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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 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 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 9 Jun 2011 by • 3 answers
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?
How long does muscle pain as a side effect last after discontinuing lipitor (statins)? I have 2 mnth
Posted 6 Oct 2011 by • 3 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 28 Jan 2006 by • 16 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 ...
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 27 Sep 2017 by • 1 answer
I had a severe reaction to generic Lipitor. Major joint and muscle pain in back and hips. How long should this last?
Posted 18 Sep 2017 by • 0 answers
I take 400 mg of magnesium oxide and I take vitamin D3 should they be taken together or separately
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
My cholesterol level was 35 points too high. My doctor prescribed Lipitor 20 mg. That sounds high...
Posted 18 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
... for a beginning dose? What is the normal beginning dosage of Lipitor?
Blood Pressure - I have been off 10mg Lipitor for 1 month. My BP has been 85/46 and fatigue for over
Posted 23 Jul 2017 by • 0 answers
... a week. Could there be a rebound/reversal coming off? BP 85/46 and intense fatigue And some severe gas and bad What would y'all do?
Posted 19 Jul 2017 by • 0 answers
How long does it take Lipitor to get out of my system if I took it for a week?
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- Side Effects of Lipitor (detailed)