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Posted 13 Aug 2009 by • 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 by • 3 answers
what will happen if you stop taking lipitor cold turkey
Posted 28 Jan 2006 by • 17 answers
Hi, I have been on Lipitor for almost a year now and I think I am having side effects from it. They are muscle pain in my shoulders, arms, & hands and even some numbness in my hands and arms. Has anyone else experienced this trouble? I asked the doctor and he said to just keep taking it but ...
How long does muscle pain as a side effect last after discontinuing lipitor (statins)? I have 2 mnth
Posted 6 Oct 2011 by • 11 answers
Had the same problem with the other statins, muscle aches stopped after about a week after discontinuing. Lipitor worked for me for over a year before problem started. I developed the side effect in July and I still have severe muscle and joint pain. Doctor told me blood test normal and it ...
Posted 25 Oct 2012 by • 4 answers
I get a lot of cramps, mostly legs but also in rib cage, hands, etc. Seems like they started a couple years ago, I'm now 60 yrs old. Sometimes I relate these to physical exertions during the day, but not always. Is this the "serious muscle pain" described in the symptoms? It's ...
Posted 9 Jun 2011 by • 3 answers
Posted 26 Jul 2013 by • 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 6 May 2010 by • 1 answer
I was told by someone who is on Lipitor that they cannot eat grapefruit while taking it. Lipitor is a statin (I believe) Is Gemfibrozil?
Posted 18 Mar 2013 by • 4 answers
I've tried exercise and pain medication, to no avail, and I'm wondering if it could be the lipitor. A pharmacist told me "highly doubtful", but I stopped the lipitor 3 days ago, and have had an immediate reduction in pain. I also slept better last night than I have in several ...
Posted 6 Jul 2013 by • 1 answer
... 'bright' Rheumatologist diagnosed me w/RA and said it was not the Lipitor. After the Methotrexate she gave me almost killed me I threw it and the Lipitor away, and a few months later all pain was gone! I have just started taking Livalo but was advised by a truely good Physician to ...
Posted 18 Oct 2010 by • 1 answer
Posted 23 Nov 2010 by • 1 answer
Posted 14 Aug 2011 by • 1 answer
I'm traveling for 10 days and forgot my lipitor. Is it a problem if I just wait until I get home?
Posted 10 Sep 2012 by • 2 answers
Constant constipation and muscle weakness. Never had high cholesterol. Was put on drug after blocked artery in abdominal aorta
Posted 5 Aug 2009 by • 2 answers
Does lipitor interact with grapefruit juice? I'm taking lipitor for my high cholesterol at the moment and just wondering if it's ok to eat grapefruit. If so, how much is ok?
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- Side Effects of Lipitor (detailed)