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... week. Stay off the Crestor until the pain is gone, and them you might try taking it every other day, with CoQ10... Stay off things like Niacin or Red Yeast Rice while on a statin... ... (13 replies)
... I have been on Crestor 5 mg for about two months now. After only 1 month my TC dropped from 240 to 180, LDL 151 to 115 and Tri 221 to 121. ... (13 replies)
... I too had the weakness associatied with Crestor 5 mg. Trouble is, I had exceptionally good numbers with Crestor 5 mg which made the decision to stop taking it, difficult! It doesn't seem as if it's helping you that much. ... (4 replies)

Oct 28, 2006
... Thanks for your input. I have an appoint. with my Dr in about a week and a half to do another blood workup. Will mention Vytorin to him and see what he does. Thanks for you reply. Appreciated ! Ed (14 replies)
Oct 28, 2006
... The others are right in both respects. Crestor works in your liver although Zetia works in the stomach, and not the liver. ... (14 replies)
Crestor Question
Feb 24, 2007
... discomfort in my chest is what concerns me. Can Crestor cause these problems? ... (1 replies)
... Crestor 5 mg or Zocor 20 mg? ... (6 replies)
... Maybe 240 is where your cholesterol really needs to be ..... ;) Mark (13 replies)
... My Dr. has taken me of Zetia 5mg and now has me on Crestor 5 mg. Prior to taking Crest. I had pains in my legs and fatigue even with lot of rest. ... (4 replies)
May 8, 2010
... Obviously, in North America at least, Crestor is not available in the 2.5 mg tablet, so some physicians now are recommending the 5 mg be split in two as a starting dosage. ... (9 replies)
Crestor Warning
Oct 29, 2004
... Thus, the rate of reports of acute renal failure or renal insufficiency for Crestor is 6. ... (18 replies)
Mar 1, 2010
... Crestor is the strongest statin approved by the FDA. 5 mg. of Crestor is equal to about 10 mg. of lipitor and 20 mg. of Simvastatin. SIde effects with all statins are muscle tenderness and pain. At 5 mg. you should see a big drop. ... (1 replies)
... I was on Crestor 10 mg. for 7 mos. My 3rd mos. I started experiencing abnormal muscle fatigue, weakness and a low grade fever. The fever went away but the muscle fatigue etc. ... (3 replies)
... I went from Pravachol to Crestor over a month problems. What dosage are you taking? ... (27 replies)
... but if I can lower it without side effects I want to do that. I have started taking take 100mg CoQ10 daily and will try Crestor again in a few weeks to confirm if the leg problem is related. Thanks again. ... (13 replies)
... Just got my test results. ORGINAL # AFTER Pravachol (20mg) After Crestor (7mg ave) TOTAL: 250 225 170 LDL : 151 145 96 HDL: 61 60 60 TRIG: 187 100 68 (17 replies)
... There is no 80mg of Crestor. It was never approved by the FDA because of safety issues. There are also precautions with the 40mg.. I would be careful using has not been out long and there have been many complaints (17 replies)
... Personally, I'd never take Crestor unless I'd tried fairly high doses of Zocor and Lipitor first. ... (6 replies)
... I don't believe the vast majority of adverse/side effects are ever reported to the FDA by either patients or physicians. Statins reduce cholesterol by chemically interfering with the livers ability to manufacture it. They are long term (for life) maintenance drugs that do not treat or cure acute diseases. Cholesterol/lipid levels are only one of many risk factors fro the... (32 replies)
... n't breath well and was passing out. His doctor did a heart cath thinking that he had blockage. His arteries were in excellent condition. He was taken off the Crestor and the symptoms have left him. Crestor has a risk of renal failure. ... (32 replies)

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