My cholesterol is a bit high at 216 for the total count. LDL at 147, HDL at 48,and Triglycerides at 104. My doctor put me on Crestor 1 month ago. Since then I have had muscle aches and pains, constipation , and a small amount of weight gain.When I ran out of the crestor I decided I would try alternative therapies as I have read so many bad things about statins
The most common side effects of Crestor are:
Muscle aches or pain -- up to 12.7% people who take Crestor; Joint pain -- up to 10.1%; Constipation -- up to 4.7%.
It is not recommend to either start or stop prescribed meds without speaking to your doc. as he or she would have known your medical history & would have weighed the consequences of the side effects against the effects & then would have prescribed the med; please be safe & well!
- Crestor Information for Consumers
- Crestor Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Crestor (detailed)
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