Pravastatin vs zocor

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Avatar f tn Has anyone read how horrific the side effects really are to some of these statins and realized that either they or their loved ones had these very symtoms and becames seriously ill to the point that they ended up in ICU not knowing who they were, where they were, in so much pain they could not bear to be touched and had regressed to near infancy before anyone figured out that it was zocor or lipitor or another statin they were on that was causing these bizarre illnessess ?
Avatar f tn Vytorin does a remarkable job of reducing your Cholesterol, much better than Zocor (Simvastatin) alone. However, Zetia doesn't seem to add anything to the picture as far as preventing heart disease is concened. But read this about Zocor: -"Zocor Users Not Warned of Risks: The FDA's June 2011 safety alert is the most serious of many warnings regarding Zocor and associated risks of myopathy and rhabdomyolysis. Zocor manufacturer Merck & Co.
Avatar n tn Muscle pain (mild to severe), muscle spasms (skeletal chest wall), light-headedness, dizziness, lack of concentration and focus, mood swings. My cardio finally got the message tha quality of life is important, too! I had a plaque blockage about 4 years ago - that's when I started with statins - then another in sam artery in July of this year.
Avatar m tn • atorvastatin (Lipitor) • fluvastatin (Lescol) • lovastatin (Mevacor) • pravastatin (Pravachol) • simvastatin (Zocor) With increasing rates of obesity and associated metabolic conditions – both in HCV positive individuals and in the population as a whole – the statins have become one of the most widely prescribed classes of drugs Statins and HCV In the July 2006 issue of Hepatology, M.