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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)
... I have high cholesterol and have never been a heavy drinker. ... (10 replies)

... 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. ... (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)
... drinker, that might be a problem using a statin drug because what the statin does is poison your liver just a little so it won't manufacture so much cholesterol and heavy drinking also poisons the liver. The point is, you don't want to poison it too much. ... (10 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. ... (2 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)
... It's not the cream and eggs you need to be concerned with, but the sugar in that eggnog. ... (10 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I have to agree with Zip2play. A couple of drinks should be fine. Although one must exercise caution while using these drugs, that's no reason to get too panicky. ;) (10 replies)
... jcorn, I don't think there's a problem. In fact I think it's still a good idea to have 2 drinks a day for cardiac health. Don't overdo it though; I'm sure a HEAVY drinker on statins increases his risk for cirrhosis. (10 replies)
... or did it just come on 'out of the blue' and persist and get worse? ... (13 replies)
... hanks for the response. I can't relate the start of the pain to a particular event, that's why I questioned the Crestor. I have been on Protonix for about a year and I do use Nasacort for sinus issues. ... (13 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)

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