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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 ...

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

Posted 2 Jul 2013 by dredscott 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 ...

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 ...

Have any of you experienced muscle pain since starting Praluent?

Posted 24 Feb 2016 by medq 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?

Lipitor vs Crestor - How do they compare?

Posted 2 Jan 2011 by rayhunt 1 answer

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

Posted 11 Apr 2015 by joyce valente 3 answers

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

Why do we take statin at night?

Posted 1 Jan 2018 by camilla mulusew 1 answer

Is Zetia or ezetimibe a so-called "statin" drug or not?

Posted 28 Nov 2012 by erickg55 2 answers

Can't seem to determine if Zetia is in that category or not.

Relationship between statins and valerian root?

Posted 3 Dec 2013 by starksmen 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.

Did U no Ciprofloxacin is bad for tendons?

Posted 30 Sep 2012 by meyati 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 ...

Statins are too painful?

Posted 24 Mar 2015 by Wishst31 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 ...

What are the side effects of statins?

Posted 11 Sep 2018 by JemmaCS 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?

Can Neurontin cause creatin involvement ie cramping the way statins do with me?

Posted 4 Jul 2013 by Lukelives4043 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 ...

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