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General Health board

  1. severe diarrhea after taking strong antibiotics
    ... monitoring my diet. I am currently on medications; Vytorin for high cholesterol and Prevacid for acid reflux...
    ... a time to be sure you can take each one especially Vytorin ...many people can't take this type of drug. Good...
    ... morning when this is the case. I can't speak for the Vytorin , but I have been on Prevacid (30 mg twice a day) for...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Cholesterol Meds Causing Pain?
    ... dont know which lol) anyway..first I was prescribed Vytorin ...I noticed that I had severe muscle pains in my arms ... still in place. They were. The two days I was off the Vytorin I felt better. I told him of my suspicions about the...
    ... dont know which lol) anyway..first I was prescribed Vytorin ...I noticed that I had severe muscle pains in my arms ... still in place. They were. The two days I was off the Vytorin I felt better. I told him of my suspicions about the...
    ... another Statin drug, just as lovastatin, Zocor, Lipitor, Vytorin , etc. Other doctors use other cholesterol lowering...

Pain Management board

  1. What do you think about NORCO?
    ... to take which is less damaging to my liver. Between Vytorin and Tylenol in Percocet and Oxycodone makes bitter...

  2. Could the shortness of my TEMPER WICK be due to my pain medications?
    ... mg (1 at bedtime), ProSom 2 mg (1 at bedtime), and Vytorin 10/20 mg (1 at ending meal of the day)--it's unfortunate...

  3. Need your advice - severe pain in arms/hands
    ... Cymbalta widely also. For example cholesterol medicine Vytorin : some drs love to prescribe it, some drs prefer Lipitor...

  4. Afraid to talk with my doctor about meds
    ... overlooked something. I'm taking the following meds. Vytorin 10/40 1 daily Metformin Hcl 1000mg x2 daily Gemfibrozil...

  5. question on oxycontin
    ... meds. Insulin, Byetta, metformin, gemfibrizil and vytorin and while a couple of those meds slow down food intake...
    ... meds. Insulin, Byetta, metformin, gemfibrizil and vytorin and while a couple of those meds slow down food intake...

  6. Insurance wrote letter, now doctor wont write scripts
    ... edications. The only medicine I use that is not generic is Vytorin (for lipid stuff). Again, the idea of this communication...

  7. which do you prefer\mom and pops,or chain pharmacies?
    ... mg, ProSom 2mg, Verapamil 240 mg, Verapamil 180 mg, Vytorin , Warfarin 5 mg, and Fioricet. One time--several...

  8. Natural muscle relaxer/pain management Dr.
    ... used for the Xanax is different than the one for my Vytorin . We have to get our long-term RX's through Medco...

  9. Need some help! Question about water retention!
    ... Dilaudid, Actiq, Tegretol, Coumadin, ProSom, Elavil, and Vytorin . Within a month's time, I can vary approximately...
    ... Dilaudid, Actiq, Tegretol, Coumadin, ProSom, Elavil, and Vytorin ." Are all of those pills to help you from retaining...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Cholesterol Meds & Sleep Problems
    ... statin drugs causing sleep problems. I'm on 10/80 Vytorin . Have no problems falling asleep, awake 4-5 hrs...

Back Problems board

  1. Got a phone call today!!!
    ... cholesterol meds are you taking? I was on 3 of them (Now in Vytorin ) for years by now, but non of them makes me sleepy...

  2. I need some advice please.....
    ... to play while pregnant. I know my daugher was on Vytorin for high cholesterol, she needed to be off them for...

Myositis board

  1. Newly diagnosed with Statin Induced Myositis
    ... legs and also trouble swallowing. I have been off Vytorin for 4 weeks now, and a lot of the minor symptoms have...

  2. High CPK levels
    ... I have been on Vytorin 10/40 for the past two months and started getting ... my cholesterol and LDL have increased while using Vytorin 10/40.?...

Osteoporosis board

  1. Re: Side Effects of Fosamax
    ... medication for that and have for many years. I also take Vytorin for cholelsterol, fish oil, Clairtan, and Vit E. ...

Brain & Nervous System Disorders board

  1. Nerve pulses in head only at sleep.
    ... getting fairly frequent. I am on heart medicine and vytorin , as well as some vitamins that I have been on all...

Multiple Sclerosis board

  1. Question : treatments .....
    ... genetically high cholesterol so i have been using vytorin , and it works well ... i also take fish oil to...

