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  1. Anyone heard of this statin side effect?
    ... cardiologist but who ordered my labwork and wants me on Lipitor ), she kind of sniffed it off and said that this type...
    ... size (and there's beginning to be some evidence that Lipitor can do exactly that, given enough time.) I'm glad...
    ... before ;) ;) ) Truth be told, when I've read that Lipitor has been showing some evidence of long time plaque...

  2. How long to reduce cholesterol?
    ... or months? I'm trying to decide whether to take the Lipitor my doc prescribed for me. I am eating the recommended...
    ... or months? I'm trying to decide whether to take the Lipitor my doc prescribed for me. I am eating the recommended...
    ... or months? I'm trying to decide whether to take the Lipitor my doc prescribed for me. I am eating the recommended...
    ... or months? I'm trying to decide whether to take the Lipitor my doc prescribed for me. I am eating the recommended...
    ... pasdetrois, With the lipitor I find that CoQ10 helps with the joints, and fish...

  3. Question about statins
    ... twice a year for CAD checks it every 6 months. Been on Lipitor for four years with dosage increases 3 times....
    ... welcomed. Both problems are probably caused by lipitor . When I was taking this wonderful drug I had a ... thing happened to my brother inlaw who was taking lipitor , he also stopped it and it stopped also . Elevated...

  4. Niacin - liver damage
    ... doses to prevent liver damamge. I'm presently on Lipitor , but i don't have a drug plan and it's costing me...
    ... the risk of both liver damage and muscle damage from Lipitor , which is why your doctor will frequently check for ... niacin instead. I think it's more beneficial than Lipitor , and far less costly. I would certainly discuss this...
    ... month. Then maybe annually (or more the first year of Lipitor ). With niacin you will need to check if you are ... balk at the testing cost! I overwhelmingly chose Lipitor for efficacy and comfort. Nobody can honestly claim...
    ... ... My total cholesterol was 161 I'm also taking Lipitor mines 10mg, My Dr. added Niaspan 500mg daily to lower ... hopefully it's way down.....I can relate on the cost of Lipitor it's very expensive. I'm also very worried about ... liver damage by taking Lipitor or any lowering Cholesterol drug. I'm glad to hear...

  5. Red Yeast Rice working
    ... fe [burning at the stake] today.) I'll take the Lipitor any day and I know several people on Zocor who have...

  6. Anyone taking Welchol?
    ... My doc is now trying me on Welchol. I have tried Lipitor , Lescol, had too much muscle pain. Then we tried Niacin...

  7. Hey Zip...where are you
    ... that WORKED without 15 gazillion side effects. Lipitor for life and Plavix and aspirin for 3 months at least...

  8. Any idea what could cause my ALT(liver enzymes) levels to rise?
    ... reading/reasearching to find out what besides the LIPITOR I am taking has caused my ALT levels to rise. Here ... 's my history: I started on Lipitor (5 mg/day) 5 months ago. After 2 months on Lipitor...
    ... possibly account for your high ALT reading would be the Lipitor . ALT is an important liver enzyme test used to assess...

  9. lopid
    ... was on lopid a long time ago. Felt like #$#$... Lipitor same thing.........

  10. POLICOSANOL....any Updated news?
    ... Last May (2003) my doctor scared me into taking Lipitor until the day I died, and I said no way. I was going...
    ... Last May (2003) my doctor scared me into taking Lipitor until the day I died, and I said no way. I was going...
    ... Last May (2003) my doctor scared me into taking Lipitor until the day I died, and I said no way. I was going...
    ... Last May (2003) my doctor scared me into taking Lipitor until the day I died, and I said no way. I was going...
    ... part of a required physical. Now I am taking 10 mg Lipitor a day (on the advice of my MY drug-pushing doctor...
    ... I will give it a go. I am glad you are tolerating Lipitor okay. How long have you been taking it? Hopefully...

