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  1. Niaspan Results
    ... England journal of medicine, documents revealed that Vytorin may increase cancer risk by an astonishing 50 percent...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  2. Have you read the latest?
    ... investigating (or considering investigating, I forget) Vytorin , after several studies showed a slight increase in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor vytorin

  3. I am so frustrated please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... would only cause muscle pain, he wanted to put me on vytorin , I called his office when I got home and asked for ... something else because of what I heard about Vytorin , I was on Zetia did nothing, zocor caused muscle pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Niaspan Zetia Zocor vytorin

  4. Is Taking Zetia and Zocor or Vitoryn Safe Or Not
    ... pulled off the market. So maybe further testing proved Vytorin is ok...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Baycol vytorin

  5. muscle aches / statins
    ... and I struggled with the soreness. I have been on Vytorin for over a year and it seems to be better and I have...
    ... I see no reason to be on both Vytorin and red yeast rice at the same time. They are both ... forms of statins (Zocor in Vytorin , natural Lovastatin in red yeast rice)....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor vytorin Lovastatin Zocor

  6. Cortisone shot = high triglycerides?
    ... my last blood draw in December 2007. I'd been on vytorin for a few months at that point and my doc was way...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  7. Got My New Results!!!!!!!!!!!!!!6/06/2008
    ... Ldl= 60 Trigs= 70 N I Have Been On Vytorin 10/40 And Just Started Omega 3s But My Hdl Is...
    ... toxicity risk, and saved a good deal of money. With the Vytorin 10/40, you might want to consider lowering the latter ... and get re-tested. How long have you been taking the Vytorin ? Have you supplemented with CoQ10? Recommended daily...
    ... agressive approach with my numbers i have been on vytorin for 9months now and but first started on niaspan worked ... but not ldl as much as it should thats why i am on vytorin also has me on niaspan 500mg with my vytorin .i wanted...
    ... your old posts, but why did your doctor put you on Vytorin , when recent studies have shown it is less effective ... than Zocor (the statin component in Vytorin ) by itself?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin Simvastatin Niaspan Zocor

  8. vytorin with omega 3 fish oil
    ... it's fine to take them together. I'm not so sure if Vytorin is ideal, based on the recent studes on it, but fish ... oil is good. Zocor might be a better option than Vytorin , but you can speak to your doctor about that. If...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor vytorin

  9. Statin side effects and new numbers
    ... reducing inflammation is not likely to do much good. The Vytorin and Torcetrapib studies showed this quite convincingly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor vytorin

  10. Vytorin - Sweating/Flushing
    ... people take it. Haven't you heard all the bad publicity Vytorin had been getting?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  11. ALT and AST levels high?
    ... My Dad had been taking Vytorin for a year, he got extremely weak and fatigued with ... for an ultrasound, what does this mean? Did the Vytorin cause serious liver damage? Does he have cancer? ...
    ... They knew this and sat on it for 2 years. Vytorin is the combination of Zetia and Zocor together in...
    ... Vytorin wouldn't have caused liver injury. But the the Zocor ... would expect it to come down soon after stopping the Vytorin . Perhaps it is something else .... . Anyway, good...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin Zetia Zocor

  12. wanna know about CoQ10 ?
    ... i take vytorin 10/40 and 500mg of niaspan everyday to lower cholesterol...
    ... switching from Vytrorin to either Zocor (same statin as in Vytorin ) or a different type. The latest clinical tests doesn...
    ... switching from Vytrorin to either Zocor (same statin as in Vytorin ) or a different type. The latest clinical tests doesn ... what my numbers are with the input of niaspan and vytorin together will do thanks god bless...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan vytorin Zetia Zocor

  13. how are these numbers??
    ... reduce heart attack risk (the Torcetrapib and now the Vytorin clinical trials). It is quite possible that messing...
    ... reduce heart attack risk (the Torcetrapib and now the Vytorin clinical trials). It is quite possible that messing ... nutrition for ongoing good health. :D Did the Vytorin trials take into account particle sizes, or was it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin Zetia

