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  1. ASPIRIN and BLOOD PRESSURE
    ... neither on an empty stomach. So at bedtime it's 20 mg. lipitor , 650 mg. aspirin, 2 grams fish oil, 2.4 grams lecithin...

  2. Blood Pressure
    ... Hi all, I stopped my Lipitor and Tricor over 3wks. ago because of the severe side...

  3. What do you think of LASIX?
    ... as one of your most important meds along with the Lipitor . You, like myself, like the 12 hr. twice a day dosing...
    ... there was NO undesirable cholesterol effect. I take Lipitor and potassium with it. Only problem might be with...

  4. When would it be time accept you have high BP and need medication?
    ... guesswork that has to be done now, especially for Lipitor . "Oh yeah, we have to see if this so called medicine...

  5. Help with High Blood Pressure
    ... tests and said my Cholesterol was high so they gave me lipitor but said my Cholesterol was only 183 and 20 which...
    ... Okay, I just looked up the side effects of Lipitor . Shortness of breath, shivering, and heartburn are ... Did you have these problems before you went on the Lipitor ?...

  6. Cardizem LA
    ... affected would be on a cytochrome 450 3a4 pathway. Lipitor is the most affected. Also have to watch and switch...

  7. Fish Oil?
    ... --------------------------------- Can You Take Lipitor 20 Mg And Take Herbs Such As Fish Oils On Top Of It ... . If So What Other Herbs Can U Take With Lipitor To Lower Chlolesterol And bLOOD PRESSURE............
    ... with a man who is on a statin drug (don't think its' lipitor , but could be) and he also takes fish oil daily. ...
    ... Just dealing with the cholesterol question, To my Lipitor I've added high doses of Folic Acid, Cod-Liver oil...

  8. Hi I am new. I want off bp meds. ??
    ... looking around for help/advice. My husband has been On Lipitor , Hyzaar, & a beta-blocker for some years, after having...
    ... Lipitor , Hyzaar and beta blockers each can all cause the side...

  9. Trouble with Toprol XL
    ... chest and left arm pains. Also have had problems with lipitor and zocor. I had been on benicar hct 40/25 and...
    ... cholesterol control since you stopped the Leschol and Lipitor ?...

  10. Went to doc - Added another med - Metoprolol XL - Anyone on this?
    ... I do have problems from some other meds, namely Lipitor and bad muscle pain, but these two meds are great...

  11. Fish Oil
    ... counteract any possible deleterious effects my daily Lipitor might have. I haven't seen much, if any, effect on...

  12. How do I really know if I have Hypertension?
    ... and two brothers and one sister have it. I also take lipitor for cholesterol. My total before starting the lipitor ... he wanted it under 100. I have been taking 10 mg of lipitor for a year now and my last cholesterol check was TOTAL...

  13. I'm doing better WITHOUT my b/p med!??
    ... Triamterene 37.5/HCTZ 25mg once daily along with my lipitor . It seems that little by little the aches and pains...

  14. Dr. appointment tomorrow, would like some input in dynacirc.
    ... lower back hurt terribly. I have had trouble with lipitor , zocor, and pravachol in the past so i assumed it...

  15. Are these dyazide side effects.....
    ... m 48yr old who takes the following meds: dyazide, lipitor , norvasc. For the past 2 months I've been having...
    ... experienced anything like that. I cannot comment on the lipitor but perhaps someone else on the board can. Guys?...
    ... tendons or soft tissue. How long have you been on Lipitor ? This could be your culprit. The statins, including ... Lipitor have been known to cause musculoskeletal problems...

  16. questions on home monitering
    ... pain returns in a few days. I've had trouble with lipitor , pravachol and another one i can't remember. I wish...

  17. Moms blood pressure above 200
    ... Paroxetine (30mg) (1 morn.) Lipitor (10mg) (1 eve) Synthroid...
    ... latter should always be weaned off slowly. PLAVIX/ LIPITOR 2)Plavix 75 mg and Lipitor 10 mg have the potential ... for a negative interaction. The Lipitor may slow down how quickly your mother's liver processes...

  18. My Lipid Panel Results, Looking For Advice
    ... the statins which wreck havoc on your body. I took Lipitor for a while and boy my legs hurt badly. If Lipitor...

  19. Sick of the side effects!!!
    ... death, but FAR from feeling good. I was also taking Lipitor 10 mg. Which I just stopped a couple of days ago ... and swelling, sometimes with permanent damage? Is Lipitor that bad? Is that why my legs feel like lead? Other ... side effects I didn’t associate with Lipitor , but have developed – rash on upper arms, extremely...
    ... things from weight gain to goiter. I have taken LIPITOR for 8 years and have YET to have any difficulty with ... if you get pain or liver enzyme irregularities from Lipitor STOP TAKING IT, but don't stop merely because of Intenet...
    ... happens. If you aren't experiencing difficulties with Lipitor , you shouldn't stop taking it. You might try going...
    ... I have taken LIPITOR for 8 years and have YET to have any difficulty with ... KINDEST of the BP meds. Me too, No difficulty with Lipitor or Zocor. I have been on them both ( because of Ins ... . getting a deal on first Zocor, then Lipitor , then Zocor again) No side effects from either one...

