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  1. Which one of these drugs is causing this??
    ... causing my problems. I remember my roommate being put on Mevacor and later on, Lipitor and after about 6 months or...

  2. Lipitor and high bloodpressure
    ... also a minimum dose of the cholestorol lowering drug Mevacor for over a year with no bad side effects. Recently ... my doctor changed me from Mevacor to Lipitor. Within a few days, my pressure shot up...

  3. Doctors are not pshyologists!!!!!
    ... active ingredient present in the prescription drug Mevacor , intended to reduce serum cholesterol levels. Last ... Red Yeast Rice has been around much longer than Mevacor . So basically what you're trying to tell me is that...

Neuropathy board

  1. Any advice on Specialists and/or Hospitals
    ... Perhexiline # Drugs to lower cholesterol- Lovastatin ( Mevacor ), Indapamid (Lozol], Gemfibrozil (Lopid) # Drugs...

Cancer board

  1. Vigilante!! I need some advice please!!
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Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Has anyone got the cholesterol prob with hypo? (metabolic disorder)
    ... was 468 . I am 24 and a female. So they put me on mevacor along with my levrothyroid, and now my cholestrol...

  2. Snobunnies
    ... You mentiond something in a post this summer about mevacor , and zocor, and were afraid to take the new med pravacol...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. BYSTOLIC (Nebivolol) - New Hypertensive(Beta Blocker)Medication
    ... The Statins I mentioned are all approved FDA drugs. MEVACOR (Lovastatin) was the very first statin drug on the...

High Cholesterol board

  1. question regarding ryr to lovastatin
    ... Hindy, keep in mind that "Lovastatin" (a.k.a. Mevacor ) the prescription drug manufactured by Merck is not...

  2. Anyone successfully lower cholesterol by diet and exercise?
    ... Funny, a few years ago they were thinking to allow Mevacor or Pravachol as over the counter drugs! On diet...

  3. I'm new here with high cholesterol - please help
    ... opposed to a chemically or man-made produced one in Mevacor . Mevacor is the popular statin drug with the active ... ingredient "lovastatin". The lovastatin in Mevacor is highly purified and concentrated while the ingredients ... less than 2.4 mg. of lovastatin whereas tablets of Mevacor contain 10 mg. or more. RYR has been used in China...

  4. Zocor side effects
    ... I started on Mevacor back in March; 3 wks. into it, my feet and legs hurt...

  5. anyone experience side effects from lovastatin?
    ... I have been on lovastatin ( Mevacor ) for 9 months with no side effects. It is the weakest...

  6. Should I take Lipitor?
    ... long time, the first one, Mercks's lovastatin, called MEVACOR , only got FDA approval in 1987. It was years afterward...

  7. Genetically High Cholesterol?
    ... I got a total reading of 575 and my Dr. put me on Mevacor . Took that for a month and hated it ... it made me...

  8. Slowly dying on Lipitor
    ... never heard anyone experience it. My father was on Mevacor , I think it was doing a number on him too. He was...
    ... never heard anyone experience it. My father was on Mevacor , I think it was doing a number on him too. He was...
    ... never heard anyone experience it. My father was on Mevacor , I think it was doing a number on him too. He was...
    ... never heard anyone experience it. My father was on Mevacor , I think it was doing a number on him too. He was ... fasmily trait, this is caused from Statins -- Lipitor, Mevacor , Zocor, Crestor, all statins. I'm interested in...
    ... fasmily trait, this is caused from Statins -- Lipitor, Mevacor , Zocor, Crestor, all statins. I'm interested in...

  9. opinions sought-Do I need statin?
    ... strength. One 5 mg of Lip. is equivalent of 10 mg of Mevacor or Zokor and so on. This info came from an article...

  10. Anyone know of some Natural Remedies?
    ... Apparently red yeat rice is the same ingredient as in Mevacor ....

  11. Plain Yeast vs. Red Yeast Rice
    ... naturally occurring product similar to the statin in Mevacor . The web sources informed me there are a variety...

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

  13. Lipitor Necessary??
    ... the patients in the study who was receiving 20mg of Mevacor . All of my levels dropped well into normal and below ... . By 1994, after being off of Mevacor for seven years, my cholesterol levels went up to...

  14. The Lipitor Dilemma
    ... reminder is that the statin drugs such as lipitor and mevacor do not lower lipoprotein (a) levels and there has...

  15. Policosanol vs Red Yeast Rice
    ... ingredients in RYR are actually the same thing used in Mevacor but somehow formulated differently so it is without...

  16. Red Yeast Rice.Riz-Strol Questions: HELP

  17. Lab results - I'm confused!
    ... hdl because it runs in my family. My mother takes Mevacor and her sister has to take double strenght Pravachol...

Addison's Disease board

  1. Need help understanding...
    ... deficient anemia. She had been taking Trental and Mevacor but stopped taking those when she started to feel...

Lupus board

  1. Hey Dana!! Rheumy says no to Lupus!!
    ... Well, I have read that SOME lipid lowering drugs (ex/ Mevacor , Pravachol, Lopid) can cause ANA to be false positive...

Sexual Health - Men board

  1. High Cholestrol-ED?
    ... statins), it should improve your condition. I take Mevacor (generic Lovastatin) along with a Beta Blocker HBP ... drug. Mevacor is an older Merck drug that is not as strong as Zocor...

Anxiety board

  1. Heart anxiety
    ... yeast rice (supposedly a natural statin equivalent of mevacor ). I'm back on a lower dose of the red yeat rice and...

Panic Disorders board

  1. OK guys (and gals) I need some input here
    ... though) Glucophage - 500mg twice a day (for diabetes) Mevacor - 40mg once a day (for high cholesterol) Inderal...

Aging Issues board

  1. Ache ALL OVER if Poked-Try This
    ... Thank you very much Elliejon; no, I'm not on Lipitor, Mevacor ; I don't trust, generally speaking, any drug advertised...

Menopause board

  1. Black Cohosh, Evening Primrose, is it safe?
    ... between Black Cohash and Lipitor. On switching from Mevacor to Lipitor on 11/20/2002 I was also started on Black...