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  1. worried son needs help[lipitor]
    ... for a few weeks.the possible key here is he takes lipitor for his high cholesterol and it does say this may...

  2. Unexepected extreme behavior
    ... changes being caused by statin use. Is he taking Lipitor or any other statin drug?...

  3. undiagnosed symptoms weird, help!
    ... devastated and terrified. They put me on insulin, Lipitor , aggrenox (blood thinner), and Lisinopril. They also...

  4. Statins\Lipitor
    ... I just recently stopped taking a 10mg dosage of Lipitor after reading several posts on this board. My symptoms ... These symptoms I believe are coming from the Statin\ Lipitor which is possibly causing muscular myopathy. One ... I don't understand is that I have been taking the Lipitor for around 9-10 months without any issues. Does anyone ... symtptoms could possibly be coming from the 10mg dose of Lipitor ???? Can you believe all of this crap?? One other ... symtoms. How long will it take before the statins\ Lipitor are out of my system?? Any assistance is greatly...

  5. Muscle Pains - side effect from Lipitor?

  6. Problems with My Head....need advice
    ... doctors again. :) Medications I'm on: Benicar, Lipitor and Hydrochorothiazide Allergy Shots...
    ... Amy........ I have heard that Lipitor can cause ringing in the ears (tinnitus). Can't say...
    ... driving me nuts. I think I'm going to stop the Lipitor . I'm wondering if the Benicar and HCT are doing something...

  7. Lipitor usage
    ... history I had 2 stints put in. I am on 40 mg of lipitor , 325mg bayer asprin 61/2mg coreg twice a day, and...
    ... I have been on lipitor for eight years, since I have been on it Ihave had...
    ... who's doctor told him he had no choice but to take Lipitor , probably for the rest of his life. He experienced ... diet instead. If it can be avoided, don't take the Lipitor for an extended period of time. Although it regulates...

  8. Newb with a problem
    ... they though I might have had a T.I.A.) Dr put me on Lipitor to control my high cholesterol, and 81mg aspirin to...

  9. Any ideas,always tired??
    ... sugar count by diet. When I was on a high dose of lipitor , for the cholesterol, I decided to take, with my doctor...
    ... sugar count by diet. When I was on a high dose of lipitor , for the cholesterol, I decided to take, with my doctor...

  10. panic attack or somrthing more serious????
    ... when I wake up I feel totally normal. I don't take my Lipitor like I should so maybe in my mind I'm thinking i could...

  11. needanswers
    ... lost weight. I take three blood pressure pills daily, lipitor and prevacid. I have been assured that none of this...

  12. medications/memory loss
    ... f has high cholesterol.he recently started taking lipitor for this.over the last few days hes had trouble remembering ... someone to show him how. Could this be caused by the Lipitor ? any comments would be appreciated. have called dr...
    ... Melody, do a search for the side effects of lipitor . There is a list of websites for prescription drug ... Resource Library. Don't let him stop taking the lipitor until he talks to the doctor. Often just stopping...

  13. Severe leg cramps
    ... some ideas. Are you on any medications such as Lipitor or some other statins? These can and will cause severe...

  14. Which one of these drugs is causing this??
    ... remember my roommate being put on Mevacor and later on, Lipitor and after about 6 months or so, he was constantly...

  15. What is wrong with me??
    ... my heart health ( i have very cholesterol and am on lipitor ) and the fact that my anger is becomming uncontrollable...

  16. Leg pain brings tears. No answers found - Any suggestions?
    ... husband had gradually increasing leg pain from taking Lipitor . Just a thought....

  17. Lipitor
    ... leg problems [weakness and some pain] while being on Lipitor .I noticed they both were on 20mg or more strength ... doses and both of them 65+ in age. I am also on Lipitor 66years old and only on 10mg for about one year now...
    ... statins are still being prescribed. I tried both Lipitor and Crestor, same side effects, Crestor has a little...

  18. Hip Pain???
    ... My husband had hip pain that was related to Lipitor . If you are on statin drugs beware any unusual pain...

