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  1. Doctors are not pshyologists!!!!!
    ... nearly as affective as Red Yeast Rice. Bayer's drug Baycol caused over 100 deaths. Red Yeast Rice has been proven ... less affective than Red Yeast Rice. Bayer's drug Baycol was removed from the market in August, 2001 because...

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  1. Calcium Pyruvate for weight loss
    ... less affective than Red Yeast Rice. Bayer's drug Baycol was removed from the market in August, 2001 because...

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  1. Statin drugs as an option?
    ... finding these drugs help grow bone. She has been on Baycol and Lipitor. The statins might be an option for...

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  1. Neuropathy, Pravachol, and legal action?
    ... action suit for Crestor and they have already had Baycol removed from the market. Apparently, there was sufficient...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Offered Armour or synthetic T3
    ... talking about the same Great Protector FDA... the one of Baycol , Vioxx, Redux, Fen-Phen, Crestor, Propulsid, Zyprexa...

  2. Quit taking lipitor no more leg pain!!
    ... stuff... Serious muscle damage (of the type that put Baycol out of business) and memory problems. As these things...

  3. New Dr says Fosamax not calcium???

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  1. Dangers of Aspartame (nutrasweet) ??
    ... declared as unsafe, fenfen (spelling?) for weight loss, baycol for high cholesterol etc, etc....just to name a few...

Blood and Blood Vessel board

  1. Downward Trend in Platelet Count
    ... long as it doesn't turn out to be just another Vioxx, Baycol , or Fen-Phen. I'm generally leery of and refuse to...

Heart Disorders board

  1. Plavix discontinued
    ... have always felt that Plavix will be the next Vioxx, Baycol , (or thalidomide!)...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Is Taking Zetia and Zocor or Vitoryn Safe Or Not
    ... t see much about it. I am wondering because I took Baycol and that killed 66 people before it was pulled off...

  2. Concerns about Zetia
    ... I swore off of them..PERIOD! Reminds me of the old Baycol thing, which I have first hand knowledge of that lousy...

  3. question regarding ryr to lovastatin
    ... I have been on Baycol , Zocor, and Lipitor will bad side effects on each...

  4. blood tests and lipitor
    ... of muscle cells, rhabdomyolysis can become fatal. Baycol was the first statin directly linked to death because...
    ... of muscle cells, rhabdomyolysis can become fatal. Baycol was the first statin directly linked to death because...
    ... abdomyolysis almost unheard of since the discontinuation of Baycol . Some doctors would like to see patients monthly...

  5. Lipitor side effects?
    ... effects, plus muscle aches and pains, especially on Baycol . Try going off for a few days to a week and see...

  6. Has Anyone"s Health Been affected By Baycol?
    ... pain meds everyday to function. Some people died from Baycol and others did get another serious muscle disease ... muscluar/skeletal disease that may have been caused by Baycol ? They tried me on Baycol after I couldn't take ... The Lipitor gave me very severe GI problems, but the Baycol made me feel like a cripple. I was only on it for ... experience the pain while on it, or is this something new? Baycol has been off the market a long time now, but that...
    ... milligrams. August, 2001, after a passle of deaths, Baycol was "voluntarily" withdrawn from the market. The...
    ... Lenin, How would Crestor compare in strength to Baycol ? I thought Crestor was potent myself:) . I would ... assume that Baycol would be much stronger than Lipitor, Vytorin, etc...
    ... condsidered 40 mg.; the maximum for Lipitor is 80 mg. For Baycol (cerivastatin) the maximum approved dosage was 0.8 ... For some fortuitous reason, I had never HEARD of Baycol . Thank the gods....
    ... I didn't realize the doseage of Baycol , no wonder I felt half dead on it. I was taking 5 ... then 3 months, then the GI problems started, and the Baycol was horrid. Dr. should have realized with me being...

  7. Statin Stomach??
    ... couldn't tolerate it, but mine was mostly GI problems, Baycol really did me in with pains........:) After trying...

  8. unbiased information
    ... Lenin- I suppose with clinkers you mean Baycol that killed a lot of people before it finally was...

  9. Lipitor
    ... prescriptions, ranged from 3.16 (for cerivastatin aka Baycol , since removed from the market), to a low of 0 for...

