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Simvastatin Myocardial Infarction Side Effects

Simvastatin Myocardial Infarction Side Effect Reports


The following Simvastatin Myocardial Infarction side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Myocardial Infarction, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Simvastatin or it might take time to develop.



Arthralgia, Myalgia, Muscular Weakness, Myocardial Infarction, Angina Pectoris

This Myocardial Infarction side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from DK. A 60-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: blood cholesterol increased. The patient was prescribed Simvastatin (simvastatin) (dosage: NA), which was started on 200902. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Crestor (rosuvastatin Calcium)
When starting to take Simvastatin (simvastatin) the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Arthralgia
  • Myalgia
  • Muscular Weakness
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Angina Pectoris
These side effects may potentially be related to Simvastatin (simvastatin).
Angina Pectoris, Myocardial Infarction, Myalgia, Arthralgia, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Muscular Weakness, Blood Cholesterol Increased

This Myocardial Infarction Simvastatin side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from DK on Feb 05, 2014. A Female , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Simvastatin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Myalgia
  • Arthralgia
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Muscular Weakness
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased
. Simvastatin dosage: 40 Mg, Daily. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Crestor (20 Mg, Daily)
  • Crestor (40 Mg, Daily)
Angina Pectoris, Myocardial Infarction, Myalgia, Arthralgia, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Muscular Weakness, Blood Cholesterol Increased

This is a Simvastatin side effect report of a 60-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from DK, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: blood cholesterol increased, who was treated with Simvastatin (dosage:40 Mg, Daily, start time: 2009), combined with:
  • Crestor (20 Mg, Daily)
  • Crestor (40 Mg, Daily)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Myocardial Infarction side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Myalgia
  • Arthralgia
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
  • Muscular Weakness
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Simvastatin treatment in female patients suffering from blood cholesterol increased, resulting in Myocardial Infarction.

Myocardial Infarction, Angina Pectoris, Arthralgia, Myalgia, Muscular Weakness, Muscle Rigidity, Musculoskeletal Stiffness

A 60-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from DK with the following symptoms: blood cholesterol increased started Simvastatin treatment (dosage: 40 Milligram Daily; Strength: 40 Mg) on 200902. Soon after starting Simvastatin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Arthralgia
  • Myalgia
  • Muscular Weakness
  • Muscle Rigidity
  • Musculoskeletal Stiffness
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Simvastatin side effects, such as Myocardial Infarction.
Pulmonary Fibrosis, Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Condition Aggravated

A patient from GB was prescribed and started Simvastatin on Dec 16, 2013. Patient felt the following Simvastatin side effects: pulmonary fibrosis, pneumonia, myocardial infarction, acute myocardial infarction, condition aggravated Additional patient health information: male , 64 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Simvastatin dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Amitriptyline (10 Milligram Daily; 10 Mg Night Once A Day)
  • Paracetamol (4 Gram Daily;)
  • Hydrocortisone (20 Milligram Daily;)
  • Levothyroxine (200 Microgram Daily;)
  • Genotropin
Cerebrovascular Accident, Myocardial Infarction, Hip Arthroplasty, Arterial Therapeutic Procedure, Tinnitus, Blood Pressure Increased, Local Swelling, Dyspnoea, Cardiovascular Insufficiency

This report suggests a potential Simvastatin Myocardial Infarction side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 79-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Simvastatin (dosage: Unk) starting Mar 06, 2013. Soon after starting Simvastatin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Hip Arthroplasty
  • Arterial Therapeutic Procedure
  • Tinnitus
  • Blood Pressure Increased
  • Local Swelling
  • Dyspnoea
  • Cardiovascular Insufficiency
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Zocor (40 Mg, Tiw)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (88 Mg, Qd)
  • Topiramate (25 Mg, Bid)
  • Clonazepam (0.5 Mg, Prn)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Simvastatin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Myocardial Infarction, may still occur.
Myocardial Infarction, Venous Occlusion, Vascular Graft, Chest Pain, Device Occlusion, Arterial Occlusive Disease, Stent Placement

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Sep 30, 2013 by a male taking Simvastatin (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: BR , 64 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Simvastatin side effects: myocardial infarction, venous occlusion, vascular graft, chest pain, device occlusion, arterial occlusive disease, stent placement. Additional medications/treatments: The patient was hospitalized.
Myocardial Infarction, Atrial Fibrillation

This Myocardial Infarction problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from GB. A 64-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Apr 23, 2003 a consumer started treatment with Simvastatin (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Simvastatin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Atrial Fibrillation
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Myocardial Infarction, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Myocardial Infarction, Angina Pectoris, Stent Placement, Off Label Use

