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Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Green Tea & coenzyme q 10
    ... taken coq10 for about a year. I take a satin drug ( Lescol ) for cholestrol and was told that satins deplete this...

Weight Loss board

  1. Liver cleanse????
    ... of it from March of last year: I've been on Lescol XL (80 mg fluvastatin sodium) about a year to control...
    ... issue I'm having. My current thinking is that the Lescol (fluvastatin) caused hemolytic anemia, resulting in ... formation of black pigment stones. I stopped the Lescol and haven't had any problems of that sort since....

Heart Disorders board

  1. CoQ10
    ... read enough I guess :) I think I will try to take Lescol pretty soon. I am taking 400mg Q-10 right now. I guess...

  2. Question about Statins - Changed brands
    ... All: I recently changed brands from Lipitor to Lescol XL because I some side effects from the Lipitor (Jitters ... and dry eyes) I switched to Lescol XL (Equivilant dosage for effect). I can't tell ... if I am having side effects from the Lescol or if it is just the result of the switch to a different...

  3. High C-reactive protein levels....
    ... something scary like that, I think). I spent a year on Lescol without much result, and I just finished my first...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. BYSTOLIC (Nebivolol) - New Hypertensive(Beta Blocker)Medication
    ... stop the LIPITOR and suggested either PRAVACHOL or LESCOL . P.S. I have my next blood test in about 5 weeks...

  2. Tekturna
    ... problems started last june, and at the time i was also on lescol for hc. have had the same problem with hc meds, have ... both meds. ok, first thing he did was take me off lescol . the lescol was giving me a deep pain in my armpit...
    ... problems started last june, and at the time i was also on lescol for hc. have had the same problem with hc meds, have...

  3. Trouble with Toprol XL
    ... had been on benicar hct 40/25 and dynacirc 5mg and lescol xl 80mg for about 1 1/2 years when i started again ... had till last summer. He first took me off of the lescol . didn't help. took me off the dynacirc also. felt...
    ... for 6 more months when i return. I haven't been on lescol for about 2 months now. I take supplements, Fish...

  4. Dr. appointment tomorrow, would like some input in dynacirc.
    ... hct and dynacirc cr for bp and i'm suppose to be on lescol xl for hc. About a month ago i started getting ... pravachol in the past so i assumed it might be the lescol . I stopped taking it about 2 weeks ago, but still...

  5. questions on home monitering
    ... I'm on benicar hct and dynacirc. I also take lescol xl which i hate. I stopped taking it on monday evening...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Lescol - Experiences
    ... I was on Lescol XL for 6 months. Unfortunately, it didn't do much...

  2. Zetia side effects
    ... times a day so threw that out too. So then went on Lescol XL, Dr. said it was not like a statin drug, took ... Wating for results. But guess what I stopped the lescol XL and I am feeling better already. I am sleeping...

  3. Taking Red Yeast Rice and time released Niacin
    ... recover. After four years, tried again, and Im on 80 mg Lescol XL which reduced my LDL from 308 to 103. I tried 500...

  4. anyone experience side effects from lovastatin?
    ... processed in different parts of the liver. I tried Lescol , it is weaker, and it took the 80 mg Lescol XL dose...

  5. High Cholesterol - Zocor
    ... processed in a different part of the liver. So he said Lescol was synthetic and persuaded me to try 20 mg. No problems ... Tried 40 mg. Slightly better but not good enough. Then Lescol XL 80 mg. Still no problems 18 months later and chol ... all OK now. I'm confused since I did read on the net Lescol is not synthetic but it's not causing a problem so...
    ... If you read information on studies on Lescol and the others of that class, they had absolutely...

  6. High Colesterol and red yeast rice
    ... wondering if RYR would have the same effect on me that Lescol XL (did). About 2 years ago, my family dr. prescribed ... No big drop but still a drop. I found out that Lescol is a low-dose statin as compared to Crestor, etc....

  7. Should I take cholesterol medicine?
    ... Some names of statins are crestor, zocor, lipitor, lescol . Vytorin has a statin component (zocor) and a non...

  8. opinions sought-Do I need statin?
    ... the same side effect concerns as Crestor? I did try Lescol XL for 3 months and it didn't bring my total below...
    ... simvastatin) in strength and all are stronger than the Lescol (fluvastatin.) Yes, all four being statins, they will...

