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  1. Adverse Reaction to Crestor
    ... I currently take 10mg of crestor and experience weak knees but am not sure it is the ... crestor , suffers from anxiety and I am trying to determine ... causes. Was using Zocor previously and my doctor said Crestor contains similar ingredients...

  2. High Cholesterol
    ... was experiencing elevated enzymes, doctor changed to crestor 10mm. Was off the Zocor for a month and my TC came ... t this weird? Any one knows the difference between crestor and Zocor? Really appreciate any assistance here....

  3. New Numbers- Total and LDL too low???
    ... the statin (had the same thing happen last summer on Crestor 5 mg):) . I would appreciate any discussion by those ... HDL= 37 Trig = 190 My best numbers before (on Crestor 5 mg) were from 11/05 Total =155 LDL= 87 HDL...
    ... the 7th day! As you know, on either Vytorin 10/20 or Crestor 5 mg my best total has been 155. I've dropped 40...
    ... doctor just retested in a month (after stopping the Crestor ) and I went back to 395 total. He said no need to ... the Vytorin was less toxic in this regard than the Crestor although my symptoms seemed the same; ED, testicle...

  4. Fish Oil/cholesterol drugs
    ... I have quite a smorgasbord of them - pravachol, crestor , tricor and prescription fish oil. Thanks....

  5. High Cholesterol - Zocor
    ... from 171 to 283. My Doc then had me try a low dose of Crestor . after 1 month my cholesterol went back down to 170 ... they are life savers and I don't want to stop the Crestor . Diet and exercise don't help me much. Does anyone ... threating I will live with them and continue with Crestor . I appreciate any feed back on this matter....
    ... from 171 to 283. My Doc then had me try a low dose of Crestor . after 1 month my cholesterol went back down to 170 ... they are life savers and I don't want to stop the Crestor . Diet and exercise don't help me much. Does anyone ... threating I will live with them and continue with Crestor . I appreciate any feed back on this matter. \...

  6. High Colesterol and red yeast rice
    ... out that Lescol is a low-dose statin as compared to Crestor , etc. Would most here think that RYR is going...

  7. Vytorin 10/20 problems
    ... in the evening. I did 60 days of it after quitting Crestor 5 mg and it seemed to alleviate the muscle issues...

  8. Liver Numbers
    ... I have been on Crestor for a few months and today I had a blood test to check...

  9. I am really in a dilema of what to do. Keep taking Zetia or not?
    ... dizziness for me. I too cannot take lipitor, also crestor had too many side effects for me. I'm going to my...

  10. Could Vytorin cause this?....
    ... Lipitor, as at least it didn't bother her. She tried Crestor , she said that was horrid, but is just not thrilled...

  11. Which is better and safer Zetia or Zocor?
    ... good numbers (actually, a bit better) than I had on Crestor 5mg (a potent statin). Some on this board are able...
    ... My doctor put me on Crestor which caused terrible pains in the gallbladder region...

  12. Husband cut Vytorin pills in half...surprisingly GREAT results....
    ... alcohol consumption. Mine has never been high even on Crestor or Vytorin. Definitely, both are key liver enzymes...
    ... Overrun, On Crestor 5 mg (from 09/04 to 11/05) ALT (ranged from 55 to...

  13. Anyone know if Crestor increases bleeding?
    ... to read aboput it on the net, here's an opinion: CRESTOR WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE if you are at high risk of atherosclero...

  14. Triglycerides are 495!?!?!
    ... clogging. I saw the doc this morning and put me on Crestor , 5mg to start out and build up to 20mg in about a...
    ... work wonders with irregular heart rhythms. The Crestor should work wonders with your LDL and Triglycerides...

  15. I need help!
    ... won't pay for it and will only pay for Vytorin or Crestor . I scared because both these drugs raise good cholesterol ... know what to do. Which would be the best Vytorin or Crestor or does it really matter? Thanks a bunch to those...
    ... I think it less likely to cause you problems than Crestor ....

