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Loose stools after taking generic statin, foul-smelling, vaginal discharge. Typical?

I have been takin a statin that in the last 6 months has been swtched to a generic statin. Since then my stool is formed into loose balls with a brownish orange fluid around the balls. I am not constipated. The problem for me is that the stools are fowel smelling. I am also having a fowel smelling discharge from my vaginal area. Is that typical for taking a statinfrom my vagina l area.
Asked On : Wed, 13 Mar 2013
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Hello.The symptoms that you have may be caused by taking statin but usually disappear within weeks.If you take statins for 6 months other diagnoses should be considered.Go to your doctor, if he rule out other pathologies and your symptoms persist, he can change by other cholesterol lowering drug ezetimibe for example.
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