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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

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?

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

Posted 6 Oct 2011 by rkeenanjr 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lipitor - Why can't you ever find hard facts about this drug lowering your cholesterol?

Posted 30 Apr 2017 by jwilson25 1 answer

I can never find either % or actual numbers of what can of results i can expect, so can can weight the potential risk vs rewards

Budesonide pressurised Inhalation BP200mcg CFC Free?

Posted 1 May 2017 by oasister 0 answers

In my place here the budesonide pressurised inhalation 200mcg no stock at the moment. Can you suggest me which product I can try? Since my previous one no stock at the moment.

Soreness + cramping. is this from meds?

Posted 27 Mar 2017 by lsjlinda 2 answers

Been taking Lipitor and Lyrica for years. Now experiencing soreness in joints and muscles. also cramping in calves. wearing compression stocking to supposedly help.

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

What is effective alopathic medicine for feet burning?

Posted 2 Apr 2017 by MANJULA 1970 0 answers

I am diabetic from 3yrs.but sugar level controlled from 2 yrs under120 before fasting & 150 after fasting.but my feet burning constant. I take medicine also for this .gabapin nt and felcita od.I am taking medicine from 3 days in present time.

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