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Heart Disorders board

  1. Good news from the blood test
    ... extremely rare, heart disease. Look at their diet. Crestor is bringing my numbers down well. I too had a cholesterol ... of 240...5mg Crestor after 6 weeks brought it to 180. LDL was always 130...
    ... but with my horrible family history doc put me on crestor . I recently had blood work done. cholesterol was...

  2. Odds?? Please reply!!!
    ... we were told but no aneuysm. BUTm they have him on Crestor 10mg to lower his Cholesterol which was high inhope...
    ... we were told but no aneuysm. BUTm they have him on Crestor 10mg to lower his Cholesterol which was high inhope...

  3. Heart Attack (no warning)
    ... and Tryglerides 120-130. With small doses of Crestor , my TotalC is down to 178. HDL 48, LDL 80 and Tryglerides...

  4. Low thyroid warnings about Cresor - confused
    ... meds have had to be increased and my doc put me on Crestor . I am concerned since the package inserts say that ... low-thyroid are at increased risk for problems with Crestor , especially muscle problems. Since I've been ... on the Crestor , I feel very tired and recently have noticed my leg ... info about the connection between low thyroid and Crestor or other statins....

  5. Upper chest discomfort and palpitations from Drugs?
    ... XL, Altace and a baby aspirin daily. I got off the Crestor 4 days after I started using this for leg weakness...

  6. Please ! I Need Help
    ... only test he did was an ECG I am also on glucophage, crestor , combivent ,accolate. iron supplements proverea could...
    ... cholesterol. I thought the pain could have been from the crestor . I don't know...

  7. need some advise...help..
    ... though and asthma. I just thought it was from the crestor ....

  8. still having chest pains
    ... alive for him to gripe at for being sick. Also, could crestor make you do this stuff. I also hurt in the low part...

  9. chest pains need advice quick!!!
    ... diabetic and have high cholesterol. taking glucophage and crestor . My problem is lately ( for the past few days) my...

  10. Would You Dump Your Doctor?
    ... He upped my Kerlone to 20mg. daily and put me on Crestor 10 mg. I have been to the er twice March 26th,...

  11. Desperate For Advice!
    ... He upped my Kerlone to 20mg. daily and put me on Crestor 10 mg. I have been to the er twice March 26th,...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. BYSTOLIC (Nebivolol) - New Hypertensive(Beta Blocker)Medication
    ... been phenomenol.. Doctors push LIPITOR like crazy. CRESTOR is most similar to PRAVACHOL (except about 5 times...
    ... now being sold as generic drugs. Only LIPITOR and CRESTOR are not generic....

  2. High Blood pressure Cause or Effect?
    ... possibilities: 1. Statins: some kind of statins ( Crestor ?) seem to work in some people to regress arterial...

  3. feeling dizzy and tired
    ... everything came back normal, I was on 150mg toprol and 10mg crestor , then he lowered my toprol to 100mg and put me on...

  4. What can cause a recent High BP?
    ... don't take any BP meds. I do take Protonix (40 mg), Crestor (5 mg), Nasacort and Claritin. I have also recently...

  5. Can a person gain weight on Accupril?
    ... medication. Me myself have lost weight since being put on CRESTOR for hi cholesterol and PROPRANOLOL for hi B/P...

  6. diretic given with BP pills..why?
    ... the other doctor gave me. Synthroid for thyroid Crestor for Cholesterol InnoPran XL for my Blood pressure...

  7. Grapefruit
    ... schematics, since they are java script generated. Crestor , for example, is not metabolised at all by the pathway ... presumably, grapefruit should have no adverse affect for crestor users (I can't say - I take crestor, but I don't like...

  8. Does anyone know anything about calcium channel blockers?
    ... sick and tired. I still haven't started taking the Crestor since I am leary of it and I wanted to wait and see...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Almost normal cholesterol levels, still a problem?
    ... 142. My doctor keeps wanting to put me on Lipitor or Crestor . After a year of diet, exercise and taking Cholestoff ... LDL at 125. My doctor still insists I should take Crestor . Why????? I'm 61, healthy, no high blood pressure...
    ... according to a new study, EVERYBODY needs to be taking Crestor , even those without high risk numbers to prevent heart ... what? This study was funded by the company that owns Crestor . I rest my case!!...

  2. switched from 40mg Lipitor to 40mg Crestor
    ... drugs are not dosed the same. I believe that 40mg of Crestor is equal to 160 mg of Lipitor. Is this not correct...

  3. Muscle pain in back from Crestor??????????
    ... It could very likely be from the Crestor . Statins are known to cause muscle aches and pains...