  11. muscle pains
    ... now convinced that my muscle pains are due to taking Lipitor . My doctor told me it was a side effect but didn ... 't seem concerned. I have only been taking Lipitor (40 mg) since October and the pains started immediately ... am wondering if this has anything to do with taking lipitor or is just a headach. I am not supposed to have ... the end of January which is 3 months after starting Lipitor . That seems like a long time to suffer with the muscle ... pains. I am considering stopping the Lipitor today. Any advise? My numbers are: TC 241 TRIG...
    ... it and the doctor told me about the side effect of lipitor . I probably should have known through reading the ... prescription but he has advised me to not take the lipitor for a week to see if that is what is causing the pains...
    ... is making the muscle pain!!! I have tried Zocor, Lipitor , Baycol (before it was banned), Niacin therapy (which...
    ... are horrible and indicate not much efficacy of the Lipitor ? I have some suggestions but won't go on at length...
    ... are horrible and indicate not much efficacy of the Lipitor ? I have some suggestions but won't go on at length ... first question. The numbers were before taking Lipitor . I only took the Lipitor for about 6 weeks. The doctor ... the bad part... it is the ratio. I have not taken Lipitor for almost 2 weeks now and I am not seeing much improvement ... had time and wanted to see if a little more time off Lipitor would help. I am not sure if this information...
    ... president:D. So the pains have come and gone before the Lipitor and I can;t really assign blame to drugs willy nilly ... . In any case, I went back on the lipitor but added CoQ10...100 mg./day. I THINK that helped ... 0 is about 2 too high! If you DO go back on the Lipitor give the CoQ10 a try....I'm becoming a BELIEVER! ... I also believe that 10 mg Lipitor gives almost identical control as 40 mg with FAR less...
    ... "I also believe that 10 mg Lipitor gives almost identical control as 40 mg with FAR less...
    ... 20mg dose of Zocor is equivalent to a 10mg dose of Lipitor . If you are getting along fine on 20mg Zocor and the...
    ... president:D. So the pains have come and gone before the Lipitor and I can;t really assign blame to drugs willy nilly ... . In any case, I went back on the lipitor but added CoQ10...100 mg./day. I THINK that helped ... 0 is about 2 too high! If you DO go back on the Lipitor give the CoQ10 a try....I'm becoming a BELIEVER! ... I also believe that 10 mg Lipitor gives almost identical control as 40 mg with FAR less ... I went to the doctor yesterday after being off the Lipitor for 3 weeks with no relief. He said that since the ... pains had not gone away that it probably wasn't the Lipitor . He thinks it is soft tissue inflamation or something ... first report. The doctor said because I was off the Lipitor for 3 weeks it is best to wait...he said 4 months...

  12. statin side effects
    ... effects are down played but my husband had to stop lipitor cause his muscle enyzmes were so high...when he stopped ... t even catch my husbands till after he was on the lipitor for 5 years.i don't think this has been around long...
    ... effects are down played but my husband had to stop lipitor cause his muscle enyzmes were so high...when he stopped ... t even catch my husbands till after he was on the lipitor for 5 years.i don't think this has been around long...
    ... its why one of the other statins were banned...i bet lipitor will be next. my husband had no pain...juat bad pains...
    ... particular to stains(sic) my husband had to stop lipitor cause his muscle enyzmes were so high What muscle ... .if the latter what readings? Hmmm, 5 years of Lipitor and he has developed a muscle pain (that's what myositis...
    ... celebrating early? my husband DID NOT have pain...he was on lipitor for 5 years ...he switched dr's and his new dr said ... and been irreversable. its definitely caused by the lipitor . all i am saying is that i bet there are a lot of ... people out there on lipitor that could be in for the same problems and their dr...
    ... EVERY ONE has caused me more trouble than 4 years of Lipitor , which are like M&M's in comnparison to beta blockers...
    ... nearly the same time. I have previously taken Zocor, Lipitor , Baycol, and now Pravachol. Each of the first three...
    ... all i know is since starting lipitor , i feel like i have arthritis, i am in constant pain...

