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... nearly 12 yrs ago! Well over 300 and ratio's and triglyc were also out of whack. Started on Zocor ... ... (7 replies)
... One way to be certain is to stop the drug for a month and see what happens, then restart...see again! ... (2 replies)
... Thank you! Agree that I've a 'modest' need for statins now but if I lose some weight I'm sure I won't and sugar number will go down. ... (12 replies)

... at least for a couple of months and then retest blood and see if it's 'working. ... (12 replies)
Lipitor Vs Zorcor
Jul 14, 2008
... Unfortunately it started effecting my muscles and they found serious amounts of CPK in my blood from muscle breakdown. I was put onto 80 mg pravachol my chol rose to 7.1. Still had CPK. Went off all statins 3 weeks ago . ... (2 replies)
... Trouble with CPK uis that it is not very specific and LOTS of life's normal insults will raise it. ... (7 replies)
... ave my husband request both tests when he goes to his doctor's office later this morning. His CRP number has been low in the past despite high cholesterol. His CPK was low, but was higher at his last test a few months ago. ... (24 replies)
... They are quite different tests. The CPK test measures levels of an enzyme found in muscle, creatine phosphokinase. And a high level of it suggests that muscle has been damaged. ... (24 replies)
... My husband has to request the CPK test when his cholesterol panel is run. When he was having so much muscle pain more than a year ago and we suspected Lipitor we asked for the test. His doctor ordered it, but was on the phone with her insurance company after he made the request. ... (24 replies)
... My aunt was prescribed Lipitor for stroke prevention and she does not have a cholesterol problem, she is 62 years old. ... (24 replies)
... THis sounds like my symptons after taking Lipitor for years as well as other Satins, as they came on the market. ... (44 replies)
3 month follow-up
Jul 15, 2006
... HARD Exercise and Lipitor are not contraindicated...I've done both for 8 years and am very conscious of the state of my muscles. ... (16 replies)
Muscle Pain
Jun 30, 2006
... raised reuslts do NOT indicate that you have a muscle or liver problem. Just as people with a heart attack will have an elevated CPK test right after a heart attack..that raised level frequently does not continue. CPK will indicate damage being done, not damage done. Kind of like a fire.. ... (11 replies)
Lipitor Questions
Mar 20, 2006
... It is from Lipitor. Look up myopathy and proximal muscle weakness. CPK levels are not always elevated even with the muscle. Recently it has been found that the cpk is not really a good test. You need to have a muscle biopsy. ... (44 replies)
... I have to agree with Hubble for sure. I stopped statins over one month ago and continue to have pains. I had hoped that once off the statins that I would bounce back very quickly. That has not happed... ... (44 replies)
... I hope the cpk is clear and his pain resolves by itself quickly. They are really checking your Dad out completely. Sounds like he has a good Doctor. ... (44 replies)
... My husband started taking high doses of CoQ 10 enzyme immediately after going off Lipitor. I think he was taking 500mg per day for the first few months and then tapered off. He was taking the regular soft gels, but has now switched to the Q gel type since it is absorbed better. ... (44 replies)
... My Father has been on Lipitor for quite a while and is a very active and strong as a bull 67 year old. He recently within the last month or so developed severe pain in his legs . ... (44 replies)
... I wantedto just get off of them but my Dr. said he didn't think the statins caused my muscle pain....getting older. I'm 53, 6' 2" and about 198 pounds, do not smoke. ... (6 replies)
... that she took. Your symptoms are exactly the way that she started out. CPK level might not always be increased with damage. In fact in many cases it is not. Janeslk is right about her husband. Exercise caused him to have more pain. ... (4 replies)

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