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... Have you read about taking high doses of vitamin C for maintaining cholesterol balance? ... (5 replies)
... started with a few aches and pains. I stopped for a few months, and the aches and pains eased up, but the GI problems took almost another 4 months for my GI guy to get under control. About 3 months after I started to feel pretty darn good, they decided to put me on Baycol...OH BOY, those pills really did a number on me. ... (29 replies)
... and the best method of checking if it is Lipitor that is causing the problem is to stop taking Lipitor for a period of time and see if the side effects go away. ... (2 replies)

... on my body and shaking of my hands..He told me to stop taking the drug..It's been over 2 weeks and the hives continue and my nerves are on such an edge that I cannot do the hand work that my job demands.. ... (9 replies)
... I would discontinue the statins for a month and see how you feel. ... (5 replies)
... JJ, Well my hubby is so disgusted that he has decided to stop taking Lipitor because of having a bad night with pain in his hip, for no reason. He has not had bone aches before and is worried that it is the Lipitor. ... (9 replies)
... And even Life Extension: For those who decide they don't want to take statins (a notable goal): (15 replies)
... I stopped statins after taking them for 8 or 9 years. True, I was concerned about stopping them cold turkey. ... (15 replies)
... When I went off statins cold turkey my numbers went up pretty high for a few months, but then leveled off. AS Hubble said, if U don't wish to go cold turkey, take something well known and the lowest dose. ... (3 replies)
... Imacarbuff, I thought that quitting statins cold-turkey was only risky if you had a recent heart attack... I stopped taking Lipitor cold-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. Lovastatin is a relatively weak statin - which is the one I'd recommend. ... (3 replies)
... to stop taking Lipitor completely in about one week. ... (3 replies)
... I have been on Lipitor for 2 weeks and have been getting really severe headaches and also dizziness. I spoke to my GP who has told me to stop taking if for 1 week to see if the headaches go away. He claims if they don't disappear in that time then it can't be the drug causing it. ... (3 replies)
... prescribed to millions for preventive purposes. The prescription of these drugs is based on the discredited hypothesis that high cholesterol levels cause heart attacks. ... (4 replies)
... I am currently taking Lipitor. I know I need to stop taking it while trying to conceive and while pregnant. Does anyone know how long I need to wait between stopping lipitor and trying to conceive, so that the medicine is completely out of my system? ... (1 replies)
... I have been on lipitor for 4 months and I have started having lower back pain, I have started a thread asking if I stop taking Lipitor how long before I will see some improvement. ... (25 replies)
... how long these side effects tended to last. ... (7 replies)
... cholesterol foods, and told me to check it in a year. ... (10 replies)
... not that I am a tan addict but I like to have some color in the summer. ... (1 replies)
... aving some real bad muscle and joint aches. My muscles didn't burn and I didn't have any loss of strength, but I just felt like they were really tight and needed to be constantly stretched and ocassionaly I would stand up and just feel weak, but didn't actually experience any weakness. ... (1 replies)

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