Neuropathy board

  1. Any advice on Specialists and/or Hospitals
    ... pressure and Crestor for cholesterol. I was taking Vytorin for quite a while. I had an allergic reaction to ... only thing they could come up with for the cause was Vytorin . They told me to stop taking it and I didnt take...

  2. Lipitor
    ... this since I am for 5 years on them (Lipitor now Vytorin ). I wonder why your Dr put you on this meds with...
    ... hosptial 'red flag' was 239. The doctor prescribed vytorin , the 10mg dose. I took some more home cholesterol ... were consistent in the 165-170 range. With a low dose vytorin + vitamins [especially the high dose of fish oil ... would be to get more excercise and try to get off vytorin and let the dietary supplements do their magic. ...
    ... My PN began after I started Vytorin . I also had pain and weakness that spread from my ... feet up through my buttocks. I stopped Vytorin and the pain and weakness subsided but the PN remained ... . I blame the Vytorin for my PN. Don...
    ... QUOTE=donsabi;3345864]My PN began after I started Vytorin . I also had pain and weakness that spread from my ... feet up through my buttocks. I stopped Vytorin and the pain and weakness subsided but the PN remained ... . I blame the Vytorin for my PN. Don Hi Don, I posted above that ... caused by long term exposure. I could be wrong, but if vytorin caused your PN and you no longer take it, I guess...
    ... Paulo, I took the Vytorin for five weeks. Pain progressed from my feet through ... got through to my cardiologist who prescribed the Vytorin and I told them of my symptoms. They told me to stop ... immediately and then denied prescribing the Vytorin . Over the next few weeks my pain subsided but I was...
    ... it, outside of your objective sense that it was the vytorin , which it very well could have been, they might be...

  3. Neurontin and Lyrica/Nerve pain
    ... truly empathize. I've been taking the cholesterol drug Vytorin for a couple years. I don't believe it's effected...
    ... tennis837, After my MD insisted I take Vytorin , a statin, I began having pain that started in my ... buttocks. At that point I refused to take anymore Vytorin . I called the MD and his office denied that they ... sure of it. It has been four years now since I quit Vytorin and the PN remains. Sometimes it is bearable, but...

  4. some drugs can cause neuropathy
    ... developed PN in my feet after a few weeks of taking Vytorin . Vytorin is a combination of Zocor and Zetia. I ... stopped taking Vytorin after five weeks. I still have the PN more than a...

Cancer: Breast board

  1. Arimidex
    ... husband takes the Omega-3 and another cholesterol med... Vytorin . He was on 3 meds for his cholesterol and could never...

Cancer: Kidney board

  1. Kidney Cancer
    ... Wendy Stan does take Vytorin for blood pressure and one baby asprin a day.When...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. Abd. pain, flushing after eating, dizziness...any insight appreciated!
    ... with indomethacin/allopurinol), high cholesterol ( vytorin ) and low-t (testosterone gel.) Family history of ... Also happens whether or not I take or skip the vytorin /testo gel. I work usually 10am to 7 pm so I eat around...

  2. Upper Right Quadrant Pain
    ... monitor it for a few days. Also I should mention I take Vytorin 10/80 and asked to stop that just to rule out any...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) board

  1. Do you suffer from bloat?
    ... been drinking fennel tea, and my doctor has given me vytorin (removes cholesterol from the digestive tract) and...

Ear, Nose & Throat board

  1. Regain sense of smell/taste after right basilar skull fracture?
    ... Currently, my medications are: Coumadin, Verapamil, Vytorin , Tegretol, Duragesic, Actiq, Dilaudid, Elavil, ProSom...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Yikes.....Cholesterol up 68 points in 5 months.
    ... call and said that the doctor wanted to put me on Vytorin . I declined. I told her that I wanted to see if getting...

  2. cholesterol?
    ... 97; hdl 58; vldl 19; ldl 62. I am currently taking Vytorin ....

  3. how many symptoms go away with thyroidectomy?
    ... cholesterol - trig. up after surgery; see "2 months after Vytorin ..." thread [INDENT]http://www.healthboards.com/boards...

  4. 2 months after Vytorin 10/40, unbelievable results
    ... I was just given some samples of Vytorin by my family doctor. My cholesterol is 208 and my ... you had any symptoms that have changed since taking vytorin . I have been having general chest pains lately. I...

Eye & Vision board

  1. which meds. cause blurry vision or eye probs?
    ... vision (big problems). I just read the side effects for Vytorin and it lists blurry vision as one. Kind of a bummer...

