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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 24 Feb 2016 by • 10 answers
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?
Posted 2 Jan 2011 by • 1 answer
Posted 11 Apr 2015 by • 3 answers
heartburn,trouble walking,memory loss, How long do the side effects last???
Posted 1 Jan 2018 by • 1 answer
Posted 28 Nov 2012 by • 2 answers
Can't seem to determine if Zetia is in that category or not.
Posted 3 Dec 2013 by • 3 answers
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.
Posted 28 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 30 Sep 2012 by • 5 answers
I have muscle myopathy and Achilles tendonitis from statins-cholesterol medication. I recently had a sinus infection. I went into an urgent care and was prescribed this. I didn't check it, as I was also having major problems from being given the wrong med by the pharmacy 2 weeks earlier. If ...
Posted 26 Jan 2013 by • 3 answers
Posted 24 Mar 2015 by • 1 answer
I have been taking Lipitor for over 8 years and after doing research found out many of my painful muscles could be side effect. Stopped it and felt so much better but now cholesterol in high 300's Dr started on 5mg of Crestor and pain returning very bad again. Dr stopped for now but wants to ...
Posted 11 Sep 2018 by • 1 answer
I have just started taking a statin and my doctor told me to report any muscle pain and memory loss. What are my chances of getting these side effects?
Posted 4 Jul 2013 by • 2 answers
I have tried many statins & always get severe calf cramps & weakness in that area. Now I am taking Neurontin generic for neuropathy & am having similar, tho not as severe, reactions. My calves are stiffening & cramping. Is it possible that Neurontin could do that. I took Lyrica once ...