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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Lipids: Not usually.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
60 years experience in Cardiology
Zocor:muscle aches: Topicil, an antibiotic, not in my field of expertise zocor: a statin, can cause muscle aches in some people;also transient liver function abnormaliti ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience in Cardiology
Simvastatin: Simvastatin like the other statin agents can cause abnormalities in liver enzymes or muscle aches and pains. These can be monitored with a routine bl ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Georgina Sehapayak
60 years experience in Cardiology
Not due to zocor (simvastatin): Although zocor, (simvastatin) as a statin drug, may cause muscle aches in some people, these are transient and usually resolve upon discontinuation of ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience in Cardiology
Lipitor (atorvastatin) side effects: Lipitor (atorvastatin) like other statins can cause abnormal liver tests and/or muscle aches and pains. These are evaluated using a blood test after ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Pravastatin: More serious side effects include: unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness;fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine;chest pain;swell ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No real effects: On kidney but liver function needs monitoring.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Irv Loh
Dr. Irv Loh answered
48 years experience in Cardiology
Yes, but not common: Lipitor (atorvastatin) is one of many drugs in the statin class, that work dominantly in the liver. Abnormalities of liver tests & muscle enzymes may ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Side effect: Slow heart rate, low blood pressure dizziness fatigue heart block asthma attacks. Talk to your doctor.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
Many possible: According to webmd, the most common side effects of Norvasc (amlodipine) include: fluid retention in the legs, feet, arms or hands/visible water rete ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Carson
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fatigue, see below: Most side effects are rare, but of the ones that patients are more likely to experience with this med, fatigue/tiredness, diarrhea, and upset stomach ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Muscle aches, etc.: This is a statin drug, and like other statins, has the danger of causing rhabdomyolysis, or muscle breakdown, a severe side effect. This may be manif ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Dry cough increased potassium level in some cases severe allergic reaction rarely.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience in Cardiology
Med side effects: Advicor (lovastatin and niacin) contains a statin as well as niacin. Side-effects include muscular aches (statins), inflammation (both), lft elevati ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
51 years experience in Cardiology
Muscle aches: Vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin) combines Zetia with simvastatin, and the most likely side effects would be muscle ache from the statin component. ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Lexapro (escitalopram) side effects: Common Lexapro (escitalopram) side effects may include: drowsiness, tired feeling; sleep problems (insomnia); mild nausea, gas, heartburn, upset ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Side effects: Elevated tempurature, malignant hyperthermia rare, ekg effects with prolonged qt interval, anticholinergic effects (dry mouth, blurred vision, GI alte ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Muscle pain, muscle: Weakness, liver enzyme abnormalities, and potentially liver failure and massive muscle damage. Those are at least the ones you need to discuss with yo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Usitalo
39 years experience in Urology
PD5 side effects: Typically stuffy nose, flushing, back pain(cialis), blue vision (viagra)are most common.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Pancner
17 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Most Common: In my clinical experience, the most commonly reportrd are a 10 to 15 poind weight gaiin, sedation and next day somnolence. Interesting enough, the hig ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Drowsiness: Clonazepam is a benzodiazapine. It can cause sleepiness, drowsiness. Be carefull taking alcohol and this med.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Aredvicor side effc: Go to Drugs.com and enter exactly the type and size you are taking and then look up drug interactions to see how other things you may be taking intera ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Zocor (simvastatin): zocor/ simvastatin has many potential side effects. See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/zocor-side-effects.html
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