  9. Lovastatin Question
    ... Pravacol. Another weak one, fluvastatin, is sold as Lescol . Start with the smallest possible dosage of one...

  10. Lipitor
    ... from the market), to a low of 0 for Fluvastatin (aka Lescol ), and all others were less then 1. The same article...

  11. I really could use some help about now!
    ... somewhat less strong, or pravastatin or fluvastatin ( Lescol ) which are far weaker and thus less prone to causing ... side effects. Lescol is the weakest. What doseage of Lipitor were you...

  12. Chest muscles also ache with statin use, normal?
    ... caused more muscle aches than any previous statins ( Lescol , Pravachol or Zocor). To me it seems that since I...
    ... caused more muscle aches than any previous statins ( Lescol , Pravachol or Zocor). To me it seems that since I...

  13. Twin Labs Cholesterol Success
    ... and exercise to no avail. I've tried Lipitor and Lescol XL in the past but had terrible side effects (muscle...

  14. Types of blood test.....
    ... is too humid for me also. As for the types of meds, Lescol , Pravachol and a few others that escaped my mind I...
    ... is too humid for me also. As for the types of meds, Lescol , Pravachol and a few others that escaped my mind I...

  15. Lescol Users - Warning Regarding Dietary Interactions
    ... Nice research. Lescol (even in XL form) is the least potent of the statin...

  16. I lowered my cholestrol 50 points without Lipitor
    ... was still high. Between 245 and 260. With Lipitor, Lescol or Pravachol I brought it down to 220. I could not...
    ... was still high. Between 245 and 260. With Lipitor, Lescol or Pravachol I brought it down to 220. . If you ... below 200..190 at least. You grouped Lipitor with Lescol and Pravachol, which are FAR less potent than Lipitor...
    ... below 200..190 at least. You grouped Lipitor with Lescol and Pravachol, which are FAR less potent than Lipitor...

  17. Crestor Warning
    ... prescriptions filled. All other statins (Lipitor, Zocor, Lescol , Pravachol and Me****r, including other versions of...

  18. can you split zorcor tablets
    ... lowering drugs such as Baycol, Lipitor, Zocor, Pravachol, Lescol and Me****r, all members of the statin family of drugs...

  19. Lipitor / Statins Using Bad Statistics
    ... pravastatin (Pravachol), Zocor (Zocor), fluvastatin ( Lescol ) and atorvastatin (Lipitor)....
    ... pravastatin (Pravachol), Zocor (Zocor), fluvastatin ( Lescol ) and atorvastatin (Lipitor). OK...AND what does...

  20. Statins and colorectal cancer
    ... Statins, marketed under names such as Crestor, Lescol , Lipitor, Mevacor, Pravachol, and Zocor, are a type...

  21. Pravachol and Leg Pain
    ... body and intuition. She was taking pravachol and lescol ....

  22. I am so happy.......
    ... the exacts #'s. In the past I have taken Lipitor, Lescol , Welchol, Niacin and all of them gave me problems...

  23. Help - need info on Crestor
    ... I've been on Lescol XL 80mg and it wasn't bringing my numbers down so ... maybe a milder med would be better. I would assume the Lescol was a milder med than Crestor. I also noted that ... sure if I'm making sense here but I was tolerating Lescol well so am trying to ascertain if I will do the same...

  24. zocar -- what dosage are you taking?
    ... Zocor, 40mg of Pravachol or lovastatin, and 80mg of Lescol "....

  25. Just started on Zocor
    ... I have also had bad results while on Lipitor and Lescol XL. I need the meds for lowering only total cholesterol...
    ... I have also had bad results while on Lipitor and Lescol XL. I need the meds for lowering only total cholesterol...

  26. Cholesterol with High CRP results - Questions
    ... doctor was really upset about the CRP. He put me on Lescol XL and told me to lose 30 to 40 pounds. He also said ... my CRP remained low at 2.0. I want to get off the Lescol or at least reduce the dose, but my doctor says that ... drop in CRP level, but I'd really like to cut the Lescol dose. Wonder whether the CRP and cholesterol would ... go up again if I dropped the Lescol , despite the weight loss. Wish we knew more about...

  27. zetia
    ... weakness so gave that up and after trying another statin lescol for one day said no thank you. so i tried zetia it...
    ... weakness so gave that up and after trying another statin lescol for one day said no thank you. so i tried zetia it...
    ... weakness so gave that up and after trying another statin lescol for one day said no thank you. so i tried zetia it...

