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How long does it take a statin get out of your system my legs hurt?

Posted 28 Oct 2011 by meyati 24 answers

I started simvastatin this summer. The last few weeks my legs and ankles began hurting now I have foot cramps that twist my feet and headaches. I'm going to stop and see if they go away. I've really been nauseous too. I've almost been thinking of asking the doctor for something for ...

Is there a "best time of day" to take Atorvastatin?

Posted 20 Nov 2014 by Jkgallegos 6 answers

... I've read that - to some - it doesn't matter and to others, it's best to take it at bedtime... I'm about to start this medication and I'm trying to figure out this thing when to take it. Thank you!

Which drug is better - Simvastatin or Lipitor? Which does less damage to the body?

Posted 13 Aug 2009 by tyrkeltaubbella 7 answers

I was prescribed Lipitor by my physician. But I heard that Simvastatin (Zocor) has less of a negative effect on the body than Lipitor. Is it true?

Side effects if you stop taking lipitor and you have been on it for 3years?

Posted 30 Dec 2011 by jtaft 3 answers

what will happen if you stop taking lipitor cold turkey

Can Lipitor cause Type II Diabetes?

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 ...

If I have aches and pains from taking several different statins will all statins affect me?

Posted 2 Jul 2013 by dredscott 5 answers

I have now taken 4 different statins, simvastatin, pravastatin, lovastatin and atorvastatin. They all caused me muscle and joint soreness, my hands ache so bad and I seem to have lost some strength in them. When I stopped the statins there was great improvement! Will all statins do this for me or ...

Can I drink alcohol while taking Atorvastatin ?

Posted 30 Apr 2016 by Tariq saeed 1 answer

I am regular drinker and my doctor Recommend me today .i am afraid to take this medicine. My doctor knows my drinking habit but he recommended this drug

Why does lipitor cause weight gain?

Posted 23 Nov 2010 by JANIEHARVEST 1 answer

Pravastatin VS. Crestor - what are equivalent doses?

Posted 10 Oct 2010 by shermeg42 1 answer

I was taking 10mg of Crestor PO daily. I recently switched to Pravastatin and the MD ordered 40mg PO daily. I was wondering if Pravastatin is really that much less potent and is this the bottom dose?

Stopped taking generic Lipitor and still muscle spasms almost one week?

Posted 31 Mar 2018 by Complications 0 answers

Had muscle spasms and muscle weakness. Also drooling. Stopped 10 mg on Tuesday. It’s Saturday and still having problems. Blood work shows no permanent damage

Atorvastatin - Is it safe to stop taking lipitor 10mg abruptly?

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

Just found out blood glucose is consistently over 200...no symptons...exercise regularly..eat?

Posted 13 Feb 2018 by paperlady1946 0 answers

... healthy..have genetic high cholesterol... bp under control... sleep very little but never tired??? help..seeing Doc next week

Can 40 Mg of Atorvastatin daily cause tingling and numbness in fingers and hands?

Posted 15 Jan 2018 by Sophie2017 1 answer

My hands and fingers feel as if they are numb and the skin feels like it has been burned or has been rubbed raw.

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