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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)
... re bed, it's hard to say what your body is going through while you sleep. Probably why they want you to take them at night! Anyway, I have just quit taking the Lipitor in an effort to see if I feel better or not. ... (6 replies)
Lipitor or not?
Jan 5, 2002
... sts. I switched doctors about 3 months ago and my pains were getting bad, hardly could walk one morning. my new doctor did alot of tests and determind it was the lipitor causing my muscle pains took me off medicine right away. He sent me to a neuroligist doctor and a reheumatolist. ... (15 replies)

... f almost 80 mg. Also diltiazem will not let the body rid it self of the Lipitor, in effect letting it build up in her body to a toxic level. They never did any CK test on her liver to test for muscle damage. ... (9 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)
... 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)
... s 208, but rose to the current level while off Lipitor. His pain has diminished considerably, but his muscles continue to be inflamed. I do hope you can tolerate Lipitor as it really does decrease cholesterol, but please be aware of any abnormal muscle pain. ... (6 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)
... In addition to what ARIZONA asked for, what dosage of Lipitor are you on. ... (16 replies)
... poisoning themselves. I felt really weak and fatigued and sore joints and still do quite frankly. I called recently for the results and the nurse said the cpk or ck was 297. I though she got it wrong first cause I thought that was my overall cholesterol reading. Could that be right? ... (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. ... (6 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. If the tests were conducted using these subjects they would never receive FDA approval. Pfizer is recommending that every diabetic should be taking Lipitor. If you look at table 1 diabetes is a risk factor for muscle... (76 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)
... Hi All, 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. I have developed a rash that will not go away and my hips and legs hurt so bad I feel like cutting them off. I was told it is not... (16 replies)
... It's possible that Lipitor is implicated but usually the very largers muscles are the ones that will give you ststin pain (like thighs). I have a LONG history of back pain but don't notice any exacerbation with lipitor. (Though my KNEES might be a different story- jury is still out). One way to be certain is to stop the drug for a month and see what happens, then... (2 replies)
... I am in that same situation, as I started Lipitor in 2008 after my heart surgery. ... (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. :blob_fire (14 replies)
... I have been on Lipitor , bad news. ... (14 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)




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