  19. need help day dizziness night jerking
    ... is high blood pressure. They are treating him with lipitor for the cholestrol thing. It just isn't that high ... really strict with what you eat. Who knows if the lipitor is causing the jerking. The jerking wasn't happening...
    ... Yes . Please read up on Lipitor . It has some side effects that are very nasty....
    ... down a lot. Now I just want to get him off this dang Lipitor . I hate it that he is on that stuff....

  20. Tingling Feet And Calves - Help!!!
    ... a host of causes. Some medicines, such as statins ( lipitor ) and fenofibrates (tricor), can cause this in some...

  21. pain in thighs
    ... pulled muscles . Mine was caused by statin drugs, Lipitor and then Zocor. After I stopped them my pain went...

  22. Lipitor and high bloodpressure
    ... that score. On your other issue, my roommate took Lipitor for awhile and complained about the exact same aches ... some "detective work" we figured maybe it was the Lipitor and sure enough, once the doctor took him off of it...

  23. please help!!! metallic taste in mouth
    ... dentist and they all can't figure it out. She is on Lipitor , cumiden(spelling?) so they stopped that for awhile...

  24. Why am I so tired?
    ... I am so sorry about your fatigue. Are you taking Lipitor or a statin????? Please look into it if you are....

  25. yellow whites in eyes
    ... My husband was taking Lipitor but his liver enzymes were elevated a bit but the...
    ... symptoms . What is your husband doing now that he's off Lipitor , to bring down his cholesterol? And now that he's...

  26. aspirin and age
    ... colesterol- paxil 10mg, celebrex. Male was taking lipitor but had liver enzyme elevation problems. Is this a...
    ... disease. Since your husbands liver enzymes elevated on Lipitor , I wouldn't take aspirin until I knew liver function...

  27. 6 months and no diagnosis- any ideas?
    ... lived :) I was put on a cholesterol medication ( Lipitor ?) and I got extremely ill from that and quit it. ...

  28. 2nd time posting... still undiagnosed and just getting more frusterated..
    ... Nutritional supplements? Some medications like lipitor or azt can cause a muscle degeneration. Just throwing...

  29. Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Lipitor
    ... I, also, took Lipitor for quite some time and had trouble with aching and...
    ... curiosity, how is your diet? The press I've read about Lipitor is very similar to what you're describing with resultant...

  30. Triglycerites
    ... I have been on lipitor for months but it did not lower my triglyerides but...
    ... Which medication was prescribed? One of the statins ( Lipitor , Zocor, etc.)? If so, these have little effect on...

  31. Lipitor and muscle pain
    ... Hi there ! I had to reply .. I took Lipitor for a very short time and one day woke up, my eyesight ... the cause, but I investigated the latest info on Lipitor at the local Library and it said if any eye problems ... , muscle problems..etc, DISCONTINUE Lipitor !! It took 4 months before the symptoms wore off....
    ... Thanks so much for the input. I was on Lipitor before....with same side affects (muscle aches all ... ortunately, my numbers went thru the roof again, so started Lipitor again approx. 6 months ago! Bam!! The same pain again...
    ... I have been on Lipitor since June and I, too, have muscle pains in arms and ... ordered a blood test that he said will show if the Lipitor has caused any tissue damage. Scary, isn't it? ...
    ... experience very severe adverse reactions to meds like lipitor . So merely switching drugs within the same drug category ... as lipitor doesn't make much sense to me. Ask your doctor about ... info on various cholesterol lowering meds, including lipitor : [url="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo...
    ... all of you.... very informative!! I've stopped the Lipitor and am waiting as I type for my doc to call me at ... muscle aches stopped within 3 days of stopping the Lipitor ......scary stuff! I've got other aches and pains...
    ... all of you.... very informative!! I've stopped the Lipitor and am waiting as I type for my doc to call me at ... muscle aches stopped within 3 days of stopping the Lipitor ......scary stuff! I've got other aches and pains...

  32. Tricor and Rhabdomyolysis - HELP!!!!!!!!
    ... Not a tricor patient but was on Lipitor 20 mg for 14 months and Crestor 10mg for 3 days- when...

