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Crestor
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)
Lovastatin
Jun 22, 2006
... My own primary care doctor had muscle pains with lipitor. ... (1 replies)
... From the Crestor website and prescribing information for physicians. ... (18 replies)

... I sympothize with your situation...What to recommend is a tough call to make, given your dad's age and prior heart attack... ... (6 replies)
My numbers
Sep 13, 2011
... I just had my cholesterol tested here recently because both my father and grandmother on his side has high cholesterol above 300 without medicine. I am only 28 and have high cholesterol. My numbers are close to yours and the nurse giving me my results didn't seem too alarmed and said they weren't that bad. ... (3 replies)
... ms are showing up. Sometimes it does require steroid thearpy to start the rebuilding process. However, steroids can be a double edged sword. You have proximal muscle weakness, which is throwing you entire body out of balance. Proximal muscles are comparable to the skeleton of a building. ... (35 replies)
... If you had problems with Zocor, I wouldn't try Crestor....it is a stronger statin than Zocor, and therefore has a higher rate of side effects. ... (10 replies)
... cts of Lip. I stopped taking this destructive drug after having problems with muscle aches in the legs and arms along with memory loss, eye sight, loss of sleep, and some more too long to mention, I walked around like a zombie, hearing things but not quite responding as a normal person. ... (20 replies)
... Hi Cathy! I too have Fibromyalgia and have recently been put on a statin. ... (3 replies)
... what dose of crestor were you started on? ... (4 replies)
... memory and concentration very poor, problems finding the right words. Scared to death it was Alzheimers! ... (35 replies)
... My cholestrol was 650 and triglycerides were over 2000 before I started meds to lower it. It is now 207. ... (13 replies)
... I started with angina pain in 1992. ... (23 replies)
... Crestor is the super statin. Some consumer group is trying to have it taken off the market. Many on this board use crestor and have received great numbers. Yes with any statin it is suggested a person take coq10 to alleviate muscle pain. ... (19 replies)
... The muscle symptoms that statins can cause are severe muscle pain and weakness from inflammation and breakdown of muscle tissue. This is seen by an elevation in CK, a muscle enzyme measured in the blood. It is way worse than the usual muscle soreness after a workout. ... (13 replies)
... I replyed a long detailed post to all of you who answered but lost it all by hitting the wrong key and it all disapeared, so here is brief answer as I only hunt and peck on the keyboard. ... (4 replies)
... I, too, had taken Lipitor and experienced muscle pain, then was put on Zocor and the left arm was almost useless. ... (11 replies)
... It took me almost one and a half years for my muscle pains to completely disappear once I stopped taking my medicines. I had been on Lipitor for about 7 years, and when my doctor added Tricor to the mix, I had serious muscle aches within months... I stopped both, and didn't notice ANY improvement for several months. ... (4 replies)
... turkey about 22 months ago after I started having serious muscle pain and profound weakness. I didn't personally experience any problems dropping the drug. ... (3 replies)
... trod route and found that despite all your best efforts, your numbers remain terrible...join the crowd. ... (8 replies)


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