  14. lab results
    ... alt=10 ast=19 ast/alt=1.9 this was after vytorin 10/40 before the numbers were tc 177 hdl=25 trg ... hdl so doc told me to start 500mg niaspan with my vytorin any concern there ? can i mix both drugs i dont know...
    ... have is: why are you even taking a statin? And why Vytorin , especially? Are you aware of the recent Vytorin/Zetia ... ask your doc about raising its dosage, and dropping Vytorin , along with a VAP, C-reactive protein and homocysteine...
    ... so I would think about using something other than Vytorin . Have you already tried lifestyle and diet changes...
    ... have is: why are you even taking a statin? And why Vytorin , especially? Are you aware of the recent Vytorin/Zetia ... ask your doc about raising its dosage, and dropping Vytorin , along with a VAP, C-reactive protein and homocysteine ... test. HE PUT ME ON VYTORIN BECAUSE AT FIRST HE HAD ME ON NIASPAN THAT WORKED ... IS UP AND DOWN SO HE PUT ME NIASPAN AGAING WITH MY VYTORIN TOSEE IF THE HDL WILL GO UP SINCE MY LDL IS ALREADY...
    ... [QUOTE=miket78;3447777]HE PUT ME ON VYTORIN BECAUSE AT FIRST HE HAD ME ON NIASPAN THAT WORKED ... find it bizarre that the doctor would switch you to Vytorin . And saying he wants your LDL under 100, and it reads ... should look through this forum regarding Zetia and Vytorin , and the recent studies showing limited or no benefit ... from including Zetia with a statin. And by taking Vytorin , you are also just adding to the potential for side...
    ... find it bizarre that the doctor would switch you to Vytorin . And saying he wants your LDL under 100, and it reads ... should look through this forum regarding Zetia and Vytorin , and the recent studies showing limited or no benefit ... from including Zetia with a statin. And by taking Vytorin , you are also just adding to the potential for side...
    ... needed, maybe ask him for something different than Vytorin . And it was a good idea to get D levels tested --...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan vytorin Zetia Zocor

  15. Vytorin Side Effects After Taking It For Years??
    ... yes, the muscle aches could well be caused by the Vytorin . Try stopping them and see if you get any relief....
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  16. Are statins effective and does cholesterol matter????
    ... there notice all the new advertisements for Zetia and Vytorin ? It's sort of disgusting. My newspaper has been running...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia vytorin

  17. Anyone asking Doc to change from Vytorin to ? Husband now has Simvastatin...
    ... What kind of readings did he have using the Vytorin ? 10/20 Vytorin contains 10 milligrams of ezetimibe ... job done based on the results of his previous use of Vytorin . Im not positive but I think simvastatin was one...
    ... Accually we was cutting the Vytorin in half anyway and never told the Doctor, he went ... mean time. For a time, he was even taking half a vytorin every other day, this only raised his Chol # from...
    ... OverRunWithSons;3408984]Accually we was cutting the Vytorin in half anyway and never told the Doctor, he went ... mean time. For a time, he was even taking half a vytorin every other day, this only raised his Chol # from...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Simvastatin vytorin

  18. how good is Zetia
    ... from food that finds its way into your bloodstream. Vytorin , which consists of Zetia and Zocor, has been found...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia Zocor vytorin

  19. Concerns about Zetia
    ... alone. Canada has explicit warnings on Zetia and Vytorin notifying people of the potential for liver damage...
    ... surprised, as they seem to be pushing that Zetia and Vytorin alot. My old dr. tried insisting on me taking the...
    ... All, There's more bad news for Zetia (and Vytorin ) in the papers today. They did a new trial that ... over using Zocor alone. Whoever is taking Zetia or Vytorin should do some research HubbleRules :)...
    ... you if you happened to use Vioxx and took Zetia or Vytorin . But their commercials said they REALLY care.:)...
    ... Of course, I've been taking Vytorin and it's the only cholesterol drug that's ever lowered...
    ... do anything right now if you are currently taking Vytorin or Zetia. I would schedule a follow-up with my...
    ... I've been on Vytorin for two years (10:40), following a long run on Lipitor ... but I'm not about to panic. The doctor put me on Vytorin in an attempt to lower LDL, and it's gone from 100...
    ... either if I were you. Talk to your doctor about the Vytorin next time you see him - maybe he'll suggest a different ... reduction. What bothers me most about this Zetia / Vytorin situation is that it is so indicative of how corrupting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia vytorin Baycol Zocor Vioxx Lipitor

