Simvastatin 40mg Side Effects

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I have been having a problem with really sore breasts. Could this be a side effect?

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David Says:

Simvastatin (40 mg).

Side effects of Simvastatin may include:

Abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, and a general feeling of weakness. Rare side effects include joint pain, memory loss, and muscle cramps.

You can view a more detailed description of the drug, by clicking on the link below...

If you have any more questions or comments to add, please post back so I can further assist you.

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Devi Lal Shrestha Says:

i have side effect like this do i need to take continue Simvastatin 40mg memory loss general feeling of weakness

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David Says:

Hi Devi Lal Shrestha,

I am not an MD, so I cannot say whether or not you should continue to take this drug. However, I definitely urge you to contact your doctor who prescribed the Simvastatin to you as soon as possible, and maybe ask about the possibility of switching over to another medication with less severe side effects.

If this is not an option, please consider urgent care, or alternatively talking to your local pharmacy about other recommendations to treat these specific conditions.

Please feel free to post back if you have any other questions or concerns pertaining to this.

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Linda Ford Says:

Does this drug simvastatin cause high blood sugar levels???

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sunshine Says:

I use a walker,ever since I started taking this drug I have been falling and cracking my head open. I fall about 1 a month normally. I've fallen about once a week since I take simvastatin 40mg.

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sunshine Says:

I use a walker due to brain damage I suffered during multiple heart stops. Since I've been taking simvastatin 40mg my falling has doubled, cracking my head open and requiring staples. I fall backwards.

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sunshine Says:

ever since I started taking simvastatin 40mg I have been falling more freguently and cracking my head open requiring multiple staples

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sunshine Says:

I am a 50 year old woman, who after starting simvastatin 40 mg. began falling alot. I use a walker due to brain damage I had in '94 from my heart stopping several times. I fall backwards and crack my head open requireing several staples. Should I stop taking it or lower the dose?

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Barb Says:

Does Nisoldipine put on weight

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Green Says:

I started using simvastatin 40 about 2 weeks ago and feel a sensation of heat in my body after taking it. My hands feel the same way. Is this a side effect of the drug?

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Tuggel Says:

Pink tablets could be propanadol which are anti anxiety tablets. Usually 40mg per tablet.

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