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... I am being switched to Crestor and wonder how it compares to Lipitor, especially the side effects. ... (5 replies)
... So you are getting better results with 20 mg. of lipitor? (4 replies)
... Statins deplete the body of CoQ10, which is used by the muscles. It is thought that depletion of CoQ10 is what leads to muscle problems in some statin users. ... (11 replies)

... If you feel the 20 mg. is absolutely necessary then try it with the 120 CoQ10 and at the first sign of pain that you are sure is from Lipitor, up the CoQ10 to 240mg. But don't be too surprised if it doesn't help. ... (4 replies)
... Your doctor does not know anything about Coq10, nor the pathway where cholesterol and COq10 are formed. ... (6 replies)
... The CoQ10 does not work quickly. I had serious pain for over 8 months after I stopped taking Lipitor, and I was on 150mg CoQ10 per day for about the last four months of this time. I can't say for sure that the CoQ10 helped speed my recovery, or whether my body just healed itself. ... (11 replies)
... Some experience side effects as soon as they start taking a statin and others take statins for years before experiencing side effects. ... (7 replies)
... And yes, I felt generally weak and lethargic. But I was even more exercise intolerant. ... (14 replies)
... off. Look for a brand that uses Kaneka CoQ10, and if taking it as a dry capsule, consume it with fats. If in a softgel, it'll have fats already in there. ... (27 replies)
... to help prevent the muscle aches and weakness that statins can cause. ... (7 replies)
... As a matter of interest, the former dose for dose is reportedly six times stronger than the latter. One word of warning, if your mum also has high blood pressure and is taking drugs for this condition, CoQ10 also lowers BP, so monitor closely. No interactions with BP medication. ... (7 replies)
May 22, 2005
... enzyme Q10'. It is also known as 'ubiquinone'. This enzyme is used by the mitochondria in your cells for energy production. CoQ10 levels tend to be highest in the heart, and the skeletal muscles. ... (19 replies)
How much CoQ10 ?
May 28, 2005
... I think that unless you get your CoQ10 level tested, it's really hard to say whether you are getting enough from the dose you are taking. ... (10 replies)
... Woodworks could not be more correct. Thanks goodness someone else has done his homework on cholesterol and statin drugs. I have spent recently over 200 hours on cholesterol and statin research. Cholesterol is NOT the problem. Cholesterol is there for a reason. ... (29 replies)
... your body. I would research the importance of cholesterol in the body. You liver was suffering, as well as the other cells in your body. If you wern't taking Coq10 you doctor should be fired. But then Zetia stops the absorption of Coq10 as well as other vital number. You might have had low numbers.... ... (9 replies)
... Coenzyme Q10 also called ubiquinone, which means "occuring everywhere" plays and important role in the manufacture of ATP, the fuel that runs cellular processes. ... (29 replies)
... thank you for your reply. Both my LDL and HDL levels are well within the normal range, LDL 2. ... (5 replies)
Mar 2, 2005
... my total count was 229, my good was 49. i am very interested in getting some CoQ10 as i have read that statin drugs can lower the amount of it in your body. ... (5 replies)
... it was fortunately only mild and caught very quickly. ... (7 replies)
... Yes, I take the Q-Gel too. But in any case, this may explain why statins tend to elevate lipoprotein(a) levels in some people. Statins deplete CoQ10, and low CoQ10 levels may cause a rise in Lp(a). In fact, in the fine print from Lipitor's Canadian ads, it states in part the following: "In some patients, the beneficial effect of lowered total cholesterol and LDL-C levels... (6 replies)

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