Statins (Zocor)

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papatini
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   Posted 2/9/2008 7:51 PM (GMT -7)   
Anyone out there with hep c that has also been on Zocor or another statin for their heart??
They started me on 20mg of Zocor last week after an angiogram that showed a small artery blockage. Had my primary care doc run a blood test to check my liver profile. A few hours after the test a nurse called and said to stop taking the zocor immediatly but she could'nt tell me why and the doc was gone for the weekend. Pretty cool huh? Now I have to wait all weekend before I can see my heart doc and find out whats up.
Anybody out there had anything similar happen with them?!?!?!    Thanks 


1998 ACF level C4-5 , 2001 DDD, 2006 ACF level C6-7, Herniated T6-7 , and bulging C3-4
 Diagnosed 1995 - Crohns Disease, 2006 diverticulosis
 Hep C - COPD - Glaucoma - Cateract - Permanant floater - 1 clogged artery
take kadian 50mg, Morphine Sulate IMM 30mg , flexeril, sulphasalazine, bentyl, lomotil, klonopin, and
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Post Edited (papatini) : 2/9/2008 7:59:44 PM (GMT-7)


Pink Grandma
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   Posted 2/9/2008 8:19 PM (GMT -7)   
Welcome to Healing Papatini, I haven't heard anyone taking it here. But you may want to google Zocor and liver disease and see what comes up. There's got to be a site that has the information that you need. Hopefully someone will have an answer for you soon. Take care.
Pink Grandma
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Butterflythree
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   Posted 2/9/2008 8:52 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Papatini, Welcome to the forum. Could it be possible that your doctor didn't realize or forgot that you have hep C? One of the warnings for Zocor is that people with active liver disease should not take it. I think that is probably why they called to tell you to stop taking it.

I hope you are doing well.
Butterflythree
 
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