  10. Muscle Pain
    ... name, and most all did a number on my GI track. The Baycol really messed up my muscles, I would walk to the mailbox...
    ... The Baycol really messed up my muscles, I would walk to the mailbox...
    ... ache like that, it was mostly GI problems, but that Baycol was a REAL winner!!! Hope ya have a great 4th,...
    ... Once the GI problems got better the dr. started me on Baycol , that is when I had all the horrid pain and weakness ... thank God I dumped them when I did. I think I was off Baycol for about 7 months when they got pulled off the market...

  11. Side effects from statins ?
    ... also got extremly weak in the legs from Lipitor and Baycol , especially Baycol, that had me wondering if I could...

  12. I really could use some help about now!
    ... numbers down naturally. Since then they have tried me on Baycol , Whelcol and a few others I can't even remember, now...

  13. Just diagnosed hi/chol
    ... anything, it will go on and on. When they had me on Baycol I really felt horrid, and told the dr. I tossed them ... even know if anyone has ever gotten a settlement from Baycol , and I know there were suites filed, but who knows...
    ... JJ, Baycol was also pulled in Europe I read. When I said "suing...

  14. Med. list.........
    ... 2000 and had bad side effects, they switched me to Baycol , only got worse, so I am doing my best with diet and...

  15. Is there any safe drug?
    ... after I went to a new dr. who said he wanted me on Baycol , oh boy, then the fun really began. After 2 months ... since sliced bread". Hmmm, 7 months after I dumped Baycol , they were pulled. Shortly after that I and hubby...

  16. Lipid Panel...Going for the GOLD
    ... and Prescribing Information" You must know about Baycol , also a statin, and how nearly 2,000 cases of rhabdomyolysi...

  17. A poll among the member's please
    ... last test was fine. No statins, was on Lipitor and Baycol , MAJOR GI problems, weakness, and developed high BP...

  18. Chest muscles also ache with statin use, normal?
    ... Zetia has been around about 4 years, as was Baycol . Just because something is advertised, doesn't mean...

  19. Goodbye Lipitor, Hello Zocor
    ... When I couldn't tolerate Lipitor they shoved meon Baycol . Finally I got totally ticked off and tossed em, then...

  20. Need help with lab report!
    ... I remember back in 2001 when they shoved me on Baycol and I got so sick, I told the dr. these things totally...

  21. Crestor....
    ... 2 months and I felt better, but then shoved me on Baycol ...OH BOY, needless to say the fun really began. For ... sliced bread. Hmmm, 8 months after I tossed those fool Baycol pills in the trash, they were off the market. Like...

  22. Does Lipitor Cause Heartburn?
    ... me off, and they subsided. He then switched me to Baycol , and OH BOY, then the fun began, not only GI problems...
    ... me off, and they subsided. He then switched me to Baycol , and OH BOY, then the fun began, not only GI problems...
    ... for the statins to be doing it, so switched me to Baycol ...OH JOY!!! Needless to say the FUN really began,...
    ... of the same thing, it is an isolated case. I was on Baycol for almost 2 months, and then tossed them, as they...
    ... I was on Baycol for almost 2 months, and then tossed them, as they ... ll eat the sliced bread and he'll have to snack on Baycol pills. Well, I've always known that people can be...
    ... ll eat the sliced bread and he'll have to snack on Baycol pills. Well, I've always known that people can be...
    ... turning brown..." Doctor2: "Don't worry Mr. Smith, Baycol has been proven to be quite safe" Patient3: "But...

  23. I'm Going Off Lipitor-Too Many Issues 4 Me
    ... didn't feel like myself. At one time they had me on Baycol , and I got so weak and had such pains in my legs,...

  24. Questiion about Crestor, Scard of statins, Please help.
    ... wouldn't go back on them. They tried me on Lipitor, Baycol , Welchol and a few other lipid lowering things, and...

  25. Long-term statin use - is it worth it?
    ... banned them, there have been no recalls before or since BAYCOL in 2001. Baycol was caught and pulled as dangerous...

  26. Boosting HDL level
    ... get me back on track, then my new dr. tried me on Baycol ...OH JOY!!! Needless to say I dumped him and the drugs...

  27. Gobble, Gobble, Here Comes the Cholesterol
    ... could come up with was the after affects of Lipitor & Baycol . Strange, as I only took it on and off for about 6...

  28. Switching Statins
    ... been on a statin myself, but my brother had been on Baycol , Lipitor, and Crestor and had relatively minor problems...

  29. My Dr says that my leg pain should be gone if it was being caused by the Lipitor
    ... me cleared away. After all that, they shoved me on Baycol , and that is when the aches and pains really started...

