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  1. Unknown health problems with diabetes...related or unrelated?
    ... know by looking at me. I've recently been put on Crestor for slightly high cholesterol and I have Hashmoto...
    ... statins, but it started happening before I was taking Crestor ....

  2. gross Hematuria, Abdominal Pain
    ... I stopped taking the Celebrex and also stopped my Crestor because my bones were hurting every time I got up ... Rhabdomyolysis, which is a disorder of the muscles due to Crestor , and everything came back normal. I don't know if...

  3. Need opinions & help badly!
    ... doc for results of blood test.........he puts me on Crestor for high cholesterol.........so to make this already ... long story short.....I am taking Cymblata, Crestor , Qdall (allergy tab), 1/2 ambian,multi vitamin, B6 ... sleep,..........wondering if it is side effect of Crestor ......or what? .......BTW, I think the whole episode...

  4. Lipitor
    ... still being prescribed. I tried both Lipitor and Crestor , same side effects, Crestor has a little more fun...

  5. Tricor and Rhabdomyolysis - HELP!!!!!!!!
    ... patient but was on Lipitor 20 mg for 14 months and Crestor 10mg for 3 days- when a doctor rechallenges a patient ... have stayed with me now for 3 months since quitting Crestor around May 10 - some of the symptoms have lessened...

General Health board

  1. Statins\Lipitor
    ... problems but it didn't lower it enough. Then I went on Crestor , which was horrible. Had a lot of muscle aches. ...

  2. Lipitor and Grapefruit
    ... When I was on Pravachol, Zocor, and Crestor , I asked the same question. My doctor said that since...

  3. leg cramps
    ... cramps for a week,two weeks prior i was taking crestor . i stopped the leg cranmps went away for a couple...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Chinese Herbal medicine question
    ... tablet of Cardicor which is a Beta-Blocker, and 10mg of Crestor which is to lower cholesterol. My arteries are in...

  2. Is there anyone who has info on these meds?
    ... aciphex 20 mg taken at bedtime cholesterol 14) crestor 10 mg taken at bedtime pain relief 15) ms contin...
    ... instead of taking me off anything she increased the crestor to 10mg and added actos 15mg to the cocktail. I was...
    ... as a muscle relaxer because of the back and hip) Crestor for the cholesterol, (unfortunately with molina medicaid...

  3. Need help with meds checking interactions
    ... call my doc or pharmist to be on the safe side. Crestor is a statin, isn't it? I was on Zocor (simvastatin...

  4. Re: coumadin and aspirin
    ... take Toprol xl and Enalapril and have just started Crestor . That is gonna' be a challenge! For some of us, there...

Pain Management board

  1. New medication...need information and advice
    ... a blood test every week for the next six months), Crestor 40mg @ bedtime, Depakote Sprinkles--125mg @ 8:00,...

Back Problems board

  1. Idet, Nucleoplasty, Or 2-level Fusion?
    ... question - any chance you are taking statin drugs ( Crestor , Zocor, Lipitor , etc)? I hate to throw a spanner...

Foot & Ankle Problems board

  1. husband in pain & wont go to the Dr. HELP
    ... feet but didnt do any test.put him on trental and crestor . and an81 mg low dose asprin. he is still in pain...

Osteoporosis board

  1. A Look Into The Future .... ????
    ... switch to Forteo. Since I also take the statin Crestor , which I have seen you condemn on the high cholesterol...
    ... switch to Forteo. Since I also take the statin Crestor , which I have seen you condemn on the high cholesterol...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. No Sleep? What now?
    ... Prescription was for her cholesterol, med is called Crestor . Dr also gave us prescription for a valium, Xanax...

  2. Prevention of AD? Bah!
    ... diagnosed with dangerously high cholesterol and started on Crestor . Developing Alzheimers is my greatest fear - I hope ... the crestor will help stave it off....

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Numbness and tingling on scalp
    ... pain in calves, tricep, chest. He suggested trying Crestor , a new statin drug. I took only 2 doses, one on Wed ... an inch above my right ear. I stopped taking the Crestor . Then I got the headache in that same spot. I can...

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. Anyone take Zyprexa for H A?
    ... Niaspan, 2000 MG daily, Welchol 650 MG 3 times daily and Crestor 10 MG daily. All these are barely keeping me in the ... cholestrol. ( My body makes it's own cholestrol) THe Crestor causes a lot of muscle pain and spasms, so the neuro ... levels, he is not yet recommending for me to stop the crestor . Is it any wonder that I get headaches??? I apologize...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. could this be ms
    ... him on trental 400 mg. and an 81 mg of asprin and crestor , he has been taking this for almost a month now, with...