  28. Anyone taking Welchol?
    ... is now trying me on Welchol. I have tried Lipitor, Lescol , had too much muscle pain. Then we tried Niacin.....

  29. Statins: Awfully compelling evidence...
    ... fluvastatin on CHD events is being studied in the ongoing Lescol Intervention Prevention Study (LIPS) and Assessment ... of Lescol in Renal Transplantation (ALERT). The available data...
    ... fluvastatin on CHD events is being studied in the ongoing Lescol Intervention Prevention Study (LIPS) and Assessment ... of Lescol in Renal Transplantation (ALERT). The available data...

  30. zetia
    ... bloating and cramps). I'm on a statin for cholesterol... Lescol XL (80 mg a day) now...and am wondering whether Zetia ... , but my doctor doesn't want to lower the dose of Lescol . (He had promised me that if my numbers got better...
    ... took me 4 months or longer to feel normal again and lescol for 1 day but i felt muscle pain in my traps the next...

  31. Test results: Pravacol vs Lipitor
    ... as powerful as 20mg Zocor, 40mg Pravachol, or 80mg Lescol . So, they were running side by side comparisons using...

Men's Health board

  1. Low Testosterone Diagnosed - Pharmacy or GNC?
    ... note the following: 1. Shortly after beginning Lescol in late 2002/early 2003, I complained to my wife of ... of our lovemaking. 3. My first real layoff from Lescol probably coincided with an upper respiratory infection ... accident with the trash bin correlates to a resumption of Lescol therapy of approximately 50-55 days (I was consuming ... a stockpile of a couple of bottles of Lescol when I hit my head, and at that point I once again ... discontinued Lescol and never resumed [right now I have one bottle that ... episode where I passed black pigment stones while on the Lescol (but without the severity of symptoms), and I believe...
    ... fluvastatin (primary is CYP2C9). I believe I stopped Lescol around that time for reasons of discomfort with its ... accident with the trash bin correlates to a resumption of Lescol therapy of longer than the approximately 50-55 days ... episode where I passed black pigment stones while on the Lescol was sometime in the spring or early summer of 2003 ... I saw black pigment stones shortly after beginning Lescol and I had never seen them before, I feel I would have ... response if I had previously had one while not on Lescol . I did not respond to any black pigment stone episode ... had a black pigment stone episode prior to starting Lescol , potentially as long as 15 years ago. 10. My paternal...
    ... time period. 6. I was feeling good and not using Lescol in the weeks prior to my wife’s DVT. In fact, the ... on my own psychology, I assume I would have resumed Lescol once she had a DVT. Since she developed a circulatory ... from having one of my own. So the total duration of Lescol use would have been 2/10 or so to 2/29 when I had ... Again, around the time my son was born I resumed the Lescol and basically stopped working out. By the time we ... the out-of-town trip. However I was also using the Lescol . I realize that all this is a lot to read. It†... come to believe that I have had adverse reactions to Lescol , and that my reactions my not have been idiosyncratic ... . If that’s the case, regardless of whether Lescol caused my hypogonadism or in fact is generally safe...
    ... in the last few weeks about what happened to me on Lescol . Prior to beginning Lescol, I was a frequent exerciser ... rollerblade. Dr. X (my primary) found that I needed Lescol , and I began using it in early 2003. I was not able ... mid-2003. The earliest symptom of a problem with Lescol (other than low libido and lack of desire to exercise ... prompted me to temporarily cease compliance with the Lescol regimen. It is my hypothesis that at least one ... December 2003 and January 2004 I believe I did not take Lescol . In mid-February '04, I again began taking Lescol ... gallstones/pancreatitis what-have-you. High dosages of Lescol have been shown to cause gallbladder damage (inflammation ... term overdosage or episodes of acute toxicity from Lescol or one of its metabolites (or to the single episode ... has not spontaneously reversed on withdrawal of the Lescol ....

Anxiety board

  1. aniexty over health problem!
    ... memawof..... I stopped taking Lescol three years ago, for the same reason...my Doctor ran...

  2. Experiences to share with Wellbutrin?
    ... Pravachol and Vytorin. I do seem to be able to take Lescol , though. The doctor explained that Lescol is processed...