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... I use Crestor and drink several glasses of wine every problems at all. I think WHEN you drink is also important. ... (10 replies)
... 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 have high cholesterol and have never been a heavy drinker. ... (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)
... 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)
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)
... ressure,i'm fine except for now my chlesterol. He keeps harping on my LDL so I think my HDL is ok since he did not mention that. Tomorrow i'm callling his office and getting all my numbers,so i'll repost them. ... (4 replies)
... I am wondering to what extent anyone has relied on Red Wine to affect their levels. Last winter, I monitored it and lowered my triglycerides over 100 points. ... (6 replies)
... Alcohol can be a big factor in higher triglycerides. Alcohol can add to the belly fat as well. I like wine, but I learned that too much can lead to weight gain and skews the numbers a little. Alcohol supposedly metabolizes like fat. ... (3 replies)
... but I was only taking 10mg. At first when I started on 20mg it went down to 183 but my hdl also went down to 50. On top of that I reduced my alcohol intake and only eat very low fat. ... (13 replies)
... o worry about it at all. I am age 39, male 6' 195 lbs with not a high amount of heart disease in my family, but not uncommon. I have a doctor's appt. this week and am certain he will consider me going back on the Crestor. ... (15 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)
Big Question
May 7, 2004
... In reading posts, I can't recall seeing anything about occasionally having wine or other drinks while taking cholesterol meds. ... (3 replies)
... If your doctor is telling you your numbers have nothing to do with your diet he's crazy and you should get somebody else. I had numbers very similar to yours. ... (18 replies)
... ratio is 6.5, is should be under 5, that's probably why he gave you Crestor, Crestor is supposed to raise your HDL, and lower LDL. You could research foods known to raise your HDL, like olive oil, wine, etc. and consume them on a regular basis and see if your HDL goes up. ... (8 replies)
... I had a 500+ triglyceride reading just after the holidays (and yes, it was the morning after several glasses of wine) that I believe was an error. The doctor told me she heard of some other strange readings around the same time from other patients. My latest trig reading (after being off Crestor for 3 weeks) was around 160. (4 replies)
Sep 17, 2006
... My family doctor placed me on Crestor 5 mg about 3 years ago and it brought my cholesterol below 160. ... (24 replies)

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