago. Since that time, he has started ... arthritis), and the doctor said no. Does anyone think the Zocor could cause this problem. I still think that's what ... problem didn't start until after he started taking the Zocor ....

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) board
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  1. Dysarthia 8th February 2005
    ... After 9 months my doctor had doubled my dosage of my Zocor (statin) from 20mg to 40mg. within one month I began ... pain. Finally after four months of taking the 40mg of ZOCOR I convinced my doctor to take me off it. After six...

  2. Possible ALS? very nervous 21st January 2005
    ... spots could have been a stroke so They put me on Zocor for about 1 month. That ended in June of 2004. They...
    ... You must have been having symptoms before you took Zocor .....since you had an MRI. Denying the body of ... decided it was wrong to use a cholesterol statin drug ( zocor ). This drug is one of the culprits that is causing ... is really low. I really don't think one month on zocor could cause lasting problems, but many of your ailments...
    ... wonder how much of your problem worsened after using Zocor . Many people have had problems right away. They...

Anemia board
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  1. Cholesterol Medication Causing Iron Deficiency? 20th July 2007
    ... months, the same amount of time I've started taking Zocor for high cholesterol. This is the only new medication...
    ... I checked the Zocor website. Among the list of possible adverse hypersensitivi...

Angina board
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  1. Question about angina vs. coronary artery disease.... 24th January 2005
    ... happens to (enlarged heart) athletes. He was taking Zocor and clonazepam. I looked up the clonazepam and it...

  2. Question about variant angina 21st August 2004
    ... medication I was taking before the whole thing started, is Zocor due to hereditary increased cholesterol. What kind...
    ... sideeffect before. I take Isoptin in the morning and Zocor right before going to bed at night. I donīt see ... specialists are talking about increasing my doses of Zocor , cause my numbers are to high....

Anxiety board
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  1. Opinion needed 23rd April 2007
    ... on are as follows... 50 mg zoloft claritan 10 mg zocor 3 novalog insulin ijections 1 Lantus insulin injection...

  2. Afraid to take my meds??? Ridiculous but true. 11th July 2006
    ... coming back i dont mind taking it but she also gave me zocor for my cholesterol, im a nervous wreck about taking...

  3. Anxiety and low blood pressure 27th June 2005
    ... makes me very nervous. The doctor also has me on 40mg Zocor and 145mg Tricor for high triglycerides. I thought...

  4. Experiences to share with Wellbutrin? 30th April 2005
    ... Tricor) or statins. I have had some bad reactions with Zocor , Pravachol and Vytorin. I do seem to be able to take...

  5. Anxiety causing High Cholesterol?? 19th March 2005
    ... excersise won't fix this and just prescribes me the statin ZOCOR ..I am like...OK?? you not going to talk to me about...

  6. Cholesterol Meds and Anxiety??? 11th December 2004
    ... taking a statin drug, such as Lipitor, Pravachol, Zocor , etc? I just recently started a med called Vytorin...

  7. muscle twitching 19th April 2003
    ... when I am feeling anxious - to calm me. I also take Zocor . Recently at my job they changed the RX plan and because...

  8. Where do I go now?? 26th January 2003
    ... of the 12 pills that I can eliminate. I also took zocor , and stopped taking this as well due to past leg pain ... about cholesterol numbers going sky high without the zocor , so yes, I do have tension. I have tension from other...
    ... If you took " Zocor " or any other statin drug, you may very well have ... muscle damage as a result. No, being off Zocor for a week is not long enough to not have side effects ... side effects keep popping up a long time after taking Zocor . You will be interested to read about others who took ... statin drugs. My husband took Zocor for 1 1/2 years and ended up having knee surgery. ... Naturally the doctor does not admit it was due to Zocor but it was. The muscle pain finally quit after stopping ... Zocor . Too late, knee damage done. You may need to have ... husband's was not elevated but he had damage anyway from Zocor . Marie [This message has been edited by moderator1...
    ... is also making me crazy and upset. I know with out zocor , my numbers go sky high no matter what I eat, but...