  30. Hypertension and Tricor (fenofibrate)
    ... always had very low BP until I went on Lipitor and then Baycol . Along with GI problems and pains and aches, my BP...

  31. Alternative treatment?
    ... but I had nasty side effects from it, so they tried Baycol . Needless to say that really started some nasty medical...

  32. Baycol cases...
    ... Tuesday June 28, 2005 Bayer Settles 1,683 Baycol Lawsuits for $614 Million Source: Reuters Bayer ... 683 cases over its recalled anti-cholesterol drug Baycol out of court, which was linked with over 100 deaths ... for anyone who experienced serious side effects from Baycol on our own initiative and without acknowledging any ... chemicals and pharmaceuticals group now faces 11,300 Baycol cases, 200 more than previous reports. ******** ... like they are still finding more and more VICTIMS of Baycol . Sure, The sharks are out now. Once ... Keep in mind that more than likely millions have used Baycol and have reported no problems except the 100 that...
    ... Keep in mind that more than likely millions have used Baycol and have reported no problems except the 100 that...

  33. Red Yeast Rice
    ... pharmaceutical giant Bayer AG was forced to withdraw Baycol (cerivastatin) from the market after dozens of deaths...

  34. Latest test results
    ... least. Well they couldn't have been reporting the Baycol problems, and look how long it took for that report...
    ... about all the folks who died from complications from Baycol ??? And yes, alot of folks try a natural approach to...
    ... about all the folks who died from complications from Baycol ??? And yes, alot of folks try a natural approach to ... recently adjusted the recommended dosage level of Baycol drug tablets for the treatment of hyperlipidemia. ... Bayer claimed that patients were taking Baycol in doses not consistent with Baycol's product labeling ... Bayer assumed that patients were to blame rather than Baycol , reaffirmed that proper use of Baycol was safe, and...
    ... they were aware of at least 100 who had died from Baycol . Lawyers are going to make mincemeat of Bayer before ... hit by a Mac truck. Since my bout with Lipitor and Baycol , I called it quits. It took my GI guy 9 months to...
    ... hit by a Mac truck. Since my bout with Lipitor and Baycol , I called it quits. JJ, You're lucky you got ... off the Baycol before it did really serious damage to your body....
    ... JJ, You're lucky you got off the Baycol before it did really serious damage to your body. ... things got better. After another month he put me on Baycol , that is when everything went nuts. I spent more time...

  35. Question on continuing leg pain after stopping Lipitor
    ... only 6 months, 3 months of Lipitor and 3 months of Baycol . I developed severe GI problems and also terrible...

  36. Vytorin and Peripheral Neuropathy
    ... for 2 months, then they put me back on a new one.. BAYCOL , oh joy, then the fun began. It was shortly after...
    ... blunders of all time! Just wait! After I was put on Baycol and got sooooo sick, I told the dr. these things are...
    ... excess gas, diarrhea and lack of appetite. When on Baycol , it was arms, legs and lower back pains, with horrid...
    ... for at least 9 after 3 months of Lipitor and 3 of Baycol , then it took another 6 months for the pains and aches...
    ... the statin drugs, such as lipitor, zocor, provochol, baycol (which has now been taken off the market as being...
    ... for at least 9 after 3 months of Lipitor and 3 of Baycol , then it took another 6 months for the pains and aches...

  37. The spice Curcumin
    ... statins about 5 months total, 3 on Lipitor and 2 on Baycol . The dr. even had me take the Baycol only 3 times...

  38. Heard of "Protandim"? Watch Primetime tonight
    ... MONNIERI and ASWAGHANDA...:D:D Lenin, YOU forgot Baycol and Vioxx... Their web site even has a disclaimer...

  39. Cholesterol and Vitiamin E
    ... No - and I also don't know anyone who died of Baycol or Vioxx - but there are still many who did... ...
    ... HubbleRules]No - and I also don't know anyone who died of Baycol or Vioxx - but there are still many who did... ...

  40. Crestor Safe ?
    ... months, a dr. should listen. Yes, he switched me to Baycol , but then everything got even worse, GI problems and...
    ... I suppose the people who died of rhabdomyolisis on Baycol were just having a hypochondriac attack, or trying...

  41. Concerned with questions.......
    ... months I got sick on the meds. so they switched me to Baycol , and that really did a number on me, so I just tossed...

