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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)
... I am in that same situation, as I started Lipitor in 2008 after my heart surgery. ... (3 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)

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)
... 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)
... I have been on Lipitor , bad news. ... (14 replies)
... That helped with the bloated feeling I was having. However, abdominal pain still remains. Also, I have an EGD done every two years and no sign of an ulcer for the past 10 years. ... (6 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)
... 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)
... 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 probably should have mentioned it to you, but the big worry about statins is the rare possiblity of rhabdomyolysis and in this condition the CPK is raised to levels of many THOUSANDS. Two quick cases I pulled up on the showed levels of 17,000 and 29,900. ... (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 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)
... it's every bit as legit as yours, and is for Baycol, the statin drug which was recently pulled from the market due to safety concerns. ... (34 replies)
... Taking statins and tricor at the same time is generally considered poor practice and is advised against . This combo can cause major problems in some people, below is the warning. ... (6 replies)
... Whats the matter with these doctors , mixing statins and fenofibrates is a no no . You are just asking for trouble . They specifically warn against even in the warnings. ... (7 replies)
... I have a long history of high cholesterol and I have tried everything in the book. ... (14 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)
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)
... 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)

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