A 36-year-old member asked:
Please help older lady who has taken zocor (simvastatin) and now has side effects, she cannot move her arms. ?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 62 years experience
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 the drug
it will not cause paralysis of the arms.
I strongly suggest you see your family doctor and
perhaps a neurologist, if he (or she)refers you to
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