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... some powder drink and now taking Zetia. I was removed off all of these for muscle pain. Cant take a statin at all. So Ive been taking Zetia for over 3 months now and that is my usual max when muscle pain hits me. ... (0 replies)
... That is so typical! ... Doctors like it when their patients don't know what is going on. Big pharma will only stop selling us junk when we, the consumers, tell them it is not good enough. ... (21 replies)
... Your Doctor is correct. You can stop statins cold turkey. I have been on and off three different statins in past years and have stopped them all cold turkey without a single incident. ... (7 replies)

... I have had nonstop sore muscles and fatigue the entire time I've been on Zocor. My doctor offered me Zetia to try, to see if the side effects are less and we will recheck numbers again in 6 more weeks, depending on what today's blood tests show. ... (7 replies)
... d from your blood. Based on the information that I have read on this board, it will take weeks or months before the pain will go away. Good Luck with you issue stop taking the statins NOW!! ... (12 replies)
... Very typical side effects of statins. Statins are nasty... I would stop them immediatately. Been there... done that! ... (12 replies)
... I had leg muscle aches with statins so my doctor told me to stop the statins, but he put me on Zetia. ... (7 replies)
... mcr, THanks for the warning. I thought LONG and HARD about the risks of combining niacin with Lipitor. My HDL's are miserable...28 with nothing, 35 with Lipitor, and over 40 with niacin + Lipitor. Since I already have heart disease I judged that the niacin was wise. Fortunately or unfortunately I can only take 500 mg. of time release because more makes me truly miserable... (17 replies)
... I would stop them for a week and see what happens. If you don't have that happen again, start on ONE of them at a time, making a note of it and the day you took it. ... (11 replies)
... Yes you still need the COq10. BUt here is the problem. You get Coq10 from food you eat also. Zetia seems to stop that absorption, as well as it stops the absorption of Coq10 from supplements. Kind of like you need gas to run the car.... ... (6 replies)
... I too was a heavy drinker, until I had a ultra sound done which showed a "mass" on my liver which propmted a CAT SCAN and that showed no cancer of the liver but turned up some ALCOHOL DAMAGE of my liver and was told to stop the booz -- all. Was off the stuff for over nine years and feel great. Botom line -- I drank ALCOHOL FREE beer and never wished it was the genuine... (9 replies)
... Good Luck. It sounds as if you have tried them all. I am not advocating you stop trying to find something that works. ... (5 replies)
... it is probably not a fluke.. Zetia was thought to work by stopping absorption in the intestine. It is now known that zetia works by making the NPC1 L1 protein malfunction. Zetia is known to stop the absorption of COq10 as well as other vital nutrients. ... (5 replies)
... Well if 168 was his total on 10 mgs., I can't see upping it to 40 and adding Zetia and Niaspan, that is overkill to me. JMHO I know my husband was upped to 80 years ago due to his high Trigs. and he got VERY sick. ... (11 replies)
... AIN BUT THESE MEDS HAVE ME SO SORE AND TIRED ALL I CAN DO IS THINK ABOUT IT. I HOPE I FEEL BETTER SOON I WILL CUT THE LIPITOR OUT COMPLETLEY THIS EVENING AND THE ZETIA TOMORROW. THANKS AND KEEP IN TOUCH HOPE YOU FEEL BETTER TOO. ... (15 replies)
... And even Life Extension: For those who decide they don't want to take statins (a notable goal): (15 replies)
... You can stop them without decreasing the dosage. In independent studies..it has been shown that zetia stops the absorption of COq10 and other vital nutrients. Zetia was only tested for 12 weeks on humans prior to being taken to the general public. The FDA knew it was only tested for 12 weeks. ... (15 replies)
... When I told my Dr about the muscle pain and weakness he said to stop taking the Lipitor right away. Tried Zocor...that was worse and that was stopped. Now, trying with diet and supplements. The numbers ae not as good.... ... (15 replies)
... THere is no need to wean off either Zetia or statins. If you stop slowly or stop tomorrow the consequences will be identical....worse blood lipids. ... (15 replies)
... Is there any reason why you don't just stop taking them altogether? ... (15 replies)


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