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  1. Lipitor usage
    ... can get off of any of these meds and maybe get on zetia only. Are there any recommendations for me....

  2. Lipitor and Lescol
    ... and a twisted knee needing surgery. He is now taking Zetia . Only time will tell whether Zetia creates a problem...

General Health board

  1. rx for cholesterol ?????
    ... My internist has me on zetia primarily due to it not interferring with liver functions...

  2. Statins\Lipitor
    ... lot of muscle aches. Went off it. Dr. put me on Zetia , which is OK but doesn't lower it enough either. ...

  3. Upset stomach with new meds - but which one?
    ... started Citalopram (Celexa), Lisinopril (for HBP), Zetia , and Simvastatin. Since I started four days ago I ... website and they said there are no ill side effects of Zetia . So I can rule that one out..?:)...
    ... I looked up Zetia and found that all of your symptoms are possible side ... effects of Zetia - said that they should be reported to your doctor...

  4. Pain in joints--please advise
    ... knee and ended up having knee surgery. He was then on Zetia , a different type drug, and I was losing him mentally ... as well as physically. He took Zetia for a while and then stopped for a while, etc. Finally ... to put two and two together and realized it was the Zetia causing him to be easily agitated, acting like he ... surroundings, aggressive driver, etc. He has been off Zetia for over 6 months and is more like his old self, alert...

  5. Grapefruit?
    ... super!! :) I eat grapefruit. I take Diovan HCT and zetia everynight before bedtime should I worry??? I eat...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Zetia Question
    ... My husband took Zetia for about a year. The longer he took Zetia the more ... things, then big things but did not relate it to the Zetia . One day we were talking and he told me he had been ... put two and two together and it was when he was off Zetia he was acting normal and while on Zetia it was another ... while being in a terrible mental state. He stopped Zetia . After Zetia was out of his system in a few months...
    ... to make a long story short, but now dr. wants me on Zetia . She had earlier mentioned Niacin, and I have ordered ... up to 1500mg. daily of that. I really did not want Zetia , and stories like your husband's convince me that...
    ... dear misty800 my husband has been on zetia for almost a year too and i noticed that he has been ... know if other people had the same side effects too on zetia ? i am not sure if zetia is the cause but i'm trying ... thanks! [QUOTE=Misty800;2548055]My husband took Zetia for about a year. The longer he took Zetia the more ... things, then big things but did not relate it to the Zetia . One day we were talking and he told me he had been ... put two and two together and it was when he was off Zetia he was acting normal and while on Zetia it was another ... while being in a terrible mental state. He stopped Zetia . After Zetia was out of his system in a few months...
    ... puzzledwife;2983065]dear misty800 my husband has been on zetia for almost a year too and i noticed that he has been ... know if other people had the same side effects too on zetia ? i am not sure if zetia is the cause but i'm trying ... way... thanks! dear misty800 my husband has been on zetia for almost a year too and i noticed that he has been ... know if other people had the same side effects too on zetia ? i am not sure if zetia is the cause but i'm trying...
    ... the same symptoms with statins so he was switched to Zetia .He was ok for the first couple months on Zetia. He ... months and I have just come to the conclusion that Zetia is having the same effect on him. He quit his job...
    ... the past. He was more himself. He has since been Zetia for about 2 weeks. This past weekend, I noticed that ... guess I am worried that this too is a side effect of Zetia . There is no side effect like that anywhere listed ... comments. It justified mine and his suspicions about the Zetia . But again, how can you tell for sure?...
    ... I just started taking zetia 3 days ago. Coincidentally the first day I started ... anything that suggested one of the side effects of zetia was swelling. Has anyone else had this problem?...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. which of these are/cause diuretic effeccts?
    ... jams is no fun. here's the list: atenolol diovan zetia plavix any responses would be appreciated. thank...

Pain Management board

  1. Is it the change of seasons or what??
    ... Pravachal, Lipitor and Zocor. Her doc wanted to try Zetia , but since all the press about it not working, she...