  16. Should I take cholesterol medicine?
    ... good cholesterol (hdl). Some names of statins are crestor , zocor, lipitor, lescol. Vytorin has a statin component...

  17. Crestor v Zocor potency?
    ... that 20 mg of Zocor is about equivalent to 5 mg of Crestor . Difference in side effects, I don't know....
    ... Personally, I'd never take Crestor unless I'd tried fairly high doses of Zocor and Lipitor ... side effects of all three are similar, those taking Crestor have the side effects more frequently. The reason ... some studies show Crestor does a better job of lowering cholesterol is because ... different meds, i.e. 20 mg Zocor is not the same as 20 mg Crestor . 20 mg Zocor being equivalent to 5 mg Crestor sounds...
    ... My rule of thumb is pretty much 5 mg. Crestor = 10 mg. Lipitor = 20 mg. Zocor....
    ... to simvastatin. Note also they do not recommend Crestor for any group of people, presumably because of cost...

  18. Vytorin 10/20 WOW!
    ... 37 Trig = 190 My best numbers before (on Crestor 5 mg) were from 11/05 Total =155 LDL= 87 HDL ... increase? When my numbers were so good in 11/05 ( Crestor 5 mg) my ALT was 85. I would appreciate any input...
    ... suspect. What kinds of ALT's did you get while on Crestor in 2005? If they were normal, then the simvastatin...
    ... to 11/05, my ALT fluctuated from 55 to 85 (while on Crestor 5 mg). My last good ALT was 32 in June, 2004 (cholesterol ... right??? Also, my Testosterone got really low on Crestor 5 mg and is really why I ultimately quit this past ... Hubble others are promoting COQ10. After quitting Crestor and rechecking my testosterone it gained about 300...
    ... carrier for the sleepy-making component. Hmmm, Crestor knocked your testosterone eh? I never heard that....
    ... Lenin, Crestor definitely wiped me out. I had the symptoms of low ... that was part of it. As to the low T, I stopped the Crestor and supplemented as previously stated and brought ... back up to the 500 range. As I've stated before, Crestor is wicked and my real concern with Vytorin is it will ... internist feels like it's a milder statin (Zocor) than Crestor but we'll see. I'm convinced that you have helped...

  19. experience with crestor?
    ... Crestor is more likely to cause muscle pain than Zocor. :...
    ... chj, I've been on Crestor (5mg) for about 4 months now, and so far I have not ... take about 75-100mg CoQ10 daily, and only take the Crestor about 4-5 days per week. It dropped my total cholesterol...
    ... just spoken to her to ask why she has been put on Crestor instead of continuing with Zocor. She said it is because...
    ... chj, I've been on Crestor (5mg) for about 4 months now, and so far I have not ... take about 75-100mg CoQ10 daily, and only take the Crestor about 4-5 days per week. It dropped my total cholesterol ... HubbleRules :) HubbleRules, I have been on Crestor 5 mg for about two months now. After only 1 month ... So much so that I am limping. I have stopped the Crestor for now until I can sort this out. Is this problem ... from the Crestor ? If so, would it help to take CoQ10? How much CoQ10 ... that with the CoQ10 I may be able to continue the Crestor (even 4 or 5 days per week)?...
    ... ..... I have been on Crestor 5 mg for about two months now. After only 1 month...
    ... HubbleRules, I have been on Crestor 5 mg for about two months now. After only 1 month ... So much so that I am limping. I have stopped the Crestor for now until I can sort this out. Is this problem ... from the Crestor ? If so, would it help to take CoQ10? How much CoQ10 ... that with the CoQ10 I may be able to continue the Crestor (even 4 or 5 days per week)? TLB50, Can you ... few that are harmed by them. I would stay off the Crestor for at least 2-3 weeks, and take 100-200mg CoQ10 ... subside. If it does, I'd say you can't tolerate 5mg Crestor 7 days/week. Stay off the Crestor until the pain ... We all react differently to medications - maybe Crestor is too strong for you ... maybe you can tolerate...
    ... few that are harmed by them. I would stay off the Crestor for at least 2-3 weeks, and take 100-200mg CoQ10 ... subside. If it does, I'd say you can't tolerate 5mg Crestor 7 days/week. Stay off the Crestor until the pain ... We all react differently to medications - maybe Crestor is too strong for you ... maybe you can tolerate ... to a particular event, that's why I questioned the Crestor . I have been on Protonix for about a year and I do ... started taking take 100mg CoQ10 daily and will try Crestor again in a few weeks to confirm if the leg problem...