  42. Statin side effects are lasting
    ... pains and aches within 3 months. They switched me to Baycol and it got even worse, but the dr. said it "was me...
    ... When they shoved me on Baycol , I told the dr.....Someday this stuff is going to...

  43. Are these number oK?
    ... it and things settled down, then they shoved me on Baycol , OH JOY, that did a number on my muscles big time ... , and the BP took off again, but stopping the Baycol didn't return my BP back to normal. For once, even...

  44. A quote from Pfizer about Lipitor
    ... memo - it's every bit as legit as yours, and is for Baycol , the statin drug which was recently pulled from the ... Immediate Release FDA approves new dose of Baycol ® for the treatment of elevated cholesterol Powerful ... Administration's (FDA) approval of a 0.4mg strength of Baycol ® (cerivastatin sodium tablets) as the recommended ... at the same affordable price as the 0.3mg dose of Baycol ®. Baycol® belongs to the statin class of agents ... study of 349 patients, 40% of patients on the 0.4mg of Baycol ® achieved a greater than 40% reduction of low-density ... lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C). The 0.4mg dose of Baycol ® will help treat a wider range of the 91 million ... who suffer from elevated cholesterol. In addition, Baycol ® received expanded indications to reduce triglycerides ... first step toward achieving the enormous potential of Baycol ®. We are continuing to scientifically evaluate higher ... doses of Baycol ® as well as its unique potential in special patient ... hypercholesterolemia. Results showed that with 0.4mg of Baycol ® every day in conjunction with dietary therapy for ... mg/dL (n=105) were treated with the 0.4mg dose of Baycol ® for eight weeks. The median reduction for all patients ... Reductions in patients' TG are baseline dependent. Baycol ® was initially launched in 1998 at 0.2 and 0.3mg ... pharmacological measures alone had been inadequate. Baycol ®, an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, is now indicated ... continue on their diet, and then begin treatment with Baycol ®. The recommended dose of Baycol® is 0.4mg once ... those patients with significant renal impairment. Baycol ® is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity ... women during pregnancy, and in nursing mothers. Baycol ® should be temporarily withheld from any patient ... accompanied by malaise or fever. The combined use of Baycol ® and gemfibrozil should be avoided. It is recommended ... digoxin, cimetidine, omeprazole and nifedipine. Baycol ® is generally well tolerated. In the U.S. placebo ... headache and sinusitis. The sNDA for the 0.4mg dose of Baycol ® was filed on July 16, 1998 and approved on May 25 ... in TG and apo B was also approved on May 25, 1999. Baycol ® was initially cleared for marketing by the FDA on ... June 26, 1997. Baycol ® is currently available in numerous countries including...
    ... I was on Baycol after Lipitor, and that stuff cured me of taking statins...
    ... months I took myself off of it, but he shoved me on Baycol , oh brother, that did it for me, they went right down...

  45. Lipitor bad side effects
    ... especially intestinal problems. They switched me to Baycol , and things only got worse, not only GI problems,...

  46. need help on my LDL !
    ... statin available via prescription. In fact, I'd take Baycol before I would take RYR... If you are on RYR -...

  47. Concerns, Worries, Scared!
    ... Lipitor I had the muscle pain and weekness, and on Baycol I had horrid GI problems. They tried me on Whelcol...
    ... weeks, but man, did I ever get sick. They tried me on Baycol and that was even worse, so in the pail they went...

  48. Statin Drug Alert - Tribune
    ... impossible, they all think it is in your head. I was put on Baycol after trying Lipitor, and having rotten side effects ... , and Baycol was even worse. Think I was off it about 8 months...

  49. Too Afraid To Take Statins - Advice, Comments Anyone?
    ... awhile, very bad GI problems, then they switched me to Baycol , I barely could make it to my street mailbox and back...
    ... cholesterol, and especially these drugs. They had me on Baycol for awhile, man did that ever toss my system totaly...

  50. Crestor, Statins, side effects - spec. patient groups
    ... safety and am going to try non-statin drugs like Zetia. Baycol which was a strong statin was removed from the market...

  51. Lipitor vs Other Statins
    ... but I have a brother who had similar problems with Baycol , Lipitor, and Crestor. He is now on Vytorin, but...
    ... but I have a brother who had similar problems with Baycol , Lipitor, and Crestor. He is now on Vytorin, but...

