what will happen if you stop taking lipitor cold turkey
Side effects if you stop taking lipitor and you have been on it for 3years?
Question posted by jtaft on 30 Dec 2011
Last updated on 9 December 2019 by potecr26
You will not have full blown diabetes in the next two years. So,you will not need to take insulin, nor will you need to take drugs for your liver in the next 5 years. That means Pfizer will not make $10 000+ a yer selling you this s... t. And your doctor will not have to see you every month as well. So he will make a bit less as well.
no more muscle pain, more energy, no cramps
I have a next door neighbor that has done the same thing and as Marvell has said the thing that has happened to her was exactly as Marvell said her cholesterol is way way too high and she is on a different medication but it isn't a good idea to do this without first discusiing this with your physician, if you like her experienced problems the doctor can work to find an alternative but the cardiologists usually want to continue cholesterol medications especially with cardiovascular problems involved. I wish you the very best caringsonbj (Billy)
Nothing major will happen immediately if you stop taking Lipitor abruptly. You won't have any withdrawal symptoms, etc. BUT in the long term your cholesterol will rise and increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. I would recommend that you let your doctor know before you stop taking Lipitor.
I have to disagree. I have been taking Atorvastatin for several years and, because of side effects, ceased taking it about 3 weeks ago. I have suffered depression, an increase in peripheral neuropathy, nausea, decreased appetite, weight loss and sleep disturbances.
lipitor, high cholesterol, side effect, hyperlipoproteinemia type iii (elevated beta-vldl + idl)
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