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Crestor Question
Feb 24, 2007
... discomfort in my chest is what concerns me. Can Crestor cause these problems? ... (1 replies)
... Crestor 5 mg or Zocor 20 mg? ... (6 replies)
... week. Stay off the Crestor until the pain is gone, and them you might try taking it every other day, with CoQ10... Stay off things like Niacin or Red Yeast Rice while on a statin... ... (13 replies)

... Maybe 240 is where your cholesterol really needs to be ..... ;) Mark (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. ... (13 replies)
Oct 28, 2006
... Thanks for your input. I have an appoint. with my Dr in about a week and a half to do another blood workup. Will mention Vytorin to him and see what he does. Thanks for you reply. Appreciated ! Ed (14 replies)
Oct 28, 2006
... The others are right in both respects. Crestor works in your liver although Zetia works in the stomach, and not the liver. ... (14 replies)
... I too had the weakness associatied with Crestor 5 mg. Trouble is, I had exceptionally good numbers with Crestor 5 mg which made the decision to stop taking it, difficult! It doesn't seem as if it's helping you that much. ... (4 replies)
... My Dr. has taken me of Zetia 5mg and now has me on Crestor 5 mg. Prior to taking Crest. I had pains in my legs and fatigue even with lot of rest. ... (4 replies)
... deerock;5462274, It looks like they only looked at your total cholesterol. Docs often put people on statins routinely based only on the total cholesterol number, not the ratios. Here is what your ratios indicate to me: TC/HDL = 4.6 looking for <4.5 LDL/HDL = 3.0 looking for <3.2 Tri/HDL = 3.4 looking for <2.0 To me, these numbers do not look alarming and in need... (1 replies)
... I assume you know the risks of cholesterol lowering drugs. Risks for Crestor include diabetes, confusion and memory loss, liver problems, and/or severe muscle breakdown. Can't you lower your cholesterol enough with lifestyle changes? Your diet doesn't seem bad at all but could something be missing? Do you eat beans? Maybe greens are not enough. I wonder what exactly... (2 replies)
... Hello everyone!! Just wanted to share my current numbers. Very clean diet, mostly greens and usually chicken once a week. Under 15 grams saturated fats daily. Lots of nuts. Supplements: 2000mg omega a day and garlic. Meds: Crestor 10mg 4-5x a week HDL. 32 LDL. 41 VLDL. 18 TRI. 89 Total. 91 (2 replies)
... So sad but on Crestor 5 mg ever other day I get 140 to 160 I just don't get it . ... (5 replies)
... Hi Dottydog, Dosages of the three statins would help. Could you also provide us with your original LDL, HDL and Trig's levels? My wife's high Cholesterol levels are hereditary, but we have managed to get it to a suitable level over the past several years with a bit of tweaking this and tweaking that. ie: TC/HDL ratio...5.46 down to 3.62 and LDL/HDL ratio...4.0 to... (1 replies)
... I think I will still stay on this low dosage of Crestor as my CK is good and the pain isn't bad. ... (2 replies)
... Last three months I've been exercising and burning atleast 500 cal everyday. I lost 10 pounds ..from 165 to 155..In that process I've stopped takng my Crestor 5 mg to see the effect. ... (3 replies)
Crestor Question
Aug 21, 2010
... Crestor has no generic substitute because it's a new drug and also expensive. If you take Crestor, the smallest dose is definitely the safest, 5 mg is as potent as 10mg of Lipitor which is also a statin. ... (7 replies)
May 8, 2010
... Obviously, in North America at least, Crestor is not available in the 2.5 mg tablet, so some physicians now are recommending the 5 mg be split in two as a starting dosage. ... (9 replies)
... I am a 59 year old male and I have a question for you all. I am going to give you the numbers from my blood work of a week ago. My doctor met with me and prescribed Crestor (5 mg once a day). I have researched this and I don't know why he would not advise me to continue with my diet and exercise (lifestyle) changes. And perhaps some supplements like Omega 3. Here are my... (8 replies)
Mar 1, 2010
... Crestor is the strongest statin approved by the FDA. 5 mg. of Crestor is equal to about 10 mg. of lipitor and 20 mg. of Simvastatin. SIde effects with all statins are muscle tenderness and pain. At 5 mg. you should see a big drop. ... (1 replies)

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