  33. Dizzy when turning head
    ... heart disease. I am struggling about going on the Lipitor or not. My dizziness is gone now. I got my records ... that type of thing. Anyway - Does anyone have any Lipitor or Tricor issues? Please advise someone,me, with...
    ... cholesterol averaged 300 until my doctor prescribed 20mg of Lipitor for 3 months and my level dropped to 186. I had experienced ... no side effects and wished I could continue with Lipitor but my insurance would no longer cover it, so my doctor...
    ... Why wouldn't your insurance company cover the Lipitor ? What insurance company do you have?...
    ... Samine: Why wouldn't your insurance company cover the Lipitor ? What insurance company do you have? I have Universal ... Care and they said the cost of Lipitor has risen to the point where they will no longer cover...

  34. lipitor problems
    ... I know that one of the possible side effects of Lipitor is muscle pain and if you get it you are supposed ... about this side effect. Even the commercials for Lipitor say to tell your doctor if you have muscle pain. I...

General Health board

  1. Strange Rash
    ... takes a lot of meds: wellbutrin, coreg, plavix and lipitor . Has been on the same for 6 yrs. He's 54 & had his...
    ... takes a lot of meds: wellbutrin, coreg, plavix and lipitor . Has been on the same for 6 yrs.... Given the meds ... rash is a reaction to one of them (I would suspect lipitor ). Keep in mind you can develop an allergic reaction...

  2. Plavix/diverticutis
    ... may be in trouble. BTW they also increased my Lipitor from 20 to 80. I cant ask my doctor because he is...

  3. Please help out if you can - long term gas problem and losing weight.
    ... my cholesterol in check – I’m also on Lipitor (10mg) for my cholesterol levels. I have, at times ... , cut back on the Lipitor to see if it helped the gas problem – but it...

  4. Statins\Lipitor
    ... I just recently stopped taking a 10mg dosage of Lipitor after reading several posts on this board. My symptoms ... These symptoms I believe are coming from the Statin\ Lipitor which is possibly causing muscular myopathy. One of ... I don't understand is that I have been taking the Lipitor for around 9-10 months without any issues. Does anyone ... symtptoms could possibly be coming from the 10mg dose of Lipitor ???? Can you believe all of this crap?? One other thing ... symtoms. How long will it take before the statins\ Lipitor are out of my system?? Any assistance is greatly appreciate...

  5. Lipitor and Grapefruit
    ... out of the stomach by morning. Just be sure the Lipitor isn't lowering your testosterone levels....
    ... [QUOTE=CtRich;3300807]I take 10 mg. of Lipitor in the evening. My choloesterol is 116. I've heard ... you should'nt mix Lipitor with any kind of grapefruit product, so I asked the...
    ... as distinguished from just the fruit itself. I am Lipitor , eat a half grapfruit from time to time. What a loss...

  6. Taking VitaminB12 1000 mcg/daily,is it too much and will cause problem?
    ... I have high cholesterol and am using lipitor now, I did a blood test two weeks ago. The result...

  7. BAD DREAMS WITH zocor
    ... effects, severe itching being the worst. I changed to Lipitor , and feel much better, though this could be because...
    ... DH experienced bad dreams with Lipitor ...so you can see that where something works for one ... or a different dose. btw, once DH stopped taking Lipitor , his bad dreams stopped....
    ... did suffer from very vivid dreams. Went off it to Lipitor , and after a number of years, developed very strong...

  8. Grapefruit Juice & Supplements
    ... if you are on a statin for high cholesterol (like lipitor ). I know that you mentioned that you don't take...

  9. Okay so where do I belong. Is it Dystonia or EPD?
    ... levels were slightly elevated. He took me off of the Lipitor I had started, and they returned to normal. The cramps...

  10. Sister needs Help - what is wrong?
    ... called the Cardiologist and he prescribed Norvasc and Lipitor . Chest pains & palpitations developed over the next...

  11. Multiple symptoms very confused need opinions
    ... I currently take Levoxyl for the Hypothyroidism, Lipitor for high cholesterol, and Nexium for heartburn. ... routine blood work and a follow up on the Nexium and Lipitor . I told him about some of these symptoms or at least...
    ... You are a victim of Lipitor !! Go on the Internet to the Rath Pauling Therapy ... naturally. Also, the Internet is full of people on Lipitor with the same side effects. go off of it for awhile ... the medical community will never tell you it is the lipitor ...