  4. Was on Niaspan & fish oil only, numbers are higher??????????
    ... numbers went through the roof 319. Doc now has me on crestor 10mg and I am suppose to see an endo tomorrow, I have...
    ... By the way the doc just put me on 10 mg of crestor ...
    ... the Endo guess he was stumped. He had me on 10mg of crestor . I spend more money in getting prescriptions than...

  5. too low LDL ? Also some other questions....
    ... amazingly normal Cholesterol. Doctor put me on 20 MG Crestor and 10 MG Altace. Fasted for 12 hours before test...

  6. Have you read the latest?
    ... tend to just look at LDL levels... like the study on Crestor , where super low LDL levels reduced plaque a tiny...

  7. I am so frustrated please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... was on Zetia did nothing, zocor caused muscle pain, crestor caused muscle pain, he said not to fill the prescription...

  8. Can Niacin raise your blood glucose?
    ... I just tried Niaspan on top of my Crestor and Zetia to see if I could get my HDL numbers up...

  9. High Numbers For Years
    ... like you, do not want to take statin drugs. I have Crestor in my cupboard, but it scares me. I hope it is...

  10. Lipitor Vs Zorcor
    ... been on max doses of all of the statins including crestor . The one that was working best for me was 80mg of ... is 3000 mg of fish oil. Lipitor and crestor left me fuzzy and confused at high dose. High doses...

  11. Centrum Cardio
    ... Think it would do any good? The dr. wants me on Crestor and I have hesitated with all of the horror stories...
    ... Think it would do any good? The dr. wants me on Crestor and I have hesitated with all of the horror stories...

  12. New numbers I am at the end of my rope help!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... Trig went to over 200 my hdl is at 45. Doc put me on Crestor . by the way I did have a CRP test done and it was...
    ... You may want to consider RYR (red yeast rice) if the Crestor does not help. I have been trying this for the last...
    ... wondering if I should continue the Niaspan with the crestor or just take Niaspan without crestor, not too sure...

  13. cholesterol
    ... Lipitor.. after 6 yrs legs started aching.. put me on crestor .. now my insurance is giving me fits over the cost...

  14. need advice, please
    ... show very high cholesterol, 248. he gave me 5 mg of crestor . after taking only 2 pills i was in so much pain...

  15. Want to share my recent experience...
    ... regression was shown using the statin drug, rosuvastatin ( Crestor ) at a dosage of 40mg. I've never used Crestor but...

  16. Numbness and Pain in Arms/Hands w/ Statin
    ... They all disagreed. They tried me on Zetia and Crestor and stil had pains. Had x-rays of the lower spine...
    ... I have been on Crestor for about 1 1/2 years and had great results. My TC ... I hope it continues to improve. If it is from the Crestor how long would it take to show a large improvement...

  17. Lipitor!!
    ... 47 VLDL Chol calc 21 LDL 234 I just read about Crestor , which was the other option given to me by my doctor...

  18. Statin side effects and new numbers
    ... plaque score. My Dr. wants to start me on 5mg of Crestor but only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Any thoughts...
    ... In recent days, a huge clinical study of Crestor was ended abruptly because they determined there was...
    ... Just an update - after only a few days on the Crestor , I started having muscle aches and fatigue. I would ... taking 10mg of Lipitor, and now I'm taking 5mg of Crestor . I though 2.5mg was the equivalent dose. Anyone know...

  19. crestor side effects
    ... jumping on to your thread. I'm all ears regarding Crestor , as my DR just switched me onto 10 mg last Friday ... foggyness, which was getting worse & worse. I'm hoping Crestor won't do the same thing to me. I'm also on Niaspan...
    ... done lots of times. I am going to stop taking the Crestor for a while to see if things improve. If they don...
    ... of an analomy here, but I've been taking 10 mg of Crestor daily for two years with no problems whatsoever. ...

  20. Crestor and muscle pain
    ... it comes to targeting heart disease, but the recent Crestor study showing reduced MI's with people who took the...

  21. I'm new here! Crestor and muscle pain/nerve pain!`
    ... QUOTE=ainfante;3480606]... I'm taking 120mg a day with crestor but it seems not to be doing a thing to help. .. ... recommended dose was 40mg ... . I agree that stopping the Crestor is a good idea. IMO, the guideline cholesterol targets...
    ... recommended dose was 40mg ... . I agree that stopping the Crestor is a good idea. IMO, the guideline cholesterol targets ... Mark Hi Mark. No, it's 120 mg. of CQ10. The Crestor is 10 mg. and I stopped it for now. I started taking...

  22. "My New Numbers"
    ... back in July last year my Doctor wanted to put me on Crestor ...but I refused, and said I will try diet first. Boy...

  23. High total cholesterol and very high LDL
    ... HDL: was good The doctor has told me to take Crestor . I have made and appointment to talk to her about...

