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Simvastatin causing gout.
What other statin might I take?
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Are you sure the statin is the cause of the gout? If so then Doctor should  recommend change in statin....there are many out there to choose from.
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From my own experience not Crestor for sure.
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Have you discussed this with your doctor?  I was changed to Pravastatin recently. You can google the warnings and side effects of that one.  I also take Tricor for my hyperlipidemia. But that is a fenofibrate, not a statin. Have you ever tried the grandfather of statins, Lipitor?  Talk to your doctor and get the straight answers.  Take care, Ally
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