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Posted 26 Jul 2013 by geriatriclime • 1 answer
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 unexpected side effect of the medication. Lipitor Fails Users Who Trusted the Safety of the Drug Somet ...
Posted 17 days ago by djstrawn1 • 0 answers
... showed atherosclerotic calcification in the artery. What should be my treatment or should I get additional tests, CT scan?
Posted 23 Oct 2016 by heart16 • 3 answers
My husband is only 48 he had high blood pressure & meds weren't doing the trick. They put him on Lipitor 40mg for increased cholesterol. Right after that they started him on metformin 1000 mg twice a day for high blood sugars. I took him to a heart specialist and they did a heart cath. ...
Posted 28 Nov 2013 by Qiniselani • 1 answer
Just diagnosed that I'm having cholesterol and I'm diabetic with heart that has an extra bit I'm so stressed all these things in me ohhhh God what have I done. I've been in and out hoping to be assisted but its in vain instead more deseas are found not cure
Posted 18 Sep 2016 by racheldror • 0 answers
... anemia? Low Hemoglobin anemia. Low Cholesterol - 120.
Posted 16 Sep 2016 by Mulugeta Dinka • 0 answers
When I started taking the medicine my total cholesterol was 250mg and after taking the medicine for 45 days my cholesterol dropped to below the range (119mg). the medicine is prescribed for 90 days. Should I stop or continue taking the medicine?
I was diagnosed with high cholesterol today and 3 months ago with high blood pressure today I was s?
Posted 31 Aug 2016 by Stacy punch • 1 answer
Posted 10 Sep 2012 by dwdaily2 • 2 answers
Constant constipation and muscle weakness. Never had high cholesterol. Was put on drug after blocked artery in abdominal aorta
Posted 27 Jul 2016 by PDDiane • 0 answers
My cholesterol still runs about 257. I decided not to take the 80 mg dose because of the possible affects on my liver. Does anyone else run that high even on their medicines?
Posted 2 Aug 2016 by Lucyt • 1 answer
I have been taking 12.5 mg of metropolol tartrate twice a day for heart palpitations for a year and a half and my cholesterol numbers have increased dramatically. Can this be a side effect of the drug? I do not really want to take another medication to lower my cholesterol.
Posted 20 Jul 2016 by Lc2016 • 1 answer
I have mitral prolapse with regurgitation, my beginning cholesterol was 270. Took the 10 mg.for 3 months. But only lowered to 238, but ldl is still 160. They say I'm high risk again.. But since the increase in lovastatin to 20mg, now I'm hypertension phase 1. Yet looking to take another ...
Posted 10 Jun 2016 by HealthandMight • 1 answer
My Dr. told me that my BP and Cholesterol were high. He prescribed Amlodipine Besylate 5mg and Statin. I did a research on the drugs and found some horrible reviews. I put the drugs somewhere and started a lifestyle change through dieting and going to the gym. After a week I did a BP check at a ...
Posted 28 Jul 2016 by statincurious • 0 answers
cholesterol level and risk factors. But doesn't body weight impact how any drug affects a person? I think that since I am a small person I should take less. Can anyone explain why this may be wrong in the case of statins? Also is it true that starting at a lower dose and raising it if desired ...
Posted 12 Jun 2016 by Jade2595 • 1 answer
I take diabetic meds. I have tried so many meds for bloating heart burn and gas. Nothing over the counter really work. I am a diabetic and take blood presure high cholestrol water pill. Thanks so much please help Jade
Rosuvastatin - I am a 54 y.o. woman with heredity High Cholesterol and bad LDL. Although I lost 30+?
Posted 30 Jun 2016 by Penguin62 • 0 answers
... lbs and eat very clean... not to mention I walk over 10k steps daily; I also have Mitochondrial Myopathythy and am prone to both severe legs cramps and rhabdomyolysis. Should also mention that I had 2 TIAs 12 years ago and MRI w/contrast 4 years ago with showed some arthroscleroarteris one of ...