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... Mine was about 297 on 20MG lipitor and was having the aches and pains. Took Crestor for a while and pains continued, went off Crestor for 4 days and CPK dropped to 80! ... (4 replies)
... I currently have a CPK level of about 2200. When I took this test I had not worked out for about a week. Anyways this is from what I understand high. ... (4 replies)
... Is 297 an abnormally high CPK test for muscle enzymes in regards to lipitor? ... (4 replies)

... I had a blood test to check liver enzymes and CPK levels. My doc said that if the Lipitor was causing the problem, my CPK levels would be elevated due to inflammation of the muscle. I wasn't aware, and my doctor couldn't tell me if other medications could affect the test results. ... (27 replies)
... Muscle weakness is an adverse effect of Zetia. And it can occur while liver enzymes are normal. Try stopping the Zetia and see if there is an improvement. ... (5 replies)
... The combo agrees with me...no pain and perfectly normal liver enzymes and CPK levels year in and year out. ... (17 replies)
VAP test?
Sep 14, 2006
... He is also having a CPK test. His doctor in the past has refused to do any testing for high genetic LDL, saying he can't do anything about it so why do it. ... (11 replies)
... Health Canada includes the following information. ....post marketing reports of musculoskeletal events including myopathy, CPK elevations, and rhabdomyolysis. In addition, hepatitis, pancreatitis, and thrombocytopenia have been reported. ... (33 replies)
... Hi Lisa, The main problem with starting and stopping any cholesterol lowering drug is, once you stop taking it, your cholesterol will go back up to it's previous level and sometimes higher. All cholesterol lowering drugs are for life. My personal view is that cholesterol is not the problem. Our bodies need it, that's why they manufacture it. Homocysteine on the other hand... (41 replies)
... r and start drinking all the water that I could. He told me to come in to see him, and I said that I don't have the strength today. I saw him 2 days later and my CPK levels were extremely high. I came close to developing rhabdomyolysis, a condition where the muscles are attacked by statins. ... (32 replies)
... with any liver or gall bladder problem the enzymes will be elevated. With serious statin problems they'll be throught the ROOF. ... (7 replies)
... All you can do is to check your liver enzymes regularly to judge the effect of the atorvastatin. ... (1 replies)
... phja, You can't get away with this: What disease? Is it a disease that's particular to stains(sic) What muscle enzymes....something new on the medical horizon or a CPK....if the latter what readings? Hmmm, 5 years of Lipitor and he has developed a muscle pain (that's what myositis is). I wish I could count on pain (from whatever cause) once every 5 years! (11 replies)
... I do not believe I am loosing muscle as I am building muscle in doing power yoga and can see a difference in my tone. I work at a pharmacy and my PharmD thinks its a very stange blood test and suggested a retest. I have an appointment with a new doc tomorrow that will hopefully shed some light on the whole thing. I feel I am over what ever it was that was making me feel ill... (10 replies)
... Short version: N2V2, Your elevated AST and very elevated ALT (formerly SGPT) point strongly to liver damage. BUT they can also show severe muscle damage. Since you are dieting rather severly (which diet?), you are losing muscle mass at a good clip. Good your Hepatitis A,B,and C are negative (but they are up to D and E.) :rolleyes: Your huge decrease in TC, LDL, and HDL... (10 replies)
... If your Liver Enzymes are in normal range, you're not overstressing you liver. ... (10 replies)
... The potential distortion of liver enzyme values seems straightforward because screwing with liver enzymes is really the intended mode of action. ... (3 replies)




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