Two correspondents - in WDDTY vol 12 no 11 and vol 13 no 3 - reported muscle weakness after taking simvastatin. Statins block the body’s synthesis of coenzyme Q10
I have been very reluctantly taking warfarin for the past four years in connection with atrial fibrillation. In WDDTY vol 12 no 9, it states that a multicentre US trial has found that warfarin and aspirin perform equally well in
In addition to suppressing CoQ10 and possibly causing CHF, the major side-effects of statins include muscle pain and weakness (myopathy), liver and kidney damage,
Statins, commonly used to treat high cholesterol levels, may also cause symptoms of muscle tenderness and weakness.