  13. 36,150lbs,247 total
    ... concern over half a lifetime of medication. I started Lipitor in my 50's very happily, but I wouldn't have if they...

  14. Lipiget (Atorvastatin)
    ... distributed by GETZ PHARMA in Pakistan). Anyhoo, it's Lipitor most everywhere else and there are a zillion references...
    ... distributed by GETZ PHARMA in Pakistan). Anyhoo, it's Lipitor most everywhere else and there are a zillion references...

  15. zetia and lipitor
    ... One of my relatives has been on 80 mg of lipitor for several years and her total Cholesterol has been...

  16. Statins: Awfully compelling evidence...
    ... adding to my overall health but IMHO it is only the Lipitor that I am taking gives me some assurance that a lump ... only Esperion's new cholesterol drug!...ca va...THE LIPITOR DILEMMA search yields only THE MICROSOFT DILEMMA)...
    ... arsenal. But whether my shoulder and knees ached from Lipitor or from old age, the pain is less to nonexistant after...
    ... study, 93% in the structured care group receiving Lipitor reached the American National Cholesterol Education ... end of the study.1 Furthermore, treatment with Lipitor demonstrated a significant reduction in all-cause ... 0.042).1 A truly significant difference in the Lipitor (atorvastatin) population IMHO....
    ... 263 and an HDL or 29...a lovely ratio of 9! Started Lipitor 20 mg 4 years ago and saw a 100 point drop to 163...

  17. Drastic drop in numbers
    ... common. I droped 100 points TC in 30 days with 20 mg Lipitor (and since weened to 10). Zocor dosages tend to...
    ... common. I droped 100 points TC in 30 days with 20 mg Lipitor (and since weened to 10). Zocor dosages tend to...

  18. Niacin and Lipitor
    ... dream of combining that much niacin with that much Lipitor . I think you are asking for MAJOR problems. They ... are also finding over and over that high dose Lipitor is no better than low dose for blood lipids but radically ... If I were you, I'd drop the niacin and give the Lipitor 10mg. another go-round maybe combined with tight diet ... controls. Miracles happen. If the Lipitor still shows a junk response, maybe a trial with another...
    ... indeed highly unusual. You've taken very high doses of Lipitor in the past, and have not seen much of an effect on ... your thyroid checked. But to combine high doses of Lipitor and niacin? That could be very risky, and I don't...
    ... glycerides were 711, HDL was 39. After starting the 10 mg. Lipitor for 3 months, the total C dropped to 206, and the ... Can't test the LDL if trigs are over 400. Increased Lipitor , then in Nov.'02 total C was 172, trigs 287, HDL 42 ... C was back up to over 300, so he had me go back on Lipitor along with Niacin. After reading these posts, I've...
    ... 711, HDL was 39. [SIZE=4]After starting the 10 mg. Lipitor for 3 months, the total C dropped to 206, and the ... Can't test the LDL if trigs are over 400. Increased Lipitor , then in Nov.'02 total C was 172, trigs 287, HDL 42 ... C was back up to over 300, so he had me go back on Lipitor along with Niacin. . The highlight is what I'd ... take heart with. I'd recommend back to the 10 mg. Lipitor and add fish oils to up the HDL and a test of some...

  19. Pain: Statins vs Placebo
    ... that article in Smart Money magazine entitled "The Lipitor Dilemma?"...

  20. Lab results - I'm confused!
    ... under 4.5 for a female. I am supposed to start on Lipitor 20 mg. Thanks for any advise, Auburn62...
    ... first tried changing your diet before going on the Lipitor ? Do you typically eat a low fat diet? Quite often...
    ... under 4.5 for a female. I am supposed to start on Lipitor 20 mg. Thanks for any advise, Auburn62 Your...
    ... doctory is GROSSLY negligent wanting to start you on Lipitor (and I'm usually it's BIGGEST booster). It's major...
    ... first tried changing your diet before going on the Lipitor ? Do you typically eat a low fat diet? Quite often...

