My husband was switched from Lipitor to Crestor. Taken 3doses, now jittey inside-side effect?

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15 Jul 2010

When switched from one med to another it does take time for the body for adjustments to the new med.

The most common side effects of Crestor are:

* Muscle aches or pain (see Crestor and Muscle Pain) -- up to 12.7 percent
* Joint pain -- up to 10.1 percent
* Headache -- in up to 8.5 percent of people
* Nausea -- up to 6.3 percent
* Constipation -- up to 4.7 percent
* Body weakness (asthenia) -- up to 4.7 percent
* Dizziness -- up to 4 percent
* Abdominal pain (stomach pain) -- up to 2.4 percent.

Feeling jittery could be due to the body weakness or dizziness, however you could always get back to the doc who prescribed the med for professional advice or an alternate med., hope this helps?

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christineATU 15 Jul 2010

Very good research and advice Rajive.

Rajive Goel 15 Jul 2010

Thanks Chris!

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