Simvastatin

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Other names: Zocor
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Simvastatin (International Nonproprietary Name) (Zocor and generics) is a hypolipidemic agent used to control elevated choleste...
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Does Simvastatin cause UTI ?

UTI is a known side effect of Simvastatin
#131 in Simvastatin discussions - 23 posts discuss UTI with Simvastatin. UTI is #131 concern in Simvastatin discussions.
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I've become very depresses, plus the 10 pound weight gain...
" Started taking Simvastatin about 2 and a half years ago. Previously to taking it (now 20mg) I was very energetic and athletic. Now I am lucky I can move from the couch. Between the lower back... "

nfection and I think it may be related to the simvastatin...
" ...is worried she may have a urinary tract infection and I think it may be related to the simvastatin she's been prescribed. I've looked ...surgery (interestingly it is supposed to prevent postoperative... "

when I got to 40mg, I started to have trouble sleeping. Th...
" ...to a couple of UTIs which I have had to take Ciprofloxacin for and this is contra-indicated with Simvastatin. So far, so good! I was taking it before bed but when I got to 40mg, I started to have... "

added sugar) since his recent UTI and the home haven't...
" ...juice (the light version without added sugar) since his recent UTI and the home haven't objected. He's on simvastatin, aspirin, Nifedipine, aricept, ebixa, carbamazepine and zopiclone. Do you... "

I seem to have another UTI. I think it's probably because...
" ...Now I seem to have another UTI. I think it's probably because ...think is caused by my Simvastatin which is meant to help delay MS progression. I have been given Lansoprazole but it doesn't seem to be... "

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statins ,When stopped simvastatin my circulation cramps stop...
" ...having temporary bouts and my back arches hardly move no leg pain .Have ...[ acupuncture] helps also increasing uti medication & temporarily paramol [ ...regarding thyroxine & statins ,When stopped... "

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as taking macrodantin (prevent UTI, however, don't g...
" ...Lyrica 200mg (100 2x/day) and simvistatin (cholestorol) and hyrocholorthyazide (bpressure). Was taking macrodantin (prevent UTI, however, don't get many so ...a few days ago). Take ambien for sleep.... "

holesterol 3, taking Simvastatin ocasionally, because I l...
" ...I was afraid that Christmas and the UTI I had before it would have scuppered my Hba1c. ...for the 4s sofa next. total cholesterol 3, taking Simvastatin ocasionally, because I like my doctor and he told... "

experienced a mild uti. Corrective action included medicat...
" ...mg, clonazepam 1mg, aspirin 81mg, simvastatin 20mg and tamsulosin. The patient ...was closed. The patient experienced a mild uti. Corrective action included medication added, ...was rocephin 1g. The mild uti... "

Teresa, Are you taking Simvastatin for cholesterol ? I ta...
" Hi Teresa, Are you taking Simvastatin for cholesterol ? I take ...problems I really hope the UTI responds quickly to antibiotics. Not ...agree but after several years of my MS nurse asking mine have... "

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