  21. Anxiety and Irritability Caused by Statin
    ... I think it's pressure of DECEMBERITIS. I think Lipitor has had, if anything, a calming effect....anecdotal...
    ... on the planet. Why not give a months' trial with Lipitor 10 mg and see if it's easier on your nerves. (Psst ... solution- but a bad one IMHO) I really do find Lipitor relaxing...go figger'....
    ... I used to take lipitor and while I was on it I was very irritable and not...
    ... solution? In fact, I have had this effect from both Lipitor and Zocor. I assume the other statins will affect...

  22. Help with Carb Count
    ... with the next readings reflecting the efficacy of Lipitor ....

  23. Advise Please
    ... hdl is 30. She said my doctor wanted me to go on Lipitor 20 mg and she would call it in to the drugstore. ... comfortably. What scares me the most about taking Lipitor is the possiblility of muscle damage. Does anyone ... have good things to say about Lipitor ? I also take 50mg of Zoloft and 320 Diovan HCT...
    ... for example, compare with gemfibrozil rather than Lipitor ? Even with this favorable comparison, the results ... efficacy. I cut my LDL's in half after a month of lipitor . NOBODY can get results like that with niacin....
    ... for example, compare with gemfibrozil rather than Lipitor ? Even with this favorable comparison, the results ... efficacy. I cut my LDL's in half after a month of lipitor . NOBODY can get results like that with niacin. ... problems as you have indicated. Statins (including Lipitor ) have their own nasty side effects too. Death being...
    ... rate from niacin at 1 and 2 gram doses is higher than Lipitor (but the "supplement" isn't required to post safety...
    ... carefully...at least as carefully as if you were on Lipitor ....

  24. Lipitor and Agitated Sleep
    ... Lipitor Daugter, Insomnia is a common side effect of ACE ... lisinopril (Prinivil) is probably to blame rather than the Lipitor . Of course, it could be neither, because insomnia ... help him sleep? ) ps...I sleep like a baby with Lipitor at 10PM....

  25. Lp(a) 173! Yikes! And Zocor insomnia...
    ... doesn't markedly improve, I think a switch to 10 mg Lipitor would show better results in the LDL department. ...

  26. Statins and Nausea?
    ... , my brother in law had the same problem when on lipitor and he had to quit also ....
    ... oincidentally takes both simvastatin and Aciphex. I've done Lipitor and Prilosec....no interactions. I don't think...
    ... Cardizem before I blamed the Crestor for everything. ( lipitor here for 4 years) I'm sure that stopping a statin...

  27. New to Crestor
    ... punch line: "Then don't do it!" I've been on lipitor 4 years- excellent bloodwork.....but I get my share...

  28. Please Explain The Muscle Pains Associated with Lipitor!
    ... Newto lipitor , Welcome to the boards! You should not ignore ... I'm not saying that your pains are related to the Lipitor . Maybe yes, and maybe no. But you should immediately...
    ... not show up in any lab tests. Just go on and off the lipitor and see if it follows with the medication. The pains...
    ... clinic. I did request the same doctor that prescribed Lipitor , so we'll see. I don't feel they will do all the...
    ... not show up in any lab tests. Just go on and off the lipitor and see if it follows with the medication. The pains ... permanent case of peripheral neuropathy from taking lipitor and zocor after continueing take these drugs because...
    ... Newto lipitor , CPK, or creatine phosphotase, is an enzyme found ... persist, the best way of finding out if it is from the Lipitor would be to stop taking the drug for a while. Incidentally...
    ... newto lipitor , If your CPK (CK to some labs) is within range ... a year and get depressed in December. I can blame Lipitor or I can blame life. L'Chaim!...
    ... neuropathy symptoms. I would be very susipious of Lipitor ...
    ... Yes, Lipitor , and all statins for that matter, are all very risky...

