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... 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)
... 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. ... (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)

... 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)
... c, 500mg lysine, 400IU Vit E, 800mg Folic Acid, and CoQ10 daily. ... (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. ... (22 replies)
... ASU1997, CoQ10 is short for Co-enzyme Q10 - 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. Statins are known to deplete this vital nutrient, and it is prudent to take some while you are on statins to avoid muscle myopathies. No one ever told me about this... (22 replies)
... First of all.... thanks for sharing that link for FDA checking into Crestor, finally! And you are wise to be concerned. From your earlier post with your eating regime: - Morning bowl of oatmeal - 1 teaspoon of high quality Norwegian Cod Liver Oil - 100mg CoQ10 - Multivitamin - Low carb intake (no pastas), limited sugar intake (drinks, desserts), increase of tofu,... (32 replies)
... That sounds like sound advice. Another point>>> CRESTOR is cleared from the body BOTH by the liver and kidneys. Lipitor , however, relies on ONLY the LIVER for clearance. Also, Crestor undergoes metabolism basically UNCHANGED (no metabolites) whereas Lipitor has metabolites as by products. Both these factors contibute to more side effects with Liptor. I KNOW this FIRST HAND,... (5 replies)
... reactive protein level and thus inflammation. Because it is a statin, I'll continue taking my CoQ10 in hopes of preventing permanent muscle damage. ... (5 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)
... I personally would not try Crestor because of my prior history. ... (5 replies)
... Nick, Congratulations!!! Your numbers are great! Stay on the Crestor, but do be observant about any side-effects (muscle pain, tingling sensations...). If you run into any persistent, unexplained side-effects, I'd consider stopping for a while to see if they go away. You should also adopt a healthy diet (if you're not already on one)... Are you on CoQ10? I... (22 replies)
... BTW, prior to going on Crestor 10 mg and reading about CoQ10 here, I'd been taking CoQ10 for probably five years for heart health.... ... (12 replies)
... Ainfante-- How long were you on Lipitor? Crestor? and how long have you been having pain? (27 replies)
... of his patients have side effects. He was one himself and had to take a large dose of CoQ10 to reduce his muscle problems. ... (35 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)
... I am being switched to Crestor and wonder how it compares to Lipitor, especially the side effects. ... (5 replies)
... It could very likely be from the Crestor. Statins are known to cause muscle aches and pains. Be sure to take COQ10 if you are going to take statins. ... (1 replies)
... I may be somewhat of an analomy here, but I've been taking 10 mg of Crestor daily for two years with no problems whatsoever. My total cholestoral has gone from 250 to 176. ... (4 replies)

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