Muscular Dystrophy board

  1. My Doctors are puzzled.
    ... tochondrial Myopathy (which doctor says was aggrivatated by Crestor ). Current doctors agree with Mitochondrial Myopathy ... normal. Had angiogram in Jan. 2004 and was put on Crestor , 10mg daily. Within 8 days noticed severe muscle ... pain/cramps, and spasms. Doctor insisted I continue Crestor , so I took it for a total of 30 days. After 30 days ... I quit taking Crestor . Muscle pain/cramps/spasms, continued. June 2004...
    ... tochondrial Myopathy (which doctor says was aggrivatated by Crestor ). Current doctors agree with Mitochondrial Myopathy ... normal. Had angiogram in Jan. 2004 and was put on Crestor , 10mg daily. Within 8 days noticed severe muscle ... pain/cramps, and spasms. Doctor insisted I continue Crestor , so I took it for a total of 30 days. After 30 days ... I quit taking Crestor . Muscle pain/cramps/spasms, continued. June 2004...

Neuromuscular Diseases board

  1. Muscular problem
    ... Also, Lipitor, Crestor and all the Cholesterol Meds can cause weakness to ... your muscles... I was on Crestor for three days... thought I had gotten a virus or ... even the flu... got off Crestor and my body got back to normal within a week... ...

Neuropathy board

  1. Peripheral Neuropathy- Feet
    ... dangerous drugs such as statins, like Lipitor and Crestor , which has been known to cause neuropathy and organ...

  2. Any advice on Specialists and/or Hospitals
    ... I'm taking Benicar for blood pressure and Crestor for cholesterol. I was taking Vytorin for quite a ... months and it went up again so my Doctor put me on the Crestor . Can an allergic reaction have anything to do with...
    ... Crestor is another statin drug that has been known to cause...

  3. Statins working against neuropathy?
    ... hi Nancy, I also take statin ( Crestor ) for my hi cholesterol and I also suffer from NP...

  4. Neuropathy, Pravachol, and legal action?
    ... responsible for getting the FDA to take another look at Crestor , another statin like Pravachol. There is currently ... a class action suit for Crestor and they have already had Baycol removed from the...

Restless Leg Syndrome board

  1. RLS and 'MIRAPEX'....
    ... work, as I had thought most of my leg pain was due to Crestor to lower my Cholestrol....

Cancer: Breast board

  1. Has any mast.patient ever had....
    ... be down more due to diabetes. So he increased my crestor and glucophage. He is really a good doc, gave me...

  2. Arimidex
    ... the right bottle, one doesn't have the CQ10 in it. Crestor for prophalaxix for my kidneys cuz of my diabetes...
    ... side-effects cuz its an herb. Right now I take Crestor 5 mg. and 2 capsules of red yeast rice a day. Do ... remember now. I think I'll read up on Omega-3 and crestor and see which one sounds the best. I just read ... a little and crestor has the same risk as the Lipitor I went off had.with...

Cancer: Prostate board

  1. Pomegranate juice/extract safety
    ... have been looking at the pomegranate aspect. I am on crestor so I was wondering if the product had any adverse...

  2. Treatment AFTER surgury
    ... have been looking at the pomegranate aspect. I am on crestor so I was wondering if the product had any adverse...
    ... have been looking at the pomegranate aspect. I am on crestor so I was wondering if the product had any adverse...

Diet & Nutrition board

  1. crestor- cholesterol pill
    ... anyone tried crestor ? I was perscribed it and been taking it two days and...
    ... board. You'll most likely get a ton of responses. Crestor is the most powerful statin on the market, and quite...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. The great vitamin C debate!
    ... wonder drug. I recently had a terrible reaction to crestor - experiencing tremendous muscle pain, but because ... it came and went, the new Dr. didn't suspect the Crestor - so unbeknownst to him I was eating Vioxx, when I...

Weight Loss board

  1. must lose weight for health
    ... addition to being on several beta blockers I am now on Crestor . How does someones cholesterol jump that much? Yes...
    ... addition to being on several beta blockers I am now on Crestor . How does someones cholesterol jump that much? Yes...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. Is this GERD or something more serious?
    ... recently started taking vitamins again and also started Crestor (5 mg) for high cholesterol. The problems seems to...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. Fluttering esophogus
    ... of cardiac meds, including Toprol, Cozaar, Zetia, Crestor , Plavix and asprin. I've been on some of these meds...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board

  1. Chest Pain and IBS
    ... He then changed meds to Lotensin (for high BP) and Crestor (for High Cholesterol). Numerous blood tests were ... possibly the position I am in. I now take Lotensin, Crestor , Prevacid and Donnatal at night. The only other suggestion...
    ... He then changed meds to Lotensin (for high BP) and Crestor (for High Cholesterol). Numerous blood tests were ... possibly the position I am in. I now take Lotensin, Crestor , Prevacid and Donnatal at night. The only other suggestion...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Hypothyroidism
    ... take Micardis HCT, and high cholesterol and I take Crestor . Do any of these medications when taken together loose...

