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... and see if my symptoms go away coming off Lipitor. I think he already believes this is the problem cause as I was telling him my symptoms he interrupted me and did not even let me finish my little list. ... (10 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)
... Did you start taking your Lipitor every other day by yourself or did the doctor tell you this? ... (17 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)
... Lane413, No one (other than Dr. Beatrice Golomb of UCSD) is studying the adverse effects of statins. In this country, once drugs are approved by the FDA, there is no requirement for follow-up studies of the drug. THe drug companies certainly won't sponsor them - why ruin a good thing? In fact, they go out of their way to pull all funding from any who do report adverse... (7 replies)
... Lenin, no i won't take the drug if i had arm pain. My mom took lipitor for yrs and ignored the arm pain, thigh pain and then ended up in the Er. ... (7 replies)
... to lower my LDL with some success since I went off Lipitor 3 years ago... You might consider that before another statin... ... (15 replies)
Red yeast rice
Sep 3, 2003
... f fact. I have not heard of it until I read it on this board. Look back at last months entries. You might find info. I saw it at the health food store. I am coming off lipitor. I might give it a try. Keep us posted on your results. I might research it on the net. I'll leave you a message as to what I find. ... (9 replies)
Omega 3 Question
Jul 21, 2001
... Have either of you been checked since coming off Lipitor? ... (7 replies)
... The only way to know if it is the Lipitor would to have her dr. take her off it for a few weeks to see if it goes away. Lipitor gave me nasty GI problems, so my dr. took me off, and they subsided. ... (25 replies)
... I've taken Lipitor for a zillion years but I might be forced into switching to a generic sometime in the future. ... (6 replies)
... I had to go off of statins due to the muscle pain and weakness. This included lots of "burning" and the pins and needles feeling. ... (15 replies)
... Or all of the above? Nutrasweet is a tough one, I personally know one of the original researchers, and believe her to be as honorable as they come. There's a lot of circumstantial evidence, but much less then statins. I personally can not tolerate the taste of nutrasweet. Kind of a rare condition, but it tastes like used motor oil. Dr. Berstein appears to done some... (18 replies)
... All I know is that I have peripheral neuropathy in both feet and have been off 20 mg of Lipitor for 11 months. ... (18 replies)
Lipitor sweating
Jan 17, 2002
... I was put on Lipitor in March 2000 and after the third refill I was a TOTAL mess. Not only did I experience stomach problems, rapid loss of weight..13 lbs. ... (3 replies)
... Thank you for the concern. Unfortunately my mother would take Lipitor again. She is of the old school that believes that the doctor is always right. ... (18 replies)
... to at or below the recommended weight AND more importantly I have kept it off for over 3. ... (76 replies)
Lipitor Forever?
Jun 2, 2004
... You have to be CREATIVE with these doctors. I always remember, when asked how much Lipitor lipitor I take to dutifully say 20 mg.! ... (14 replies)
Dangers of lipitor
Jun 13, 2011
... I don't blame you for wanting him off of that stuff. My husband went almost 7 years on Lipitor and I couldn't figure him out at all. Not only was he is constant pain..which the Dr. said was NOT related to them, but he also was short tempered and moody. ... (1 replies)
... Well I'm glad to see your dr. had the sense to take you off it. It is not in your head, some people, like myself included can not take those statin drugs. ... (1 replies)

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