  29. large and painful knots on my tendons
    ... others. I am 42, had a heart attack in june. Been on lipitor and zetia for 6 months, others before that. I'm at...
    ... diet its Total-179..HDL-44..LDL-164...TRIG-88.... lipitor and zetia.......
    ... come back. Said some could even be a reaction to the lipitor . Cant wait to here from him.. SOFTAIL.. That ... is interesting that it could be a reaction to the lipitor also. Sometimes I trace mechanical or other problems...

  30. Common drugs most effective
    ... aspirin has little or no effect on blood lipids and that Lipitor has a HUGE effect! The article DID however give...

  31. Lower back pain and Lipitor?
    ... It's possible that Lipitor is implicated but usually the very largers muscles ... of back pain but don't notice any exacerbation with lipitor . (Though my KNEES might be a different story- jury...
    ... Side affects of Lipitor include abdominal pain, back pain, changes in eye...

  32. just got my numbers back and need advice
    ... at first the doctor wanted to put me right on lipitor but I told him I was not comfortable w/o trying something...
    ... at first the doctor wanted to put me right on lipitor but I told him I was not comfortable w/o trying something...

  33. Enduracin? does it lower numbers? any info?
    ... effects from it at all. And, it's much cheaper than the Lipitor ....
    ... truly a struggle with me but I do not want to take Lipitor . I do get a flush a few times a month but nothing...

  34. ZIP2PLAY & POPCOVERS, PLEASE NEED INFO
    ... I'm sort of a different case here. I first took Lipitor to save me from the cholesterol grave. It gave me ... liver oil to get the HDL's up, while still taking Lipitor . The combination has worked beautifully. My LDL ... really say what would happen to them if I went off the Lipitor and relied only on the Omega-3's. My feeling is that...

  35. zetia
    ... doctor too. Guess he hasn't studied cholesterol. Lipitor plainly says on its label, not know to prevent heart ... tell you something. You think that the makers of Lipitor would put that on their label if the FDA didn't require...

  36. Very Low HDL
    ... 29 (with a TC:HDL of nearly 10...PANIC) I started Lipitor and got the HDL to a still shabby 35 (but a hopeful...

  37. big white boat coming down the river
    ... results. He used niacin for a while and then went on Lipitor about four years ago. His last test results were total...
    ... will be amazed. (I also got a bump of +25% HDL with Lipitor before the supplements so all isn't lost.) My HDL ... 's: 29 with normally bad living After Lipitor : 35 After Lipitor, lecithin and cod liver oil: 59...
    ... will be amazed. (I also got a bump of +25% HDL with Lipitor before the supplements so all isn't lost.) My HDL ... 's: 29 with normally bad living After Lipitor : 35 After Lipitor, lecithin and cod liver oil: 59...

  38. Lipitor / Crestor and Muscle Pain
    ... fast. One suggestion: Nearly all the results for Lipitor show almost the same cholesterol lowering with 10 ... mg. Lipitor as with 20 mg. Perhaps before you abandon them completely...
    ... Then I put 2 + 2 together and realized it was the lipitor 20 mg and nows perhaps the Crestor. I was on 10mg ... lipitor for a while and did not have much pain and the tests...

  39. Test results: Pravacol vs Lipitor
    ... Phizer, in order to promote the sale of their product, Lipitor . The reason why it was so obviously biased is because ... evaluate the effects of 40mg Pravachol versus 80mg Lipitor . Not only that, but there's something else to consider ... . A 10mg dose of Lipitor is about as powerful as 20mg Zocor, 40mg Pravachol ... running side by side comparisons using a dosage of Lipitor that was 8 times the potency of Pravachol. Not a very ... comparison, is it? Why didn't Pfizer just compare 10mg Lipitor with 80mg Lipitor? Maybe Bristol-Myers Squibb can ... their own study comparing 320mg Pravachol versus 10mg Lipitor . So what's next? As if we don't already have enough...

