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... I am being switched to Crestor and wonder how it compares to Lipitor, especially the side effects. ... (5 replies)
... As a matter of interest, the former dose for dose is reportedly six times stronger than the latter. One word of warning, if your mum also has high blood pressure and is taking drugs for this condition, CoQ10 also lowers BP, so monitor closely. No interactions with BP medication. ... (7 replies)
... it was fortunately only mild and caught very quickly. ... (7 replies)

... thank you for your reply. Both my LDL and HDL levels are well within the normal range, LDL 2. ... (5 replies)
... Did the doctor give you a breakdown of your cholesterol.......HDL, LDL, Triglycerides, etc. I suspect the doctor told you that you have inflammation and not necessarily "an inflamed heart". Is that correct? ... (3 replies)
... off. Look for a brand that uses Kaneka CoQ10, and if taking it as a dry capsule, consume it with fats. If in a softgel, it'll have fats already in there. ... (27 replies)
... The scientific evidence is weak for CoQ10 being effective for preventing side effects of the statins, etc. That is why most cardiologists will say save your money. ... (5 replies)
... And yes, I felt generally weak and lethargic. But I was even more exercise intolerant. ... (14 replies)
... i too went off lipitor cold turkey last month because of horrible muscle and joint pain, every joint hurt including thumbs, wrists etc... some of them have gone away but not all did you also feel really lethargic? ... (14 replies)
... So you are getting better results with 20 mg. of lipitor? (4 replies)
... If you feel the 20 mg. is absolutely necessary then try it with the 120 CoQ10 and at the first sign of pain that you are sure is from Lipitor, up the CoQ10 to 240mg. But don't be too surprised if it doesn't help. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, and that's probably because these drugs deplete CoQ10, and God knows what else! I really don't have much faith in these drugs. They've been on the market for some 20 years, but I don't see how much good they've done. ... (18 replies)
... Your body will oftentimes rebel when deprived of enough cholesterol, to produce even MORE of it, thinking it does not have enough. In essence, eating too low fat can backfire. (37 replies)
... have a considerable amount more of education to obtain this certification. They are a real doctor, with their degree in pharmacy. They really helped my mother, and also did agree that the doubling of her diltiazem along with her statin was the cause of her condition worsening. ... (37 replies)
... fish oil and CoQ10 and see how you feel in a few more months. ... (37 replies)
... and my diet is low fat, low cholesterol. I walk 6 miles every morning and stay away from restraurants. Since I quit Lipitor on Dec 1st I started CoQ10 and Omega 3 Fish Oil. I'm on no medication at all and never was other than the Lipitor. ... (37 replies)
... your body. I would research the importance of cholesterol in the body. You liver was suffering, as well as the other cells in your body. If you wern't taking Coq10 you doctor should be fired. But then Zetia stops the absorption of Coq10 as well as other vital number. You might have had low numbers.... ... (9 replies)
... THANKS FOR YOUR INPUT, THATS WHAT I WANTED TO KNOW IF ANYONE JUST STOPPED THESE S.... PILLS AND WAS OK, I HAVE MUSCLE PAIN , ANNOYING ITCHING, THAT I THINK MAY BE A ALLERGIC REACTION TO THE LIPITOR, I SEE MY DR. ... (15 replies)
... You can stop them without decreasing the dosage. In independent studies..it has been shown that zetia stops the absorption of COq10 and other vital nutrients. Zetia was only tested for 12 weeks on humans prior to being taken to the general public. The FDA knew it was only tested for 12 weeks. ... (15 replies)
... Nancy, yes there are those who can take a statin and lucky you that you can take such a low dose. Remember to take your CoQ10 and you may never have any of the problems you read on these posts. ... (8 replies)




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