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Newly prescribed Simvastatin - Help

Discussion in 'Non-Diabetic Medication' started by yoda, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. Yorksman

    Yorksman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    When I discussed the problem of cramps with my GP he said there are a couple of other statins that we could try. I stopped taking simvastatin and the cramps initially disappeared but they came back. I started taking them again and started with calf stretching exercises. The problem is very much better now. However, losing a lot of weight has probably helped and, when I have lost more, I hope to get a lower dose. Shall have to see what my lipids are next blood test but the new diet should make a big difference. My probklem has always been high trigs.
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