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... I am being switched to Crestor and wonder how it compares to Lipitor, especially the side effects. ... (5 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. Needless to say I was very pleased with the results. However, about 2 weeks ago I developed pain and stiffness in my left hip and thigh. ... (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)

... for about 4 months now, and so far I have not had muscle problems. ... (13 replies)
... I am not on CoQ10 ...Whatever that is I don't know ...I only have seen you and some others discuss it here in the forums. I suppose I can buy it at Walgreens, GNC, stores like that? ... (22 replies)
... also known as ubiquinone. It is a vital enzyme that is used by the mitochondria in all your muscle cells and aids in the production of energy for the muscles. ... (22 replies)
... CRESTOR is cleared from the body BOTH by the liver and kidneys. Lipitor , however, relies on ONLY the LIVER for clearance. ... (5 replies)
... thank you for your reply. Both my LDL and HDL levels are well within the normal range, LDL 2. ... (5 replies)
... tricor and a statin are better tolerated, but Gemfibrozil actually inhibits an enzyme specifically involved with statin metabolism. ... (4 replies)
... y. Lastly, stop taking it for 3 weeks, then take a half a tab every other day for a week, if no leg cramps, then half a tab every day or stay on every other day. Crestor and Lipitor can be taken every other day because of how long they stay in the body. ... (5 replies)
... Ainfante-- How long were you on Lipitor? Crestor? and how long have you been having pain? (27 replies)
... Adding CoQ10 to statins would be an excellent idea. However, I can only imagine what the added cost would be. ... (23 replies)
... and is usually only done if you have both high LDL and high Triglycerides that haven't responded to lifestyle changes. ... (3 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)
... Your cholesterol should drop pretty significantly and quickly on Crestor. However, Crestor is a very potent statin, so you should be on the watch for any sudden, chronic, unexplained muscle pains. ... (27 replies)
Vytorin 10/20 WOW!
Dec 30, 2006
... Also, my Testosterone got really low on Crestor 5 mg and is really why I ultimately quit this past summer. That's why I pay attention when Hubble others are promoting COQ10. ... (6 replies)
... Today I was disappointed after seeing both my primary care provider and my gynecologist. ... (9 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. My numbers are close to yours and the nurse giving me my results didn't seem too alarmed and said they weren't that bad. ... (3 replies)
... Coq10 is not for the pain that and muscle problems that can be associated with statins. Coq10 is for the depletion of Coq10 caused by cholesterol lowering medications causing the body to malfunction. ... (13 replies)




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