Zocor Safety Information and Side Effects

Zocor Safety Information

  • FDA Side Effects: 5718
  • Deaths: 452
  • Life-threatening: 719
  • Disabled: 1138
  • Hospitalized: 2868
  • Safety Alerts:N/A

Rhabdomyolysis ( 992 reports)    ➢ More

Cerebrovascular Accident, Diabetes Mellitus, Neuropathy Peripheral, Coma, Paralysis, Renal Disorder, Blood Triglycerides Increased, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Rhabdomyolysis

This case suggests a potential Zocor Rhabdomyolysis side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 57-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): blood cholesterol increased,neuropathy peripheral,hysterectomy,abdominal discomfort and used Zocor (dosage: Unk) starting 2010. Soon after starting Zocor the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Neuropathy Peripheral
  • Coma
  • Paralysis
  • Renal Disorder
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased
  • Rhabdomyolysis
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Lyrica (50 Mg, Qid)
  • Premarin (0.625 Mg, Qd)
  • Protonix (40 Mg, Qd)
  • Neurontin (600 Mg, Tid)
  • Aspirin (1 Df, Qd)
  • Omega-3 Marine Triglycerides
  • Advair
  • Clonidine
  • The patient was hospitalized. Although Zocor demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Rhabdomyolysis, may still occur.

    Myalgia ( 790 reports)    ➢ More

    Proteinuria, Haematuria, Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased, Blood Creatinine Increased, Muscular Weakness, Blood Bilirubin Increased, Myoglobinuria, Myalgia, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased

    Adverse event was reported on Feb 19, 2014 by a male taking Zocor (Dosage: 80 Mg, Qd) was diagnosed with and. Location: CA , 80 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zocor side effects: proteinuria, haematuria, blood lactate dehydrogenase increased, blood creatinine increased, muscular weakness, blood bilirubin increased, myoglobinuria, myalgia, alanine aminotransferase increased.
    Associated medications used:
    • Androcur (100 Mg, Bid)
    • Atacand (Unk)
    • Coumadin
    • Flomax (morniflumate)
    • Diltiazem Hydrochloride
    • Aspirin
    The patient was hospitalized.

    Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased ( 457 reports)    ➢ More

    Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased

    This Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 55-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Zocor (simvastatin) (dosage: NA). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Zocor (simvastatin), the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
    Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Asthenia ( 397 reports)    ➢ More

    Somnolence, Asthenia

    A case of a 93-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from US was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: blood cholesterol increased and was treated with Zocor (dosage: 40 Mg, Once In The Evening) starting 1991. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Xalatan
  • Vaseretic
  • Actos
  • Chirocaine
  • Coumadin
  • Cosopt
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Somnolence
    • Asthenia
    This opens a possibility that Zocor could cause Asthenia and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

    Muscular Weakness ( 340 reports)    ➢ More

    Muscular Weakness

    on Feb 24, 2014 a Female from BE , 85 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zocor. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zocor side effects: muscular weakness. Zocor dosage: 20 Mg, Qd.
    Associated medications used:
    • Hypan (40 Mg, Qd)
    • Nobiten (5 Mg, Qd)
    • Zestoretic (20/12.5 Mg Once A Day)
    • Asaflow (80 Mg, Qd)
    • Catapressan (2 Tablets (0.15mg Tablet) Once A Day)
    • Bromazepam (1 Tablet 6mg Once A Day)
    • Befact Forte (1 Tablet Once A Day)
    The patient was hospitalized.

    Common Zocor Side Effects

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    Rhabdomyolysis (992)
    Myalgia (790)
    Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased (457)
    Asthenia (397)
    Muscular Weakness (340)
    Renal Failure Acute (313)
    Pain In Extremity (275)
    Arthralgia (273)
    Muscle Spasms (231)
    Fatigue (212)
    Myopathy (200)
    Renal Failure (178)
    Pain (175)
    Dyspnoea (172)
    Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (155)
    Myocardial Infarction (149)
    Myositis (148)
    Nausea (143)
    Chest Pain (137)
    Dizziness (133)
    Fall (128)
    Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (127)
    Malaise (122)
    Cerebrovascular Accident (120)
    Diarrhoea (119)
    Headache (104)
    Back Pain (101)
    Liver Function Test Abnormal (101)
    Depression (100)
    Abdominal Pain (95)
    Blood Creatinine Increased (93)
    Gait Disturbance (93)
    Anxiety (92)
    Abasia (91)
    Vomiting (87)
    Amnesia (86)
    Abdominal Pain Upper (79)
    Anaemia (78)
    Coronary Artery Disease (76)
    Insomnia (75)
    Cardiac Failure Congestive (74)
    Weight Decreased (73)
    Dehydration (72)
    Pyrexia (71)
    Paraesthesia (70)
    Confusional State (70)
    Hypertension (69)
    Pneumonia (69)
    Rash (68)
    Cardiac Disorder (67)

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