Anemia board

  1. Low Ferritin
    ... said it's familial, so she's going to start me on Vytorin today. My TC=327, HDL=40, TRG=405 and my LDL which...

Blood and Blood Vessel board

  1. Vytroin and Aplastic Anemia
    ... Due to elavated LDH I was put on Vytorin . Took med. for 4 months and had labs. checked. LDH...

  2. Zocor Side Effects
    ... that he recommended that I take either Crestor or Vytorin . All I could do when I read this was to laugh and ... effects of Crestor at the time and I do believe that Vytorin has Zocor in it. So much for my side effects. I feel...

Heart Disorders board

  1. Unsympathetic Dr....
    ... high blood pressure and I am not diabetic. I take Vytorin for cholesterol. About three weeks ago, I was running...

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

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

  4. Freaked out by earlobe crease
    ... the connection. I have a left ear crease and I take vytorin for cholesterol. My dad has creases in both ears...

  5. Just wondering
    ... ardiologist has placed me on the normal meds ( Clopidogrel, Vytorin , Atenolol, Lisinopril and low dose aspirin). My concern...

  6. anyone on sotalol for afib?
    ... problems including congestive heart failure. I take Vytorin , Cozaar, Norvasc, Sotalol, warfarin, Flomax without...

  7. Cypher Stent Problems???
    ... tells me my liver enzymes are elevated due to the vytorin I am on.. I am on plavix and aspirin indefinetly,...
    ... your LDL? Until this is resolved, keep taking the Vytorin regardless of the liver enzyme elevation. Problemo...
    ... blockages are made of. My cardio told me today to stop the vytorin cause of the liver enzymes..but now I'm not so sure...

  8. Headache meds - can you take these w/Toprol.......
    ... Vytorin and Plavix? Thanks!!!...
    ... Vioxx did. (removed from market recently). But the Vytorin may have an impact on your liver function, and so...

  9. Problems with Toprol XL, Vytorin, Plavix & Baby Aspirin
    ... the meds you're on. I personally would never take Vytorin ...it is a "combo" drug, i.e. it's two drugs in one ... especially as the first drug that is tried. And given how Vytorin works on your intestinal tract, it only makes sense ... metoprolol or another beta blocker and, (2) why do I need Vytorin ; can we try just the Zocor, or Lipitor and I promise...
    ... endoscope. Side effeccts of the ezetimibe in the Vytorin are: · tired feeling; · stomach ... substitution of simvastatin (Zocor) 40 mg. for the Vytorin (simvastain and ezetimibe.) A couple weeks should ... casuing the problem. If not, you can go back on the Vytorin and stop the beta-blocker for a week or two. IF...

  10. would you stop Plavix for an elective procedure?
    ... will ever get off the drug. I have been on plavix, vytorin , niaspan and 325 mg of aspirin daily..yet I still...

  11. I am 30 years old, the Dr said if I have any plaque I can reverse it. Confused!
    ... weeks later, so I have adjusted further. Changed to Vytorin (10mg/40mg) which adds the Zetia sequesting agent...
    ... if that's part of it? Ken: With regard to the Vytorin I think the HDL elevation comes mostly from the ezetimibe...

  12. todays heart attack
    ... Coumadin in addition to Plavix, Lisinopril, asprin, Vytorin , Tricor, Coreg, Lasix, Elavil and Protonix. I will...

  13. Mom - 3 stents put in - what's to do?
    ... is 131) Mu HDL is good though, 57. I am on 10/40 vytorin and he is threatening to go to 10/80 where I don't...

  14. Muscle cramps with Lipitor??
    ... between the two. My cardiologist wants me to take Vytorin . At this point I'm taking the Zetia but I'm just totally...

  15. Just got my cholesterol results back
    ... people have better results getting their HDL up on Vytorin which is combo zocor and zetia. Hope this info helps...

  16. Heart bypass and low HDL
    ... has been able to get his up to about what mine is on Vytorin and niacin. Neither of us are smokers, only drink...

  17. Help Please...
    ... yet. I have high cholesterol for which I was taking Vytorin until recently but I stopped about 4 months ago and...
    ... yet. I have high cholesterol for which I was taking Vytorin until recently but I stopped about 4 months ago and...

  18. Low blood pressure..why?
    ... take Diovan for blood pressure (have for months) and Vytorin for cholesteral. My bp has been running around 130...

