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Zocor Rhabdomyolysis Side Effects

Zocor Rhabdomyolysis Side Effect Reports


The following Zocor Rhabdomyolysis side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

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

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



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

This Rhabdomyolysis side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 57-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: blood cholesterol increased,neuropathy peripheral,hysterectomy,abdominal discomfort. The patient was prescribed Zocor (dosage: Unk), which was started on 2010. Concurrently used drugs:
  • 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
When starting to take Zocor the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Cerebrovascular Accident
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Neuropathy Peripheral
  • Coma
  • Paralysis
  • Renal Disorder
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased
  • Rhabdomyolysis
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
Rhabdomyolysis

This Rhabdomyolysis Zocor side effect was reported by a health professional from US on Feb 06, 2014. A male , 64 years of age, was treated with Zocor. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
. Zocor dosage: 80mg,daily. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA. The patient was hospitalized.
Rhabdomyolysis, Muscle Spasms

This is a Zocor side effect report of a 64-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: blood cholesterol increased,neuralgia, who was treated with Zocor (dosage:NA, start time: Aug 07, 2013), combined with:
  • Neurontin (300 Mg, Tid)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Rhabdomyolysis side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Muscle Spasms
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zocor treatment in female patients suffering from blood cholesterol increased,neuralgia, resulting in Rhabdomyolysis.

Rhabdomyolysis

A 74-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: blood cholesterol started Zocor treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Zocor treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
. Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zocor side effects, such as Rhabdomyolysis.
Rhabdomyolysis

A patient from US was prescribed and started Zocor (simvastatin) on Feb 19, 2013. Patient felt the following Zocor side effects: rhabdomyolysis Additional patient health information: male , 86 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Zocor (simvastatin) dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs: NA.
Rhabdomyolysis, Dizziness

This report suggests a potential Zocor (simvastatin) Rhabdomyolysis side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 75-year-old patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Zocor (simvastatin) (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Zocor (simvastatin) the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Dizziness
Drugs used concurrently:NA. The patient was hospitalized. Although Zocor (simvastatin) demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Rhabdomyolysis, may still occur.
Rhabdomyolysis

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Feb 19, 2013 by a male taking Zocor (simvastatin) (dosage: NA) . Location: US , 61 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zocor side effects: rhabdomyolysis. Additional medications/treatments: The patient was hospitalized.
Rhabdomyolysis, Liver Function Test Abnormal

This Rhabdomyolysis problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 73-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): blood cholesterol increased,coronary artery disease.On 201104 a consumer started treatment with Zocor (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Zocor, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Liver Function Test Abnormal
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Rhabdomyolysis, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Rhabdomyolysis

This is a Zocor (simvastatin) side effect report of a 55-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Zocor (simvastatin) (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ciprofloxacin (ciprofloxacin)
  • Ramipril (ramipril)
  • Carvedilol (carvedilol)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Zocor (simvastatin) could cause Rhabdomyolysis and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Rhabdomyolysis, Asthenia, Pyrexia, Chills, Bedridden, Fluid Retention

This Rhabdomyolysis side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Feb 19, 2013. A patient from US , 62 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zocor. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Zocor side effects: rhabdomyolysis, asthenia, pyrexia, chills, bedridden, fluid retention. Zocor dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
  • Telaprevir (750 Mg/g Once Every 8 Hours)
  • Pegasys (peginterferon Alfa-2a)
  • Copegus (ribavirin)
  • Mk-9278 (vitamins)
  • Pramipexole (pramipexole)
  • Prilosec
  • Metoprolol (metoprolol)
  • Plavix (clopidogrel Bisulfate)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
Rhabdomyolysis

This Rhabdomyolysis side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 69-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Zocor (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Zocor the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
Rhabdomyolysis, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased

This Rhabdomyolysis Zocor side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on Feb 19, 2013. A male , 67 years of age, was treated with Zocor. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
. Zocor dosage: , Oral. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Pletaal (cilostazol) Tablet
  • Blopress (candesartan Cilexetil) (, Oral)
  • Amlodin
Rhabdomyolysis

This is a Zocor side effect report of a 80-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Zocor (dosage:10 Mg, Hs, Oral, start time: NS), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Rhabdomyolysis side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Zocor treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Rhabdomyolysis.
Rhabdomyolysis, Muscle Spasms, Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased

A 63-year-old patient (weight: NA) from US with the following symptoms: blood cholesterol increased started Zocor treatment (dosage: 40 Mg Qd) on 200805. Soon after starting Zocor treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Bystolic (5 Mg, Qd)
  • Losartan Potassium (50 Mg, Qd)
This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Zocor side effects, such as Rhabdomyolysis.
Rhabdomyolysis

