Simvastatin dangers

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514494 tn?1376514748 html * Warfarin and Simvastatin (Zocor) * Niacin and either Atorvastatin (Lipitor) or Simvastatin (Zocor) * Lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil) and Potassium * Ginkgo and Aspirin * Garlic pills and Warfarin
1962464 tn?1344610273 Seroquel, cyclobenziprine, Celebrex, Lamotrigine, Prozac, Diclofenic, Simvastatin, and Levothyroxin. My doctor does a complete blood work up every three months and doesn't seem concerned about the combination of meds that I am taking. I know some of these are also prescribed for fybromyalgia pain. If I hurt this much while taking all these medication I hate to think about how I would feel without them.
Avatar m tn I also take flecainide and metoprolol and simvastatin 20mg. I have started to get concerned about the aspirin dosage, after reading many articles about the dangers of taking aspirin on a regular basis, since I have had bleeding problems in the past. My cardiologist claims that my past history has not relevance to what is happening now. When I questioned my cardiologist about this he simply said " would you rather be taking coumadin? " and dismissed my concerns.
Avatar n tn Zocor USES: Simvastatin is used to lower cholesterol and fats in the blood to help prevent heart attacks and strokes. HOW TO USE: This medication may be taken without regard to meals. If you are taking this drug once daily, take it with the evening meal or at bedtime as directed. It may take a few weeks to months before the full effects of this medication are noticed. This drug must be taken regularly to keep cholesterol low.
1069105 tn?1256704012 Mom 72, Singapore. Diagnosed w/ HTN '92. 5/’09, hospitalized due to methyldopa induced cholestasis, diagnosed w/ A fib. 8/’09, 14 days into Warfarin, she fell (cause unknown), suffering a skull fracture causing an acute subarachnoid and subdural hemorrhage. Initially paralyzed left side & recovered almost 90%. On our request, switched to Aspirin. 12/’09, open cholecystectomy due to acute cholecystitis w/ pigmented gallstones. In 5/’10 , she had a minor stroke.
Avatar m tn 6 miu/ml Now continuing with interferon therapy till antibodies rise Vitamin d And simvastatin Zadaxin costs 160 dollars per week Don't know what Will happen So near yet so far
Avatar m tn It's as though the novicane never completely wore off or the root canal has somehow effected my facial nerve. I am reading under Root Canal Dangers that root canals can cause auto immune responses and infections??? I thought about TIAs being a factor but those appear to effect one side of the body or the other. So many questions and possibilities at this point.
Avatar f tn After recovering from Stage 4 Kidney Failure, after 4 years off Simvastatin, which caused it, my doctor recommended an MRI with and without contrast. I objected to the contrast dye because I knew about the risk of NSF (Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis). He assured me that my kidneys would flush it out of my system in 24 - 36 hours. 4 days later I awoke with both hands clenched tight and opening them was painful.
Avatar m tn relation to decreased mitochondrial function and glucose intolerance. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013, 61:44-53. 13. Mikus CR, Boyle LJ, Borengasser SJ, et al. Simvastatin impairs exercise training adaptations. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013, 62:709-714. 14. Gillett RC, Jr., Norrell A. Considerations for safe use of statins: liver enzyme abnormalities and muscle toxicity. Am Fam Physician 2011, 83:711-716. 15. Zhou Q, Liao JK. Pleiotropic effects of statins. - Basic research and clinical perspectives.
Avatar f tn Treated with stomach tablet High Cholestrol: Very high on diagnosis Simvastatin 40mg Underactive Thyroid: Levothyroxine Glaucoma: Lunigan 0.3 Back and Hip aches and pains: Voltaren Gel Husband has been backwards and forwards to the GP for various things including, severe fatigue, memory loss, a few episodes of confusion, blue lips (not constant but at various times of the day), muscle weakness, and back and hip pain.
1069105 tn?1256704012 My mom is a 72 year old female living in Singapore and diagnosed with hypertension 8 years ago, which was initially controlled via well-known BP medications (see below), but which medications she is no longer prescribed for unknown reasons. In 5/’09, while hospitalized due to methyldopa induced cholestasis, she was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation.
Avatar m tn stoppingntz doesn not change your situation but i think liv52 did because hbsag has increased frominactive carrier to cronic hbv anyway having alt 200 is not bad at all if hbvdna is extremely low or undetactable because it means your immune system see the virus and is fighting, if you find also hbvdna high that would be a big problem get back to ntz+vitd3 (37 is too low, get it to 80ng/ml) then check hbvdna too, if hbvdna is low i d go for ntz lead in for 12 weeks and then addon generic inte
Avatar n tn - Simvastatin 40mg Losartan 50mg Omeprazole 50mg Aspirin 75mg Mirtazapine 15mg Bisoprolol 1.25mg Diazapam 2mg I had a stent about 3 years ago and had my Uvula removed abot6 years ago but still the Phlegm persists. I soemtiems cant swallow and it feels as if I am going to choke I then geta panic attack and can be like this for a few days. I get realy depressedd and dont eat and drink very little during this period can anyone help?
Avatar m tn Europe was far ahead, they had banned smoking in public places and educating children about the dangers of smoking. Health experts tried every way they could to convince the government but the problem was the tax gains. Even money spent in the health system on smoking related illnesses couldn't be used to persuade the government. 4 billion pounds is spent each year on smoking related illnesses, but smokers were paying 8 billion pounds a year in taxes on cigarettes.