... board with that. I know it is similar to Lipitor but it's an older statin and I've heard fewer complaints about it and it is not as strong. ... (12 replies)
... Hi, my mother asked me to ask everyone here if they have weaned off lipitor. and how so over what period of time and what circumstances. ... (2 replies)
... Forgot Something, I Also Read On This Cholesterol Board Somewhere Someon Mentioned Weaning Off, Because That Way The Blood Did Not Become Sticky As Quickly, And To Take Coq10 Which I Do And Low Dose Aspirin, And Fish Oil And Folic Acid. ... (15 replies)
Do you know when the UCSD Statin Study will conclude, and when they will publish their results?
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... I have read a few cases on this forum where many would have blamed their diabetes or HBP on Lipitor IF they had tried the lipitor first ! ... (16 replies)
... It was Lipitor. The people at the statin study told me where to find it. I will look though my files, and give directions of how to find it. That is why the people at the statin study find it disturbing that all of a sudden they think that all diabetics should be on cholesterol lowering medicines. Also recent reports have shown that seriously ill diabetics have had many ... (16 replies)
It may have been in the news but it is not documented nor in any clinical studies that I know of.
For that matter they are now finding out that ALL diabetics OUGHT to be on Statins. I have never noticed any rise in mine, nor anyone, not one, person I know that takes them. Now BP meds...THAT could be another story. Some nonselective Beta blockers and diuretics... (16 replies)
... Well if she was told she has this muscular problem, which sounds to me like they might have told her, as it was mentioned by name, I'd toss the suckers.
Hubby had diabetes, high BP and extremely high Trigs., yet he dumped them and had no problem, so I would have to definitely have to hear it from a dr. not to stop if U have thes problems. It may be possible, but to be... (16 replies)
... Stumper, there actually is some truth to this. I remember reading about this a few years ago. I believe it involved Lipitor and its adverse effects on blood sugar levels in some diabetics. No, this is not nonsense. It was in the news. ... (16 replies)
... c the dr. did not wean him off of Lipitor quick enough, he started to have some problems with his liver. He is fine now and is weaning off of Lipitor. The dr. and his nutritionist did approve the Revival Soy and prefer him to be taking that vs. ... (6 replies)