  2. Newbie-Advice needed-Having Thyroid surgery Aug. 9th
    ... to double my blood-pressure medecine, and put me on Crestor for the cholesterol. Does anyone with experience...

  3. Are these connected?
    ... dose while at the same time putting me on a statin ( Crestor ) to bring the LDL down. Here are the questions: ...

  4. First visit with endro. Questions please help
    ... not impressed. They also sent me home with a bag of Crestor ? For high Cholesterol? I do not have high Cholesterol...

  5. Cholesterol and my thyriod
    ... fatigue. My doctor has put me on Lipitor and Crestor at different times and they both gave me really bad ... was still high: 4.20 :) . My doc wanted me to try Crestor again, but being doubled over with cramps is no fun...

  6. Offered Armour or synthetic T3
    ... FDA... the one of Baycol, Vioxx, Redux, Fen-Phen, Crestor , Propulsid, Zyprexa, and all forms of HRT et.al.,...

  7. Statins (Crestor) and low thyroid
    ... I am not feeding you a bunch of bull either ;) Crestor might not do that. Just watch out for any unexplained...
    ... years for low thyroid. Now she has put me on a statin, Crestor ,(for high cholesterol) and I am concerned because ... this? Does anyone here have low thyroid and also take Crestor or another Statin. Confused...jcorn, are you still...
    ... here and, frankly, I'm a bit scared. After taking Crestor last night, I was in intense pain (stomach) fro a...

  8. looking for advice
    ... curb without excrutiating pain. Then they put me on Crestor , same thing - extreme pain. My doctor took me off...
    ... curb without excrutiating pain. Then they put me on Crestor , same thing - extreme pain. My doctor took me off...

  9. Lipitor....high cholesterol
    ... I just started taking crestor for high cholesterol. I was afraid to take it because...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Double Vision after taking crestor
    ... About 10 ten days after taking crestor I began having problems with double vision. Although ... I have stopped taking the crestor the problem remains and is getting worse. I have been ... results with liver blood tests prior to taking the crestor . It also appears my TSH levels have dropped from 2 ... .7 prior to taking crestor to .28 16 days after starting on crestor. I am working...

Health Insurance SSDI Issues board

  1. What Insurance company will pay for Suboxone prescription
    ... talk to my doctor about using a generic instead of Crestor for cholesterol. Drugs eventually go generic - usually...

Angina board

  1. Angina - Has anyone seen it improve?
    ... improvement -eg has anyone seen any improvement with Crestor , Niacin, etc? Also, with exercise - does regular...

Blood and Blood Vessel board

  1. Coumadin and Soy Milk
    ... test scheduled for this Thurs. He was started on Crestor for his cholesterol 3 weeks ago. Since then he has...

  2. Zocor Side Effects
    ... Kentucky, saying that he recommended that I take either Crestor or Vytorin. All I could do when I read this was to ... choice words. I have heard some interesting effects of Crestor at the time and I do believe that Vytorin has Zocor...

  3. Orange Blood???
    ... drawn twice..My Dr. requests the test due to me taking Crestor . On two of the blood draws my blood in the viles...

Heart Disorders board

  1. Can arterial calcification be reversed?
    ... it. :) High doses of very strong statin drugs (eg " Crestor " - by far the strongest statin) MAY also produce very...

  2. Hello I'm new here.....
    ... on beta blockers, Cardicor 2.5mg, cholesterol tabs: Crestor 10mg, and aspirine: Nu-seal 75mg, this three weeks...

  3. Huckfinn, How are you?
    ... my life. It is amazing! The last statin I tried was Crestor (the strongest) and it like to have killed me. This...

  4. Vitamin K and Blood Thinners (Plavix/Asprin)
    ... of asprin daily along with toprol, lisinopril, and crestor . I try to eat well especially lots of veggies. I...

  5. elephant on chest
    ... of a MI. The blood test was run because I felt the crestor i was taking was giving me aches and pains en every...

  6. Elevated hs-CRP - Is It Really That Bad?
    ... Doc wants me to try 'sub-therapeutic dosing' of Crestor . I agreed but I've already tried 3 statins and got...
    ... aspirin 650 mg, Motrin 2400 mg, and I'm going to start Crestor at 2.5 mg/WEEK tonight. Like I say, none of these...
    ... aspirin 650 mg, Motrin 2400 mg, and I'm going to start Crestor at 2.5 mg/WEEK tonight. Like I say, none of these ... Thanks for the reply. Suzy-Q Hi Suzy, CRESTOR at that dose should be OK, as CRESTOR is very strong ... help even me more. These 2 vitamins along with the CRESTOR would reverse this inflammatory trend. I once had...

