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  1. Has anyone experienced a breathless/winded feeling with palpitations?
    ... ratios are excellent. My internist wanted me to use Lipitor but cardiologist said nah -- don't bother. I said ... I had a ZERO calcium score, so docs say don't take Lipitor now. In fact, I was so popular at Cedars that they...

  2. Anyone try EDTA chelation to improve circulation?
    ... cath before and after. He presently is taking Lipitor , flax, and fish oil to keep his cholesterol down....

  3. Scared
    ... but he would treat them with meds. i"m on plavix, lipitor , norvasc, nitro, asa, etc. Am I going to be okay...
    ... diet. But, am wondering why the norvasc? why the lipitor ? I dont have high blood pressure, nor high cholesterol...

  4. Heart Bypass surgery,experiences,advice please
    ... He also gave me a prescription of beta blockers and lipitor . ( my cholestrol was 225) I guess I would like...

  5. left shoulder pain
    ... such as you described but it was bcuz i was taking lipitor . It wasn't in the bone pain, but more in the muscle...

  6. How do you know when to push for more test?
    ... Lotensin, high cholesteral (controlled with 10 mg Lipitor ), sinus tach (mostly controlled with 200 mg Toprol...

  7. Sular(Nisoldipine) and Toprol?
    ... reactions to them, same as for the Statins like Zocor, Lipitor , Lopid. Now my Internal Med Doc wants to put me on...

  8. Low thyroid warnings about Cresor - confused
    ... and had high cholesterol. My MD put me on 20mg. of Lipitor . I started having pains in my upper shoulders, legs ... could not think clearly at all. She took me off the lipitor and doing much better now. Accept that I have a lingering...

  9. Heart attack
    ... been the development of the statins. I take 40 mg Lipitor daily, and have for a number of years. It assists...

  10. Advice for first timers with PVCs...
    ... sometimes higher..my chlosterol is about 240 and i am on lipitor ..any suggestions would be helpful. Can magnesium tablets...
    ... sometimes higher..my chlosterol is about 240 and i am on lipitor ..any suggestions would be helpful. Can magnesium tablets...

  11. Coumadin Maintenance
    ... and I believe the most expensive is $22.00. That is Lipitor . sam...
    ... and I believe the most expensive is $22.00. That is Lipitor . sam Agree about not trusting VA. The only reason...

  12. Strange beats
    ... and eggs about 1.5 hours before running. I take 10mg lipitor for cholesterol, the level under meds is fine. Any...

  13. Mitral Valve Regurgitation & Heart Attack
    ... medication?(i'm on verapamil, 325mg of asprin, and lipitor ) and (3) Does anyone else get just damn tired??.....

  14. Don't know why my cholesterol jumped so high
    ... exercise and if that doesn't do it I should start Lipitor . I don't want to take a drug but I don't know what...

  15. Please ! I Need Help
    ... different) over a period of 4 months. He is also on Lipitor which no doubt has helped but so has the changes to...

  16. Stabilizing artheosclerosis - alternatives
    ... current leading cholesterol drug, Pfizer's product Lipitor , works by reducing low-density lipoprotein or LDL ... successful multibillion-dollar drug marketed by Pfizer as Lipitor . In addition to its Ann Arbor headquarters,...

  17. Another chest pain question
    ... know I have high cholesteral 7.2 which I am taking lipitor for and a history of heart disease in my family so...

  18. Heart Ejection Fraction Question Help!
    ... medicines, ACE inhibitors, calcium channel blockers, Lipitor for cholesterol, Coreg until a year ago, warfarin...

  19. Hole in the Heart
    ... to my "turn". I have been put on blood thinners and Lipitor to reduce my cholesterol. Question is, should I...
    ... transoesophageal echcardiogram and was given warfarin and lipitor too. I go to the specialist cardiologist tomorrow...

  20. cholestral numbers
    ... I got a 66% increase. With these two items PLUS Lipitor , my increase was exactly 100% (from 29 to 58)...of...

  21. Is a Heart Cath really necessary???
    ... with no family history. My dr. said I could start lipitor but admitted that there are no studies showing it...

  22. 6 weeks of chest discomfort
    ... so high you might want to talk to your doctor about Lipitor , you could be having your basic angina pains. Not...
    ... to take and aspirin a day, fill a script for 20 mg. lipitor , hold off on any strenuous exercise, call and make ... my cholesterol and said I would rather try 10 mg. lipitor and he said that was fine and to just work on my diet...

  23. All Stents, All The Time
    ... hideously overpriced, 325 mg. aspirin, and 10 mg. Lipitor daily plus a raft of others not "directly" related...

  24. Zip's Turn
    ... without 15 gazillion side effects (wink to zuzu). Lipitor for life and Plavix and aspirin for 3 months at least...

