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... tricor and a statin are better tolerated, but Gemfibrozil actually inhibits an enzyme specifically involved with statin metabolism. ... (4 replies)
... Probably the combination of alcohol, and not taking Crestor. I wouldn't worry about it too much. ... (13 replies)
... i just started taking crestor 10mg to reduce my cholesterol, is it safe to have one scotch? ... (1 replies)

... Thanks so much for the replies. I don't eat any sugar, no sweets, no alcohol, and no processed food. I am, in fact, on an Atkins diet so my saturated fats are the issue, I think, with my high LDL. ... (16 replies)
... Healthy eating habits have a lot to do with it. Alcohol can be a big factor in higher triglycerides. Alcohol can add to the belly fat as well. I like wine, but I learned that too much can lead to weight gain and skews the numbers a little. ... (3 replies)
... hanks for the response. I can't relate the start of the pain to a particular event, that's why I questioned the Crestor. I have been on Protonix for about a year and I do use Nasacort for sinus issues. ... (13 replies)
... or did it just come on 'out of the blue' and persist and get worse? ... (13 replies)
... but I was only taking 10mg. At first when I started on 20mg it went down to 183 but my hdl also went down to 50. On top of that I reduced my alcohol intake and only eat very low fat. ... (13 replies)
... As he found out, metabolic syndrome CAN be dealt with by strict diet, excellent weight control and exercise, with perhaps the addition of an agent like niacin or even daily alcohol. BUT this is not a diet that one can go off of... ... (21 replies)
... I'm still worried about being on a statin, and am constantly wary of muscle aches. So far so good though. ... (4 replies)
... individuals in the Cleveland are who had there arteries cleaned from Crestor and the paper reported no memory losses of any type while on a high dose of Crestor. ... (12 replies)
... Crestor, niacin, ANY statin, alcohol, any solvents, too much fat, and MANY drugs are all hard on the liver because the liver is the site where all most foreign material is destroyed and eliminated... but it's a matter of degree. ... (2 replies)
... I wouldn't worry about it. It's not as if you drink heavily every day. That would be another story. You are not going to damage your liver overnight. And I don't think an occasional drink or two is going to hurt you. In fact, many people who take statins still have a drink or two each day. ... (2 replies)
... Hi. I have PCOS, which is one reason why I have high cholesterol. Crestor has reduced my cholesterol dramatically. My liver function tests have always been normal. ... (2 replies)
Crestor Safe ?
May 26, 2005
... the hands and feet as well as difficulty walking. ... (19 replies)
Crestor Safe ?
May 25, 2005
... No wonder people don't want to tell their doctors about aches, pains, and other problems they experience while on statins. They're assumed to be quacks or hypochondriacs or chronic complainers... ... (19 replies)
... I did a quick search for my posts and they only went back to 01/01/2003. It appears that the board has purged all of the posts prior to 2003. (10 replies)
... It's not the cream and eggs you need to be concerned with, but the sugar in that eggnog. ... (10 replies)
... I've taken Zocor for almost 3 years now. I have an occasional drink. Not every day, not even every week. I've not had a negative reaction yet. I did find though that alcholol will sometimes cause an angina attack. This was more so in the months following my bypass surgery. I've not had an angina attack in quite some time now while drinking alcohol. (10 replies)
... I use Crestor and drink several glasses of wine every night..no problems at all. I think WHEN you drink is also important. ... (10 replies)


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