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When is the best time of day to take Crestor?

I was just given samples of 5 mg Crestor. When do I take it? Other statins say take it before bedtime. Is this true of Crestor?

Posted 14 Oct 2010 1 answer

Do the side effects and/or risks increase with dosage?

Currently using Crestor at 20mg and is working, new insurance provider is insisting on trying atorvastatin up to 80mg, willing to try the new drug but concerned if it requires a higher dose to work

Posted 29 May 2015 1 answer

Can you experience some effects if you stop taking the medication?

I had medication changed due to my arthritis and pain. I have not taken the Crestor in the last 2 weeks. I am having increased pain in my knees and shoulders, I am unable to sleep and I feel tired. I ...

Posted 10 May 2015 3 answers

I've been having muscle tightness with pain, throwing up something that Burns my throat for a?

Couple of days? I don't remember when I started taking it but called doctor and was told to stop taking immediately and have to go see him tomorrow, I Google crestor and I have almost every side ...

Posted 4 May 2015 0 answers

I want to reduce my Crestor pills by half?

I was prescribed 5mg of Crestor in 2011( which coincedently was the end of menopause) and my ldl and total chol. levels started increasing since 2008. I feel that as of end of 2014 all my levels, ...

Posted 16 Feb 2015 1 answer

Does the use of a statin affect the efficacy of nora-be?

I take Nora BE once daily. I want to begin a statin, Crestor 5mg, po daily. Will crestor decrease the efficacy of the Nora BE in preventing pregnancy. If so, by how much?

Posted 22 Feb 2015 1 answer

Pravastatin VS. Crestor - what are equivalent doses?

I was taking 10mg of Crestor PO daily. I recently switched to Pravastatin and the MD ordered 40mg PO daily. I was wondering if Pravastatin is really that much less potent and is this the bottom dose?

Posted 10 Oct 2010 1 answer

My Dr just switched me from crestor to Lipator are they the same or is one recommended over the?

... one recommended over the other one. This was because of ins issues Are there are different side effects

Posted 12 Jan 2015 1 answer

My friend was on clopidogrel because he suffered a mini stroke in 2/2013. He got a stent on 6/2013?

His Cardiologist told him to not take the medication anymore on 12/2013. All he was left to take was crestor. He died on 01/05/2014. We were never told how serious his situation was, he had a Dr.s ...

Posted 5 Jan 2015 2 answers

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