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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 3 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

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?

I take 10 mgs of atorvastation at bedtime (8:30 pm) and accidently took another one at 5am?

Posted 28 Jul 2017 by JudyMG 0 answers

I work at a clinic where my doctor is. Will this be OK until then?

I have re-occuring anemia and wonder if my meds like gemfibrozil could be to blame?

Posted 25 Jul 2017 by Mary Frank Johnson 0 answers

I have had colonoscopies, endoscopies, swallowed a camera and they have not shown blood loss but I continue to be anemic. I am a heart patient and I take a number of medicines. I am a 71 year old female.

How long does it take to get Lipitor out of my system?

Posted 19 Jul 2017 by jolaina 0 answers

How long does it take Lipitor to get out of my system if I took it for a week?

I have heart failure, and wanted to know if it is safe to take 40mg atorvastatin. I take several?

Posted 19 Jul 2017 by Meriko 0 answers

heart med's, so I was a little concerned. Thank you. Meriko

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

How common are the side effects from Crestor?

Posted 30 Jun 2017 by katesla 0 answers

I have been prescribed Crestor 5mg for my cholesterol, which is 7.2. I am reading all of the comments about the side effects that people are experiencing and it frightens me. They seem very common. Is there a statistic of how many people (percentage wise) from total number are actually experiencing ...

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