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... Hi. I have PCOS, which is one reason why I have high cholesterol. Crestor has reduced my cholesterol dramatically. My liver function tests have always been normal. ... (2 replies)
... I use Crestor and drink several glasses of wine every problems at all. I think WHEN you drink is also important. ... (10 replies)
... 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)

... 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 can certainly live without another drink but I feel isolated in certain situations and I do miss that occasional drink. I am anyone here on Crestor who still drinks now and then? ... (10 replies)
... jcorn, It's perfectly fine. Next time have the THIRD glass:D! Crestor, niacin, ANY statin, alcohol, any solvents, too much fat, and MANY drugs are all hard on the liver because the liver is the site where all most foreign material is destroyed and eliminated... but it's a matter of degree. Someone who is drunk every day for a year taking a strong statin is different... (2 replies)
... I've taken Zocor for almost 3 years now. I have an occasional drink. Not every day, not even every week. I've not had a negative reaction yet. I did find though that alcholol will sometimes cause an angina attack. This was more so in the months following my bypass surgery. I've not had an angina attack in quite some time now while drinking alcohol. (10 replies)
... a drink occasionally. None of the patient information I've read has stated flat out "don't drink at all". However, if your doctor has told you not to drink any alcohol at all, then he must have a good reason. ... (10 replies)
... and I'm watching my alcohol intake. I'm also on prescription fish oil. ... (13 replies)
... lipid numbers. My overall cholesteral was near 200 but lipids were a little out of whack so he prescribed Crestor and told me to take Niacin every day. My prescription ran out around Christmas 2013 so I hadn't taken the Crestor for about two weeks prior to Monday's test. ... (13 replies)
... Alcohol can definitely raise triglycerides, and the combo of alcohol intake plus being off the Crestor probably accounts for this. ... (13 replies)
Big Question
May 8, 2004
... prepared by the respective manufacturers of Zocor, Lipitor, Pravachol, and Crestor. You can read these for yourself. I can't give you the link here but Crestor is mfg. ... (3 replies)
Jan 24, 2014
... All I can suggest is to lose weight, exercise, and watch your diet. If you can't control your numbers naturally your doctor may prescribe Crestor and/or prescription strength fish oil (Vascepa) as mine did. Since my last post, and after 10 days of Crestor 10mg and Vascepa and low to moderate alcohol consumption my total cholesterol went down to 109 and trig to 128 (from... (4 replies)
... I've read that one's ALT might still test have even after stopping the acetaminophen and even while taking it low dose! The AST is typically high with heavy alcohol consumption. Mine has never been high even on Crestor or Vytorin. Definitely, both are key liver enzymes. ... (26 replies)
... I wouldn't worry about it. It's not as if you drink heavily every day. That would be another story. You are not going to damage your liver overnight. And I don't think an occasional drink or two is going to hurt you. In fact, many people who take statins still have a drink or two each day. Everything in moderation. :wave: (2 replies)
... AWWW, I was planning on a nice cold winter day rereading all my old posts...gee, come to think of it, it might have taken 2 or 3 cold days. All that angsting over whether it was angina or heartburn...maybe it's best they're up in smoke.:D:D (10 replies)
... I did a quick search for my posts and they only went back to 01/01/2003. It appears that the board has purged all of the posts prior to 2003. (10 replies)
... Arkie6, Why is it that you have less posts now than you had two years ago when I first became a member of this board? :confused: (10 replies)
... It's not the cream and eggs you need to be concerned with, but the sugar in that eggnog. (10 replies)
... Thanks all. I feel much better about being able to have that occasional drink. I'm already planning ahead to the yearly Christmas party where eggnog is served. I know, I know, the cream, the eggs, NOT good for the heart ...but hey, this is once a year! (10 replies)

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