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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Atorvastatin - I had open heart valve surgery and triple bypass Atorovastatin 80mg is prescribed but
Posted 28 Aug 2016 by mikel3 • 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.
Posted 15 Aug 2016 by Hykinfool • 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
Just getting ready to start taken a statin drug. When is best time to start to take atorvastatin 20?
Posted 11 Aug 2016 by Jrburger1000 • 0 answers
Best time of day.
Posted 10 Jun 2016 by HealthandMight • 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 28 Jul 2016 by statincurious • 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 maryjimmy • 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
Posted 13 Jun 2016 by bk53 • 0 answers
Posted 20 May 2016 by fetalsono • 0 answers
I have been taking Livalo (pitivastatin) for several years. I have a persistent salty taste in my mouth. I had assumed it was due to another medication I was taking but now I am suspicious it is due to the Statin. Anyone else experienced this? Thanks
Posted 24 Feb 2016 by medq • 7 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 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 ...
Posted 30 Jan 2016 by tony santoro • 1 answer
statin that doesn't make you sleep or control anxiety