  20. can i take both 10/40 vytorin with ryr?
    ... Mike, I would not take Vytorin 10/40 with red yeast rice because your vytorin contains...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Simvastatin Zocor vytorin

  21. does anyone have any good testemonies on vytorin10/40 in a short period.
    ... i was put on vytorin 10/40 for a month now i have no side effects thank...
    ... Mike, I can't speak to Vytorin 10/40 but can as to Vytorin 10/20 in April 07. Total=117, LDL=55, Tris=66 ... Regardless, I would advise you against adding onto the Vytorin 10/40. You are taking two drugs for cholesterol lowering...
    ... [QUOTE=judgejkh;3344773]Mike, I can't speak to Vytorin 10/40 but can as to Vytorin 10/20 in April 07. ... Regardless, I would advise you against adding onto the Vytorin 10/40. You are taking two drugs for cholesterol lowering ... 95 ac1 test=5.4 so then doc decided to put me on vytorin 10/40 to raise hdl and decrease ldl so thats why iam...
    ... is miket78 wondering if i can take niaspan with my vytorin 10/40? to help my hdl lipids ....
    ... is miket78 wondering if i can take niaspan with my vytorin 10/40? to help my hdl lipids .[/QUOTE ...
    ... is miket78 wondering if i can take niaspan with my vytorin 10/40? to help my hdl lipids .[/QUOTE ...
    ... Mike, Absolutely, I would not take Niaspan with Vytorin 10/40 without your dr giving you the go ahead. Niaspan ... again, I wouldn't go over 1000 mg combined with the Vytorin , without your dr approving. I did see about a ... 10 point boost from the Vytorin 10/20 so you may surprise the Board:D. The only time ... my HDL was over 50 was while taking Vytorin 10/20 and 500 to 1000 mg/day of Slo-Niacin. Good...
    ... buy the vitamins ? also does it effect with 10/40 vytorin ?...
    ... buy the vitamins ? also does it effect with 10/40 vytorin ? You can get enough vitamin d from milk to prevent ... into account. It should have no interaction with your vytorin ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin Niaspan

  22. what else is good to raise hdl?
    ... and does anyone have any good testimonies about vytorin 10/40 ?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  23. how can olive oil benefit my hdl levels to go up?
    ... my hdl to 39 in one month alone but got switched to vytorin 10/40 i am concerned because it was prescribed at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan vytorin

  24. Should I be on medication?
    ... hdl 25 ldl 127 tric 70 ratio 6.7 got put on 10/40 vytorin sugars 95 ac1 test 5.4 nonhdl 140 should i be on medication...
    ... hdl 25 ldl 127 tric 70 ratio 6.7 got put on 10/40 vytorin sugars 95 ac1 test 5.4 nonhdl 140 should i be on medication...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  25. High Niacin dosage lowering LDL
    ... was taking 1000 mg of Slo-Niacin only. Before, on Vytorin 10/20 my Total was <150 and LDL < 130 with HDL 50...
    ... Niacin. I may give the ryr a shot b4 going back on the vytorin , who knows. The Vytorin 10/20 took my numbers too...
    ... Niacin. I may give the ryr a shot b4 going back on the vytorin , who knows. The Vytorin 10/20 took my numbers too...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan vytorin

  26. Vytorin/Zetia Clinical Trials
    ... An article about Vytorin and Zetia clinical trials was published in the New ... well as the effectiveness of the drugs. If Zetia and Vytorin are ineffective, patients taking them are increasing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia vytorin

  27. CoQ10 and statin side effects
    ... When I was taking Vytorin I asked my doctor about COq10. He said to save my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  28. Cut Statins or Zetia
    ... and ready for the fight of my life. I currently take vytorin 10/10, and 2000 mg of Niaspan. TC= 140 HDL=67...
    ... took me off of the zetia and changed me from zocor ( vytorin 10/10) to lipitor 10mg. Retest in 90 days. He wanted...
    ... of someone with nerve damage from Zetia. I took Vytorin (with Zetia) for one month and my left wrist and hand ... completely healed after 8 months. I discontinued the vytorin after 1-2 months and slowly began to have symptoms ... taking zocor alone at the same time I discontinued the Vytorin . I would NEVER take Zetia again. This has been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan Zetia vytorin Lipitor Zocor