A patient from US was prescribed and started Zocor on Jul 15, 2013. After Zocor was administered, patient encountered several Zocor side effects: rhabdomyolysis Additional patient health information: male , 65 years of age, weighting 145.5 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Zocor dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Voriconazole
The patient was hospitalized.
Autoimmune Hepatitis, Antiphospholipid Antibodies Positive, Rhabdomyolysis

This report suggests a potential Zocor Rhabdomyolysis side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 76-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): dyslipidaemia and used Zocor (dosage: 80 Mg, Qd) starting NS. Soon after starting Zocor the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis
  • Antiphospholipid Antibodies Positive
  • Rhabdomyolysis
Drugs used concurrently:NA. The patient was hospitalized. Although Zocor demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Rhabdomyolysis, may still occur.
Rhabdomyolysis, Arterial Occlusive Disease, Blood Potassium Increased

An adverse event was reported by a physician on Jun 13, 2013 by a Female taking Zocor (dosage: 40mg) was diagnosed with and. Location: DE , 79 years of age, weighting 121.3 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Zocor side effects: rhabdomyolysis, arterial occlusive disease, blood potassium increased. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Xarelto (15 Mg)
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.
Rhabdomyolysis, Oliguria, Hypotension, Myositis

This Rhabdomyolysis problem was reported by a physician from CN. A 68-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): hyperlipidaemia.On Apr 12, 2013 a consumer started treatment with Zocor (dosage: 40 Mg, Qd, 1 Tablet After Dinner). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Lipitor (20 Mg, Qd)
  • Cordarone (Unk)
  • Allopurinol (Unk)
  • Betaloc (12.5 Mg, Qd)
  • Furosemide (Unk)
  • Digoxin (Unk)
When commencing Zocor, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Oliguria
  • Hypotension
  • Myositis
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Rhabdomyolysis, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Rhabdomyolysis

This is a Zocor side effect report of a 82-year-old patient (weight: NA) from AU. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Zocor (dosage: 80 Mg, Qd) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Rhabdomyolysis
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Zocor could cause Rhabdomyolysis and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Renal Failure, Rhabdomyolysis

This Rhabdomyolysis side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from CN on Apr 05, 2013. A patient from CN , 60 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Zocor. Patient felt the following Zocor side effects: renal failure, rhabdomyolysis. Zocor dosage: 40 Mg, Once A Day. These side effects may potentially be related to Zocor.
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Zocor Rhabdomyolysis Causes and Reviews


Your muscles help you move and help your body work. Different types of muscles have different jobs. There are many problems that can affect muscles. Muscle disorders can cause weakness, pain or even paralysis.

Causes of muscle disorders include

  • Injury or overuse, such as sprains or strains, cramps or tendinitis
  • A genetic disorder, such as muscular dystrophy
  • Some cancers
  • Inflammation, such as myositis
  • Diseases of nerves that affect muscles
  • Infections
  • Certain medicines

Sometimes the cause is not known.


Zocor Rhabdomyolysis Reviews

Sun, 31 Oct 2010

Lip swelling, acute.

Sun, 28 Aug 2011

urinary retention Is there a correlation between this and using a statin. Had this problem
shortly after starting a simvistatin routine.

Wed, 27 May 2009
How long does it take to get back to normal after taking Zocor. I had a major problem in November 2008 and it is now May 2009 and I am still having problems and testing. It has cost me a fortune and they still say it is not Zocor but I still believe it was and I stopped in November but still have many of the problems.
Tue, 09 Nov 2010
Zocor 40 mg, Typical gout experience 2 times a month, treatable with fluids and diet. Some use of colchicine. Within a week of using Zocor experienced gout over an extended period of time. Basically 6 weeks straight. Taking Zocor at night and experienced worse symptoms at night and early next day. Better until taking Zocor before bed. Repeat every day.
Wed, 17 Mar 2010
I am asking, does Levaxin a thyroid med. and Zantac antiacid, is it OK to take those at the same time
Sat, 10 Apr 2010
I have a frozen diagfram and shrinking lung. It affects my breathing and energy. Could this possibly be caused by Zocor as I was told by someone who also has this condition. I also have lots of muscle pain daily. These both came on me since starting Zoroc about 10 years ago.
Mon, 18 Jul 2011
Zocor 40mg. Since I started taking have had rotator repair, frozen shoulder same shoulder, tarsal tunnel in my ankle. Surgery and now frozen shoulder other shoulder that my doc wants to operate on
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