  20. Has Anyone"s Health Been affected By Baycol?
    ... Lenin, How would Crestor compare in strength to Baycol? I thought Crestor...
    ... Judge, Just speaking from dosages, the maximum for Crestor is condsidered 40 mg.; the maximum for Lipitor is...

  21. Truthtelling
    ... first came to this Board I had just been prescribed Crestor and the posts I read here scared me to death. I specifical ... t. BTW, I've had excellent results with 10 mg Crestor (from 263 to 156 TC). My dr., dentist and several...

  22. Hubble.....
    ... JJ, I'm doing fine - the Crestor has not caused any problems yet - I'm hoping it won ... iglycerides - they were high (290 or so). I don't take the Crestor (5mg) every day - I'm skipping a couple of days a...
    ... glad to hear your not having any problems, and the Crestor is working even if not taken every day. U fought pretty...

  23. So tell me the lesser of 2 evils...
    ... board. I wonder if Mandy Patinkin would still pimp Crestor if he read all this. My old man had a clogged artery...

  24. I need help!
    ... Lipitor might be a good place to start. (Do you mean Crestor instead of Questor?) That might be unnecessarily strong...
    ... all I want to apologize for my incorrect spelling of Crestor lol, I know how to spell it now hehe. Second I want...

  25. CO ENZYNE 10 Relieves Statin Symptoms?
    ... with CoQ10 having experienced the side effects of Crestor ....

  26. Trans Fats???
    ... because my even when my total and ldl were low (with Crestor ) my hdl was not rising. My hdl consistenly stays...

  27. Pills & Numbers
    ... Tri 1.99 (177.1 My Doctor has started me on Crestor 5mg but im bound to go off. Just don't think i need ... that drastic of a measure. On Crestor for 1 month and I have been getting a lot more exersise...
    ... hard time converting your numbers, but before the Crestor were your numbers: TC...190....LDL...121.....HDL. ... HDL on the low side, the other numbers look fine. Crestor from what I have heard is very potent, and I doubt...
    ... Doctor told me im as good as dead if i don't take the Crestor I started to take what ever i could find. Yes my ... Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Garlic, and Q10 as well as Crestor , All at the same time. So i don't really know what ... the numbers. But i would like to get ridd of the Crestor all together. I am thinking about dropping the Cholest...
    ... impossible to say what helped, but most likely the Crestor did the most of lowering the numbers, but as I said...
    ... threat instead just a statement. With him giving you crestor and getting your cholesterol down to 112... his threat...
    ... ratio of 5.7 when it sould be below 4.0. Alas, the Crestor didn't touch the HDL, nor did the daily modest drinking ... all depends on that HDL response. Do you need the Crestor ? Yes, your numbers are bad and you have several risk...
    ... Would you think if i was to drop the Crestor for the winter and give it my best shot useing vitamins...
    ... taking mutiple supplements at the same time as taking crestor , you can't be sure of what is doing what. By the way...

  28. Slowly dying on Lipitor
    ... responding as a normal person. I have recently tried Crestor as a last resort to lower my numbers, with a warning ... Dr. to stop if the pains returns. After 8 days on Crestor , it hit with a vengence again, and after stopping...
    ... responding as a normal person. I have recently tried Crestor as a last resort to lower my numbers, with a warning ... Dr. to stop if the pains returns. After 8 days on Crestor , it hit with a vengence again, and after stopping...
    ... is caused from Statins -- Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Crestor , all statins. I'm interested in knowing of any...
    ... is caused from Statins -- Lipitor, Mevacor, Zocor, Crestor , all statins. I'm interested in knowing of any...

