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... excessively high doses that were once prescribed. I remember it wasn't so long ago when people were actually prescribed 9 grams per day! That is quite excessive, and it predisposed patiients to a considerable amount of risk. But we now know that such high doses aren't really necessary. ... (13 replies)
... Crestor almost done me in. Of course I had severe adverse reactions to all statin medications, but crestor was the last statin that I tried and when the usual "unexplained muscle pain" began, I continued to take it. After 8 days on the med I was in bed. Extreme kidney pain and no strength. ... (32 replies)
... l will sometimes cause an angina attack. This was more so in the months following my bypass surgery. I've not had an angina attack in quite some time now while drinking alcohol. ... (10 replies)

... I use Crestor and drink several glasses of wine every night..no problems at all. I think WHEN you drink is also important. If you finish drinking at least several hrs BEFORE taking Crestor, you should be fine. ... (10 replies)
... drinker, that might be a problem using a statin drug because what the statin does is poison your liver just a little so it won't manufacture so much cholesterol and heavy drinking also poisons the liver. The point is, you don't want to poison it too much. ... (10 replies)
... I have been on Crestor for about 2 wks. So far I have had no problem with weight gain, and I feel great. ... (5 replies)
... so I have to keep my weight down and work out at least 4 days a week. I'm also having a problem with elimination. I've started drinking more water and eat Fiber One cereal for breakfast about 5 days a week. Salads are my lunch choice, so I think I get plenty of fiber. ... (5 replies)
High cholesterol
Feb 20, 2015
... Yackedar looks like an improvement from initial results, what do you think...i have an appointment on Tuesday follow up, and she doesn't know I am doing RYR should I tell the? ... (27 replies)
... I personally have had way too many problems takings statins, so I know what you mean and I think you have valid concerns. That said, those are some bad numbers that do need to come down. ... (6 replies)
... lipid numbers. My overall cholesteral was near 200 but lipids were a little out of whack so he prescribed Crestor and told me to take Niacin every day. My prescription ran out around Christmas 2013 so I hadn't taken the Crestor for about two weeks prior to Monday's test. ... (13 replies)
... what dose of crestor were you started on? ... (4 replies)
... Leg and hand cramps, pain in leg calves, misc. pain here and there in your bod, seem to be pretty expectable for SOME OF US on statins. ... (5 replies)
... First off, great board. It's funny how only a small percentage of people are supposed to have side effects from statins and that "small percentage" all managed to find this board. I wonder if Mandy Patinkin would still pimp Crestor if he read all this. ... (26 replies)
... KING ABOUT GOING OFF THE ZETIA AFTER READING THE BAD STUFF ABOUT IT TOO, IM NOT OVERWEIGHT, I EAT VERY LITTLE RED MEAT I TRY TO WATCH ALL THAT I EAT, WAS WALKING AND WORKING OUT UNTIL THE LIPITOR NOW TO TIRED AND ACHY HAVE GONE ON ALOT OF SUPPLEMENTS. ... (20 replies)
Pills & Numbers
Dec 2, 2006
... Alas, the Crestor didn't touch the HDL, nor did the daily modest drinking. Your last hope for the HDL is niacin...give it a shot. MAYBE it will give you numbers just good enough.. ... (9 replies)
... emory loss as well as the symptoms I gave I neglected to mention was irregular heat beats. This went on for many years. Drs. diagnoses was too much caffene, stop drinking coffee. ... (20 replies)
Big Question
May 7, 2004
... I'm aware that the statins and alcohol are both very probable liver damage combos, but wonder if any one still has an occasional drink? ... (3 replies)




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