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Which drug is better - Simvastatin or Lipitor? Which does less damage to the body?

I was prescribed Lipitor by my physician. But I heard that Simvastatin (Zocor) has less of a negative effect on the body than Lipitor. Is it true?

Posted 13 Aug 2009 7 answers

Can Lipitor cause Type II Diabetes?

Popular Statin Drug Lipitor causes Type II Diabetes in Women ◦digg ◦ ◦ 5775EmailShare Some women taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for high cholesterol problems developed type II diabetes, an unexp ...

Posted 26 Jul 2013 1 answer

Are leg cramps the same as "muscle pain" described in Lipitor symptoms?

I get a lot of cramps, mostly legs but also in rib cage, hands, etc. Seems like they started a couple years ago, I'm now 60 yrs old. Sometimes I relate these to physical exertions during the ...

Posted 25 Oct 2012 4 answers

Side effects if you stop taking lipitor and you have been on it for 3years?

what will happen if you stop taking lipitor cold turkey

Posted 30 Dec 2011 3 answers

Statins are too painful?

I have been taking Lipitor for over 8 years and after doing research found out many of my painful muscles could be side effect. Stopped it and felt so much better but now cholesterol in high ...

Posted 8 days ago 1 answer

Can lipitor cause diabetes?

I have diabetes and take lipitor. I developed the diabetes after taking the lipitor for sometime.

Posted 3 Apr 2013 5 answers

When is the best time to take this med :night ,morning ,with or without food ?

I'm on cozavan and lipitor and just want to make sure they don't interfere with each other as I take them together with food .

Posted 8 Mar 2015 1 answer

I take Amlodipine 5mg for high blood pressure. Dr started me on Zetia to try to lower my high?

... cholesterol because I had problems with taking Lipitor . After 3 days of taking both meds, I started getting increased heart beats, feeling breathless and Having a heaviness in my upper chest. It ...

Posted 16 Feb 2015 1 answer

I had a minor stroke. Perfect cholesterol numbers, yet now on Lipitor. Any comments?

My stroke - right side parietal region, carotid area, left me with NO residual problems - in fact it was less than 3 hours and everything was completely "normal". All of the tests done - CT ...

Posted 6 Feb 2015 1 answer

Would a lower dosage of lipitor work as well, if combined with taking grapefruit?

wrt interaction between Lipitor and grapefruit, your website states "Grapefruit can interact with lipitor (a cholesterol-lowering statin) causing an increase in the level of the medication in ...

Posted 28 Jan 2015 1 answer

Will changing my administration of Lipitor to the morning help my sleeping disorder?

I fall asleep quickly , sleep 4 to 5 hours, and then have difficulty having any more useful sleep.

Posted 4 Feb 2015 1 answer

How to stop Lyrica 50 mg?

I have bi-lateral leg swelling, R worse. Upper thigh cramps," with screaming type pain " Muscle pain all over. Great hunger,. I am diabetic, mostly diet controlled. Age 74. Fingers are ...

Posted 19 Jan 2015 1 answer

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