  29. Does my husband need Crestor??
    ... money and possible health to try and raise HDL with Crestor . THe alternatives are the ones you already tried...
    ... Vitamin B3). Most doctors even feel this is so! Crestor is best at reducing Total and LDL although they claim...
    ... husband is not sure whether he should not be taking Crestor (despite my begging, threats and everything else I...
    ... advised me today that he was thinking on starting Crestor soon. After a heated discussion (which is partially...
    ... a heart attack. While I would question the use of Crestor as the "drug of first choice" (there is some data...
    ... information to support both sides. I do not believe that crestor should be a medication that is given in any instance...

  30. Help with my Scores
    ... part of the resistance movement myself:D . I took Crestor 5 mg for a few years and was one of the lucky ones...

  31. Vytorin or Zetia-Stomach ache
    ... wants my numbers down. My numbers were down with Crestor 5 mg but so was my body and my attitude:) . Have...
    ... the Zetia and see if things improve. As far as the Crestor , that is very powerful stuff. A friend of mine who ... side effects with anything, yet when she was put on Crestor , she was a mess. Give the straight Vytorin a shot...

  32. Crestor and Zetia
    ... Zocor-statin) is more effective at every dose than Crestor (at every dose) and Zetia. You may want to look at ... their webpage for specific studies. Crestor is potent but effective stuff. Good luck....
    ... Zocor-statin) is more effective at every dose than Crestor (at every dose) and Zetia. You may want to look at ... their webpage for specific studies. Crestor is potent but effective stuff. Good luck. That ... mg. Zocor + 10 mg Zetia is more potent than 20 mg. Crestor + 10 mg Zetia. That seems to fly in the face of reason ... :) since Crestor is so much stronger a statin than Zocor. Or are ... you saying that Vytorin is stronger than EITHER Crestor OR Zetia?...
    ... was one of the studies. I would think the same of Crestor (due to its potency) as you and past experience :...

  33. New Numbers
    ... until I see the results or have similar problems to Crestor . He said I could continue the Niacin but after seeing...

  34. Question on Crestor and Co-enzyme Q10 and Side Effects
    ... problem if I had stayed on Lipitor alone... I'm on Crestor now, and I take 30-50mg CoQ10 daily as a precaution...
    ... I've been on 10 mg Crestor for 6 months (as well as 100 mg CoQ-10 daily) and ... cholesterol--which was originally 263--is now 156, so yay Crestor ! And my original 69 HDL hasn't decreased. I really...

  35. Is Lipitor Good or Bad for you?
    ... problems and some advocacy groups would like to see Crestor pulled. Somewhere along the line you may have to...
    ... muscle cramps and joint pains and he said it was from Crestor . He never has had any problems with Lipitor he says...

  36. Initial Crestor Results
    ... alternative' therapy. My doctor put me on 5mg of Crestor 6 weeks ago - and my results are as follows: TC ...

  37. Lipitor question
    ... Lip. is stronger then any satin out there other then Crestor and they, as I said are all statins, and statins can...

