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FALL and Simvastatin

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FALL Symptoms and Causes

A Fall can change your life. If you're elderly, it can lead to disability and a loss of independence. If your bones are fragile from osteoporosis, you could break a bone, often a hip. But aging alone doesn't make people Fall. Diabetes and heart disease affect balance. So do problems with circulation, thyroid or nervous systems. Some medicines make people dizzy. Eye problems or alcohol can be factors. Any of these things can make a Fall more likely. Babies and young children are also at risk of Falling - off of furniture and down stairs, for example.

Falls and accidents seldom "just happen." Taking care of your health by exercising and getting regular eye exams and physicals may help reduce your chance of Falling. Getting rid of tripping hazards in your home and wearing nonskid shoes may also help. To reduce the chances of breaking a bone if you do Fall, make sure that you get enough calcium and vitamin D.

NIH: National Institute on Aging

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Simvastatin clinical trials, surveys and public health registries


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Simvastatin Side Effects

Rhabdomyolysis (1168)
Myalgia (1038)
Renal Failure Acute (504)
Fatigue (491)
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (489)
Pain In Extremity (449)
Muscular Weakness (445)
Asthenia (394)
Arthralgia (375)
Muscle Spasms (346)
Pain (328)
Dyspnoea (311)
Dizziness (304)
Nausea (281)
Fall (261)
Diarrhoea (256)
Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (241)
Headache (240)
Gait Disturbance (240)
Myositis (238)
Malaise (187)
Myopathy (180)
Back Pain (166)
Amnesia (163)
Vomiting (160)
Insomnia (157)
Depression (156)
Rash (154)
Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (152)
Renal Failure (143)
Liver Function Test Abnormal (141)
Abdominal Pain (140)
Chest Pain (134)
Blood Creatinine Increased (133)
Confusional State (130)
Paraesthesia (126)
Hypoaesthesia (126)
Feeling Abnormal (123)
Memory Impairment (122)
Anxiety (117)
Myocardial Infarction (112)
Weight Decreased (111)
Pruritus (107)
Cough (107)
Condition Aggravated (106)
Cerebrovascular Accident (104)
Tendon Rupture (103)
Hepatic Enzyme Increased (101)
Mobility Decreased (98)
Abasia (98)

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Common Meds

Abilify (10132)
Adderall (1304)
Amlodipine (6664)
Amoxicillin (4387)
Benadryl (1568)
Celebrex (12876 )
Celexa (1342)
Cialis (2975)
Cipro (8580)
Citalopram (7792)
Crestor (18839)
Cymbalta (14373)
Doxycycline (1757)
Effexor (7289)
Flexeril (435)
Flomax (2177)
Fluoxetine (4261)
Gabapentin (4593)
Hydrocodone (2469)
Ibuprofen (8222)
Lantus (10968)
Lexapro (3499)
Lipitor (17769)
Lisinopril (8919)
Lyrica (27148)
Medrol (650)
Mirena (41254)
Mobic (957)
Morphine (5356)
Naproxen (538)
Neurontin (6501)
Oxycodone (4438)
Pradaxa (13372)
Prednisone (5926)
Prilosec (2631)
Prozac (1954)
Seroquel (27216)
Simvastatin (8348)
Synthroid (4452)
Tamiflu (5585)
Topamax (3748)
Tramadol (5054)
Trazodone (1458)
Viagra (5394)
Vicodin (1153)
Wellbutrin (6324)
Xanax (2847)
Zocor (5718)
Zoloft(6792)
Zyrtec(1669)

Recent Reviews

I been on simastatin 20gms for 4 yrs. I remember I did had a rash last Aug 09 and it was realy itch. After 2 wks of suffering. I finally made Appt. with my Dr.. They schelule me for the following week. The day I planed t

:(vvery dissy imsoniac light headness.................. =-O

A few months ago my doctor prescribed 40mg simvastatin to take one before bedtime ,and he never told me anything about the side efect of thid drug,I have started feeling some muscle pain and abdomnel paint that was later on after I started taking the

According to unspsc classification ,in which commodity this product fall?

Aneamia make the people dizzy and at risk of falling

Blurred vision, like I was looking through water around the outside of my eyes, then very dizz, faint but not fainting--this has happened twice, I was shaky and weak after--it was frightening.....

Extreme muscle pain in legs, shoulders, neck and back. already had fibromyalgia and this was worse than any pain had previous to taking simvastatin. I was on it a yr. I had chonic insomnia, chest pain like pneumonia, so tired couldn't hardly move. co

Hair loss

Has anyone taking this medication after a year,expierenced headaches?

Have been on Zocor for almost 10 years with no problems but 6 months ago started getting rash on my left side which seems to be less annoying with good skin lotion. I also take some vitamin pills that have 1000% niacin(for building good HDL) and Niac

Ive been taking lofepramine for 2 weeks now and the last 3 nights sleep as been awfull, i go to bed and fall a sleep well but then wake 2hours later and can not get back to sleep. I take one 70mg in morning and one 70mg bef

<strong>I THINK doing DRUGS, cause your arms to get infected and fall off, because of injecting that drug in you. also u cant stand up and you die...</strong>

1200mg first month was fine no problems, after that i was negative and feelin fine. then things started to get worst because my red and white blood cell started to fall, plus platletes and hemegloben. I have 48 days to go It's rough but a lot better

According to unspsc classification ,in which commodity this product fall?

Afrin was the only nasal decongestant that worked for me and I've been using it since a long time. Usually fall and winter (as you can see that's much more than 3 days). I can easily say that I've been addicted to it. I stopped using it a while ago w

After taking only 2 pills last night to fall asleep: I just could'nt wake up very heavy feeling. All morning dizzy and disorientated. My eyes feels very much irritated as well. Really this product is bad and I

Day 1: Smoked as per usual, VERY difficult to fall asleep d/t pruritis, RLS, as well as geralized restlessness Day 2 : Smoking decreased by half. Did not get much pleasure from it...nor anything else. Felt like a complete zombie,

Day 3 and havent even had any nausea, nothing, only thing is taking me a bit to fall asleep, but thats it

Does taking too much benadryl cause a person to fall asleep and not wake up?

Dose anyone know if Solodyn can cause your hair to fall out???

FALL Clinical Trials and Studies

Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Healthy volunteers say they participate to help others and to contribute to moving science forward. Participants with an illness or disease also participate to help others, but also to possibly receive the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.
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