A Cholesterol Drug Called Simvastatin (Start Here)
Call your doctor at once about maybe stopping Simvastatin if you have:
“unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness; confusion, memory problems; fever, unusual tiredness, and dark colored urine; pain or burning when you urinate; swelling, weight gain, little or no urinating; increased thirst, increased urination, hunger, dry mouth, fruity breath odor, drowsiness, dry skin, blurred vision, weight loss; or nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes).
Less serious side effects may include:
headache; joint pain, mild muscle pain; constipation, stomach pain or indigestion, mild nausea; mild skin rash; sleep problems (insomnia); or cold symptoms such as stuffy nose, sneezing, sore throat.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.”
You will find this information on MANY medical sites just by googling “side effects of Simvastatin”. Wish I had done it sooner.
My story will follow SOON!