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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

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 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

Interaction with lipitor and alcohol?

My son is an alcoholic he took lipitor and his triglycerides went from 2900 to 8000 he needed dialysis if he continues to drink can he even take cholesterol meds?

Posted 8 Jan 2016 1 answer

93 year old 100 lb lady taking 80 mg of Lipitor?

Could this have anything to do with tongue thrusting? And isn't that a lot of Lipitor? She did have a heart attack 15 years ago and had a stint put in

Posted 9 Apr 2016 0 answers

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Should a person with Type-2 Diabetes be taking all the following medicine at once?

Actors- 30mg Lotrel- 20/40mg Hrdrochlorothiazide- 25mg Zetia- 10mg Lipitor-80mg Januvia-100mg Invokona-300mg Metformin-1000mg

Posted 17 Mar 2016 1 answer

Can Lipitor cause anger and anxiety?

I just started about now week ago and have noticed I am depressed, irritable and feel like jumping out of my skin. My heart is pounding.

Posted 12 Mar 2016 2 answers

How long does muscle pain as a side effect last after discontinuing lipitor (statins)? I have 2 mnth

Had the same problem with the other statins, muscle aches stopped after about a week after discontinuing. Lipitor worked for me for over a year before problem started. I developed the side effect in ...

Posted 6 Oct 2011 2 answers

Lipitor - My 1st pill will be tonight. will I experience anything?

After reading all the comments. I am really nervous about taking this drug or any.. I am 66 and never had to take anything but an anti-biotic. Can anyone offer me something positive. Thanks

Posted 21 Mar 2016 0 answers

Can I abruptly quit lipltor?

My Dr put me on Lipitor recently, after taking for a while, I feel very fatigue and body and muscle pain.

Posted 27 Feb 2016 1 answer

What are side effects oif xarelto?

Posted 27 Dec 2015 1 answer

Can lipitor affect your skin?

Does it cause problem with your skin? I have an autoimmune skin disease. I had been in remission for a couple years, I recently been on this med since October and have been in n out of hospital. With ...

Posted 30 Jan 2016 0 answers

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