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... Nick, Congratulations!!! Your numbers are great! Stay on the Crestor, but do be observant about any side-effects (muscle pain, tingling sensations...). If you run into any persistent, unexplained side-effects, I'd consider stopping for a while to see if they go away. You should also adopt a healthy diet (if you're not already on one)... Are you on CoQ10? I... (22 replies)
... Well I went to the lab after five weeks of taking 5mg of Crestor. Here's the breakdown as I just found out today. ... (22 replies)
... While I haven't had any side effects up to this point, my luck is as soon as I posted in this forum my improved numbers, I'll start having side effects in a few days! Hopefully not. ... (22 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)
... Thanks Uff ...I have a friend at the gym who takes Niacin before each workout. He's been on it for nearly at least 3 years ...he said it gives him more energy (or is supposed to). It used to make his skin really flush, not as much anymore. It sounds like it's best for me to stick to my 5mg of Crestor since my numbers greatly improved after weeks and if I change... (22 replies)
... Update for Hubble and Lenin ...I've been on the Crestor two weeks to the day now and while I only am taking a small dose (5mg), I have no muscle pain or issues. I'll know more when I go back for my first lab test in three more weeks to check my cholesterol and liver profile. Nick (22 replies)
... Yeah JJ I'll ride it out for now and see over the next six months to a year how it goes, I'm more concerned with longterm effects since many on here have the muscle issues that they don't quite seem to recover from. ... (22 replies)
... Pharm Rep samples of 5mg pills. Seven pills in a pack, Five packs ...So five weeks of pills. ... (22 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)
... I like it...I have been taking it for over 3 months and have had no problems at all. I actually alternate between 10 mg and 5 mg, taking 10 mg 4X a week and 5mg 3X a week. ... (23 replies)
... Why won't they put you on Crestor? If they won't, find a Dr who will! It's certanly worth a try, given your problems with Lipitor. Since Crestor is more effective per dose than Lipitor, you can try 5mg (1/2 pill) to start and go from there if required. The fact you still have other meds left over should not enter into your decision. You should take 100mg of Q10 daily with any... (14 replies)
... e stairs. I'm not sure what I will use to lower my LDL, but I see my cardio in a few weeks. Just curious though. I was taking 10mg of Lipitor, and now I'm taking 5mg of Crestor. I though 2.5mg was the equivalent dose. Anyone know for sure? ... (4 replies)
... Sorry to hear that...let us know if the pain subsides. (27 replies)
... I've been taking 5mg of Crestor for the past week and now the leg pain is back. ... (27 replies)
... My Dr. wants to start me on 5mg of Crestor but only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Any thoughts on going back on the Statins? ... (4 replies)
... Show me evidence in PUBLISHED STUDIES that show 10mg Crestor has more side effects than 10 mg simvastatin (Zocor) or 10mg Lipitor. Also.... My point, was that it may be the AMOUNT of statin taken which relates to symptoms and this may not necessarily correlate with the efficacy. A drug like Zocor or Lipitor may not be as good as Crestor (mg for mg) at lowering LDL, but that... (6 replies)
My numbers
Sep 13, 2011
... I just had my cholesterol tested here recently because both my father and grandmother on his side has high cholesterol above 300 without medicine. I am only 28 and have high cholesterol. ... (3 replies)
... I must agree..I'm on CRESTOR and have no problems at all. I take an "average" 7 mg dose.. ... (15 replies)
... found you and have read through a few of the threads but thought I would ask a question about people who have moved from statin to statin because of the fatigue side effects. ... (0 replies)
Lipitor???
May 13, 2009
... mg of Pravachol. If you take Crestor do not exceed 10mg a day no matter what your doctor tells you. Crestor is known as the "Gorilla Statin". ... (9 replies)


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