I am beginning to have muscle aching in my legs. Should a lower dose be recommended to start?
I can only saw that I was started on Crestor 5mg., took it for 1 month, and had muscle spasms and edema in feet/ankles, and tingling/numbness in my body. I stopped it as I couldn't stand the symptoms. I've read of people taking 40mg and other doses who have no side effects whatsoever. Everyone's body acts so differently with statins. I'm not a dr. but I would think they'd want to start you on a lower dose and gradually work you up to a higher dose. You need to tell you dr about the muscle aching in your legs right away.
- Crestor Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Crestor (detailed)
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