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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

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 ...

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 ...

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 2 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 ...

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 ...

Stopped taking Lipitor and now have headaches and tiredness.What should I do?

Posted 10 days ago by Vanderhulst 0 answers

Stopped taking Lipitor about 6 weeks ago now suffer from headaches and tiredness.Dr. did not fill my prescription so I thought I would try it without the pill because of the side effects .

Atorvastatin - I just start lipitor and 1 month going to Cancun all inclusive?

Posted 14 days ago by TERESA JASICA 0 answers

Can I drink beer or vino?

Lipitor - does atorvastatin lower blood pressure?

Posted 14 Dec 2016 by Namma02 1 answer

Can lipitor cause a small bowel obstruction?

Posted 9 Dec 2016 by Janet oliver 0 answers

I have a history of bowl obstruction. Had another one last wk. Today I feel another beginning now. Could it be the lipitor

Atorvastatin - Starting on Lipitor / diarreah?

Posted 22 Nov 2016 by Dalex1953 0 answers

I just started taking Lipitor a couple of days ago and now experiencing some really bad diarreah. I am wondering if this is possible? Literature says diarreah is a common side effect, but so soon? Thanks

Diabetic & heart patient?

Posted 23 Oct 2016 by heart16 3 answers

My husband is only 48 he had high blood pressure & meds weren't doing the trick. They put him on Lipitor 40mg for increased cholesterol. Right after that they started him on metformin 1000 mg twice a day for high blood sugars. I took him to a heart specialist and they did a heart cath. ...

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