  20. diovan atenolol and lipitor
    ... and you will see benefits. :) Secondly on the Lipitor . I know alot of people on Statins that always complain...

  21. Need to find a new BP medicine
    ... Ranbaxy has also challenged patents held by Pfizer on Lipitor , the world's largest selling drug with an annual turnover...
    ... Ranbaxy has also challenged patents held by Pfizer on Lipitor , the world's largest selling drug with an annual turnover...

  22. diuretics and lipid elevation
    ... I have taken Lipitor for a long time and have Cholesterol numbers that...

  23. Lenin I have a question?
    ... that NOTHING. (Well, except for my mother's milk: Lipitor !)...

  24. Norvas and weight gain...
    ... checked again in November and it was still 229 so Lipitor was added. I will be going to have more blood work...
    ... vestigated it to find out if it's true. I was also given Lipitor to lower my cholesterol but I don't take it. If after...

  25. HCTZ and higher glucose levels
    ... holesterol problem until I started taking it and now I'm on Lipitor . My cholesterol is only 229 but it is much higher...

  26. Has anyone dropped Diovan and done alright?
    ... evaluation has gone by. (I have zero problem with my Lipitor , and am continuing it. It and my allopurinol are the...

  27. Statin Medications
    ... Statins are drugs that lower cholesterol like zocor or lipitor . hyzzar is a combo of an angiotensin receptor blocker...

  28. renin levels
    ... work. Two weeks before I go I'm going to stop the Lipitor and the Lasix to see if it's makes a difference in...
    ... because he wanted a copy of it. I stopped taking the Lipitor about 3 weeks and I stopped the Lasix the week before...

  29. Is 83/49 and 87/42 normal???
    ... No beta blockers, only xanax ,lexapro and lipitor . All of which, I have been taking for several years...

  30. Weird question no one can seem to answer
    ... When i was on lipitor and my liver enzymes were alleviated, my palms and...

  31. Over medicate & die sooner?
    ... nerves in both my feet from taking that wonderful drug Lipitor ....
    ... weeks to get used to the medication. I'm also on Lipitor 10mg now because I now have high cholesterol which...

  32. Alternative to Drugs?
    ... lipid arm of the study... pretty much concluding that Lipitor (a statin) is the most wonderful drug. I guess Pfizer ... ask. It's Pfizer's Norvasc combined with Pfizer's Lipitor . Boy, isn't that convenient? The Norvasc patent...

  33. Anyone Else Lethargic & Tired
    ... Lopressor 25mg twice a day, Lasix 20mg twice a day and Lipitor 10 mg once a day. Some days I feel like I can go all...

  34. Does High Blood Pressure Really Exist...
    ... My GP started making noises about putting me on Lipitor in 2001, and I resisted each time I saw her. I decided...

  35. UPDATE: Now on ATENOLOL= Aches
    ... t have numbers down to ideal, she again suggested Lipitor , and I said I'd get more serious about dietary improvements...

  36. Is being on a diuretic for a long time bad?
    ... another to accomplish any goal. I LIKE the concept of Lipitor for my cholesterol and allopurinol for my GOUT! Other...

  37. This week's Time mag has article on hypertension
    ... on my own, after having the doc try to talk me into Lipitor . (And I had just had the liver enzyme tests, too...

  38. I got my Resperate In!!!
    ... Q-10 a couple of months ago also (since I'm taking Lipitor and that can lower your Q-10 levels) but I've never...

  39. Los Angeles Doctor
    ... JJ, like you my drs are trying to FORCE me back on lipitor , zetia and lisinopril. I know my cholesterol is high...

  40. Does This Make Any Sense????
    ... He is only on 25 MGS of Atenolol, Lotrel, Zoloft, Lipitor & 2 other meds. Why would I have to stay on 100 MGS...
    ... He is only on 25 MGS of Atenolol, Lotrel, Zoloft, Lipitor & 2 other meds. Why would I have to stay on 100 MGS...

  41. Anyone on as many meds for BP?
    ... Norvasc, Clonodine, Inspra, Toprol XL all for BP and Lipitor for Cholesterol. Does anyone take that many meds...
    ... cardio. At one point i was on 24 pills, including lipitor ....

  42. Normal for 32 year old to have high blood pressure and high cholesterol?
    ... doctor was really pushing me to get on lisinopril and lipitor . My question is... is this a little premature...