  24. Statins cause alarming reduction in coQ10?
    ... have this soreness all over my body since starting Crestor ! I mean I get pain everywhere. And the hips too, ... I have not had this kind of pain since starting Crestor . I was on Lipitor too and when they booted me up...
    ... have this soreness all over my body since starting Crestor ! I mean I get pain everywhere. And the hips too, ... I have not had this kind of pain since starting Crestor . I was on Lipitor too and when they booted me up ... at all! Ainfante-- How long were you on Lipitor? Crestor ? and how long have you been having pain?...

  25. Lipitor vs crestor what is the diffence?
    ... They both are statin drugs, but I believe Crestor is a more potent form than Lipitor. Lipitor is cheaper ... been reports in the news of serious side effects with Crestor , in some patients. Leea...

  26. question about fish oil (pill form)
    ... I am just now finding out I have to start taking Crestor , not happy about it, in fact Im scared to even take...
    ... I am just now finding out I have to start taking Crestor , not happy about it, in fact Im scared to even take...
    ... I too am going to have to start Crestor and I too don't want to do this either....

  27. A few questions for the smart peeps here..
    ... my levels to be moderatly high. I am still taking crestor but no longer taking Zetia with it....
    ... my levels to be moderatly high. I am still taking crestor but no longer taking Zetia with it. Lutheran ... , CRESTOR will definitely help lower inflammation and your blood...
    ... of the other kind? And can I use this along with my crestor ?...
    ... of the other kind? And can I use this along with my crestor ? The enteric-coated ones won't give you fishy ... free niacin a scam. If you want to try niacin with crestor , definitely speak to your doctor first, as I think...
    ... [QUOTE=ACE28;3425279]Lutheran, CRESTOR will definitely help lower inflammation and your blood...

  28. My Crestor Experience
    ... Crap I am on crestor and have a lot of those same issues , maybe thats...
    ... I have had great results with Crestor and no side effects. I went from TC 240/LDL 151 to...

  29. Are statins effective and does cholesterol matter????
    ... A few months ago, my doctor decided to put me on Crestor "just as a precaution". At the same time, he sent ... clear but he still feels it is sensible to stay on Crestor particularly as my cholesterol ratio has dropped to ... be coincidence but since shortly after going onto Crestor , I have been suffering with a problem in one eye ...
    ... A few months ago, my doctor decided to put me on Crestor "just as a precaution". At the same time, he sent ... clear but he still feels it is sensible to stay on Crestor particularly as my cholesterol ratio has dropped to...
    ... which is ridiculous but seems to be true. I am taking crestor and I get body aches so I may have to stop that too...
    ... which is ridiculous but seems to be true. I am taking crestor and I get body aches so I may have to stop that too ... If you really can associate those body aches with Crestor , you should mention it to the doctor rather than just...

  30. zocor and periferal neurapathy
    ... my body are from the statins I have used. I am on crestor right now and I also use zetia ( which isn't a statin...
    ... message..Zetia can cause problems too just like statins.. crestor is one of the worst statins you can take.....good...

  31. how good is Zetia
    ... 1 1/2 years and in the last year the dr had to add crestor . A new study about Zetia just came out and said it ... call my dr and get off the Zetia and just stay on crestor ....

  32. Why are they putting me on medication(crestor)?
    ... your particle sizes lousy, I guess your doctor felt Crestor would help. If, you have no risk factors, triglycerides...
    ... your particle sizes lousy, I guess your doctor felt Crestor would help. If, you have no risk factors, triglycerides...
    ... medication?:) I don't think so - especially not Crestor , which is the strongest statin out there. I would...

  33. Leg cramps and use of Zorcor
    ... its possible that Zorcor is causing yours. I was on Crestor for abt 6mnths and the legs cramps were so bad that ... our Tv room - had no idea at the time it could be Crestor . I was usually ok until I went to bed - as soon as...

  34. Lescol - Experiences
    ... a "mild statin"). After that, my dr placed me on crestor 5 mg which brought fantastic numbers but harsh side...

  35. CholestOff for high cholesterol
    ... on Vytorin, but I had muscle problems with Lipitor, Crestor , and Zocor and would rather not try it....

  36. Omacor or Plant Stanols and Med Reactions
    ... of aspirin to 650 mg/day and added a tiny dose of Crestor (2.5 mg/week) on a trial basis. And here's why I...

  37. What is considered a good HDL level?
    ... the small or large particle LDL or both? What if Crestor , Niaspan, Policosanol, etc. are raising the least...

  38. Elevated hs-CRP- How Bad Is It?
    ... plant stanols with no problems. Doc wants me try Crestor on new sub-therapeutic dosing - 2.5 mg once per week...
    ... alcohol if that applies to you. I'd try the low-dose Crestor - it helps fight inflammation. I'd also try Folic ... help drop your CRP level. Take some CoQ10 with the Crestor - it should eliminate the possibility of muscle aches...