This is a Simvastatin side effect report of a 64-year-old patient (weight: NA) from BR. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: blood cholesterol increased,asthma and was treated with Simvastatin (dosage: Unk, Qod) starting 2009. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Berotec (Unk)
  • Atrovent (Unk)
  • Vannair (6/200 Microgram, Bid)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Stent Placement
  • Off Label Use
This opens a possibility that Simvastatin could cause Myocardial Infarction and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Myocardial Infarction, Atrial Fibrillation

This Myocardial Infarction side effect was reported by a physician from GB on Oct 17, 2013. A patient from GB , 64 years of age, weighting 183.0 lb, was treated with Simvastatin (simvastatin). Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Simvastatin side effects: myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation. Simvastatin (simvastatin) dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Amlodipine (amlodipine)
  • Aspirin (acetylsalicylic Acid)
  • Atenolol (atenolol)
  • Atorvastatin (atorvastatin)
  • Bisoprolol (bisoprolol)
  • Ramipril (ramipril)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Simvastatin (simvastatin).
Atrial Fibrillation, Myocardial Infarction

This Myocardial Infarction side effect was reported by a health professional from GB. A 64-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Simvastatin (dosage: Unk), which was started on May 21, 2003. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Simvastatin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Myocardial Infarction
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Simvastatin.
Atrial Fibrillation, Myocardial Infarction

This Myocardial Infarction Simvastatin side effect was reported by a physician from GB on Oct 17, 2013. A male , 64 years of age, weighting 183.0 lb, was treated with Simvastatin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Myocardial Infarction
. Simvastatin dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Myocardial Infarction, Atrial Fibrillation

This is a Simvastatin side effect report of a 64-year-old patient (weight:NA) from GB, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Simvastatin (dosage:NA, start time: Mar 14, 2012), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Myocardial Infarction side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Atrial Fibrillation
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Simvastatin treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Myocardial Infarction.
Myocardial Infarction, Atrial Fibrillation

A 64-year-old patient (weight: NA) from GB with the following symptoms: NA started Simvastatin treatment (dosage: 40 Mg, Unk) on Mar 14, 2012. Soon after starting Simvastatin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Atrial Fibrillation
. Concurrently used drugs: NA.The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Simvastatin side effects, such as Myocardial Infarction.
Myocardial Infarction, Myalgia, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Herpes Zoster, Dizziness, Malaise

A female patient from US was prescribed and started Simvastatin on Mar 01, 2013. After Simvastatin was administered, patient encountered several Simvastatin side effects: myocardial infarction, myalgia, blood cholesterol increased, herpes zoster, dizziness, malaise Additional patient health information: Female , 78 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Simvastatin dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Lovastatin
  • Red Yeast
  • Cholestyramine Resin
  • Crestor
  • Lipitor
  • Pravachol
Polyneuropathy, Myocardial Infarction, Gait Disturbance

This report suggests a potential Simvastatin Myocardial Infarction side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A patient from BE (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): blood cholesterol and used Simvastatin (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Simvastatin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Gait Disturbance
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Ezetrol
  • Ezetimibe/simvastatin
  • Lipitor
Although Simvastatin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Myocardial Infarction, may still occur.
Myocardial Infarction, Jaundice, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Transaminases Increased

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Oct 19, 2012 by a Female taking Simvastatin (simvastatin) (dosage: 1 D) . Location: LT , 66 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Simvastatin side effects: myocardial infarction, jaundice, aspartate aminotransferase increased, transaminases increased. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Acetaminophen, Dextromethorphan Hydrobromide, And Phenylephrine Hydrochloride (6 Dosage Forms, 1 D)
Multi-organ Failure, Septic Shock, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Escherichia Test Positive, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Acute Pulmonary Oedema, Myocardial Infarction, Intestinal Obstruction, Abdominal Pain

This Myocardial Infarction problem was reported by a health professional from MX. A 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): coronary artery disease.On NS a consumer started treatment with Simvastatin (dosage: 80 Mg, Qd). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Aspirin (100 Mg/day)
  • Clopidogrel (75 Mg/day)
  • Enalapril (5 Mg/day)
  • Metoprolol (25 Mg, Q12h)
  • Isosorbide Mononitrate (50 Mg/day)
When commencing Simvastatin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Multi-organ Failure
  • Septic Shock
  • Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
  • Escherichia Test Positive
  • Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation
  • Acute Pulmonary Oedema
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Abdominal Pain
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Myocardial Infarction, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Multi-organ Failure, Myocardial Infarction

This is a Simvastatin side effect report of a 76-year-old patient (weight: NA) from AUSTRIA. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: coronary artery disease and was treated with Simvastatin (dosage: NA) starting Apr 11, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aspirin (100 Mg, Unk)
  • Nexavar (Daily Dose 600 Mg)
  • Nexavar (200 Mg, Tid)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Multi-organ Failure
  • Myocardial Infarction
This opens a possibility that Simvastatin could cause Myocardial Infarction and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Cardiac Disorder, Myocardial Infarction