  29. CholestOff for high cholesterol
    ... try the Cholestoff. My doctor wanted to put me on Vytorin , but I had muscle problems with Lipitor, Crestor,...
    ... HDL and LDL you have. Cholesteroff works similar to Vytorin , blocking fat from foods in the intestines, only Cholestero...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor Zocor vytorin

  30. Statins Causing Muscle Pains, Done with them
    ... question is directed at me. My latest numbers with vytorin 10/10 and 2000mg of Niaspan were: TC = 140 HDL...
    ... question is directed at me. My latest numbers with vytorin 10/10 and 2000mg of Niaspan were: TC = 140 HDL...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan Zetia vytorin

  31. clueless about new diet
    ... ok I guess I should have mentioned that I was on Vytorin for a short time before, but my liver enzymes went...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan vytorin

  32. How much can one expect Niacin to raise HDL levels
    ... of problems, she took herself off of it, I went for Vytorin 10/10 and have had great results on my blood test...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor Zocor vytorin

  33. What to eat to lower cholesterol
    ... statin (Crestor). I've had bad muscle reactions to Vytorin & Lipitor so I'm assuming Crestor will do the same...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor vytorin welchol

  34. Do These Number Required Medication
    ... LDL `130 What medication is best? My doctor gave vytorin 10/20. Any advice would be helpful Thanks...
    ... LDL `130 What medication is best? My doctor gave vytorin 10/20. Any advice would be helpful Thanks IMO...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  35. Cholesterol levels, prescribed Vytorin 10/20
    ... another try if my doctor agrees. My husband is on Vytorin 10/20 and his levels are great...Total was 135. His...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  36. Vytorin - Sun Sensitivity
    ... anyone else become overly sensitive to sun by taking Vytorin (or any other statin drug), and if so, did stop taking ... chance to see a grandchild graduate from college. The Vytorin does make some people more sensitive to sunlight but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  37. Zetia question / what to do questions
    ... Recently, beacuse of insurance issues, I switched to Vytorin (simvastatin & Zeita combo) at 40mg/10mg. My numbers...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Simvastatin Zetia vytorin

  38. My husband's high cholesterol
    ... acid) to take 2- 2 times daily. Also he was given Vytorin 1 tablet @ bedtime. His triglycerides are @ 518 and...
    ... IN TRIGLYCERIDES FROM THE LOVAZA and more from the Vytorin . THe Vytorin is a good choice. Let us know what...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  39. Red Rice yeast
    ... I just feel every time i go on a real statin like vytorin or lipitor I get bad body aches....
    ... I just feel every time i go on a real statin like vytorin or lipitor I get bad body aches. Have you considered...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Zetia vytorin Niaspan

  40. Extremely High LDL
    ... it must be heridetary. The doc. wants to put me on Vytorin . I asked if he would do a LipoProfile to see if they...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  41. Question about Fish Oil Vitamin
    ... prescribe meds lightly but he does want me to try Vytorin mostly because of my bad cholesteral being high. So...
    ... Vytorin is a very good drug combo....
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  42. Who has tried Niaspan or Niacin before making a decision...?
    ... your total! At least that was my experience when on Vytorin 10/20 and Slo-Niacin (after losing 10 pounds). I ... would not suggest going so low. After quitting the Vytorin but continuing the Slo-Niacin, I feel much better...
    ... a great point. After 2 times on them (Crestor and Vytorin ), I noticed both times that I had the aches/pains...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan vytorin Crestor

  43. Going from 20 to 80mg Lipitor.....Lenin are you our there?
    ... Breast Cancer was diagnosed on 12/29/06. I was on vytorin (diarrhea) until 12/18/06 changed to lipitor 20mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor vytorin cytoxan

  44. Elevated CPK .. trying Welchol now!
    ... so he said I should either double my Lipitor or try Vytorin (Zetia and Zocor.) I upped the Lipitor (and succeeded ... ) and have a couple boxes of Vytorin samples in my drawer which I may or may not try down...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Zetia Zocor vytorin