Smoking Cessation board

  1. Reason to Quit
    ... years ago (240), so our regular doctor put him on Zetia and it was 168 last year. His blood pressure has...

Myositis board

  1. Elevated CPK .. dould that be normal in some people?
    ... time over a period of months ... off lipitor .. on zetia .. off everything ... tests by specialists ... EMG...

Osteoporosis board

  1. Strontium Citrate
    ... severe problems with statins, a non-statin drug called zetia that's supposed to not give the problems of statins...

  2. EZorb question/concern
    ... the cholesterol in your intestines, similar to what Zetia does, only naturally. Then I take sugar cane Policosanol...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Help meeting w dr about mothers meds, need advice
    ... away ....... again, this is only what I've heard. zetia ,aetenlol,boniva,lexapro,ambien,xan ax,percoects 3 ... depressant (won't hurt) percocet narcotic pain relief, Zetia is another cholesterol .. does she need two? Celebrex...

Neurology board

  1. Neurologists???
    ... THEFT OF MEMORY." My mother has recently been on Zetia and Welchol. My sister went with my mother to the ... showed her the information form Health Canada that says Zetia can cause liver problems, myopathy etc. My mothers ... (The warning was written by Merck, the maker of Zetia ).. My sister was waiting for the doctor to say we ... her liver test was elevated and to stop taking the Zetia and Welchol. My mother told them she did...right...
    ... come back after she stopped the lipitor 3 yrs later. Zetia wasn't much better. Both caused her liver enzymes...

Neuromuscular Diseases board

  1. calcium channel blockers and walking disorders
    ... used in gait initiation. Also she is still taking Zetia (as her doctor has convinced her that all cholesterol...

Neuropathy board

  1. Anyone Tried Homeopathic Remedies for Neuropathy?
    ... testim gel 1 tube daily simvastatin 80 mg once zetia 10 mg once tramadol 50 mg 2 2x daily oxycodone 20...

  2. Getting Weaker
    ... muscle weakness, this past Thurs. I stopped taking my Zetia 10mg PM. Thanks to all of the people who discussed...
    ... muscle weakness, this past Thurs. I stopped taking my Zetia 10mg PM. Thanks to all of the people who discussed...
    ... muscle weakness, this past Thurs. I stopped taking my Zetia 10mg PM. Thanks to all of the people who discussed...

  3. Statins working against neuropathy?
    ... there is , you have things like Tricor (fenofibrate) , Zetia works in the intestinal track on food absorption)...

  4. some drugs can cause neuropathy
    ... taking Vytorin. Vytorin is a combination of Zocor and Zetia . I stopped taking Vytorin after five weeks. I still...

  5. PN Prognosis? Is it disabling?
    ... bad side effects !!!!!!! He is now on a drug called Zetia and it is fine for him. Second......the apnea could...

Parkinson's Disease board

  1. lipitor and parkinson's
    ... had trouble with Zocor,Lipitor, and the last one was Zetia . There is a count they check (ck) when these drugs...

Spinal Cord Disorders board

  1. Facet Joint Syndrome - Arthritis of Spine
    ... for that. I also have high cholestorol and I take Zetia for that. Now that I think about it, I am falling...

Obesity board

  1. Atkins and high colesterol
    ... doing the high fiber low fat diet. i stopped taking zetia my cholesterol med it caused to many problems....

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Should Metamucil make you feel worse than being constipated?
    ... doctor on Monday as a follow up on my cholesterol meds ( Zetia ), so I'm going to tell her that my dad is now losing...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. ER to OR
    ... and they said, they have had no reports,,but thought zetia caused abnormal liver function tests,,,and these are...
    ... liver enzymes. I have seen the ads on TV about Zetia and it appears to do the same thing but have not read...
    ... My personal experience with Zetia -- horrible stomach pains -- like very bad stomach ... It took me a long time before I realized it was the Zetia causing stomach pains. I have also been on Lipitor ... is right now -- but I do not plan on going back on Zetia . I think it works great if you can tolerate it. ...
    ... cholesterol meds, been on lipitor, zocor, pravachol, zetia . can't do any of them. i quit....

