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Was taking simvastatin.Started itching all over last year.Left with a weak feeling and muscular pain and itching eyes.What happens in the body?

Was taking simvastatin.Started itching all over last year.Left with a weak feeling and muscular pain and itching eyes.What happens in the body?

Statin: It sounds like an allergy to the drug but that would clear with withdrawal of the drug. Rarely statins can cause long term liver damage, this should be checked for and perhaps unrelated other problems as a cause should be investigated. ...Read more

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Dr. Blase Carabello
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Simvastatin (Definition)

Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Lowers risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain blood vessel problems in people with certain risk factors. This medicine is an hmg-coa reductase inhibitor, ...Read more


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I have had nonstop diarreah for months. My anus has been itching and sometimes burning on the regular. I take Xanex, metoprolol, simvistatin, meloxica?

I have had nonstop diarreah for months. My anus has been itching and sometimes burning on the regular. I take Xanex, metoprolol, simvistatin, meloxica?

Diarrhea: I would speak to my physician about this because it may be a combination of your medication causing some of the problem ...Read more

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Should i be alarmed if my earlobes itches a lot?

Should i be alarmed if my earlobes itches a lot?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I accidentally took 2 40mg of simvastatin?

I accidentally took 2 40mg of simvastatin?

Overdose: You should be fine,skip the next dose.Be very careful perhaps get a day by day pill container to minimize future risk of such easily made errors. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: simvastatin?

Please describe the medication: simvastatin?

Statin Medication: Treats high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. Lowers risk of heart attack, stroke, and certain blood vessel problems in people with certain risk factors. This medicine is an hmg-coa reductase inhibitor, also called a statin. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid while taking simvastatin?

What foods should I avoid while taking simvastatin?

Teens and Medication: First. Please tell me why an 18 year old female is taking simvastatin. ...Read more

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Butt itches bad?

Butt itches bad?

Anal Itching?: I am assuming your anus itches. Several causes. Partial rectal prolapse can cause this. Mucous glands on the outside and wet and not meant to be there. Causes poor hygiene. Pin worms can cause this. Hemorrhoids can cause this. Yeast and other fungan and bacterial infecitons can cause this. Use baby wipes, balneol or other rectal cleanser. Check for pin worms. Get anoscopic exam by md. ...Read more

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Red patch in groin area itches?

Several: Rash ? could be almost anything, but most common would be a fungal infection such as tinea (ring worm) or candidiasis (yeast). These will respond to OTC clomitrazole. If it doesn't clear, or is not a rash, please see your Dr ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more


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Zocor (Definition)

Zocor is a HMG-CoA enzyme blocker which is a kind of cholesterol/lipid ...Read more