  25. Coenzyme Q-10
    ... Kia, Tweetum, I've taken Lipitor 10 mg for about 4 years and I'm seeing a lot of press...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. My 24 Hour Blood Pressure Averages for 2003 compared with 2008
    ... pressure medication I don't take is an ARB. I take Lipitor , aspirin, Ramipril, hctz, Spironolactone, Norvasc...

  2. Eye tests and blood pressure
    ... my cholesterol as within healthy limits (I do take Lipitor ) it still shows up in my eyes. What a bummer! Overall...

  3. Toprol Xl (brand) And Motoprolol Xl (generic) Are Not Equivalent
    ... prices and making the brand drug more affordable. When LIPITOR becomes generic in a couple of years, About 20 or ... acquire market share of this blockbuster drug. If LIPITOR side effects are horrible now, wait till the generic...

  4. My Experience with Tekturna HCT
    ... could find that applied to me was that I was taking Lipitor , and that can cause too much Tekturna to be in the...

  5. Odd BP's I take Olmatec
    ... is often taken with cholesterol medication (such as Lipitor ), because this drug tends to stop (or severely limit ... the main reason I take mine -200mg daily with the Lipitor . I strongly believe in its beneficial properties,...

  6. Leg Swelling and tingling when taking Amlodipine
    ... for diease prevention. PERINDOPRIL, ALTACE and even LIPITOR have this ability....

  7. how long does it take for beta blocker to take effect?
    ... beta blocker, ACE inhibitor, Spironolactone, Hctz, Lipitor , Aspirin, Nexium, Atrovent, Tylenol 3 and my supplements...
    ... beta blocker, ACE inhibitor, Spironolactone, Hctz, Lipitor , Aspirin, Nexium, Atrovent, Tylenol 3 and my supplements...

  8. BYSTOLIC (Nebivolol) - New Hypertensive(Beta Blocker)Medication
    ... I would adjust to the meds.. Once he added 10mg of LIPITOR to the mix, I had neck and shoulder aches and a frequent...
    ... I would adjust to the meds.. Once he added 10mg of LIPITOR to the mix, I had neck and shoulder aches and a frequent...
    ... now) with prescription medications. As helpful as Lipitor is supposed to be, I can't get over the feeling that ... will have to check for interactions myself. I think Lipitor is causing the muscle aches you and many others experienced...
    ... now) with prescription medications. As helpful as Lipitor is supposed to be, I can't get over the feeling that ... will have to check for interactions myself. I think Lipitor is causing the muscle aches you and many others experienced ... is a rather common side-effect and told me to stop LIPITOR . He later switched me to 10mg of PRAVACHOL which worked ... really don't have a clue...... P.S. Remember the LIPITOR Interraction with Grapefruit Juice about 8 years ago ... ? The LIPITOR blood levels increased enough to cause severe muscle...
    ... seems to me that everytime I mention the wonder drug ( Lipitor ) as a possible cause of my aches the doctor gets...
    ... and ZOCOR for almost every CARDIO-RELATED problem. LIPITOR has not been proven (By far). LIPITOR (Pfizer) marketing ... has been phenomenol.. Doctors push LIPITOR like crazy. CRESTOR is most similar to PRAVACHOL ...
    ... S. I read many horror stories from former users of Lipitor . It's a Catch 22, taking chances either way. :( ...
    ... S. I read many horror stories from former users of Lipitor . It's a Catch 22, taking chances either way. :( ... PRAVACHOL are now being sold as generic drugs. Only LIPITOR and CRESTOR are not generic....
    ... seems to me that everytime I mention the wonder drug ( Lipitor ) as a possible cause of my aches the doctor gets...
    ... muscle? I have been taking 200mg of CoQ10 with every Lipitor capsule. I refuse to take the statin without the CoQ10 ... long after that my nephrologist insisted I go back on Lipitor . I am well aware of what its toxicity can do to people...
    ... causing the muscle soreness to begin with) When I took LIPITOR (10 mg) approx 6 years ago, my neck and shoulder soreness ... almost intolerable. My doctor told me to stop the LIPITOR and suggested either PRAVACHOL or LESCOL. P.S...

  9. My dad has high BP.. help!
    ... tenoretic), 2mg doxazosin (generic for cardura), & 10mg lipitor . He fainted twice. Upon returning to the doc,...

  10. Antihypertensives and cholesterol levels
    ... relieved I won't have to be taking a higher dose of Lipitor (at least for now) and risk more side effects. I...

  11. Frequency of Dr.'s visits
    ... blood pressure medicine (Inderal) in February and Lipitor in May. My blood pressure has been decent 130/80...

