... Simvastatin has been reported to cause sexual dysfunction more than other statins. The statins called Pravachol and Lescol are less likely to cause sexual problems. All statins at low enough doses should not cause these problems. ... (27 replies)
... The risk of liver problems is extremely rare for Immediate Release Niacin. I've been taken the Immediate release at very high doses for over seven years and never had an elevated liver enzyme reading. Lipitor was another story. My liver enzymes began to increase after about 2 months. ... (27 replies)
... Side effects can hit at ANY time although my bet is you have had them a lot longer and just brushed them off as over working, getting older and the many other things I thought for the years I was on them. ... (1 replies)
... or aspirin does not. Pravachol has been known to increase morning erections in some research studies. In my experience Lipitor at reasonable doses does not effect sexual functioning, but with the negative side effects, your lucky to function at all. ... (27 replies)
... found it can cause the same thing that all statins do, a lowering of the sex drive. ... (27 replies)
... if this is a cholesterol question and you are asking how to lower triglycerides, you should post on the cholesterol board. ... (1 replies)
... I have great sympathy for people who get real pain from statins, and I even sympathize with those who WRONGLY assume the pain of a bad back or an arthritic knee is caused by statins. ... (37 replies)
... I have to agree with a lot that you all have said about satins and not being of the femalw sex, what is PN mean ( above) Perment Pn damage.
So much for being a male.
thanks. (16 replies)
... said that cholesterol is important in the diet. it is important bcuz it is a sex hormone, brain hormone and everything else. ... (15 replies)
... is underestimated when it is calculated by the Friedewald formula compared with the LDL level measured by a direct method. A secondary objective was to determine and compare the percentages of patients meeting LDL goal using each of these two methods. ... (76 replies)
... Ok, my mom called today, they dont have a computer and she asked me to research Lipitor for my dad. He wanted to know if anyone had any sexual side effects with lipitor. ... (12 replies)
... The study involved 4,444 participants. Of these, there were 407 women in the simvastatin group and 420 in the placebo group. Throughout the study, 91 women in the placebo group experienced a major coronary event, compared to only 59 in simvastatin group. ... (15 replies)
... I agree completely with the mechanism, but I still assert that the slow process of plaque formation and arterial weakening is climaxed suddenly, most often at a moment of high blood pressure, high blood flow, high heart rate....the basketball game. ... (4 replies)
... but my TSH on that test was nearly 5.0, and I have an appointment in two weeks with an AACE member endocrinologist. ... (11 replies)