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Greeley, CO
A 56-year-old female asked:

Can statins cause problems i dont know about? im on simvastatin and wondered about that and if i should even be taking it or if id be better off not

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Rola Rimawi
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Speak to your doctor: It is best not to stop a medication,especially if you're not currently having side effects,without discussing this with your doctor. He or she will consider your entire medical history, lab tests and exam and be better able to judge when and whether you can come off of a medication. Be careful how much acetaminophen you take with simvastatin to avoid liver issues.
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