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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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Soreness + cramping. is this from meds?

Posted 2 days 5 hours ago 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.

Can long term use Lipitor cause heartburn, gas and upper torso muscle hurting?

Posted 28 Feb 2017 by Diane and Ron 1 answer

I have taken Lipitor for more than 15 years. Since 12/29/16 I have been experiencing chest pain sometimes so severe that my neck, arms, wrists and back hurt. My wife rubs and pats my back and sometimes I pace the floor and after a few belches, it will subside. When the severe attack happens, it can ...

My husband took Lipitor 14 years ago and started having severe leg pain and muscle weakness. The?

Posted 28 Jan 2017 by reddolly 2 answers

... doctor refused to take him off, even though his cholesterol levels were not that high. He has been off Lipitor for 12 years and his muscle have continued to deteriorate to the point of needing a some type of support. Anyone else experience this problem? Any help? He has been to Mayo 11X, U of ...

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