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... I have to drink some hot tea to get warmed up. The chills only happen at night while sleeping. This started right after I went off the statin. Anybody heard of this? ... (0 replies)
... I took several different statins for about 8 years without any MAJOR problems. Most of my problems were related to digestion. ... (31 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)

... 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)
... ought it was a stomach cold or something, but it kept getting worse. Finally called the dr. and he saw I had lost over 14 lbs., in a lil over 2 weeks, so took me off of them. I didn't have the black stools, but me and the "lil girls room" became VERY good friends...NOT fun. ... (4 replies)
... So in an attempt to straighten things out, I would like to get to cholesterol issue. The statins she is taking are just maintaining the high level of cholesterol. The numbers have not lowered in last 2 years, hence I am considering Niacin. ... (9 replies)
Lipitor sweating
Jan 17, 2002
... dreams and would wake up in a pool of sweat night after night. The dr. said it was NERVES!!! He then switched me to Baycol which wasn't much better. I have been off statins now for almost a year and feeling better, but am now on Altace for the high BP, great meds. these STATINS! ... (3 replies)
... problems. I have tried every cholesterol drug out there and have not tolerated any of them, yet the drs. roll their eyes in disgust when I tell them. Hubby took statins for 7 years, and had all kinds of side effects, but neither of us had a clue it was the statins, all he was told was it was arthritis....STANDARD answer!! ... (35 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)
... Once you are on statins, your doctor will almost certainly recommend that you stay on it for the rest of your life. Once you go off the drug, your cholesterol level will return to it's former level. ... (6 replies)
... Hi everyone. I am a 53 years old female and I was put on Atorvastatin with a cholesterol of 380 some years ago. My test early January was 234 with HDL 47, LDL 159, Tri 142 although it has been better on the Statins. Since then I have had great success coming off my BP meds after 30 years reducing figures up to 160 on meds to 100/63 without meds. It was such a good... (3 replies)
... If you are on a statin now and go off your numbers will probably go up, but with a good diet and exercise program you can get them back down. ... (5 replies)
... we thought she was coming down with the flu, but none of the sides were present. With the weakness and pain, I suggested she get off the Pravachol. ... (58 replies)
Boatgirl.....
Mar 25, 2002
... I like to come here to hear what has worked for others so maybe I can get some input. I have tried statins and they did bring my numbers down just great, but the side effects were terrible for me, that doesn't mean it will be for everyone else. ... (2 replies)
... within days of coming off of it. ... (6 replies)
... all we can do is the best we know how to, but at times it really ticks me off. I know there are folks out there much worse off then we are, and I am very grateful for so many things I do have. Just wish I would have been more knowledgeable about meds. earlier then I was. ... (58 replies)
... Hi Rudiraven, Many thanks for answering my question and the news about the triglycerides being good! Actually I would never consider taking statins as since coming off antibiotics (tetracyclin, arithromycin if I remember correctly) have adopted an holistic approach to healthcare where possible. Have since cut down on the butter and chocolate and started walking again,any... (10 replies)
... I went off of Lipitor due to muscle ach about a month ago. Still have sore muscles and I have noticed my hair is coming out when I comb it. ... (16 replies)
... I am testing weekly to try and understand how my body reacts, similar to the way I approached coming off my BP meds. ... (20 replies)
... to at or below the recommended weight AND more importantly I have kept it off for over 3. ... (76 replies)




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