  43. Any Advice...
    ... just monitor me more. Case in point, when i was on lipitor for three yrs and kept having problems. mY GP insisted ... i take the lipitor , i told him no, he became very irate and said'i can ... for 3 or 4 wks and stop for the same reason as the lipitor . So i say, its your body. Good luck....

  44. Diovan (Muscle cramps and twitching)
    ... have had no noticeable side effects. Do you also take Lipitor for cholesterol?? I know that statins for cholesterol...
    ... had symptoms of hamstring tendonitis. I also take lipitor , went off of it for a month, and no improvement. I...

  45. Yet, more questions...
    ... dizziness, I posted yesterday that my Dr thinks it is the Lipitor that is causing it because my throat is also inflammed...
    ... offer is, see what happens after you have been off the Lipitor for several days. I think it takes awhile for the...

  46. Back from the Dr!
    ... think it is from my Atenolol he thinks it is from my Lipitor . So off of Lipitor for me to see what happens. Has ... anyone had adverse reactions to Lipitor ? Thanks, Brenda...
    ... Hi Nenna, I have never taken Lipitor but I checked and dizziness if not listed as a side ... effect of Lipitor . However, dizziness is definitely listed as a side...
    ... Hi, My husband and I both take Lipitor . Neither of us have dizziness. Can't imagine why...
    ... Nenna- Regarding Lipitor , the prescription monographs I have list the side ... It's definitely not a common side effect. Is the Lipitor new for you? At least newer than the Atenolol? ... interesting to see what happens now that you are off the Lipitor , but as everyone else says, Atenolol sure would be...

  47. Sensitivity to heat????
    ... to has this and believes it is the HBP meds or the Lipitor ? Any truth to this?...
    ... to has this and believes it is the HBP meds or the Lipitor ? Any truth to this? On the side of the med bottle...

  48. knee/leg pain on Diovan?
    ... Hi, I'm on Diovan and lipitor and have been having pain in my knees and back of ... legs off and on. Stopped the lipitor about three weeks ago, but still having problems. ... it is bugging me. Could it be the diovan (been on lipitor for 6 years, diovan for 6 months). Seems like my...
    ... Hi, I'm on Diovan and lipitor and have been having pain in my knees and back of ... legs off and on. Stopped the lipitor about three weeks ago, but still having problems. ... it is bugging me. Could it be the diovan (been on lipitor for 6 years, diovan for 6 months). Seems like my ... were fine. Any ideas? Thanks I used to take lipitor but was unable to take it due to muscle weakness. ... Glad to see you can take lipitor . I've never taken diovan. I've read others posts...
    ... It might be the Diovan, as U have been taking Lipitor for a long time with no problems. I couldn't tolerate ... Lipitor , or any other statin, got horrid side effects. 3 months...

  49. Plavix -Possible Side Effects - Fever
    ... since the FLOOD are HCTZ, Cozaar, allopurinol, and Lipitor .) I took Norvasc in December but gave that up fast...

  50. Medication Problems
    ... 81mg. aspirin, zocor(changed after several years on lipitor ). Last week he had a TIA. Now they want him to add...

  51. toporol xl 200mg.. and benicar hct 40/25
    ... i am taking 40 mg of lipitor daily but not every day...thanks. let me know...
    ... straight....and it was only beer...... could it be the lipitor 40 mg im supposed to take every day but i only take...
    ... Exploding- Flushing is a common side effect of Lipitor . You may be very sensitive and therefore susceptible...

  52. supplements to lower blood pressure
    ... I take CoenzymeQ to offset the muscle effects of Lipitor . From my experience it doesn;t do DOODLE for blood...
    ... I take CoenzymeQ to offset the muscle effects of Lipitor . From my experience it doesn;t do DOODLE for blood...

  53. Atenolol-side effects
    ... almost always cold and even though they took him off of lipitor (bc of leg weakness)he is still having the weakness...

  54. Norvasc???
    ... she has ever taken. She said she would rather take lipitor for cholesterol than either of these for bp. All...

  55. Does bp medicine affect your SEX drive..or life..
    ... IM taking lotrel 5/20 and toprol xl 200mg and lipitor 40mg......seems that my sexual drive makes me have...
    ... sanders]IM taking lotrel 5/20 and toprol xl 200mg and lipitor 40mg......seems that my sexual drive makes me have...

  56. anyone taking norvasc??
    ... Norvasc also increases cholesterol so I also take Lipitor for that purpose!...