  19. Trouble since heart surgery, need advice
    ... 5 mg. and a beta blocker for high BP. I also take Vytorin for cholestorol 40/10. I do take glucotrol 7.5 mg...

  20. Pain or shortness of breath after stents?
    ... thing! I do take the aspirin and plavix along with vytorin and atenolol. How do you know if you have clotting...

  21. weird feeling in chest
    ... pains I was having was from the cholesterol medicine Vytorin they gave me. I have been off it for two days now...

  22. thought i was having a heart attack
    ... me home. my choleterol is high and have been taking vytorin for that.i have a stress test scheduled for oct. and...

  23. cholestral numbers
    ... Still blocked up and several stents. I am trying Vytorin to raise HDLs and further lower LDLs. My PCP warned...
    ... Is that miserable 35 HDL WITH the Niaspan and Vytorin ? I too take 500 mg. slow release niacin because...
    ... Lenin: those numbers are before the niaspan and vytorin . I eagerly await seeing if they were able to do any...
    ... then. You'll invariably see a nice HDL boost from the Vytorin and Niaspan. Let me repeat though, I'm saying you...
    ... contained a lot or high level of niacin? Are these drugs ( Vytorin and Niaspan) need a dr prescription? Thanks Pika...
    ... formulation of niacin IS a prescription drug as is Vytorin (which is simvastatin + ezetimibe.)...
    ... that due to my history, I need to lower the ldl? The vytorin has helped a little vs. the plain zocor, but its a...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. New Meds Concern Can Someone Help
    ... He changed me to Lotrel and zebeta, I also take vytorin . Should I take them both lotrel and zebeta at same ... should it be morning or evening? I have to take the vytorin 10/80 at bedtime. He also put me on protonix althought...

  2. felling my heartbeat
    ... I was put on corgard for the heartrate and high BP vytorin for high cholesteral. this hasent helped at all. I...

  3. potassium supplementation??
    ... now Hyzaar 100/12.5 plus toprol 50mg . I also take vytorin 10/20. I just got a prescription for 10meg of potassium...

  4. What do you think of LASIX?
    ... out some and I DO attribute this, or some of it to Vytorin . The doc told me that the Vytorin will help lower...

  5. Do Blood Pressure Meds. Cause Vision Problems?
    ... If so which ones are the worst? I read that Vytorin can cause blurriness, but it's a drug I have to take...

  6. Is Norvasc Hurting me more than helping?
    ... pressure well. But I am miserable! I am also taking Vytorin for cholestorol, a small amount of a beta blocker...
    ... Metoprolol Glucotrol 7.5 XL PM Metoprolol Vytorin 40/10 Diovan 80 Aspirin 325...

  7. Propronolol vs Atenolol
    ... with the diuretic alone. BUT I also started taking Vytorin about 3 weeks ago and I think this is contributing ... saving money :D I would like to think that the Vytorin and Furosemide alone will lower it and keep me comfortable...

  8. Did anyone watch Oprah today?
    ... I watch sodium very carefully and have started on Vytorin for cholesterol. It is a fact that cholesterol meds ... just go off of meds all together. The doc says the Vytorin would help BP and he would like to see me off of BP...

  9. Atenolol raise blood glucose levels
    ... 104! It went UP! And the only thing I took was my Vytorin and Atenolol! So I let 1 day pass, went back on...

  10. Diovan Results
    ... hard as before the med. I have also just started Vytorin ....

High Cholesterol board

  1. Niaspan Results
    ... England journal of medicine, documents revealed that Vytorin may increase cancer risk by an astonishing 50 percent...

  2. Have you read the latest?
    ... investigating (or considering investigating, I forget) Vytorin , after several studies showed a slight increase in...

  3. I am so frustrated please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... would only cause muscle pain, he wanted to put me on vytorin , I called his office when I got home and asked for ... something else because of what I heard about Vytorin , I was on Zetia did nothing, zocor caused muscle pain...

  4. Is Taking Zetia and Zocor or Vitoryn Safe Or Not
    ... pulled off the market. So maybe further testing proved Vytorin is ok...

  5. muscle aches / statins
    ... and I struggled with the soreness. I have been on Vytorin for over a year and it seems to be better and I have...
    ... I see no reason to be on both Vytorin and red yeast rice at the same time. They are both ... forms of statins (Zocor in Vytorin , natural Lovastatin in red yeast rice)....


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