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... however some have severe muscle aches and loss of strength, especially in the leg muscles. I took lipitor 40 mgs for 2 months and immediately noticed legs pains so reduced to 20 mgs per day for last 4 months. ... (8 replies)
... fish oil my numbers were around 286 total, I have since changed my diet started taking the above and my numbers went through the roof 319. ... (6 replies)
... fish oil, and also get his vitamin D levels tested. If D is low, supplement with a gelcap supplement. ... (1 replies)

... I too am going to have to start Crestor and I too don't want to do this either. ... (23 replies)
... I assume you are asking about the amount of fish oil to take? ... (23 replies)
... Lenin and NHone, thank you for your replies. We are still leaning toward the Zocor as being the culprit. Four years ago he was put on either Crestor or lipitor and had the same shoulder pain. He went off it because the pain was just too bothersome, as soon as he stopped the meds the pain went away. ... (9 replies)
... I had my gallbladder removed 5 days ago. I was not able to tolerate anything that reduces cholesterol and suffered pain in the gallbladder area. Now that it is gone I want to try again to take those. Does anyone know when it is safe for me to try again. ... (4 replies)
... I doubt it would raise your readings. My husband has high cholesterol and was put on Crestor. ... (13 replies)
Dec 19, 2005
... ngest statin out there...Crestor. If the objective is to simply lower cholesterol, just about any statin will do that. But it's good that you discontinued taking Crestor once you experienced problems. You don't want to ignore these warning signs and end up with irreparable damages. ... (11 replies)
Fish Oil Results
Apr 5, 2005
... Here is the results of my cholesterol lowering plan with no medications. I have been taking a pharmaceutical grade fish oil 10,000mg per day. ... (27 replies)
... To me, these numbers do not look alarming and in need of a statin, unless you have other heart related problems. Your Triglycerides are high and you could work on lowering that number. Are you taking fish oil? ... (1 replies)
... Today I was disappointed after seeing both my primary care provider and my gynecologist. ... (9 replies)
... as well as taking a good fish oil and Vitamin C. ... (2 replies)
... cholesterol was 438, HDL was 58, and triglycerides were 630. I had to go back for another test to find out my LDL since the high trigs made this measurement inaccurate. My LDL came back at 311. ... (6 replies)
... I wouldn't do it but I have sworn off of ANY statins. I think if you needed more, your doctor would give you a higher dose of the Crestor. I think Crestor is the most powerful of the statin family so proceed with caution.. ... (2 replies)
... Try taking at least 100mg a day of CoQ10. Statins are known to decrease our supply CoQ10. This depletion leads to sore muscles and body aches. Fish Oil will also help with the joint aches. ... (2 replies)
... hat information. I have not been told what level to aim for. What complicates my situation is a chronic kidney disease. It perpetuates the inflammatory processes and also effects the cardiac function. I still have a lot of reading to do. ... (3 replies)
... Interesting reply about fish oil causing LDL to go up. I also cannot take fish oil as it raises my LDL ridiculously high. My DR said to stop taking fish oil completely and we'll retest again before he puts me on meds. Keeping my fingers crossed. I really don't want to go on meds if I don't have to. ... (8 replies)
... I took myself off the Crestor after 8 days. I was on Zocor and felt like I was in a boxing match and someone punched in my mid section, also had cramps in legs. They put me on Crestor and I began to have discomfort in my liver area. ... (8 replies)
... Sounds like you have done many good things to try and make a difference. ... (5 replies)

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