  40. Need advice, and information, pls
    ... 81 ldl 169 trigs 123 His Dr just put him on lipitor and told him there were no side affects from lipitor...
    ... almost daily. I so much don't want him to take the lipitor . I understand it destroys the liver. I am hopefull...
    ... I took lipitor for 6 months. Side effects: 1. Changes in dreaming...
    ... I took lipitor for 6 months. Side effects: 1. Changes in dreaming ... still be considered "normal". While you were on lipitor for 6 months did it just lower your total cholesterol ... the strength from 10 to 20 mg and had to stop taking Lipitor . While he was taking it all of his numbers lowered...
    ... responses. I have encouraged him NOT to take the lipitor and he is not. I hope I am doing the right thing....
    ... partner would be well advised to continue the prescribed Lipitor in face of his very high LDL. The side effects are ... for every drug, NONE would be ever taken. I think Lipitor (and it's sister statins) is the best drug that has...

  41. What Should I do?
    ... this is beacuse it is a statin, which is what Zocor, lipitor , pravachol, etc are. It will likely lower your total...

  42. blood test
    ... up everytime I have it checked. It seems like the Lipitor is losing its effectiveness the longer that I take...

  43. Try diet first or pills? Help
    ... as sort of a "super statin", even more potent than Lipitor . I'm surprised your doctor is starting you off on...

  44. Statins and Alchohol
    ... are statin ? Just me the cholesterol nubie! Lipitor and now Crestor for me......

  45. Just Got New Numbers...advice Needed
    ... nice to know they are there. I just reenjoyed my Lipitor , cod liver and lecithin results: TC: 171 HDL: 56...

  46. A Few KILLER factors in Heart Attack Not Mentioned on the board.
    ... triglycerides are at a low 465mg/dl, taking 40mg of lipitor and 10mg of zetia....
    ... triglycerides are at a low 465mg/dl, taking 40mg of lipitor and 10mg of zetia. Hi, If I read this to mean...

  47. IS 297 a high CPK for muscle enzymes test (lipitor)?
    ... Mine was about 297 on 20MG lipitor and was having the aches and pains. Took Crestor for ... dropped to 80! Doc and me decided to go back to 10 mg lipitor (plus renewed enthusiasm for diet changes and maybe...

  48. SmartMoney lipitor story
    ... I have just read "The Lipitor Dilemma", a seven page article in Smart Money magazine...

  49. Hair thinning while on Statins????
    ... I went off of Lipitor due to muscle ach about a month ago. Still have sore...
    ... others say that they had. I had a friend that got off Lipitor and started on Zocor instead, I don't know yet if...
    ... i have been off of Lipitor for about a month now, all of a sudden I am having...

  50. DECREASED 100PTS
    ... chloe, I got the same 100 point drop with 10 mg. Lipitor . Feels good, doesn't it?...
    ... to those who got their cholesterol down so well on Lipitor . When I was on it, within 4 weeks mine went from 256...

  51. muscle aches associated with Lipitor
    ... up in the hospital. i believe it also is from the lipitor . my dr. says no. but she did put me on prednisone ... you think my pain will eventually go away? i was on lipitor since nov. 2003. i stopped taking it on feb. 15, 2005...
    ... pronounced exercise intolerance after over 7 years on Lipitor . For me, having started combination therapy with...
    ... Since this area mentioned side effects from Lipitor please see what I just posted with the subject 'Crestor...
    ... are one of the unlucky people who can't tolerate the Lipitor . Muscle twitching, aching, and weakness are the hallmarks ... tingling and numbness (neuropathy)if you continue lipitor -this will take a lot longer to clear up. I HAVE ... BEEN OFF 20MG OF LIPITOR FOR 6 MONTHS AND STILL HAVE PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY ... WOULD FEEL. ALL THE DOCTORS WILL NOT BUY INTO THE LIPITOR THEORY. MY PROBLEMS ALL STARTED AFTER BEING ON 40MG ... PRAVACHOL FOR 18 MONTHS AND BEING SWITCHED TO 20 MG OF LIPITOR . IT TOOK LESS THAN A MONTH BEFORE I HAD ALL THESES...

