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Pages: 1 2 Showing 1 - 20 of 30 for just how bad are the side effects from lipitor. (0.140 seconds)


... 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)
... ould not hesitate for one second to go on medication if I had your numbers. Your LDL is very high for someone with family risk, and your HDL is very low. There are numerous choices for medication, and many, many people take meds for cholesterol without any problems. ... (7 replies)
... Hi, I have kind of been down this same road. I was on Lipitor and developed muscle pain, weakness, some joint aches and some numbness in one foot. At times I was also somewhat lightheaded. My Dr. ... (35 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)
... I don't remember how long I was on Lipitor before the cramps started in my legs and feet but it was awhile, maybe several years. ... (5 replies)
Lipitor???
May 9, 2010
... Again the answer is YES.. ... (9 replies)
... and the other has preliminary results suggesting that muscle damage may be more common than previously reported. ... (7 replies)
... My cardiologist recently took me off of Lipitor and does not recommend statins for any of his patients, regardless of what their blood cholesterol reading is. Why? ... (29 replies)
... I think we agreed to disagree on this subject. Yes, I have a few friends who seem to do fine on them, but the majority have done lousy. Maybe I hang with the wrong crowd..... ... (28 replies)
... If you don't mind me asking... how old are you now? ... (19 replies)
... Based on my experience, which was muscle pain and weakness all over my body and that was just a few, it took two full months after stopping the statins before the pain dissipated enough to stop the pain medication and another month before muscle strength began returning. ... (18 replies)
... Thank you, Oldguy. Think that instead of disolving the BHT in the warm oil and taking it, risking the bitter taste, we will just take it with the oiliest and fatest meal that we eat. ... (7 replies)
... And even Life Extension: For those who decide they don't want to take statins (a notable goal): (15 replies)
... Gee Gee...Sorry to hear of all your medical problems, but as Hubble said, stick around, your not alone, and there are folks here that will try and give U some good advice. ... (15 replies)
... The important point is that the "dangers" of Crestor discussed in the article are NOT unique to this drug. ... (27 replies)
... few have posted your a bit upset with some of us being so negative about taking these drugs. Yes, I must admit I am negative, but only because I suffered SERIOUS side effects, not because I just didn't want to take them. ... (7 replies)
... enzime Q10 in your body. I'm not sure what the correlation between swelling or soreness but using Pravachol I had some aches, pains and minor swelliing. ... (5 replies)
... It does seem like your numbers have improved, but you also are losing weight, so it might be the combo of the statins and weight loss. If the pain is that bad, and we know how ya feel, as we have all been there, ask to be put on something else, and maybe a smaller doseage? ... (6 replies)
... Gee Gee...Sorry to hear of all your medical problems, but as Hubble said, stick around, your not alone, and there are folks here that will try and give U some good advice. ... (15 replies)
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