  38. Crestor
    ... The generic name of Crestor is rosuvastatin Who told you that this med worked...
    ... Crestor works through the liver....
    ... Crestor works through the liver. Exactly. This statin...
    ... Edkal, The others are right in both respects. Crestor works in your liver although Zetia works in the stomach ... contains both Zetia and Zocor (a "milder" Statin than Crestor ). FOR THOSE WHO ARE ANTI-STATIN, I USE THE WORD ... without the side-effects you're experiencing with Crestor . I've been there and done that and as you've come ... understand, it's bad:) . Even at the lowest dose of Crestor (5 mg), it has dramatic results but with me, the side...
    ... Well I guess the experiment trying Crestor to lower my Lipids did not work as planned, even though...
    ... The generic name of Crestor is rosuvastatin Who told you that this med worked ... not recomend any other medicine to take the palce of Crestor . I will see my private provider in two weeks and...
    ... Edkal, The others are right in both respects. Crestor works in your liver although Zetia works in the stomach ... contains both Zetia and Zocor (a "milder" Statin than Crestor ). FOR THOSE WHO ARE ANTI-STATIN, I USE THE WORD ... without the side-effects you're experiencing with Crestor . I've been there and done that and as you've come ... understand, it's bad:) . Even at the lowest dose of Crestor (5 mg), it has dramatic results but with me, the side...
    ... I have been feeling pretty good now that I am off crestor and back on a mild daily dose of Prenisone which helps...
    ... Well I guess the experiment trying Crestor to lower my Lipids did not work as planned, even though ... gals who have a cure for guys like me. Thanks !! Crestor is the strongest "STATIN" you can get , works on...
    ... Crestor is the strongest "STATIN" you can get , works on ... Thanks vipper for your input, and how true it is about Crestor and its strength. It just about killed me with pain...
    ... Thanks vipper for your input, and how true it is about Crestor and its strength. It just about killed me with pain...

  39. Red Wine-HDL, Total and Triglycerides
    ... triglycerides over 100 points. I was taking 5 mg Crestor at the time and lowered my total to 153 but my HDL...

  40. Help
    ... When I first started taking Crestor , I too was very dizzy. Then I re-read the directions...

  41. One more time......Red Yeast Rice and statins
    ... should if you took a prescribed statin (i.e. Lipitor, Crestor , Vitorin). Is it all about the process used to derive...
    ... should if you took a prescribed statin (i.e. Lipitor, Crestor , Vitorin). ...... RYR might be a natural product...
    ... should if you took a prescribed statin (i.e. Lipitor, Crestor , Vitorin). Is it all about the process used to derive...

  42. Who takes Vytorin 10/20 Any advice for New User? Better/safer than Lipitor, etc?
    ... on the 10/20 Vytorin since I had great success with Crestor 5 mg (not considering the side effects of course:...

  43. Crestor side effects needed.
    ... Edkal, I too had the weakness associatied with Crestor 5 mg. Trouble is, I had exceptionally good numbers ... with Crestor 5 mg which made the decision to stop taking it, difficult ... much. My mother is 72 and she had to stop taking Crestor for much that same reason you've described (weakness ... testosterone and it was extremely low. He stopped the Crestor and one month later my testosterone was back to normal ... and I was feeling much better. After I stopped the Crestor , I read about COQ10 and supplemented with it for a ... if nothing else. You might try COQ10 with the Crestor ! I know that if I ever start a statin again, I will...
    ... hard place. So I guess I will know how effective the Crestor is when I have a blood work up done the first of Nov...

  44. First time user (fatty substance)
    ... Hello Everybody, I have recently been put on Crestor rosuvastatin 10mg because my cholesterol is to high...
    ... numbers you reported BEFORE you had taken any of the Crestor ? I would expect better WITH it. Or were those numbers ... arterial plaque. The efffect has been PROVEN with Crestor specifically!...
    ... The Crestor test done by Cleveland Clinic was flawed. I see from ... other recent posts of people having problems with Crestor . Funny how the Cleveland Clinic reported that no...
    ... for the most part had EXTREMELY LOW HDL. Again the Crestor Study was flawed. There were numerous people who ... what it does. According to the people that did the Crestor study at cleveland clinic the is no lower limit on...

  45. HDL Levels
    ... less protective HDL will be prescribed a drug like Crestor to raise the HDL? Does Crestor really raise the protective...