  39. High numbers...HELP
    ... Kinase total serum 199 He then tried me on Crestor ....aches again.....then Zetia, same thing. I have...

  40. Zetia side effects
    ... Ventureman my doctor also put me on Crestor , and that was also no good. As far as I am concerned...

  41. How much can one expect Niacin to raise HDL levels
    ... both causing terriable muscle pains, wouldn't go on crestor as my sis did and she couldn't move her fingers, raise...

  42. What to eat to lower cholesterol
    ... getting worse & wants me to start on another statin ( Crestor ). I've had bad muscle reactions to Vytorin & Lipitor ... so I'm assuming Crestor will do the same thing. She told me to change my...

  43. Newbie here
    ... Naturally my #'s went way up. Then the doctor puts me on Crestor , 5mg, only one pill every other day. After almost...
    ... Today the doctor called and told me to stop the Crestor for two weeks and then go back on Zetia to see if...

  44. HDL raisers
    ... it to his doc, and he was taken off them and given Crestor and Zetia, to raise his HDL, and lower LDL. His triglycerid ... es are too high also. I am going to ask him if Crestor raised his HDL and I will post the result. He only...

  45. Pregnancy
    ... values, my HDL was around 50 I think. Now, on 20mg Crestor and 10mg of zetia: Total: 200 LDL: 100 HDL: 82...

  46. ALT/AST Results
    ... being damaged someway? I am on the highest does of Crestor 40mg. I am 38 years old with heart disease so I know...
    ... Sounds like your Crestor dose is too high. Your muscles are taking strain,...

  47. Who has tried Niaspan or Niacin before making a decision...?
    ... You make a great point. After 2 times on them ( Crestor and Vytorin), I noticed both times that I had the...

  48. Going from 20 to 80mg Lipitor.....Lenin are you our there?
    ... lipitor due to muscle aches. So now he wants me to try Crestor 10mg once a day. Also, my last chemo dose was 7...

  49. What is it with higher cholesterol once you stop the statin?
    ... immediate muscle pains in my arms. I then went to crestor (slight muscle aches) for a year and I dropped about ... 70 points. I stopped taking crestor last November and my level hasn't gone up. I am currently...
    ... before I took them statin. Needless to say I am now on Crestor 5mg daily....

  50. Zocor side effects
    ... sent me basically a form letter suggesting that I try Crestor or Vytorin. I don't know anything about Crestor but...
    ... sent me basically a form letter suggesting that I try Crestor or Vytorin. If you had problems with Zocor, I ... wouldn't try Crestor ....it is a stronger statin than Zocor, and therefore...
    ... sent me basically a form letter suggesting that I try Crestor or Vytorin. I don't know anything about Crestor but...

  51. anyone experience side effects from lovastatin?
    ... around 20 years. Zocor (simvastatin), Lipitor, and Crestor are much stronger than lovastatin. My guess is that...
    ... I am on Crestor nearly one whole year and I did not experience any...
    ... certainly will NOT be able to go near Lipitor, Zocor or Crestor . What dose lovastatin are you taking? Is your fatigue...

  52. Statins, diet and exercise
    ... back on statins about 8 months ago. Started with 5mg Crestor , then switched to 10mg Lipitor a few weeks back. ...
    ... am diligent with my healthy eating along with the Crestor 5mg, I feel better and I lose weight more steadily...

  53. Statin rebound?
    ... are not that easy once you have been on them. I take Crestor 5mg. and have done well along with diet. My LDL went...
    ... can always split the pill in half and take 2.5 mg. Crestor . If your LDL was 179 before the Crestor, there ... seems to be little good reason to want to wean off the Crestor unless it gives you problems....
    ... by the way from micky501. Anyway I am ok taking the Crestor long term. The first thing my dr did after prescribing ... the Crestor is told me to take CoQ10 daily. I suspected she chose ... CoQ10 daily and have had no adverse affects from the Crestor . I am ok with taking it long term. I like how my numbers...
    ... cardiologist and regular dr. say they doubt it. He was on crestor or lipitor 4 years ago, and went off of it because...

  54. Vytorin - Muscle Problems??
    ... Having experienced the same symptoms (both on Crestor 5 mg and then Vytorin 10/20) I would have to say it...

  55. Diet for high cholesterol...
    ... people take statin drugs, like Lipitor, simvastatin and Crestor . Getting cholesterol in line with diet alone CAN be...

  56. Zocor and shoulder/neck pain?
    ... put on a statin, not sure of the name, may have been crestor . Anyway, within a month or two he was having shoulder...
    ... the culprit. Four years ago he was put on either Crestor or lipitor and had the same shoulder pain. He went...


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