  12. Creatine
    ... anyne know if it is OK to use Creatine while taking Lipitor and Prevacid?...
    ... anyne know if it is OK to use Creatine while taking Lipitor and Prevacid? There's no way to know for sure ... don't think it would be wise to use it while using Lipitor ....

  13. Lipitor....grapefruit juice, etc.
    ... though: STAY AWAY FROM CERTAIN ANTIBIOTICS when taking Lipitor . With erythromycin (and it's cousins) and clindamycin ... the ginger ale (and I drink Crystal Lite to wash the Lipitor down. :D )...

Allergies board

  1. Yellow Dye #5 allergy
    ... wondering if you are on statin drugs for cholesterol, like Lipitor , since that class of drug can cause gall bladder problems...

  2. I can't Believe this!
    ... Was on it for two weeks,- no rash. Then introduced Lipitor for cholesterol. Five days later I broke out...

  3. Difficult Question?
    ... for two weeks. No problem. The I introducted the Lipitor and within five days I began to break out. Stopped ... the Lipitor and trying to get this cleared up. It seems to be...

  4. Help me please! I am new to allergies.
    ... Question 3: Does it sound like it is med 2 which is Lipitor ? I have been on it for probably ten years if not more...
    ... function been tested recently? The fact that the Lipitor seems to have caused it, plus the length of time you...
    ... Thanks for responding. I am quite sure it is the Lipitor for things are slowing beginning to clear up. I tell...
    ... weeks with no problem. But when I introduced the Lipitor , I broke out within five days. The itching just drives ... have some scratches though. Anyway, my quess it the Lipitor . I did notice this morning when we went out the...

  5. Allergies
    ... At first we thought it was an allergic reaction to Lipitor or Wellbutrin. Benydryl took care of them, but it...

  6. PhotoSensitivity & Exercise
    ... have stopped all medications I am taking, including Lipitor which I stopped 3 days ago). I have noticed that in ... experience similar symptoms? Thanks Bill Hoping Lipitor is the cause and that in a week or two the reaction...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Zetia Question
    ... My husband was on lipitor with some bad side effects, mostly leg pain and muscle ... he had flu like symptoms and then was taken off the lipitor . He seemed to feel much better and act better too...

  2. Cleanse dangerous??
    ... did Dr Schultz's body cleanse to elimate medication ( Lipitor ) that was damaging my system. If I waited for the...

  3. fish oil
    ... exercising so she felt that it was genetic and so put me on Lipitor . Well it didn't agree with me (really bad stomach...
    ... exercising so she felt that it was genetic and so put me on Lipitor . Well it didn't agree with me (really bad stomach...

  4. Cholesterol question
    ... What herbal remedies can a person take in place of Lipitor for high cholesterol? Thanks!...
    ... actually cause the same damage to the liver damage as lipitor . However, you can still obtain RYR that does contain...
    ... I honestly don't know how this would compare to Lipitor but Garlic extract is supposed to lower cholesterol...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Medical changes and prescriptions
    ... with Chol = 175. Prescribed and have been using (1) Lipitor 80mg & (2) Gemfibrozel 600mg daily since July 2000 ... from the combination of these prescription drugs ( Lipitor , Gemfibrozel & Metformin) and/or limited exercise...

  2. Plaxix and crestor
    ... My brother takes COQ10 & magnesium with Plavix and Lipitor . No problems....

  3. Amyotropic lateral sclerosis and statin-type cholestrol-lowering drugs
    ... there a link between taking cholestrol-lowering drugs ( lipitor ) and developing Lou Gehreg's disease?:...

