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... or did it just come on 'out of the blue' and persist and get worse? ... (13 replies)
... Coq10 is not for the pain that and muscle problems that can be associated with statins. Coq10 is for the depletion of Coq10 caused by cholesterol lowering medications causing the body to malfunction. ... (13 replies)
... I have been on Crestor 5 mg for about two months now. After only 1 month my TC dropped from 240 to 180, LDL 151 to 115 and Tri 221 to 121. Needless to say I was very pleased with the results. However, about 2 weeks ago I developed pain and stiffness in my left hip and thigh. ... (13 replies)

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Dec 30, 2006
... Also, my Testosterone got really low on Crestor 5 mg and is really why I ultimately quit this past summer. That's why I pay attention when Hubble others are promoting COQ10. ... (6 replies)
... for about 4 months now, and so far I have not had muscle problems. ... (13 replies)
... NHone, You mention "There is sufficient evidence of the effects of lowered CoQ10 on the heart and other muscles. A good dose would be 300mg per day. If you have had problems with statins, you should start out at 600mg per day. ... (10 replies)
... ng overlooked in CHD because of the invention of statins. Inflammation is being overlooked. Low metabolism is being over looked. Thyroid is being overlooked. And just plain old exercise is being overlooked. Processed foods and transfats are being overlooked. ... (21 replies)
... You should at least be on Coq10. Verapamil and Crestor could be a lethal combination. You doctor should have known better. But I keep forgetting...doctors don't know how the body works.... ... (35 replies)
... and is usually only done if you have both high LDL and high Triglycerides that haven't responded to lifestyle changes. ... (3 replies)
... f lovastatin, I'd personally feel much safer taking the lovastatin than the RYR. At least the quality control of the lovastatin production process is monitored, and presumably much greater than for the RYR. How would you even know what dose of lovastatin you are getting in the RYR? ... (7 replies)
... a natural product, but that doesn't make it safe. Mushrooms are natural , but eating them can be lethal. RYR also cuts off the pathway through which cholesterol and ubiquinone are produced. So you can expect to see the same side effects. ... (7 replies)
... He said when he was speaking with a nutritionist the otyher day at a GNC store, that this nutritionist told him that red yeast rice is a NATURAL occuring statin and is completely safe. ... (7 replies)
... It took me almost one and a half years for my muscle pains to completely disappear once I stopped taking my medicines. I had been on Lipitor for about 7 years, and when my doctor added Tricor to the mix, I had serious muscle aches within months... I stopped both, and didn't notice ANY improvement for several months. ... (4 replies)
... I'm going to try Niacin, CoQ10, continue diet changes and resume a more vigorous exercise program. ... (14 replies)
... I would not take a Statin- been there done that, Lipitor and Crestor- they almost killed me- I found a wonderful book removed] that suggests the following supplements equal 20 mg of Lipitor 81 mg of buffered aspirin 100-150 mg of CoQ10 (which statins deplete by the way) 400 mg L Carnitine a vit B complex with Folic acid Omega 3 Fish oil- around 400 mg average ... (8 replies)
... BTW, prior to going on Crestor 10 mg and reading about CoQ10 here, I'd been taking CoQ10 for probably five years for heart health.... ... (12 replies)
... Crestor is the super statin. Some consumer group is trying to have it taken off the market. Many on this board use crestor and have received great numbers. Yes with any statin it is suggested a person take coq10 to alleviate muscle pain. ... (19 replies)
... of his patients have side effects. He was one himself and had to take a large dose of CoQ10 to reduce his muscle problems. ... (35 replies)
... I personally would not try Crestor because of my prior history. ... (5 replies)
... they can cause insulin intolerance and diabetes, which will definitely have a negative effect on your cholesterol levels. ... (6 replies)

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