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What are the side effects of statins?

Have any of you experienced muscle pain since starting Praluent?

Wondering if those of you who have started Praluent did so because you experienced muscle pain on statins. If so, have you had any muscle pain that may be associated with Praluent?

If I have aches and pains from taking several different statins will all statins affect me?

I have now taken 4 different statins, simvastatin, pravastatin, lovastatin and atorvastatin. They all caused me muscle and joint soreness, my hands ache so bad and I seem to have lost some strength in them. When I stopped the statins there was great improvement! Will all statins do this for me or... read more

Relationship between statins and valerian root?

I wish to take a sleep aid supplement, Valerian Root, to help with my insomnia problems. I take simvistatin and have been told that taking this drug in conjunction with valerian root is not advisable. Is this true? Is it safe to mix the two? Thanks for your help.

Can side effects from statins be reversed ? I have muscle and joint pain?

heartburn,trouble walking,memory loss, How long do the side effects last???

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

... '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... read more

Can Lipitor cause Type II Diabetes?

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... read more

Can I take Moringa and Amlodipine Besylate at the same time?

My Dr. told me that my BP and Cholesterol were high. He prescribed Amlodipine Besylate 5mg and Statin. I did a research on the drugs and found some horrible reviews. I put the drugs somewhere and started a lifestyle change through dieting and going to the gym. After a week I did a BP check at a... read more

Low side effects with a statin medication?

Which statin has the least side effects? My husband is having a problem with extreme fatigue, muscle pain, and severe tinnitus since starting a statin, rosuvastatin, a couple of weeks ago. I would like to know if anyone is taking something that comes with less side effects. These side effects are... read more

Taking pravastatin for about a year. 40 mg until May 2021. Now on 80 mg.

I seem to have pain lifting my arms, especially right. It feels very sore, but not as much pain as when on Crestor. Seems then to have worse muscle aches. I guess I can deal with this as opposed to other statins taken. Also experience weakness in legs but this may be due to age and not enough... read more

Lipitor vs Crestor - How do they compare?

Is nystatin a derivative of statin drugs?

highly allergic to nystatin; doc wants me on lipitor (a statin); is nystatin a statin drug

What is the recommended dose of coq10 per day for a 78 yr old woman with irregular heart beat?

I have always had very good cholesterol but on last blood test about 2 weeks ago , good cholesterol was still high , but the bad one had gone up. He put me on simvastatin which is a statin drug . He did that one time a few months ago and after about 2 weeks I stopped it by myself because it was... read more

Why do we take statin at night?

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