  46. Lipitor strikes again!
    ... other statins (one of which was Lipitor) and am now on Crestor (1 1/2 years). Started having cognitive issues- memory ... One even suggests steroid injection. I stopped the Crestor yesterday and will never go on another statin again...
    ... other statins (one of which was Lipitor) and am now on Crestor (1 1/2 years). Started having cognitive issues- memory ... One even suggests steroid injection. I stopped the Crestor yesterday and will never go on another statin again...
    ... I did, however had to go back to taking a satin, Crestor , which metabollizes through the intestines, and not...
    ... I did, however had to go back to taking a satin, Crestor , which metabollizes through the intestines, and not ... to all of us fighting this high chlo. problem Ed Crestor is just another statin. It will affect your liver...
    ... [QUOTE=HB.able.baker] Crestor is just another statin. It will affect your liver ... in your digestive system. See my new post Ref: Crestor . I will not take any more of these satins, I don't...
    ... for being 81 years old and knowing that stopping the crestor would help you to regain some sort of normal life...
    ... You should at least be on Coq10. Verapamil and Crestor could be a lethal combination. You doctor should...
    ... I did, however had to go back to taking a satin, Crestor , which metabollizes through the intestines, and not ... high chlo. problem Ed So much for the trial of Crestor . The side effects came back with a vengence and I...

  47. Almost 1 Year-Still Pursuing Complete Recovery From Statin Side Effects
    ... day of Q-Gel). I have also just recently started on Crestor (had been off all cholesterol meds for 2 1/2 years...

  48. Zetia and Niaspan or Policosanol and Niaspan
    ... Zetia due to elevated ALT levels and other issues with Crestor 5 mg. I had tried Niaspan but the flushing was bad...
    ... on the Zetia anyway, although it sounds safter than Crestor to me (although not as effective). Again, it's a tiny ... , harmless looking pill (but so was my Crestor 5 mg) I'm going to try Niacin, CoQ10, continue diet...

  49. Uh-Oh
    ... 1 year ago. Doctor gave me a prescription for Crestor 10mg. Take these for 6 weeks and come back to see ... After reading all the side effects and things on Crestor , I am a little afraid to take them. I am considering ... and lowering my coffee consumption and forgoing the crestor for now. What do you think? Any help would be...

  50. opinions sought-Do I need statin?
    ... powder), oatmeal daily. My prior results with 5 mg Crestor ; Chol 155, Trig 162, HDL 36, LDL 87. Obviously, the ... Crestor is potent (even at 5 mg) and works, however, I would ... and am certain he will consider me going back on the Crestor . If so, I will definitely use COQ-10! Thanks for...
    ... does not work you need a statin. What about Lipitor? Crestor has high side effects and not good outcomes data....
    ... Does Lipitor have the same side effect concerns as Crestor ? I did try Lescol XL for 3 months and it didn't bring ... my total below 200 so my doctor switched me back to Crestor . It's hard to argue with Crestor's number reduction ... some more COQ10 y'day in the event I go back on the Crestor or maybe will take it anyway! Have a nice day...
    ... If I had to rate them, I'd say Crestor > Lipitor(atorvastatin)> Zocor (simvastatin) in strength ... at 10 mg. will work at least as well as the 5 mg. Crestor but maybe 5 mg. Lipitor will still get you what you...

  51. Policosanol
    ... untreated cholesterol >250. My family doctor placed me on Crestor 5 mg about 3 years ago and it brought my cholesterol...
    ... me. I just started back on a statin a week ago ( Crestor 5mg), and will keep my fingers crossed that I do not...
    ... drug and not a vitamin! I had great results with Crestor 5mg and had I known about CoQ-10 then I might have ... experienced the muscle related symptoms. I hope the Crestor 5mg helps you. I know from personal experience that...
    ... +++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Good Luck with the Crestor , Hubble!:)...
    ... Allopurinol causing the high ALT it because I was off Crestor for 3 months proceeding labs and my only other prescription...
    ... figure out what else would be doing. He suspected the Crestor 5 mg, but, I've been off it for 6 months or so and...

  52. pravachol or crestor
    ... unless your doctor is on the board of Astra-Zeneca. The Crestor is more likely to cause side effects that might make ... to make the switch and if he says something like " Crestor is better" or "Nobody is using pravachol anymore,...

