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Posted 28 Oct 2011 • 26 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 ...
Posted 20 Nov 2014 • 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!
Posted 12 Mar 2011 • 9 answers
Greetings, Last week my doctor prescribed Androgel, 1%, 5mg for me because of low testosterone. I'm a 48 year old white male, 40 pounds overweight and taking meds for high bp and high cholesterol. My reason for seeing the doctor was because for the past 8 months, my sex drive, ability to have ...
Posted 13 Aug 2009 • 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?
Posted 30 Dec 2011 • 3 answers
what will happen if you stop taking lipitor cold turkey
Posted 5 Mar 2012 • 17 answers
I had some blood work done last week. The results showed I had a slightly elevated cholesterol level. The bad one, should read less than 3.5 and mine read 3.92. I never had elevated bad cholesterol. I've had elevated good never the bad one. How bad is this? I know what my doctor said. He gave ...
Posted 29 Jul 2016 • 11 answers
Posted 26 Jul 2013 • 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 30 Apr 2016 • 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
Posted 2 Jul 2013 • 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 ...
Diabetes, Type 2 - I would like to know if a blood sugar level of 136 can be treated with just diet?
Posted 18 Aug 2009 • 5 answers
... and exercise. I have COPD and I take Spiriva, Zyban and Albuterol and I am scared to take the medicines (Metformin 1000 mg and Pravastatin 40mg tabs) that my doctor gave me because of all of the side effects and drug interactions.
Posted 7 Jun 2013 • 4 answers
I take quite a few medications for my psych decease and high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes. The diabetes and a partial blame for having them is because of some of the psych drugs I take. They escalate my sugar level. Not too high but enough to take metformin. I take atorvastatin and finofibrate ...
Posted 23 Nov 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 10 Sep 2012 • 2 answers
Constant constipation and muscle weakness. Never had high cholesterol. Was put on drug after blocked artery in abdominal aorta
Posted 10 Oct 2010 • 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?
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