  52. FDA Reviewer Says 5 Drugs Need Closer Scrutiny (including Crestor)
    ... was responsible for leading the effort to remove Baycol from the market?...
    ... the arthritis pill Vioxx and cholesterol- lowering Baycol , both of which were pulled off the market long after...

  53. My first post, need everyone's advice
    ... choice. Crestor is exhibiting side effects similar to Baycol , which was withdrawn from the market in 2001. Have...
    ... choice. Crestor is exhibiting side effects similar to Baycol , which was withdrawn from the market in 2001. ... Here we go again :) ... This is why Baycol was withdrawn: 8/13/2001 BERLIN — Bayer AG ... said Monday that its Baycol anti-cholesterol drug may be linked to 52 deaths,...
    ... 8/13/2001 BERLIN — Bayer AG said Monday that its Baycol anti-cholesterol drug may be linked to 52 deaths, ... voluntary recall of the drug. More current info: Baycol is linked to at least 100 fatal cases [not 52] of ... unusual and particularly worrisome since another statin, Baycol , had been pulled off the market in 2001, linked to...
    ... More current info: Baycol is linked to at least 100 fatal cases [not 52] of ... unusual and particularly worrisome since another statin, Baycol , had been pulled off the market in 2001, linked to ... 40 mg. So.....what does Crestor have to do with Baycol ? I repeat....Crestor is SAFE and will not be pulled...

  54. I lowered my cholestrol 50 points without Lipitor
    ... because any more I couldn't handle. I also was on Baycol for 6 months....
    ... because any more I couldn't handle. I also was on Baycol for 6 months. Do you know that Baycol caused over...

  55. Crestor Warning
    ... I've read that Crestor is closer to Baycol than it is to other statins. That would worry me and...

  56. can you split zorcor tablets
    ... In addition, cholesterol lowering drugs such as Baycol , Lipitor, Zocor, Pravachol, Lescol and Me****r, all...

  57. New to high cholesterol
    ... And Crestor would be my last choice of statins. Baycol is off the market [1991] due to serious side effects...

  58. ATP III Guidelines say I do not need Statins.......but.....

  59. Lipitor / Statins Using Bad Statistics
    ... significant adverse effects of statins? :) Baycol Pulled From Market as Numerous Deaths Linked to It ... By David Brown The maker of Baycol (cerivastatin), a popular cholesterol-lowering drug ... known to especially increase the risk of problems. Baycol is one of six "statins," a popular family of drugs ... including death, are at least 10 times more common for Baycol than for other drugs in the class. The FDA is currently...
    ... significant adverse effects of statins? :) Baycol Pulled From Market as Numerous Deaths Linked to It ... Baycol is one of six "statins," a popular family of drugs ... including death, are at least 10 times more common for Baycol than for other drugs in the class. The FDA is currently ... and atorvastatin (Lipitor). OK...AND what does BAYCOL have to do with all the other statins that are SAFE ... and currently utilized by millions? Baycol was not safe and so it was PULLED. Note that it had...
    ... adverse effects of statins? :) The maker of Baycol (cerivastatin), a popular cholesterol-lowering drug...
    ... OK...AND what does BAYCOL have to do with all the other statins that are SAFE ... and currently utilized by millions? Baycol was not safe and so it was PULLED. Note that it had...
    ... OK...AND what does BAYCOL have to do with all the other statins that are SAFE ... and currently utilized by millions? Baycol was not safe and so it was PULLED. Because Lipitor...

  60. Statins-Muscle Pain That Stays
    ... on and taken off of 3 different statins (including Baycol !) and has also tried red yeast rice (not realizing...

  61. Anyone know about Crestor?
    ... Crestor, so that is about 3-4 million who ever got Baycol , so safety is probably a moot issue now. FH pts are...

  62. Here are my numbers...plz help
    ... the market soon because of problems like those that Baycol caused. I've had great luck with 40mg Zocor. ...
    ... the market soon because of problems like those that Baycol caused. Crestor is not another Baycol :) and...

  63. side effects from cholesterol meds
    ... I started on Baycol , had no problems and my #'s went way down. After they...

  64. Lipitor side affects
    ... the invention of Lipitor. (And had you ever taken Baycol ?) Did you try niacin or just diet control :) ? Any...
    ... the invention of Lipitor. (And had you ever taken Baycol ?) Did you try niacin or just diet control :) ? Any...

  65. Crestor Side Effects?
    ... It is not anywhere near the rate that was seen for Baycol , which was taken off the market a few years ago. ...


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