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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 ...

Low side effects with a statin medication?

Posted 12 days ago by G Mc 2 answers

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 ...

Are there any medications to lower cholesterol levels without making tinnitus worse?

Posted 14 days ago by G Mc 2 answers

I have read information about statins, unfortunately, they all seem to have a nasty side effect of increasing tinnitus in people who already suffer from it. I read that Red Yeast Rice also makes tinnitus worse. It's understandable, after finding out that this supplement actually contains ...

How does Crestor rate for lowering LDL cholesterol levels ?

Posted 1 Oct 2017 by G Mc 2 answers

How is it in comparison to other statins? Is there a statin that anyone here can vouch for as having good results from it with the least amount of side effects? I have read that statins have a reputation for causing extreme fatigue and muscle aches in patients. Any suggestions as to an alternative ...

Bisoprolol - hypertension and permanent fatigue?

Posted 10 Sep 2017 by happymallet 0 answers

Had a blood clot near heart several years ago, stent inserted. Now on 1.5mg bisoprolol and 2,5 rampril, 75mg asprin and 40mg statins daily. Heart rate and Pulse is always extremely low, blood pressure high. I am tall and skinny 70 yr old. Pemanently knackered and don't sleep well.

Are there meds treating cholesterol that are NOT statin drugs?

Posted 18 Aug 2017 by Txhorseman 1 answer

Statins drugs have so many side effects and negative interactions with other medications, especially those that treat HIV.

Bio-Statin - My doctor can no longer get powered nystatin. I have been told it is not even made?

Posted 10 Aug 2017 by Quess 0 answers

... anymore. Now I have a bad case or oral thrush w/ sores on the back of my throat. My throat is so sore that I can't even have fresh fruit that has sugar in it. Yikes what can I do?

Taclonex - I was given instructions to wash my hair with talcxonex 2-3 times a week?

Posted 2 Jun 2017 by Thomas5600 0 answers

I worry about it getting in my eyes or other places as I have elevated liver ensymes and have been taken off statins for now. I do have a vitamin D shortage and take a regime of 5,000 units of D3 a day. will this medicine lather? I don't understand how to wash my hair safely with this medicine?

Just been prescribed Crestor 5mg?

Posted 29 Mar 2017 by BigD42 1 answer

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?

I'm interested in taking Rapatha since I have issues with statins?

Posted 21 Mar 2017 by broadcast49 0 answers

What is the cost for single disease.

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