This Myocardial Infarction side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Apr 18, 2012. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 83 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Simvastatin. Patient felt the following Simvastatin side effects: cardiac disorder, myocardial infarction. Simvastatin dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Excedrin Tension Headache Caplets (2 Df, Qd)
These side effects may potentially be related to Simvastatin.
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Simvastatin Myocardial Infarction Causes and Reviews


Each year almost 800,000 Americans have a heart attack. A heart attack happens when blood flow to the heart suddenly becomes blocked. Without the blood coming in, the heart can't get oxygen. If not treated quickly, the heart muscle begins to die. But if you do get quick treatment, you may be able to prevent or limit damage to the heart muscle. That's why it's important to know the symptoms of a heart attack and call 9-1-1 if you or someone else is having them. You should call, even if you are not sure that it is a heart attack.

The most common symptoms in men and women are

  • Chest discomfort. It is often in center or left side of the chest. It usually lasts more than a few minutes. It may go away and come back. It can feel like pressure, squeezing, fullness, or pain. It also can feel like heartburn or indigestion.
  • Shortness of breath. Sometimes this is your only symptom. You may get it before or during the chest discomfort. It can happen when you are resting or doing a little bit of physical activity.
  • Discomfort in the upper body. You may feel pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, shoulders, neck, jaw, or upper part of the stomach.

You may also have other symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and lightheadedness. You may break out in a cold sweat. Sometimes women will have different symptoms then men. For example, they are more likely to feel tired for no reason.

The most common cause of heart attacks is coronary artery disease (CAD). With CAD, there is a buildup of cholesterol and other material, called plaque, on their inner walls or the arteries. This is atherosclerosis. It can build up for years. Eventually an area of plaque can rupture (break open). A blood clot can form around the plaque and block the artery.

A less common cause of heart attack is a severe spasm (tightening) of a coronary artery. The spasm cuts off blood flow through the artery.

At the hospital, health care providers make a diagnosis based on your symptoms, blood tests, and different heart health tests. Treatments may include medicines and medical procedures such as coronary angioplasty. After a heart attack, cardiac rehabilitation and lifestyle changes can help you recover.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Simvastatin Myocardial Infarction Reviews

Wed, 29 Sep 2010

I've been on a Simvastatin for 6 months. I broke out in a mysterious rash about a few weeks after I began it. I've had a rash ever since. 2 dermatologist and 1 allergist later, it is the opinion of 1 dermatologist and the allergist that my rash is resulting from the Simvastatin. My heart dr. has never seen anyone get a rash from a Simvastatin, but he is going to work with me. He wants me to be off of everything I take (vitamins also) for 6 weeks. If the rash disappears, we will begin to introduce each pill 1 week at a time. I itch everywhere. The rash is terrible. My dermatologist has me on Doxepin at night, an antihistimine in the day, and cortizone mousse. I still itch. I can't seem to find others that have experienced a rash from a Simvastatin. Please reply if you can sympathize.

Sat, 20 Feb 2010

I was recently diagnosed with high cholesterol level so started taking Simvastatin a week ago. Two weeks befroe that, my podiatrist prescribed diclofenac sodium for my plantar fasciitis for a month. Are these two drugs conter-indicated???? PLus I am experiencing diarrhea with rectal pain and not sure which is the cause.

Fri, 05 Nov 2010

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 to go for my Appt. The rash totally subsided. I call it off the Appt. I noticed 3 days ago the rash started again, it is itch but I try not to scratch. I want to see if the rash will takes three wk to subside. I will let you know.

Fri, 15 Jan 2010

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

Wed, 04 May 2011

Please reply me. Thanks.,

Wed, 24 Nov 2010

I have been in Zorcor for a good 6 years with no problems (40mg). I did not have any problems until recently. I now have a number of strange complaintes. I thought it may just be part of getting older. I am having joint and muscle pain and extreme headaches that absolutely debiliatate
me. I have a rash and my throat swells at times.Until reading some of your comments, I never suspected it could be from the same med. The swellinng in the throat was the final straw. I am officially off the med. as of today, with an immediate doctor visit in the works.

Thu, 24 Feb 2011

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 Niacin is known to create rash in many people along with other side effects that are similar to Zocor. If you are taking niacine as well as Zocor I believe the combination may be the cause as I have tried stopping either and the rash dimenishes, ythough does not disappear. The reduction of fats in your blood may just be giving you abnormally dry skin resulting in the rash as it seems ceaseing either pill reduces my rash to the area around a very small mole.

Tue, 06 Apr 2010

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.....

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