  2. Liver problems
    ... trying to get my cholostereal down, so he put me on Zetia . I was concerned. The next visit in fact even before...
    ... are your other stomach problems? As you may know Zetia works in your intestines to reduce cholesterol whereas...
    ... blood work enzymes were doen to 83/38. I went off the Zetia for 1 month so I'll see what the next blood work says...
    ... I had a very rough time with zetia , though I didn't have my liver functions tested during...
    ... Thyme2b, what kind of problems did you have with Zetia if I can ask? I go back to the Dr's on the 2nd and...
    ... 2812416]Thyme2b, what kind of problems did you have with Zetia if I can ask? I go back to the Dr's on the 2nd and...
    ... have gone down consirderably! But since I went off Zetia my cholosteral went up! I was going to try fish oil...

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

Hearing Disorders board

  1. pulsatile tinnitus - nusance or serious problem?
    ... pulastile tinnitus started the day I started taking Zetia (which was used as a substitute for the lipitor) ... experience with lipitor causing an occipital headache or zetia causing pulsatile tinnitus, please let me know. Any...
    ... Therefore Xenicol (which blocks fat adsorbtion)and Zetia which also works in the intestine to block lipid adsorbtion ... . After several months of Zetia I experienced headaches. Now the headaches have subsided ... its a arteial problem. Have you stopped taking the Zetia and other statins. If so did your pulsatile tinnitus...

Inner Ear Disorders board

  1. Howie
    ... currently 36 I will need a minor medication like Zetia but I am going see how low I can get this naturally...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Acid Reflux
    ... than the conditions they treat. (My hubby is taking Zetia ; maybe you heard the news which just broke the other...
    ... Yes! I heard about the Zetia yesterday myself. I sent the official release information...
    ... that too). MW - So sorry about your huby and the Zetia . Hopefully he was not negatively affected. My mom...

  2. Thyroid & LDL Cholestrol ~ unsucessful in getting it down
    ... him not to as well. Since his cardiologist added Zetia to his Lipitor last spring, he has had some issues...

  3. Back from Cardio appt!
    ... light exercise again, with the toprol. He also gave me Zetia for cholesterol. I can't tolerate the statins. ... anyone had any success lowering cholesterol using Zetia ? And, especially.... can anyone tell me what keeps...

  4. What is hypo ?
    ... hypo and put me on synthroid 50 mg. and put me on zetia tablets for cholesterol. Could anyone tell me anything...
    ... hypothyroidism - I did.....I hope that the synthroid and zetia will help you to feel better soon - the synthroid...

  5. Hashimoto's thyroid disease
    ... have also been diagnosed with Hashi's. I am taking Zetia for my high cholestorol and triglycerides. I am Insuling...

  6. Messed up menstrual cycle, why?
    ... remember when the last time I had sex was. I was given Zetia for my cholesterol and spironolactone because I do...

Eye & Vision board

  1. Face-Down Healing in 2007 After Vitrectomy?
    ... weeks instead of three. A famous side effect of Zetia for cholesterol, which works in the stomach instead...
    ... went with. I hope it helps. I had to quit taking zetia too because it is broken doen in the kidneys and I...
    ... doctor or pharmacist didn't tell me a thing about zetia affecting kidneys. I'm afraid of statins too. They...

  2. cataract surgery
    ... I'd just started using more olive oil, and I'm on zetia . I forget what their other good-sounding suggestions...

  3. My story - Viaga, Levitra, Cialis, loss of vision, blurry vision, NAION, HELP...
    ... placed on several medications including Toprol XL, Zetia , Lipitor and Aspirin. March 2004 - Knowing that...