  9. WHAT IS WRONG WITH MY HEAD? 22nd January 2003
    ... it was just muscular. But, I think it is from the zocor that I take for cholesterol so I stopped it. I have...

Arthritis board
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  1. Prednisone medicine 10th August 2010
    ... believed initially I was having the side effects of using Zocor , which had been taking for about eight years. So I ... muscle weakness in my legs, which is a side effect of Zocor . Each ime I sit for any period time I get up and have...

  2. Celebrex and Bextra dangerous too? 7th October 2004
    ... heart attack when he was only 38. I'm 54. I take Zocor for cholesterol, I exercise, don't smoke, etc. Advil...

  3. Arthritis like pain 25th March 2004
    ... My whole family has high cholesterol and we take Zocor . As far as exercising goes, the stationary bike causes...
    ... My whole family has high cholesterol and we take Zocor . As far as exercising goes, the stationary bike causes...

  4. Just how effective is glucosamine,chondroitin,and msm? 27th April 2003
    ... at. I take a durectic for high blood pressure and Zocor for high cholestrol. I wonder if Zyflamend will work...
    ... hondroitin along with it. I don't think it interferes with Zocor or other drugs, but you should ask your Dr. or pharmacist...

  5. glucosamine sulfate? 6th March 2003
    ... Very manageable with no pain meds. I also now take Zocor for high cholestrol, and I'm hoping they get along ... together. On Zocor for 6 days, and feel nothing different there either...

  6. knee pain and stiffness in walking 30th January 2003
    ... this is all new to me. I should say that I was on zocor for months and developed leg cramps and went off of...
    ... the wear and tear is surfacing. Just go easy on it. Zocor could be a possibility only if you were on it for...
    ... off them due to calf pains. I have now been off the zocor for about 2 weeks, but I never heard of knee pain...
    ... and I apply topical meds. to my knees. I also take Zocor , but I've never had any side effects from it as far ... or down hills, but that was before I started taking Zocor . I hope you get some relief soon. Sue...

Back Problems board
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  1. Idet, Nucleoplasty, Or 2-level Fusion? 23rd October 2007
    ... any chance you are taking statin drugs (Crestor, Zocor , Lipitor , etc)? I hate to throw a spanner into the ... neorologist who took one look at my meds, saw I was on Zocor , and took me off of it. And I started to get better...

  2. Suzy-Q - Back from A Needed Break 30th March 2007
    ... finally over. My NS feels it was a myalgic reaction to Zocor (a cholesterol medication- of all things). It is...

  3. ... in The Dark!!!!!! 4th March 2006
    ... not weak. I am not stupid. I am in pain! I take Zocor to lower my cholesterol and I take other meds to lower...

  4. Wondering on drug 27th July 2004
    ... I am also taking a beta blocker for my heart and Zocor for cholestreol. Does anyone out there have any experience...

  5. Statins, cholesterol lowering drugs 5th December 2002
    ... I was only on Zocor for 12 days when I herniated my disk severly. Numbness...

  6. BACK, ARM & LEG PAIN 28th November 2002
    ... Conduction tests that my back problems et al were from Zocor . I only started the symptoms only after taking Zocor...

Bipolar Disorder board
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  1. Lithium 15th March 2005
    ... sleep and I also take a high cholesterol med called zocor . What other medications are out there for mood disorders...

Blood and Blood Vessel board
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  1. High WBC,High Platelets,,Scared 7th January 2009
    ... .personally i am not on any meds right now except zocor and asprin 81 mil. Also..but i have not been diagnosed...
    ... you brouse easily? sometimes i think its from the zocor im on. ...

  2. anyone on coumadin and smoking 29th June 2005
    ... plavix which is what i am on now. also they have me on zocor and altace as it has shown to lower the risk or restroke...

