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Posted 26 Jul 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 2 Jul 2013 by • 5 answers
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 ...
Posted 6 Jul 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 29 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
Because of past problems with statins my GP has advised splitting 5mg pill and take half only for first two weeks. Pill is film coated with no provision for splitting. Is this OK or is there a splittable version?
Posted 21 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
What is the cost for single disease.
Posted 28 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 19 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
... irreversible damage?
Posted 17 Dec 2016 by • 0 answers
... more meds that added to the problems. Med statin suffer made to suffer even more with out any kind of help but problems were used against me for medical torture and micro chipped electronic torture to now because of them and they many problems and damages they have caused me and my whole family ...
Posted 10 Jun 2016 by • 1 answer
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 ...
Posted 15 Aug 2016 by • 1 answer
... last 6-7 years. Each time after 6 months to a year there are muscle and joint problems and moodiness Currently on pravastatin for the past two years and same side effects however moodiness has gone to anger
Atorvastatin - I had open heart valve surgery and triple bypass Atorovastatin 80mg is prescribed but
Posted 28 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
I had perfect cholostrerol levels before surgery. Atorovastatin gives me severe diarrhea and gastrointestinal distress. Is Statin absolutely necessary if so what can I take rather than Atorovastatin? Thanks for your attention.
Just getting ready to start taken a statin drug. When is best time to start to take atorvastatin 20?
Posted 11 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
Best time of day.
Posted 13 Jun 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 28 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
cholesterol level and risk factors. But doesn't body weight impact how any drug affects a person? I think that since I am a small person I should take less. Can anyone explain why this may be wrong in the case of statins? Also is it true that starting at a lower dose and raising it if desired ...
Posted 16 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
Taking 80 mgs of atrovatatin for three years now cant breathe properly. All tests clear and sats 99% dr said weight rubbish lightly over weight bmi 27. Sore feet i will stop statins today. How long before i can breathe again