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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 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 ...

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!

Just prescribed Androgel and have been using for a week, how long until I start seeing results?

Posted 12 Mar 2011 by knite 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 ...

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

Who has elevated cholesterol? How bad is this?

Posted 5 Mar 2012 by lady from T.O. 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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 by Energizer Bunny 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.

I was wondering if anybody suffers from enlarged stomach??

Posted 7 Jun 2013 by johnw489 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 ...

Why does lipitor cause weight gain?

Posted 23 Nov 2010 by JANIEHARVEST 1 answer

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

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?

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