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... is now 156, so yay Crestor! And my original 69 HDL hasn't decreased. ... (3 replies)
... enzyme Q10 as I always was under the impression statins depleted something or other. The reply I got was NO you only require the statin. ... (3 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)

... and is usually only done if you have both high LDL and high Triglycerides that haven't responded to lifestyle changes. ... (3 replies)
... All statins are dangerous. Your cholesterol is actually too LOW for good health. It's useles taking Q10 BECAUSE IT'S SO POORLY ABSORBED. Even ubiquinol is not absorbed enough to make a difference. ... (5 replies)
... Cholesterol is one of three end products in the mevalonate chain. The two others are ubiquinone and dilochol. ... (4 replies)
... 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 statin, but I don't know if that help with muscle pain. Good luck! ... (14 replies)
Pills & Numbers
Dec 1, 2006
... After the Doctor told me im as good as dead if i don't take the Crestor I started to take what ever i could find. Yes my father died of heart disease at just over 62 and his brothers at 65 or so. ... (9 replies)
Dec 19, 2005
... ngest statin out there...Crestor. If the objective is to simply lower cholesterol, just about any statin will do that. But it's good that you discontinued taking Crestor once you experienced problems. You don't want to ignore these warning signs and end up with irreparable damages. ... (11 replies)
... One study looked at 308 men who were given a placebo or the statin Zocor for six months. In memory tests and a test involving a complex maze, the statin users did not perform as well as those on the placebo. ... (11 replies)
... Zetia does not deplete the body of has no direct action on the liver. I must caution you that Zetia is really best used as an ADJUNCT to statin therapy in order to bypass having to increase the statin dosage to accomplish the LDL goal. Zetia ALONE will only reduce your LDL by 18% and Total by 12%. If you can find any way to add a statin..even 5 mg of Crestor...that... (6 replies)
... Wife, Go to your health food store (or B.J.'s Warehouse if you have one) and pick up a bottle of 100 mg. Co-Q10. Yake one a day. They often help out with leg discomfort, especially when beginning a statin. Sometimes the leg pains pass all by themselves. (5 replies)
... Congrats hypatia...a nice response. I can attest that there are SOME people who have ZERO problems with statins...8 years with never a problem. :D:D (3 replies)
Crestor Safe ?
May 25, 2005
... ing out they were on statins I told them to research some sites which they did. After finally seeing alot of their symptoms being discussed by others, they put 2 and 2 together and came up with 4. One guy finally asked his dr. and at least the dr. was honest and told him YES, it just might be the statin so took him off. ... (19 replies)
May 3, 2004
... Crestor, or Pravachol and you will see various opinions. ... (1 replies)
... It took me almost one and a half years for my muscle pains to completely disappear once I stopped taking my medicines. I had been on Lipitor for about 7 years, and when my doctor added Tricor to the mix, I had serious muscle aches within months... I stopped both, and didn't notice ANY improvement for several months. ... (4 replies)
Pills & Numbers
Dec 1, 2006
... Seeing U took everything at the same time, it is impossible to say what helped, but most likely the Crestor did the most of lowering the numbers, but as I said, it is a very potent statin. I would definitely have a talk with the dr. ... (9 replies)
... Too bad statins and Zetia give you problems. ... (18 replies)

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