  12. Question About Test
    ... combination of two of the drugs I take, aspirin and Lipitor , should protect me from blood clots and prevent further...

  13. Norvasc and neuropathy
    ... on the same boat, so to speak. My experience with Lipitor (Atorvastatin): it reduced my cholesterol levels like ... of the amount of this enzyme I lose. As you know, Lipitor supresses its production, as well as the production...

  14. Lower the Pressure - Higher the Heart Rate
    ... side effects from everything from birth control to Lipitor ....

  15. low blood pressure, syncoope
    ... taking amiadarone (10mg) 3x day, florinef 1x day, lipitor 1x day, pacerone 1x every other day and synthroid...
    ... is taking midodrine (10mg) 3x day, florinef 1x day, lipitor 1x day, pacerone 1x every other day and synthroid...

  16. don't know what to do anymore,
    ... I have been through the same thing. I am also on Lipitor , which is the worst drug of all for muscle damage...

  17. Effectiveness of antihypertensives
    ... carotids (and other arteries) is daily aspirin with Lipitor . 10-20% blockage is considered insignificant, regardless...

  18. weird
    ... about 3 /4 weeks ago. He got tired and he is taking lipitor for plak he dont have but to be on the safe side they...

  19. Cozaar Info
    ... goes with many medications as my friend was taking Lipitor and had heart palpatations that sent her to the ER ... . She did not think it was Lipitor that caused it so she had every heart test imaginable ... showing no heart problem. Then she discontinued the Lipitor and like magic, all her heart problems disappeared...
    ... by a cholesterol and CoQ10 deficiency, (caused by Lipitor ) the type of damage you sustained, and arthritic damage ... might be responsible for my knee problem, if any. Lipitor would be a good guess, but, of course, there are others...

  20. Office visit: testing for sodium, BB report, uric acid, Triglycercides
    ... worry about my cholesterol levels. I was told that Lipitor combined with Aspirin should give enough protection...

  21. HCTZ and edema question
    ... how fast it had gone down and he asked if I was on lipitor and said, "No. I'm on carrot juice." Where there...
    ... day for life. I read just today that people who take Lipitor (I do) would get the same results with no toxicity...
    ... My total cholesterol was good when last tested. ( Lipitor & diet). The HDL is low. I hope it doesn't drop. I ... different ones, actually) that I have to remain on Lipitor , regardless of my cholesterol levels. Apparently,...

  22. Beta Blockers & b/p in Aorta
    ... gives some protection in heart disease -ditto for Lipitor , also helps with narrowed arteries -ditto for...

  23. The High Blood Pressure Hoax
    ... many. What I've researched folks taking statins ( lipitor in particular as it appears most take this particular...
    ... :) What I've researched folks taking statins ( lipitor in particular as it appears most take this particular...

  24. Venture Man re: Pharmacy errors etc.
    ... are being funneled into our local pharmacies. Lipitor is one of the biggest because it brings in the most...

  25. ACE Meds
    ... 3000mg a day? Probably no worse than those of my Lipitor ....:D...
    ... 3000mg a day? Probably no worse than those of my Lipitor ....:D Niacin can raise your glucose levels in...
    ... You win! :D I wish the same could be said about Lipitor ...no serious long term effects. Let's not get into...

  26. Adverse effects after years of taking Inderal
    ... m not happy being taken off all medication except Lipitor 40 mgs daily. My cholesterol level was 7 at the last...

  27. Diovan
    ... dollars for 28 pills. It's almost as expensive as Lipitor . I am going to look into the alternatives withing...

  28. Is anyone taking Caduet
    ... wondering about this new medication - norvasc and lipitor in one pill. I take both of these meds. I'm going...
    ... wondering about this new medication - norvasc and lipitor in one pill. I take both of these meds. I'm going...
    ... on the med yet, but wanted to ask what dose is the Lipitor part of this drug? My Mom takes coreg, plus other ... monitor, I was taking it way too much! I take 20 mg. of Lipitor (at night) and have been for a few years now. No side...
    ... made a dramatic change in my diet and with the added Lipitor , hopefully we can achieve that. And yes, I have congestive...

  29. Do CCBs cause heart attacks?
    ... PUSHING of Norvasc is at the top of my list...and Lipitor is right up there too in SPITE of the fact that I...

  30. Valsartan (Diovan) for Blood Pressure
    ... rx pills, and in the evenings after dinner with my Lipitor and a few supplements,including fish oil again. I...

  31. Hi, I'm new here
    ... started taking it not long ago because I was prescribed Lipitor for lowering my cholesterol levels. Going off of it...

