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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

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

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

Question About Lipitor and Herbal Supplements?

My doctor has me on 20 MG of Lipitor. I would like to take the following herbal supplements but considering the danger of grapefruit when taking Lipitor, I want to make sure that the list below does ...

Posted 14 days ago 0 answers

Atorvastatin - Brand Name vs. Generic?

I took Lipitor for years and years ... worked great ... not side effects. Began using my local VA hospital. Dr. prescribed Lipitor in a large white pill ... which also included a lot of supposed ...

Posted 31 Aug 2015 1 answer

Pain - Does Lipitor make muscles in legs hurt?

Every morning I wake up my legs are hurting. This just started since I was put on Lipitor

Posted 25 Aug 2015 1 answer

Anyone experience memory loss using Zetia?

my husband has been using Lipitor 40mg which I feel affected his memory. Now with Zeria, his memory seems to have worsened. The only change has been the new medicine. Has anyone else reported similar ...

Posted 14 Aug 2015 0 answers

What is the equivalent in USA of Fulcrosupra medicine for lowering cholesterol?

My friend in Italy is taking this medicine made by ABBOTT, and she had very good result in lowering her cholesterol. I would like to know the name here in USA, please.

Posted 31 Jul 2015 1 answer

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 24 Mar 2015 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

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