  45. What is it with higher cholesterol once you stop the statin?
    ... answers. appreciate it. What are Statins? I take Vytorin , and a new pill because triglycerides weren't coming...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Lipitor vytorin

  46. Zocor side effects
    ... basically a form letter suggesting that I try Crestor or Vytorin . I don't know anything about Crestor but Vytorin contains...
    ... basically a form letter suggesting that I try Crestor or Vytorin . If you had problems with Zocor, I wouldn't try...
    ... basically a form letter suggesting that I try Crestor or Vytorin . I don't know anything about Crestor but Vytorin contains...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor Zetia Zocor vytorin

  47. high cholesterol question
    ... Niaspan for a year now. Dr. want me to start taking Vytorin as well. Have a friend that doesn't take chol med ... what you thought about this INSTEAD of me taking the Vytorin . He wants me to start taking it and come back in...
    ... HURT you but Lecithin is not in the same league as Vytorin for blood lipid control. PS...if you start the Vytorin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan vytorin

  48. Vytorin - Muscle Problems??
    ... it is right shoulder pain, and the culprit is not vytorin , but Zocor. He takes 80 mg, about 2 weeks ago, he ... have the same problems with muscle aches. ****** vytorin and muscle aches and I bet you will find a whole bunch...
    ... xperienced the same symptoms (both on Crestor 5 mg and then Vytorin 10/20) I would have to say it is statin related (at ... me to know this stuff is wicked:) . I stopped the Vytorin over 1 month ago and I have been more active, yet...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor vytorin Crestor

  49. Lipitor vs Vytorin
    ... drug and thus is more apt to cause side effects. 2. Vytorin is a smaller dose of a weaker statin BUT it consist ... cholesterol very well. I take Lipitor but would switch to Vytorin if the Lipitor started giving me problems....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor vytorin

  50. Lipitor
    ... I was given Vytorin and took one dose and felt leg cramps and went off...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor vytorin

  51. Vytorin and Peripheral Neuropathy
    ... healthboards.com/boards/showthread.php?t=293640[/url] " Vytorin and Peripheral Neuropathy"] Donsabi, I am not sure ... been experiencing similar problems after being on vytorin for 3 years. I certainly cannot be sure but this was ... that I had a peripheral neuropathy. When I mentioned Vytorin he said that there was no connection. Well to make ... announced to my cardiologist that I was not taking the vytorin anymore and he said I didn't have to. Unfortuantely ... center. It has been 5 months since being off of the vytorin and conditions of my feet have changed but they still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  52. Meds vs diet changes vs vitamins/minerals?
    ... options (drugs/diet/vitamins/minerals). I did start Vytorin 10/20 two days ago. I really wanted to address my...
    ... or intend to get pregnant should not take statins. Vytorin is included in cholesterol lowering medications. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Omeprazole vytorin Lovastatin

  53. New Numbers- Total and LDL too low???
    ... and have never had such low numbers. I was taking Vytorin 10/20, Slo-Niacin 500 mg, Fish Oil 4 g/day, 100 mg ... 0 (2.1-17.7). I feel like I should lay off the vytorin and just see what effect losing the weight (10 lbs ... 158 These numbers were after a 6 week trial on Vytorin 10/20. My numbers from 11/06 (just fish oil, niacin...
    ... would have been on the 7th day! As you know, on either Vytorin 10/20 or Crestor 5 mg my best total has been 155....
    ... replacement as I went from 153 to 395. At least I feel the Vytorin was less toxic in this regard than the Crestor although...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor vytorin

  54. Birth Control and High Cholesterol?
    ... typically not taking the pill and now I just started Vytorin this week since my Total Cholesterol is over 300 and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  55. Concerned
    ... that you were much better off before you stated the vytorin . You HDL was much better. The zetia portion of the ... vytorin causes Coq10 NOT to be absorbed by the body. The...
    ... you were much better off before you sta(r)ted the vytorin . Yeah right, the poor guy had an LDL of 235 AND A...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Zetia vytorin Lipitor

