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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

Is muscle pain a side effect of Lipitor?

Posted 28 Jan 2006 by msbandit 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 ...

How long does muscle pain as a side effect last after discontinuing lipitor (statins)? I have 2 mnth

Posted 6 Oct 2011 by rkeenanjr 9 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 ...

Are leg cramps the same as "muscle pain" described in Lipitor symptoms?

Posted 25 Oct 2012 by captaing 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 ...

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 ...

Does lipitor work better if you take it at night?

Posted 9 Jun 2011 by J0J0 3 answers

Can you eat grapefruit while on Lipitor medication?

Posted 6 May 2010 by slacker1956 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?

Taking lipitor for several years, 3 mths ago started getting bad hip leg pain, could it be lipitor?

Posted 18 Mar 2013 by sandyken2000 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 ...

All statins can cause severe muscle/joint pain. I stopped taking Lipitor because of this. Some?

Posted 6 Jul 2013 by zebarig 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 ...

Can lipitor make you lose weight?

Posted 18 Oct 2010 by lashields2005 1 answer

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

Lipitor and Grapefruit?

Posted 5 Aug 2009 by Jandelles 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?

Is there a generic drug available for lipitor?

Posted 22 Nov 2009 by aquanaut 7 answers

If not then will Lipitor go generic?

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