  4. Lipitor: Shortness of Breath/Irregular Heart Beat
    ... present symptoms, but my husband had to stop taking Lipitor for exactly the same reason - breathlessness and chest...
    ... present symptoms, but my husband had to stop taking Lipitor for exactly the same reason - breathlessness and chest ... very active? Also, how long after he went off of Lipitor , did he get better? Thanks again!...
    ... have a family history of heart disease and was put on Lipitor to prevent high cholesterol. Two weeks into the Lipitor ... I did not have any of these problems until I took Lipitor and its too hard for me to believe that it is just ... more about the Sick Sinus Syndrome. While I was on Lipitor , I developed exactly the same problems described in ... began happening after about a month and a half on Lipitor , low dose. I also have sinus congestion . One of ... and for that reason I cannot be absolutely sure that Lipitor was responsible. I am giving it another chance. ...
    ... caused by the cholesterol lowering drug. Dad was not on Lipitor specifically - simvastatin (brand name: Zocor). Anyway...

  5. Are my meds making me snore?
    ... stent implantation. I currently take daily doses of Lipitor and Atenolol. I also take an 81mg aspirin everyday...

  6. Horrible Reaction to Percocet
    ... anything to do with the violent reaction. I also take Lipitor but am totally positive this had nothing at all to...

  7. MAOI's with anything
    ... absorption of other drugs. For an example, if you take Lipitor with dilatizem (a calcium channel blocker) the Lipitor ... be increased by 3.9 times. So if you take 20 mg of lipitor , it will effectively be increased to an equivalent...

  8. Should I be taking these 2 drugs together?
    ... I am on lipitor for high cholesterol. Yesterday I went in with a ... I am on only 5 mg. (10 mg. tablets cut in half) of lipitor so maybe its a low enough dose that she is reasoning...
    ... I am on lipitor for high cholesterol. Yesterday I went in with a ... I am on only 5 mg. (10 mg. tablets cut in half) of lipitor so maybe its a low enough dose that she is reasoning...
    ... doctor yesterday though and they advised me to stop the lipitor until I finished the antibiotics. There are so many...
    ... doctor yesterday though and they advised me to stop the lipitor until I finished the antibiotics. There are so many...

  9. Cholesterol Meds Causing Pain?
    ... my suspicions about the medicine..he prescribed me Lipitor . Last nite I took the Lipitor for the first time and...
    ... my suspicions about the medicine..he prescribed me Lipitor . Last nite I took the Lipitor for the first time and...
    ... on another Statin drug, just as lovastatin, Zocor, Lipitor , Vytorin, etc. Other doctors use other cholesterol...
    ... answering my questions. I have decided to take the Lipitor every other day until I see my dr. Wednesday. I skipped...
    ... answering my questions. I have decided to take the Lipitor every other day until I see my dr. Wednesday. I skipped...
    ... My mom took lipitor for three or four yrs. She complained of arm, leg ... liver enzymes were elevated. He took her off the lipitor immediately. she is still having liver issues after...

  10. will all these meds harm me long term?
    ... acute sense. I take a strong mixture of meds: Lipitor , Vasotec (ACE inhibitor), Norvasc (calcium channel...

Pain Management board

  1. Pharmacist accused me wrongly
    ... one to my ins co, and one to my hr dept to get me Lipitor filled. The techs couldn't figure out how to run...

  2. Medication(s) questions
    ... kidneys. My other meds include blood pressure meds and lipitor and Soma. Should I be concerned about my organs and...

  3. urine tests
    ... every time you need a refill on a statin drug like lipitor . HTH, Fabby :)...

  4. Is it the change of seasons or what??
    ... ones she has taken so far are statins...Pravachal, Lipitor and Zocor. Her doc wanted to try Zetia, but since...

  5. Need your advice - severe pain in arms/hands
    ... Vytorin: some drs love to prescribe it, some drs prefer Lipitor ... they have reasons to trust one meds over the other...

  6. Big Changes
    ... 7 or 8 different meds every day from prednisone to lipitor to synthroid and more. KathyMac...

  7. HELP! Turned down by new insurance company b/c of meds!
    ... lucky I didn't die when I couldn't afford Plavix, Lipitor and sevreral other heart meds after my heart attack...

  8. Help & Support Needed Please
    ... insurance paid for my prescriptions and for my lab work ( lipitor levels) Thats what I will do if they turn me down...


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