  53. Is it what I eat or just my gene?
    ... cholesterol just eating unheathily and put me on 10mg Crestor . I am 38 years old. My families don't have any...
    ... vaild. He told me that he will put me on 10mg Crestor for 3 months first to lower my cholesterol level because ... was way too high. After that, he will take me off Crestor and see whether my cholesterol level will go through ... exercise at the time. I already started taking Crestor for about 4 weeks. But after going through this board ... and now knowing the serious side effects of Crestor , I am scared to continue with the drug. I wonder can...
    ... cholesterol just eating unheathily and put me on 10mg Crestor . I am 38 years old. My families don't have any ... do you have to lose?? You may still need to go on Crestor but maybe you will be able to keep the dose to its...
    ... I lost 15 pounds. My plan is to take the 10mg Crestor every other day until my next appointment with my ... doctor, which is about mid-Oct. The I will stop taking Crestor and see how does my cholesterol level go. Or should...
    ... under 4. I don't see why your doctor would prescribe crestor at this point....
    ... get the level back to normal fast with the help of Crestor first and will take me off Crestor after 3 months ... before the test. I am planning to take the 10mg Crestor every other day until mid-Oct. Do you think I should ... under 4. I don't see why your doctor would prescribe crestor at this point....
    ... are MUCH worse than what I remembered!! (Guess the Crestor is starting to show its side effects!!:( ) HDL is...
    ... valuable advices. Thank you. Should I continue taking Crestor ? What should I do to naturally lower my total cholesterol...
    ... much sugar and fat as possible. Either the 10 mg. Crestor every second day or a split pill (5 mg.) every day...
    ... Thank you for your advices. I think I'll take Crestor every other day till mid-Oct to lower my TC first...

  54. unbiased information
    ... ..Patty (who has gone from 268 TC to 176 on l0 mg Crestor )...

  55. Fish Oil & High Cholesterol
    ... readings. My husband has high cholesterol and was put on Crestor . When he went back for a test, his cholesterol was...

  56. south beach diet and cholesterol question.....
    ... right now very very happy with the results. I take Crestor anyway for my cholesterol so by just being mindful...

  57. rise in tryglicerides
    ... My husband has high cholesterol. Taking Crestor lowered his cholesterol, but like you, then his triglycerid...

  58. Lovastatin Question
    ... harmacopeia? It's very weak. Ask about Lipitor, Pravachol, Crestor . Alas, lovastatin is very cheap compared to the...
    ... harmacopeia? It's very weak. Ask about Lipitor, Pravachol, Crestor . Alas, lovastatin is very cheap compared to the...
    ... harmacopeia? It's very weak. Ask about Lipitor, Pravachol, Crestor . Alas, lovastatin is very cheap compared to the...

  59. cholestrol medications are complete scams?
    ... your risk of heart disease"? The adds I've seen for crestor , lipitor, etc, all say something like (quoting from ... crestor .com) "... and has not been determined to prevent heart...
    ... to remember not to channle surf if I see one of the crestor ads come up....
    ... to remember not to channle surf if I see one of the crestor ads come up. When I went to my mom's dr. with...
    ... caveat being, that the recent studies with zocor and crestor that saw plaque reversal, would indicate the potential...
    ... the most dangerous and unnecessary statins (google " Crestor should not be prescribed" or "Crestor risk." Numerous ... public health organizations will warn you Crestor presents unique risks not associated with other statins...

  60. Lipitor
    ... 20mg zocor, and am not having any problems with 10mg crestor now)....

  61. How bad are my numbers?
    ... zocor (leg pains and fatigue). But, I've been on crestor for nearly 2 months now, and so far, those problems ... works for you - and I still need to see how well the crestor has effected my numbers (will do that in a couple...

  62. cholesterol results
    ... LDL- 172 HDL- 40 TRIG-146 JANUARY 2006 (ON CRESTOR FOR 2 MTHS) TOTAL- 138 LDL- 80 HDL- 35 ... TRIG- 117 MARCH 2006 (OFF CRESTOR FOR ONE MONTH) TOTAL- 177 LDL- 141 HDL-...
    ... LDL- 172 HDL- 40 TRIG-146 JANUARY 2006 (ON CRESTOR FOR 2 MTHS) TOTAL- 138 LDL- 80 HDL- 35 ... TRIG- 117 MARCH 2006 (OFF CRESTOR FOR ONE MONTH) TOTAL- 177 LDL- 141 HDL-...