  7. Any Suggestions?
    ... said that my cholesterol was high so they gave me Crestor . After a month on Crestor, I started having sharp ... got a second cholesterol test after having been on Crestor for a month, and my Cholesterol was back to normal ... . I stopped the Crestor , and started supplementing with COQ10 pills along ... nothing wrong with my heart. After I stopped the Crestor and did the other things, the pains in my heart...

  8. there's never an explanation and I'm tired of it
    ... spiriva inhaler and asmanex inhaler for my lungs-20mg crestor for my cholesterol. The sotalol has to be high or...

  9. What can I do to improve this?
    ... and am currently taking Zetia and may be changing to Crestor or Vytorin soon. I believe I am around 200 or so....
    ... that's better still. Good luck with the Vytorin or Crestor ...but MAYBE a weaker statin might be a good idea if...
    ... going from zetia alone to either vytorin or lipitor or crestor . Not sure which one yet. Thanks again....

  10. I'm 26 and almost certain that I have blockage what can I do to reverse it?
    ... drug treatment (usually statin drugs like Lipitor, Crestor , Vytorin. or simvastatin.) An alternative to the drug...

  11. Never Too Young for Heart Problems!!!!
    ... preventative measure. I take plavix, asprin, Toporl XL, and Crestor . If there is anything I can do to help you please...

  12. Family History of heart disease - need advice!!
    ... statins? Statins are medications like Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor , etc. used to lower cholesterol....

  13. 45yr old but Heart of 75 yr old according to Heart Scan/Results from Echo/Stress
    ... is also referred to as "unstable plaque/" i am on crestor , tricor, omacor. i am loaded down with the meds. ...

  14. Chest Pains ongoing after stents/cath please help
    ... 2.5 mg Aciphex 40 mg (20 mg in AM, 20 mg in PM) Crestor 10mg (recently changed from 40 mg Lipitor) Tricor...
    ... 2.5 mg Aciphex 40 mg (20 mg in AM, 20 mg in PM) Crestor 10mg (recently changed from 40 mg Lipitor) Tricor...

  15. Statins and arrhythmias??? HELP?
    ... nurse just called me back and the doc wants me on crestor . Starting out with 5mg. daily. BOTH of my parents ... to give the statins another try. I have read that CRESTOR can cause chest pain and pvc's. Have any of you out ... 2005. Thanks to all who take the tme to answer if Crestor has worresened any irregualr hb!! Mimi :):)...
    ... Alright, I KNOW someof you out there have been on Crestor . I REALLY do need some advice. Thanks...
    ... weakness and pain from pravachol, it is very likely that Crestor will do the same. You can TRY 5 mg. but it might cause ... you mucho grief. Even at 5 mg., Crestor is a very stong drug. Your numbers are improving...

  16. Where does Plaque GO?
    ... lowering through medication - the reports on high-dose Crestor are a little suspect because of the financing of the...

  17. A FIB and Antiarrhythmic Drugs

  18. Another, "my numbers" post, but forgive me
    ... mg/dL My current lipid meds are Tricor (145mg), Crestor (10mg), and Fish Oil supplement (7200mg = 2160mg EPA...
    ... Zocor caused you muscle problems but then the stronger Crestor didn't. I'm glad that option remained open to you...
    ... lipitor or another statin, but have been alright on crestor (including my own family physician). Crestor does...

  19. Amlodipine (norvasq) or Atorvastatin (lipitor) causing this problem?
    ... had a similar reaction on zocor. Now, I've been on crestor (10mg) for about 6 weeks, and so far it seems to agree ... better. Actually my own family physician switched to crestor after leg pains on lipitor, and he has not had them ... since (over a year on crestor for him). You might ask your doctor about trying...
    ... has also not returned for me since I began taking crestor , so hopefully I've found a statin I can live with...
    ... lipitor, not until 40mg on zocor. But, so far, 10mg of crestor seems to be okay, although I don't yet know what my...

  20. I am 30 years old, the Dr said if I have any plaque I can reverse it. Confused!
    ... the few studies undertaken have been questioned. " Crestor " was reported to show this, but the amount of Crestor ... plaque over a 2-year period was very small (<10%). ( Crestor is a very powerful statin often criticised for the ... domyolysis - a life-threatening muscle destruction disease. Crestor also features at [url]www.worstpills.org[/url]) ...
    ... to reduce plaque buildup. The recent trials with crestor that showed plaque reduction were at very high doses...
    ... m hoping he knows what he's talking about. As for Crestor I wouldn't touch that stuff with a ten foot pole....

  21. CABG follow-up - Cardiologist or GP?
    ... if there is anythoing out of the ordinary. I'm on Crestor 10mg before bed. Aldactone 25mg, Vastarel MR 35mg...

  22. Need a Second Opinion on Statins
    ... months and im on thinners (plavix, aspirin) statin ( crestor ) and cholesterol inhibitor (ezetrol). I had multiple...


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