Pregnancy board

  1. pregnancy & Medications
    ... want to start trying for a family soon. I use to take Zetia and stopped taking it 2 weeks ago but I still take...
    ... I don't know anything about Zetia but I do know a thing or two about anti-depressants...

Angina board

  1. feel clammy & mild squeezing angina, when I get up
    ... take Atenolol, Plendil, Tikosyn, Plavix, Aspirin, Zetia , .08 Nitro patchs, Celebrex, Nexium, and T3, and I...

  2. Constant Angina, how do you deal with it?
    ... Plavix / Aspirin - Lasix / Potassium - Pravachol(new) - Zetia - Albuterol - (Plus a lot of meds for pain) Iā...

Blood and Blood Vessel board

  1. Zocor Side Effects
    ... looked at me kind of dumb-founded. She switched me to Zetia . In the meantime she was going to see if I could be ... were TOTALLY IGNORED me. As it has worked out taking Zetia has worked well for me with no side effects. Anyone...

Heart Disorders board

  1. Anyone get chest pains like me?
    ... mind me asking? Is metroprolol a beta blocker and Zetia a statin or a calcium channel blocker? How do you...
    ... they want me to take. Metropolol is a beta blocker. Zetia is a cholesterol medication. I get so depressed over...
    ... BTW to whoever asked above , I am 43 years old and Zetia is a cholesterol medicine but I don't believe its...
    ... BTW to whoever asked above , I am 43 years old and Zetia is a cholesterol medicine but I don't believe its...

  2. Can I still lift weights with a heart condition?
    ... conditions. I am currently taking Atacand (for BP), Zetia (cholesterol) and Effexor (anxiety). My cardiologist...

  3. Carotid arteries
    ... I can't tolerate statins, but Zetia is causing aches and pains, believe it or not, all ... over my body. I have to stop Zetia for awhile and let my pain get better. Zetia carries...

  4. What does statin body pains feel like to you?
    ... from my heart though. Its either from this stupid zetia pill or its gastric. I have gerd and I have been having ... and no way can i wait that long. I also stopped the zetia until I find out why i am in total pain and to see...
    ... Lutheran: Some of the side effects of zetia listed include chest pain, stomach pain and muscle...

  5. What can I do to improve this?
    ... am not sure of my numbers and am currently taking Zetia and may be changing to Crestor or Vytorin soon. I...
    ... shot at avoinding side effects. IF you can take the Zetia without problems, then maybe the Vytorion IS ideal...
    ... taking omega 3 supplements.Soon i will be going from zetia alone to either vytorin or lipitor or crestor. Not...

  6. Have Any of You Had a Minimally Invasive Bypass?
    ... He was a genius, I swear. Lenin I am taking Zetia and prescription fish oil, Omacor, lol, to lower the ... (TC at 297). CC did not do a direct Ldl test. The Zetia makes me weak and sore, especially my feet (sore) ... other classes of meds such as fibrates or niacin or zetia . You must eat well. As far as bypass candidacy...

  7. If it runs in the family, yet...
    ... tolerate statins or niacin’s, and only take zetia . I’ve been told that my high cholesterol is...

  8. Is this something to worry about?
    ... for my heart; Plus plavix with aspirin for stents; Zetia for cholesterol; And t#3 as needed for pain; My...

  9. These spells make me weak
    ... I am already on Plendil, Tikosyn, Plavix, aspirin, Zetia , and Nitro patches. :) Here are the Symptoms I ... take Atenolol, Plendil, Tikosyn, Plavix, Aspirin, Zetia , .08 Nitro patches, I question the benefits, besides...

  10. Advice on stopping aspirin
    ... Synthroid for many years, and over the past 2 years, Zetia and 1 baby aspirin every other day. About a week ... and I smoked. I wish I never started aspirin OR zetia . Thank you for taking the time to read this. Miranda...
    ... balance of vitamins, and get away from the aspirin and zetia . I guess all this takes time, but getting info from...
    ... should just stay with what I'm taking. I stopped the zetia and the dizziness is subsiding, thankfully. Nosebleeds...