  56. Vytorin 10/20 and CoQ10 100 mg
    ... I stopped taking my Vytorin (about 6 weeks ago) due to the muscle soreness (not ... end of April so hopefully my good numbers with the Vytorin will be good with the CoQ10....
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  57. High Calorie Foods and High Cholesterol
    ... LDL of 200 and HDL of 56. My doctor has put me on Vytorin . It runs in my family. My question is....I only weigh...
    ... LDL of 200 and HDL of 56. My doctor has put me on Vytorin . It runs in my family. My question is....I only weigh...
    ... of action. And especially a combination drug like Vytorin . Your HDL reading gives you protection. Diet ... did decide to try medication, I'd never start with Vytorin . This is coming from someone who had a 99% blockage...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  58. Discussion on Drug Reps
    ... looks very nice. I found out the doctor put her on vytorin and another statin, seems she has high trigs. I told...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor vytorin

  59. Need some advice
    ... taking Lipitor for about 7 years now. After trying Vytorin for a time I recently asked to be switched back to ... 148 LDL= 48 HDL = 46 Trigs = 298 This was on Vytorin 10/40 Because my trigs were high and my HDL was...
    ... is really for raising HDL and little else. The Vytorin may be doing a good enough job and your HDL of 46 ... directly and you might be able to either add one to your Vytorin or take one INSTEAD of the Vytorin. Get your weight...
    ... the reply! I am now on Lipitor and am thinking maybe Vytorin was the best choice after all. When I was on Vytorin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Niaspan vytorin Lopid

  60. Vytori and/or Zocor Side effects
    ... bordering on nightmares. Having similar problems with Vytorin . It's undoubtedly the Zocor components. On zocor,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor vytorin

  61. Vytorin 10/20 problems
    ... The zetia portion of the vytorin causes Coq10 supplements not to be absorbed by the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia vytorin

  62. Has anyone used cholest-off and other products?
    ... along with a comparison of my January results with Vytorin 10/20. The Vytorin (even after I've split the dosage...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  63. Leg cramps w/Vytorin
    ... cholesterol (about 15 points) my doctor put me on Vytorin . I've been on that for about two months also and ... cramps at night which I am inclined to think is the Vytorin . I asked my pharmacist and he said it could be the ... Vytorin & when I asked him if he thought it could lead to...
    ... while magnesium relaxes them. The zetia part of vytorin is know to cause many vital nutrients not to be absorbed...
    ... fence about trying anything else. I've not taken the Vytorin for 4 nights and have had no leg cramps. I noticed...
    ... 60, don't know about LDL. Wanted to change me from Vytorin back to Zocor which I had already taken for 2 mos...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Simvastatin vytorin Zetia Zocor

  64. Lipitor Side Effect?
    ... symptoms" Stopped the lipitor, flu was gone. Now on Vytorin , having "very bad dreams" Same problem as Zocor. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Zetia Zocor vytorin

  65. Vytorin
    ... I have been taking Vytorin 10/40 for about 6 weeks now with no side effects. ... generic Simvastatin which brought my LDLs to 113, the Vytorin brought it to 79. You may want to ask your doctor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Simvastatin vytorin

  66. CK, CRP, Lp(a) tests
    ... a couple of months. My question is if I'm taking Vytorin (or any other statin, cholesterol drug, etc) will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  67. Should I be on Niaspan????
    ... Fish Oil seems to keep my tri's down (along with Vytorin 10/20). Good luck....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan vytorin

  68. What's your HDL and LDL levels?
    ... anything else to lower cholesterol? Yes I also take Vytorin 10-40mg. My LDL didn't really drop till started taking...
    ... way too low. I don't believe I would be takiing the vytorin at all. What was your cholesterol before the vytorin...
    ... way too low. I don't believe I would be takiing the vytorin at all. What was your cholesterol before the vytorin ... can also affect the heart. My cholesterol before Vytorin and niaspan LDL was 128 and HDL was 12. My heart...
    ... I forgot to mention that the zetia component of vytorin causes supplemental Coq10 not to be absorbed. This ... production of Coq10 stopped by the Lipitor component of vytorin and well as the absorption of oral Coq10 by the zetia...
    ... that is the right track...by all means continue the Vytorin . Are you very overweight? Do you know what your...
    ... that is the right track...by all means continue the Vytorin . Are you very overweight? Do you know what your...
    ... your alcohol consumption. In light of your taking Vytorin , I think NIASPAN at 1000 mg. should be the upper limit...
    ... your alcohol consumption. In light of your taking Vytorin , I think NIASPAN at 1000 mg. should be the upper limit...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan vytorin Lipitor Zetia Aspirin