Bowel Disorders board
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  1. Maybe time to see MD. 26th February 2006
    ... you on any meds. I was like that when I was taking Zocor for high colesteral sp after several years I told ... my doctor i was going to stop zocor and he switched me to tricor and I fear no more going...

  2. Open colon resection surgery...Help 3rd May 2004
    ... fibroid will be a lot more work. Doc prescribed Zocor for me on Friday. I found a nice handheld lipid tester ... Diabetics). It is $450.00. I am going to hold off on the Zocor and try to will my lipids down. I was Lipitor just ... muscle and joint aches, dizziness, forgetfulness. Zocor is in the same family. I think I will start a new...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board
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  1. muscle twitches now affecting nerves 6th August 2009
    ... ago and it is still happening. I have been taking Zocor for about two years and though at first maybe it was...

  2. Tossed about drunk feelings, head heavy down neck 8th July 2009
    ... Sulphate, Folic Acid, CoEnzyme Q10 because I'm taking Zocor 10mg to reduce my now under control cholesterol. I...

  3. Imbalance, heavy head, being tossed about when doing anything. 8th July 2009
    ... mg, Methycobalamine 1000mg (B12), Fish Oil 500 mg & Zocor 10mg for cholesterol control. When I see some improvement...

  4. Strange Symptoms. Asking for Advice.. 10th September 2008
    ... arms, and then again, the whole body. i was on a zocor for high cholesterol at the time, and thought it may...
    ... tried different drugs, Avapro, Toprol, Verapamil, plus Zocor , Xanax, Prilosec. The latest addition is to start ... Effexor which I haven't done yet. I have also stopped Zocor & Exalatan to see if they might be responsible. ...
    ... tried different drugs, Avapro, Toprol, Verapamil, plus Zocor , Xanax, Prilosec. The latest addition is to start ... Effexor which I haven't done yet. I have also stopped Zocor & Exalatan to see if they might be responsible. ...

Cancer: Prostate board
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  1. Carcinoma Gleason score 4+3 meaning! 4th October 2010
    ... cheap statin drug simvastatin (generic version of Zocor ). If that level of attack does not work, the...

  2. Hormonal therapy side effects: likelihood, seriousness, countermeasures 6th March 2010
    ... take the generic drug simvastatin (which is generic Zocor ), and it has been quite effective. In fact, with ... to exercise. I take 20 mg of simvastatin (generic Zocor ) daily. I was really impressed with my HDL of 87...

  3. chemoprevention of prostate cancer 16th October 2009
    ... other hand, some drugs, such as statins (Lipitor, Zocor and Pravacol) are much safer than previously thought...

  4. Low Doses Of Celebrex and Lipitor Fights Prostate Cancer? 19th October 2008
    ... protection. :) I started a low-dose of simvastatin (generic Zocor ) on 6/7/2007, so I'm now at the 1 1/2 year point....

Chronic Fatigue board
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  1. Just told I had CFIDS...is this a real condition? 18th April 2005
    ... That's just a fact. I was recently put on Zocor as I have high cholesterol and the dr told me even...

  2. Oh so sleepy........ 11th September 2004
    ... has tested my thyroid and it is fine. I am taking zocor for my cholesterol. I had EBV last year and it is...

Depression board
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  1. One Thing After Another 1st April 2006
    ... be invaluable. For instance, my sister was put on Zocor in November. She lives in a different state, so I ... didn't know about it. After just a few weeks on Zocor (for high cholesterol), she started having a great ... I asked what they were, she told me about being on Zocor . My immediate reaction was to get on the internet...

  2. Drugs 5th March 2006
    ... doing well and getting around until she was put on Zocor in November. Within weeks, she was in a wheelchair...

Diabetes board
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  1. Zorcor and blood sugar 4th September 2010
    ... difficult time controlling my blood sugar while taking zocor for my cholesterol. It seems that my zocor may be...
    ... Do you mean Zocor , brand name of simvastatin? There was a published...

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