  52. Policosanol
    ... what I am reading. I think I might add it to the Lipitor and see what kind of results I get....Gosh I wish ... monthly tests :) . An eventual alternative to Lipitor wouldn't make me mad. I still have aches and pains...
    ... a month or so ago about my saga with going off my Lipitor and using policosanol. I had high hopes! My first ... really hates the statins, recommended I go back on the Lipitor . I am not overweight, eat little red meat or real...
    ... up on it, and it seems to be worth trying. I was on Lipitor , but the side effects were killing me. Now that I ... am off the Lipitor I do feel so much better! Not 100% but better.I have...
    ... Say, gorgon, How Long were you off the Lipitor , when you started taking Policosanol?? The reason...
    ... I went from lipitor to policosanol after about 4 months. The doc wanted ... to check my chol. levels after 3 months off lipitor , and when they came back high, I started policosanol ... twitching and muscle soreness that I hadn't had since lipitor . I quit after ~10 days of symptoms that seemed to ... QUOTE=Bobby D]Say, gorgon, How Long were you off the Lipitor , when you started taking Policosanol?? The reason...
    ... effect of statins was particularly disturbing. My Lipitor costs too much to risk increasing my Lipitor-lovely...
    ... effect of statins was particularly disturbing. My Lipitor costs too much to risk increasing my Lipitor-lovely ... Policosanol acts like a "food" and blocks the statin? Lipitor is not effected by food intake. Still, I would have...
    ... Policosanol acts like a "food" and blocks the statin? Lipitor is not effected by food intake. Still, I would have...

Stroke board

  1. Question Aspirin 325mg or 81mg
    ... specify TIA or STROKE). Within 24hrs they had me on Lipitor although my Cholesterol wasn't real high, and 325mg...
    ... specify TIA or STROKE). Within 24hrs they had me on Lipitor although my Cholesterol wasn't real high, and 325mg...

  2. I want to help papa.
    ... frying pan and cholesterol-filled foods] and got on Lipitor , blood pressure meds, and is now in a trial program...

  3. please help!!! metallic taste in mouth
    ... dentist and they all can't figure it out. She is on Lipitor , cumiden(spelling?) so they stopped that for awhile...

  4. Small Vessel Disease
    ... Ticlid a blood thinner, a blood pressure medicine, Lipitor and Stres Tabs, an OTC vitamin with all the B vitamins...

  5. help please
    ... both legs and 30-40% blockage in his heart. He is on lipitor , coumadin, baby aspirin and a few other meds for unrelated...
    ... both legs and 30-40% blockage in his heart. He is on lipitor , coumadin, baby aspirin and a few other meds for unrelated...

  6. med side effects after stroke
    ... awful side effects. She is on Plavix, Labetatol, Lipitor and Clonidine. This combination seems to have her...

Addison's Disease board

  1. adrenals and fat metabolism
    ... could account for this. I have tried taking a statin ( lipitor ) to lower my cholesterol a couple of times, but had...

Chronic Fatigue board

  1. Feeling Unwell (again....)
    ... on xanax, zoloft, atenolol for a rapid heart rate, lipitor , and ambien once in awhile for sleep. Nothing otc...

  2. Cfids High Colesterol & Triglyceride ???
    ... for no reason I can seem to figure out . (Dr. added Lipitor .) My mother takes Crestor for her high colesterol...

  3. Has anyone heard if CoQ10 supplements help CFS?
    ... and lack of stamina due to long-term statin usage ( Lipitor ). Statins deplete the level of CoQ10 in the body...