  57. Norvasc+Dyazide+Lipitor
    ... [SIZE=3]Effects of Norvasc, Dyazide, Lipitor on my Diastolic BP:[/SIZE] [IMG]http://www3.telus ... .net/maxjasper/norvasc_dyazide_ lipitor _diastolic_bp.jpg[/IMG]...
    ... [SIZE=3]Effects of Norvasc, Dyazide, Lipitor on my Blood Glucose:[/SIZE] [IMG]http://www3.telus ... .net/maxjasper/norvasc_dyazide_ lipitor _gluf.jpg[/IMG]...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Niacin pills too large
    ... Her doctor recommended taking Niacin instead of Lipitor because the unbearable muscle cramps. Main issue...

  2. why abrupt rise in bad cholesterol?
    ... was trying to do all the right things? I am now on lipitor because of the last reading in August.:):)...

  3. Almost normal cholesterol levels, still a problem?
    ... 234, LDL 142. My doctor keeps wanting to put me on Lipitor or Crestor. After a year of diet, exercise and taking...

  4. New numbers and lipitor
    ... little effect on LDL. Your HDL is pretty good already. Lipitor will bring down your LDL. You could try a low dose ... of Lipitor but personally I would take 10mg or less and see how ... effects. I take 2000mg of Niaspan, and 10mg of lipitor and tolerate it well....
    ... Within weeks after starting lipitor 20mg, I lost 40 pts. of my LDL. I have had nothing...
    ... ve tried everything and have had to resort to using lipitor . My dose has been all over the place, but I find that...

  5. how much niacin should I take for high LPa?
    ... will add that I am also currently taking 10 mg. of Lipitor . The Niacin I am taking (500mg/night) is NOT the...

  6. plaque
    ... some science behind the ornish plan and I believe lipitor has been shown to slow down/reverse plaque growth...

  7. Why should i not take Lipitor?
    ... side effects for some people. For me, the benefit of Lipitor far outweighed any side effects for me (which were...
    ... I take 80mg of Lipitor due to my severe FH. In my case the benefits far...
    ... 10 mg of Lipitor gave me the absolute worst persistent migraine headache...

  8. familial combined hyperlipidemia (FCHL?)
    ... reverse it. For medication, I am currently on 80 mg Lipitor 145 mg Lipidil EZ 10 mg Ezetrol 81 mg daily ... improvement was due to switching from Pravachol to Lipitor and adding the Ezetrol and omega) These measurements...

  9. How do Statins affect your liver?
    ... My husband has to get liver tests because he's on Lipitor . What problems might it cause, and how often are you...

  10. switched from 40mg Lipitor to 40mg Crestor
    ... believe that 40mg of Crestor is equal to 160 mg of Lipitor . Is this not correct?...

  11. Muscle Pains
    ... years. About 10 years ago my Doctor switched me to Lipitor as the others were having no effect. I take 80mg a ... However, I get a lot of muscle pulls. Is this because of Lipitor ? And if so, would I be better off on a natural medication...
    ... It is difficult to say if Lipitor is the cause of your muscle pain or not. It is certainly...
    ... particle size if known) and Trig readings are, as 80mg Lipitor is an awfully high dose. We will advise accordingly...
    ... My landlord takes 80mg of Lipitor and his cholesterol is down to 90 total or so. At...

  12. Good Cholestertol & CRP - Bad Homocysteine and Lp(a) ???
    ... two arteries. I'm on a hybrid program of sorts: 5mg Lipitor , 400 mg Niacin, 10 mg Zetia. Results from latest...

  13. do i need medication for high triglycerides
    ... still up around 300 if I remember correctly. With Lipitor and Niaspan, and an even healthier diet (and some...

  14. Want to get off Statins Help
    ... effect alot of people this way. My doctor upped my Lipitor and that gave me diarrehea. He put me back to 10 ... your help. My last report was still too high on the Lipitor and my doctor wants to add more medicine and I don...
    ... HDL is amazing. I wouldn't increase the dosage of Lipitor , especially since you are 59 and statins are not that...

  15. Won't Take Statin...How about Fish Oil?
    ... good results with no side effects by splitting a 10mg Lipitor tablet in half and taking only 5 mg a day. That is ... indicated. If you are quite a bit younger, I would try Lipitor or Zocor, but only a small dose. Many doctors seem...

  16. How Horrible Is This???
    ... Total 141 LDL 73 HDL 53 Trig 80 I take 10mg of lipitor , but will probably eliminate that....

  17. how long does it take to wean off of lipator
    ... previously raised cholesterol levels very quickly. The Lipitor will not have altered that in any permanent way. ... The good effect of Lipitor stops as soon as you stop taking it. That may be...

  18. Brand new here and upset with my 'numbers'.
    ... one of my siblings is on statins. My brother is on lipitor . What can you do??? I resisted statins for almost...
    ... small particle) is 140. Her GP doc put her on 40 mgs. Lipitor every other day, which is doing nothing to raise her...


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