  11. Anomolous origin of the right coronary artery
    ... passing out. The dizziness I believe is from the med Zetia , for me anyway. Do you have any experience with...

  12. plavix & aspirin is killing my stomach
    ... test on the 18th, the Doctor had told me to stop my zetia and the statin. Plus she said to cut my celebrex...

  13. Greek tragedy...
    ... with dietary change and numerous other drugs(crestor, zetia , niacin...) but BP was more or less stabilized. ...

  14. Heart Catherizations
    ... no longer able to exercise. I am only able to take zetia , because I can not take statins. I know I have...
    ... times each. They all do the same thing, (accept the zetia ). They cause serous pain in my right side that feels...

  15. Nitro patch & Isordil
    ... Plendil, Tikosyn, Nitro patch, Plavix with aspirin, and Zetia , for my heart, plus I take: Tylenol#3, Celebrex for...

  16. I am 30 years old, the Dr said if I have any plaque I can reverse it. Confused!
    ... further. Changed to Vytorin (10mg/40mg) which adds the Zetia sequesting agent to Zocor instead of the Lipitor....

  17. Hope someone can answer this,Please!!
    ... Lipitor really messed up my muscles and bones and Zetia did a real job on my intestines) and now having problems...

  18. Muscle cramps with Lipitor??
    ... from 103 to 187. That was really scary. He put me on Zetia ,does anyone here know the difference (besides Zetia ... wants me to take Vytorin. At this point I'm taking the Zetia but I'm just totally confused and don't really know ... what to take. I have to get those numbers down!! Does Zetia work the same?? Thanks loads for any info! :)...

  19. Just got my cholesterol results back
    ... getting their HDL up on Vytorin which is combo zocor and zetia . Hope this info helps with your decision on how to...

  20. Plavix
    ... Plendil 100mg, Aspirin 81mg, Nitro patch 0.8mg/hr, Zetia 10mg, Celebrex 400mg, and T#3 as needed. They said...

  21. What helps you guys that is still safe to use
    ... Atenolol, Plendil, Celebrex, Plavix, Aspirin 81, Nexium, Zetia , Nitro patches, plus, Albuterol, and T3 as needed...

  22. could this be a stroke
    ... plavix and aspirin since the heart attack.Also he is on zetia and zocor.Should I be worried that these arteries...

  23. what to ask doctor before angioplasty/stent
    ... is high but so are my triglycerides - doc gave me zetia to try months ago but I haven't yet - I'm already...

  24. Hmm Chest Pain
    ... His Cholestrol was 168 last year (he was taking Zetia because it has been over 200) and his blood pressure...

  25. Need a Second Opinion on Statins
    ... survive on 2 "working" grafts. I DO take Zocor and Zetia .............half a pill, which would make it 10mg...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. The High Blood Pressure Hoax
    ... your cardiologist recommends. I am on toprol xl and Zetia and have some some narrowing of the heart arteries...
    ... No I am just on Beta Blockers and Zetia , so far :(...

  2. Anyone tried Avapro?
    ... pain is much better. I must admit now that I stopped Zetia about 7 days ago, due to overall muscle pain which...
    ... do not get along either, and neither did Welchol or Zetia . Of course as usual, they think it is all in my head...

  3. atacand
    ... medicine to lower your cholesterol? I have even tried Zetia , which is not a statin, and it caused musle pain and...

  4. What is normal
    ... t get it down he'll need to go on meds. He is on Zetia for cholesterol and that's down to around 200. He...

  5. Lenin I have a question?
    ... and BP at the docs on 3/1 to see if me not taking my zetia any longer caused my cholesterol to go up...Forever...

  6. I caved!!!
    ... high kind of stunned me. I'm still not taking the zetia but I started back on the diovan tues morn. It is...


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