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... One way to be certain is to stop the drug for a month and see what happens, then restart...see again! ... (2 replies)
Abnormal ck level
Aug 19, 2011
... Anyhow, I just, and for the FIRST time, had a CK test by a new doctor who is more thorough than the other one was. CK came in at 242 !! ... (3 replies)
... total levels. I just had the blood test done this week, and have never had it done before. I don't know if my doctor checked the wrong box on the blood test order, or decided it was a good idea. ... (6 replies)

... related muscle damage can also occur in patients with normal CK levels. I'm not saying that your pains are related to the Lipitor. Maybe yes, and maybe no. But you should immediately bring this to your doctor's attention. ... (10 replies)
Lipitor or not?
Jan 5, 2002
... years. In that time I had alot of muscle pains. my doctor kept telling me it was stress related, never did any tests. I switched doctors about 3 months ago and my pains were getting bad, hardly could walk one morning. ... (15 replies)
Abnormal ck level
Jul 14, 2011
... I have been on lipitor 40mg for about 6 years now and never had any symptoms. Recently I've been having leg cramps. I went for my physical and my ck level was high at 252. In the past my average was around 150. The doctor sent me for another blood test and it came back at 453. ... (3 replies)
... You did not mention your dosage. He developed pain on 10mg over eight years and was almost physically floored when it was increased to 20mg. His CPK level was 208, but rose to the current level while off Lipitor. ... (6 replies)
... He doesn't seem to know anything about cholesterol. I would suggest that that you do you research on cholesterol. Find out what the bosy uses cholesterol for and how essential it is. If have done over 200 hours of research on cholesterol and statin drugs. ... (9 replies)
Lipitor Forever?
Jun 4, 2004
... ery careful! Do you cholesterol research. 115 is WAY too low. Women have a much increased chance of bleeding stroke with cholesterol under 180. Also read the Lipitor ads. It says "Lipitor has not been shown to prevent heart disease or heart attacks".... ... (14 replies)
... that muscle damage can begin to occur in patients with normal CK levels. You said that your total cholesterol was 247, but what were your other numbers, such as HDL, LDL, and triglycerides? ... (16 replies)
... I contacted my doctor and said I felt pretty tired and weak so he drew some more blood and said my levels were high and please discontinue. That was a little over a month ago. I thought the only blood enzyme test they did was for the liver enzymes which were fine. ... (4 replies)
... I began taking lipitor in early May 2005. When I went to my cardiologist in early July 2005, he told me that my cholesterol was 160, and to come back in three months. I asked him to fax the blood results to me internist. ... (6 replies)
... I am also on lipitor. My total cholesterol was 247. My doc immediately put me on liptor, without even having me try exersize and diet change first. He also waited 8 weeks before he had my first blood test. My total went down in the 150's. ... (16 replies)
... But that is exactly the point. These drugs aren't tested in the populations and under the conditions that they will ultimately be prescribed for in real life. ... (76 replies)
... Under the left side ribecage edge: possible pancreatitis; right side: gall-bladder; central or either-side: ulcer! I'd have a test done for antibodies to H.pylorii if you have not already to rule out small ulceration. Usually night-time dosing is not as necessary as once thought. It was originally recommended because most of the manufacture of LDL in the liver occurs while... (6 replies)
... Prior to the start of lipitor the cardiologist told me something about a number of 259 cholesterol, but as I mentioned when I went this month, it went down to 160 (6 replies)
... I am in that same situation, as I started Lipitor in 2008 after my heart surgery. ... (3 replies)
... I have been on Lipitor , bad news. ... (14 replies)
... Thanks fuzzflyer, was not the news i wanted to hear but i can accept that, i do eat well and am not going to dwell on the cholesterol except in what i eat, i also am hypo which when it started so did my high cholesterol. ... (14 replies)
May 24, 2004
... Get a new doctor. CK levels can be normal even though there is severe muscle damage caused by statins. You lost weight, and now your cholesterol is down. Obviously you have changed your eating habits. That probably was more to do with the cholesterol loss and the medication. ... (28 replies)

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