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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Zocor Oral.

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569 Total User Reviews

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Condition: High Cholesterol
8/5/2014 4:09:29 PM

Reviewer: aimeelou, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Two weeks after starting this drug I got severe neck pain. The pain went in two directions; up the back of my head and down into my shoulders and upper back and chest. I was exhausted, living in a fog and I was losing the ability to simply comprehend things. Stopped taking it and in two days the pain traveling up my head stopped, the exhaustion left me and comprehension came back. It took a few mo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
8/1/2014 12:38:19 PM

Reviewer: joy, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
husband has been taking zocor with amlodpine together for quite a few years. doc retired and new doc took him off immediatly and put him on pravastatin and HCTZ. he had no problems whatsoever with the zocor and now after only 7 days with new meds...severe pain in ankles, hip legs and feet. he said it wss so bad that it felt like his ankles were broken!!! called doc and told him we were going b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
6/24/2014 9:56:13 PM

Reviewer: blessed, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have only been on the simvastatin for two weeks and already noticed my hair falling out, terrible headaches and muscle pain in neck and shoulder. I will go back to red yeast rice and COQ10,which is a statin but I think it is safer, at least I still had all my hair.

Condition: High Cholesterol
4/19/2014 7:11:09 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/6/2014 9:31:47 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this drug about 2 years ago started getting cramps and leg pains in both legs about a month ago I started looking at side effects these problems are all side effects of this drug I stopped taking medicine and called my dr he told me to stop taking it .i have my physical in 2 weeks he will prescribe something else let's see if I get better

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