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Abnormal ck level
Aug 19, 2011
... Here's my story for your review as you deal with this whole statin issue. ... (3 replies)
... I am wondering if even this low dosage would affect my back muscles in this way. I don't see my doctor until August, and meanwhile I will be having another blood test before seeing him. ... (2 replies)
... will it skew the test result of any or all of these tests? ... (1 replies)

... When one takes a strong drug like a statin one must be vigilant, one must test liver functions, serum CK, blood lipid levels, urine coonstituents...but one need not fear them because 1 in a 1000 people develop myopathy after 4 years... ... (42 replies)
... I'd have a test done for antibodies to H.pylorii if you have not already to rule out small ulceration. ... (6 replies)
... Well they couldn't have been reporting the Baycol problems, and look how long it took for that report to go public. People had to die before they recalled that junk, and as I understand it, more died then was actually reported. Like U said, unless it is really serious in THEIR minds, it gets tossed aside as just a lil complaint, or they pass the muscle problems off as... (95 replies)
... related muscle damage can occur in patients with NORMAL CK levels. But these patients probably aren't even included in their statistics. ... (95 replies)
What's Goin' On???
Aug 14, 2004
... effect of Lipitor and other statin type drugs. It is also appears to be more prevalent in active people then people who are sedentary. ... (6 replies)
Lipitor Forever?
Jun 4, 2004
... Lipitor would consider this something they would want to point out if they intend to sell more drugs. I have done over 200 hours of research on cholesterol and statin drugs. ... (14 replies)
... 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)
... It seems that sensitivity to one statin is likely to be seen to all of them.... ... (6 replies)
... Of course, at the first sign of dark urine, any statin should IMMEDIATELY be discontinued and the kidneys evaluated until rhabdomyolysis can be competely discounted. ... (10 replies)
... Myopathy is the death of muscle cells. Anyone who suspects it should have an immediate blood test for serum creatine phosphokinase (called CPK or CK) which soars with destruction of any appreciable amount of muscle cells. There is no need to wean from a statin...if you hate it, you can stop overnight. Your blood lipid levels will go up but not in a dangerous spike. It will... (16 replies)
... I don't think there are any tests to measure the amount of muscle damage one has. About the only thing doctors do is measure CK levels in the blood to see if there is muscle damage actively occuring. ... (31 replies)
... When one takes a strong drug like a statin one must be vigilant, one must test liver functions, serum CK, blood lipid levels, urine coonstituents... ... (42 replies)
... Aches and pains could MOST DEFINITELY be caused by any number of things. They occurred in people LONG BEFORE the word statin had ever been thought of! ... (2 replies)
... I think cpk levels in the 200's shows only a very small elevation from the norm. Rhabdomyolysis shows MANY times that amount. CPK is raised in any injury and indeed, even by regular exercise that breaks down muscle tissue. If anyone suspects a heart injury there is a VERY specific CPK test done: In cases of statin involvement or a fall or muscle injury, it it only the... (4 replies)
Crestor Safe ?
May 25, 2005
... level is not elevated. But that test won't always do the trick. ... (19 replies)
... But many people experience pain and fatigue even though they have normal CK levels. ... (4 replies)
New to Crestor
Dec 6, 2003
... First liver test should be next week for you. ... (3 replies)


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