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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

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

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 1 day 18 hours ago 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 11 days ago 1 answer

I've been on the shot for 2 months missed my shot and been bleeding for 2 weeks?

I been on the birth control shot for 2 months no bleeding I miss my birth control shot been bleeding for 2 weeks why am I still bleeding am i dying

Posted 10 days ago 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 18 days ago 1 answer

I am 55,without any health issue,except hyperlipidemia and on lipitor 10 mg since five years,I am?

... not taking it regularly,but on alternate day,checking lipid profile on every two months,which is always with in safe range.My question, Is it ok to take lipitor on the alternate day?

Posted 11 Dec 2014 0 answers

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