Diabetes board

  1. Pre-diabetic trying to fight off diabetes HELP
    ... needles and I am already taking Nexium. Lisinopril and Lipitor so I don't want to take any more meds! I have started ... one time I thought helped. My cholesterol [on 10 mg Lipitor ] is 159. my triclycerides are 113, HDLs are 45 and...

  2. Does Type 2 diabeties and Metformin= extreme weakenss and tirdness...
    ... is due to Met I ache all over too-so maybe. I take lipitor and I know that can deplete muscular strength. I find...

  3. Diabetes, colesterol and lipitor, and muscle aches.
    ... [QUOTE=twokatss;3497616]My endo increased my Lipitor because he thinks my colesterol is still too high ... 10 for the muscle aches from the increased dose of lipitor . I was fine on 10 mg and now am on 20 mg. My ... aches started right after you increased the dose of lipitor , I would definitely ask him about going back to 10...
    ... [QUOTE=twokatss;3497616]My endo increased my Lipitor because he thinks my colesterol is still too high ... logic goes something like this ... Statins like Lipitor reduce the amount of cholesterol the liver produces ... production of energy. Taking excessive amounts of Lipitor means that your muscles don't work properly because...

  4. Insulin Overdoses
    ... any other diabetes medication. They did just up his Lipitor to 60 mg which is very high. Up to the last few weeks...
    ... diabetes educator will help put it into practice. The Lipitor could also be causing problems, especially at that...

  5. T2---6 yrs.diagnosed--weird symptoms
    ... I am 61, F, and not overweight. Also taking 10 mg LIPITOR ... Question is: Could this be a diabetic thing...
    ... It could be neuropathy, but it is very possibly the Lipitor . It is a common symptom. How long have you been on...
    ... It could be both diabetes and Lipitor related. The easiest and quickest thing to check out ... is the Lipitor . Stop taking it for a couple of weeks and see if you ... completely. This can take many months. But you if Lipitor is causing the problem the relief should be dramatic...

  6. Health insurance for diabetic
    ... meds, testing supplies and insulin -- n othing like lipitor or altace (which is used to treat diabetics!)...My...

  7. new to the needle and feeling lousy
    ... Yes Lipitor , have taken for 4 years now. Will that make a difference...
    ... statins to be causing the symptoms you describe. If the Lipitor is causing the muscle aches, stopping it should give...

  8. Problem with Liptor
    ... Many people have reactions to lipitor . There are other meds that you can take that won't...
    ... doing the things you have done. Had to be taken off lipitor also, but because of depression. After 6 months of ... the same level it had been at when on 40 mg a day of Lipitor . Same thing with my med for sugar.. I was 'pre-diabetic...
    ... doing the things you have done. Had to be taken off lipitor also, but because of depression. After 6 months of ... the same level it had been at when on 40 mg a day of Lipitor . Same thing with my med for sugar.. I was 'pre-diabetic...

  9. Cholesterol and LDL Cholesterol ???
    ... fine, or you are horrible. I have been on a statin ( lipitor ) for years and I've never had any side effects. It...

  10. muscle spasms and type 2
    ... Statins are cholesterol lowering drugs ( Lipitor , Zocor etc). Muscle weakness and spasms are a common...

  11. Itchy legs, Diabetes or side effects?
    ... couple of days ago. Doc changed med to Atorvastatin ( Lipitor ). itching is also listed as a possible side-effect...

  12. Blood pressure meds and their effects on glucose?
    ... .take the lisinopril, toprol (1/2 pill 50 mg) and lipitor . I used to take lipitor only every other day and...

  13. Trying to balance diabetes, heart disease and high BP. Od'ing on frustration.
    ... and am starting to feel so much better. I am on lipitor , and metformin, and Armour. Mind you I am a type...
    ... and am starting to feel so much better. I am on lipitor , and metformin, and Armour. Mind you I am a type...


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