  69. Could Vytorin cause this?....
    ... insisted she go back on zetia (which is one part of vytorin ). She did but got to the point she couldn't even...
    ... is just not thrilled with the way she is feeling on Vytorin . I have even noticed the difference in her since going...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia vytorin Crestor Lipitor

  70. Types of niacin
    ... untreated numbers. I would be able to forget the Vytorin :). Plus, your ALT seems to show you're tolerating...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor vytorin

  71. Which is better and safer Zetia or Zocor?
    ... cholesterol drugs:) . They both go together into Vytorin. Vytorin allows you to take 10 mg of Zetia (works in intestines ... have good results with Zetia alone. I would say that Vytorin is a better route (than either of these alone) but ... going from personal experience.:) . I'm able to take Vytorin 10/20 and get the good numbers (actually, a bit better ... statin). Some on this board are able to split the Vytorin and reduce the potency even further with good or great...
    ... a different perspective: I'd never take Zetia or Vytorin if I could avoid it, especially Vytorin. The drug ... trials for Vytorin were not as long as the FDA usually requires because ... Zocor as separate pills). So I think anyone taking Vytorin is participating in an unmonitored drug trial without ... that criteria alone, it would be Zocor over Zetia and Vytorin ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Zetia Zocor vytorin

  72. Husband cut Vytorin pills in half...surprisingly GREAT results....
    ... numbers are about what I calculated that splitting a vytorin 10/20 would do with my untreated numbers (that is...
    ... HdL was 41, LDL was 162 , got results after taking Vytorin for 3 months half a pill (we did not listen to Doctor...
    ... dug out the Accual figures from Before he started Vytorin .... and after doing that for 3 months cutting them ... 143, HDL was 41 & Tri's were 253. He started the Vytorin 10/20 cutting them in half about Oct - Jan , test...
    ... so, if not taking any drugs to lower it, fine. But Vytorin in itself can not be THAT good for you, why over do...
    ... Then you would agree, the less amount of any Vytorin possible is the BEST thing to do, right? Or would...
    ... height but I have plenty of stress. Still, taking the Vytorin brings me to good numbers. Plus, his splitting the ... habits, one must compensate. Taking a minimal dose of Vytorin (with less statin than most) yet getting good numbers ... like he's doing something(s) right besides taking the Vytorin ....
    ... he is doing NOTHING different than before he took Vytorin to get that much of a reduction, I was surprised too ... I made sure he QUIT taking that when he started Vytorin , he gave those to his Mom infact. I do have him taking ... He always took those vitamiins before starting Vytorin (except the coq10). I cut his pills in half with...
    ... I found the ALT on his Lab work after splitting Vytorin for 3 months , it is 55, normal says between 3- 60 ... 50), another year is was 36 ALT. Wondering if the Vytorin was raising his ALT this high? So this is related...
    ... so I'm told). I wouldn't doubt that it's from the Vytorin , but 2 often overlooked culprits to raise ALT are ... consumption. Mine has never been high even on Crestor or Vytorin . Definitely, both are key liver enzymes....
    ... aspirin or Tylenol and never drinks, so it must be the Vytorin that is raising it some, I dont know. And that was...
    ... 05 to 11/06) ALT (49 to 65) and AST (24 to 27) Vytorin 10/20 (from 11/06 to present) ALT (56 to 81) AST ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia Zocor vytorin Acetaminophen Amoxicillin Crestor Tylenol Aspirin

  73. New test numbers
    ... health food store. I've used the Slo-Niacin with my Vytorin 10/20 and finally got my HDL above 40 (but with just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  74. Triglycerides are 495!?!?!
    ... IF your doctor wants to try a statin, I think Vytorin be a good first place to start. Your doctor in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin

  75. I need help!
    ... my insurance won't pay for it and will only pay for Vytorin or Crestor. I scared because both these drugs raise ... and I don't know what to do. Which would be the best Vytorin or Crestor or does it really matter? Thanks a bunch...
    ... barb, If I were you, I would try the Vytorin becasue it is a low dose of a less potent statin....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor vytorin Simvastatin


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