Statins side effects: The embarrassing symptom which is one of the most ‘common’

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What other side effects can statins cause?

As with most medications, statins can lead to a number of side effects.

However, not all of these are extremely common.

Some of the most common side effects include:

  • headache
  • dizziness
  • feeling sick
  • feeling unusually tired or physically weak
  • digestive system problems, such as constipation, diarrhoea, indigestion or farting
  • muscle painsleep problems
  • low blood platelet count

Some less common side effects which may arise include:being sickmemory problemshair losspins and needlesinflammation of the liver (hepatitis), which can cause flu-like symptomsinflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis), which can cause stomach painskin problems, such as acne or an itchy red rashsexual problems, such as loss of libido or erectile dysfunction

Published at Fri, 10 Dec 2021 09:09:00 +0000

Statins side effects: The embarrassing symptom which is one of the most ‘common’

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