  63. Are Cholesterol Meds For Life????
    ... meds for the rest of my life - currently tricor and crestor , but I'll be watching some of the new drugs (mostly...

  64. Patent Expiry Tomorrow
    ... yeah, heard it all before". LOL Last nite I saw a Crestor one, and walked by and said.."Ah shut up". Geez, ya...
    ... those ads. I'd like to see Mandy Potankin (on the crestor ads) sucked into that escalator, and Dr. jirvak swept...

  65. Lovastatin
    ... doctor had muscle pains with lipitor. He switched to crestor and they have not returned, so I said I'd try it and ... health of just keeping active). So far with the crestor , I seem to be okay, although I don't know what my ... which again, my doctor's say is not uncommon. If the crestor fails, there is advicor (niacin plus lovestatin - ... diet, nor how much I exercise. So my numbers on the crestor should be at least somewhat better, but I'll see how...

  66. To statin or not to statin, that is the question?
    ... Dr. Steven Nissen of the Cleveland Clinic (from the crestor study). "nearly half of heart patients have normal ... read the entire report. A good example would be the crestor report. Sounded good until you read the entire report...
    ... Dr. Steven Nissen of the Cleveland Clinic (from the crestor study). "nearly half of heart patients have normal ... about this quote and several other questions on the Crestor Study. In reply he said that people were having heart...
    ... It should be the Asteroid trial (the trial with Crestor done by THe Cleveland Clinic) Sorry....

  67. Zetia side effects?
    ... started over a year ago because I didn't do well on crestor or lipitor. The dizziness has been with me all along...
    ... started over a year ago because I didn't do well on crestor or lipitor. The dizziness has been with me all along...

  68. Lovastatin/Mevocor the least side effects of all statins?
    ... I've tried every statin drug except Crestor . All the same results. Very bad muscle and leg pains...
    ... think people who have trouble with the big guns like Crestor , Zocor, or Lipitor should follow your advice before...
    ... think people who have trouble with the big guns like Crestor , Zocor, or Lipitor should follow your advice before...

  69. just wondering???
    ... at the cleveland clinic said when asked about the crestor test< that while the arteries showed less plaque size...

  70. Bad test results.....please help
    ... longer wants to pay for his Lipitor and have suggested Crestor as an alternative. He will be starting this next....
    ... chances of achy legs might be less for it than for Crestor . But if all they'll spring for is Crestor than go...

  71. Does anyone have any side effects with COQ10?
    ... would be a little pricey. BTW, prior to going on Crestor 10 mg and reading about CoQ10 here, I'd been taking...
    ... it reversed her husband's impotence while he was on Crestor so I guess it is good for organs, too. Jane...

  72. 6 months of Lipitor, more or less, new results
    ... stamina in my leg muscles). However, I've been on crestor for a short while now, and so far, I seem to be tolerating ... several times now, where lipitor was problematic, but crestor seems to be alright (crestor, being more potent, means...

  73. Tricor and leg pain
    ... to your questions. However, I take both Tricor and Crestor , and trial and error with other statins and combo...

  74. cardiologist??
    ... remember the trigs but they were normal. i was put on crestor and they went down but i stop taking it after 2 mths...

  75. High BUN and Serum Creatinine
    ... I have been taking Crestor for over a year. My recent blood work shows Bun ... enough to cause worry? Could they be caused by the Crestor ? I am also on meds for diabetes and high blood pressure...
    ... Have a CPK run ASAP and in the meantime stop the CRESTOR . The high BUN and creatine can be caused by several ... look at your kidney function. Before you restart the CRESTOR make sure you have a good reasonable answer why your...
    ... damage. Look out for dark urine. Maybe stopping the Crestor is overkill so forget I said that especially if you...
    ... creatinine reading was 0.9. I would say it is the crestor that caused the rise in both. Good luck. :) I...


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