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How long after stopping ramipril should side effects get better?

I'm trying to determine the cause of severe muscle and joint pain. My doctor suspected lipitor, so I stopped that, but still not better after a month, so it might be the ramipril. If I stop, how ...

Posted 20 Sep 2013 0 answers

Resuvastatin vs atorvastatin?

can anyone explain to me what the differences are if any between these two medications? i know one is lipitor and the other is crestor but is one better than the other? i take 80mg once at night.oh i ...

Posted 22 Aug 2013 3 answers

All statins can cause severe muscle/joint pain. I stopped taking Lipitor because of this. Some?

... 'bright' Rheumatologist diagnosed me w/RA and said it was not the Lipitor. After the Methotrexate she gave me almost killed me I threw it and the Lipitor away, and a few months later ...

Posted 6 Jul 2013 0 answers

How many mg's of Pravastatin = 20mg of Lipitor?

I was taking Lipitor 20 mg a day but needed a less costly pill. The Dr. gave me Pravastatin at 80 mg. They said that was the same as 20 mg's of the Lipitor. Sounds like a lot to me.

Posted 15 Sep 2013 1 answer

Lipitor 40 MG or ATORVASTATIN 80 MG?

I take Lipitor 40 mg and even with my insurance it cost to much to afford. My insurance recommends ATORVASTATIN 80 MG which would cost me very little. My doctor helps out with samples but ...

Posted 1 Aug 2013 1 answer

Lipitor - Stopped taking atorvastatin 20mg a little over a month ago and I can't move my neck?

I can't move my neck and head properly, have muscle weakness, can't swallow properly and have trouble speaking. When are these effects supposed to go away?

Posted 6 Sep 2013 1 answer

My cardiologist switched me from lipitor to atorvastatin last year?

About hthat time i noticed by legs, ankles and feet were swelling. I thought maybe it was our humid weather. Nope. I wear long pants so you can't see how swelled they are. My balance is off, ...

Posted 17 Aug 2013 1 answer

Lipitor/Low Blood Sugar?

Can lipitor cause low blood sugar. I have taken it or 2 weeks and my count was 37 53 58 with some counts being normal. I am not diabetic. It has been low quite often.

Posted 31 Jul 2013 1 answer

If I was on 20 mg of zocor, how many mg of lipitor should I be taking?

My dr. switched me from zocor to lipitor and i was wondering what the equivalent dosage should be. I was on 20 mg of zocor.

Posted 12 Aug 2013 1 answer

Colestid - I have had trouble taking ALL other cholesterol medications, especially STATINS! I was?

... told this medication won't cause muscle pain but it most definitely does and I am only taking one a day. I would like to know the common ingredient this medication has along with Mevacor, ...

Posted 14 Jul 2013 1 answer

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