  32. My Thoughts On Atenolol
    ... aches, leg weakness and pain, joint aches...I thought Lipitor was responsible for these-was started on it 1 1/2...
    ... things I would like to do. I have heard, though, that Lipitor can make your muscles sore. It is hard to tell sometimes...
    ... The only ones I took at night were beta blockers and Lipitor . Gee, I feel better already!...

  33. Hydrochorothiazide question please...
    ... side effects of various drugs. I am being taken off Lipitor as of tomorrow night - at least temporarily-(after...

  34. Lisinopril and Atenolol questions
    ... also OK. I am a 59 yr. female and also take 40 mg of Lipitor . In the past 2 yrs. I have had 5 lithotripsys for ... health. I guess I've been lucky. I have taken the Lipitor for about 7 - 8 yrs. I guess my question is, do I...

  35. Norvasc dosage
    ... levels. I'll have to get more informed! I just went off Lipitor , my cholesterol levels are good (will get the breakdown ... numbers) do not stay the same, I'll have to go back on Lipitor . I will do almost anything to stop that from happening...
    ... sick to death of all these meds. I take 20 mg. of lipitor as well, but it isn't causing me any problems....
    ... I'm on Caduet-5 mg. Norvasc and 20 mg. Lipitor . It works for me and you only pay for one drug as...

  36. Cozaar side effect?
    ... fact, I washed all the drugs out of my system (except Lipitor and aspirin) and then reintroduced only Cozaar. My...

  37. High BP medicines and ED, please read and response!
    ... Garlic etc. to a beta blocker, ace inhibitor and maybe Lipitor . I take natural supplements such as Vit C, Nacin etc...

  38. HCTZ woes..! Anyone else?
    ... get tested every 6 months, especially since I take Lipitor (cholesterol)...

  39. Name of new drug
    ... not one drug, but one PILL combining atorvastatin ( Lipitor ) with amlodipine (Norvasc.) I believe it is called...

  40. Caduet vs Lipitor and Toprol XL
    ... a combo of amlodipine (Norvasc) and atorvastatin ( Lipitor ,) you certainly don't need the extra Liipitor. If...
    ... what I meant to say is that if I stop the Lipitor and add the Cadeut then I would be saving taking one ... pill a day. Since i am already taking Lipitor and it works well for me, the only question would...
    ... Toporal XL and take the Caduet....I am already taking Lipitor so I know that works for me. So the question is: ...
    ... than what I paid before when getting the Norvasc and Lipitor seperately. Just thought I'd mention it in case it...

  41. Norvasc feedback??
    ... BP should be lower than it is. I also take 20 mg of Lipitor . I am really sick of all these meds right now, but...
    ... medication. Believe me, I hate taking all these meds, and Lipitor as well to add to the "buffet". Talking about doctors...

  42. hypertension and med problems
    ... ago - like in about 6 mo period. am on diovan and lipitor and has been very effective. my only complaints have...

  43. Grapefruit
    ... grapefruit juice. It cause sthe serum concentration of Lipitor to be increased by app. 3.9 times. Since there is...
    ... POTENTIATES statins maybe a persone taking 20 mg. Lipitor could get by with 10 mg. if he has a pint of grapefruit...

  44. Medicine overnight
    ... I take my niacin at night (with my aspirin and Lipitor ) so I don't feel the pin prycks of flushing. Any...

  45. atacand
    ... metabolism of ARBs vs the statins. CYP 450 metabolizes Lipitor . CYP 450 Interactions: The enzyme(s) responsible...

  46. Cozaar and Avapro question
    ... prefer to prescribe over others. My mom's dr. hates lipitor and most always prescribe zocor....

  47. What does hyperkalmenia means?
    ... with is med, but bcuz of her previous problems with lipitor , she is being very cautious. Any help would be appreciated...

  48. I am so confused
    ... on the following medications: Toprol XL - 100mg / Lipitor - 80mg / Plavix - 75mg / Accupril - 10mg. I have...
    ... they prescibed toprol xl 100mg, lisinopril 40 mg, lipitor 40, and verapamil 240 and hctz 25 mg. She was never...
    ... readings are very high take the accupril. Why the Lipitor ? Were your cholesterol numbers very bad? Low...

  49. ACE/ARB Side Effects
    ... practioner placed her on a bunch of bp meds, asprin, and lipitor . The next thing we knew she started having "hives...

  50. Is this a good hbp combo?
    ... cholesterol and was given a script for zorcor 40. She took lipitor for awahil....
    ... afraid of elevated liver enzymes like whe had with lipitor . Do you take zorcor on an empty stomach or with...
    ... months? She's concerned bcuz of her episode with lipitor . Also, are you getting good results with zorcor, if...
    ... My mom is scared of the statins since her bout with lipitor . She has no visible side effects from the zorcor...


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