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Zocor Lawyers Filing Simvastin ( Zocar ) Lawsuits

Zocor (simvastatin) is a cholesterol-lowering medication Zocor has been  associated with an increased risk of muscle disease, myopathy, rhabdomyolysis, kidney failure, and death. Zocor Injury Lawsuits are being filed for Myopathy (muscle injury),  rhabdomyolysis and kidney failure or damage,  death.

Symptoms of myopathy

Muscle pain, Tenderness, Weakness, Elevation of muscle enzymes in the blood

Symptoms of myopathy, rhabdomyolysis

Dark urine, Red urine, Fatigue

FDA Zocor  Warning

On March 19, 2010, the FDA released information that 80 mg Zocor may be linked to higher rates of muscle injury, including rhabdomyolysis. The FDA warning for Zocor (simvastatin) dose limitations: These limitations applied to ALL patients taking simvastatin. Zocor, Pregnancy and Harm To The Fetus Zocor should not be taken during pregnancy. It has been labeled as a Category X drug by the FDA, meaning that using it during pregnancy may cause harm to the fetus. Warning for  breastfeeding while taking Zocor It is currently not known if simvastatin will appear in breast milk, which may also cause birth defects.

Rhabdomyolysis Lawyers Filing Zocor Lawsuits

Rhabdomyolysis from Zocor  can cause the rapid breakdown of skeletal muscles in the body, which results in a leak of the muscle protein called myoglobin into the blood. Rhabdomyolysis can result in  kidney damage and kidney failure. It can lead to hospitalization, dialysis and even death.