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... My fibro and arthritis pain were tolerable until I was put on Lipitor about a year ago. Looking back, that was about the time that my really horrible muscle pain began. ... (11 replies)
... I'm looking right at the Crestor study, and it doesn't even measure Pravachol at 80mg, because that wasn't a recommended dose at the time. ... (23 replies)
... They both are statin drugs, but I believe Crestor is a more potent form than Lipitor. Lipitor is cheaper. There have been reports in the news of serious side effects with Crestor, in some patients. ... (1 replies)

... Just because a drug is more effective (*potent* is the wrong word) in lowering cholesterol (Crestor vs all others), doesn't mean that it won't reduce side effects at the same effective dossge. That's why 5 mg Crestor may indeed have LESS side effects than 10 mg Lipitor (20 mg Zocor, etc), even though it's just as effective. Using LESS statin may be the key. Secondly, Zetia... (6 replies)
... individuals in the Cleveland are who had there arteries cleaned from Crestor and the paper reported no memory losses of any type while on a high dose of Crestor. ... (12 replies)
... Lipitor vs crestor what is the diffence? ... (1 replies)
... from the second round...and on. You might also want to read Dr. Duane Graveline's book..Lipitor Thief of Memory. The Crestor study was misleading...besides it says in the report that they never tested cognitive function. ... (12 replies)
... reduction in LDL levels, then I am hoping that 40mg of Lipitor will produce a slightly better result than 80mg of Pravachol, and that it will have a marginally positive effect on HDL as well. ... (25 replies)
... with 10 mg Zetia. Your results will be almost the same...but the combo with Lipitor is a bit more potent. ... (8 replies)
Lipitor Vs Zorcor
Jul 14, 2008
... Lipitor and crestor left me fuzzy and confused at high dose. High doses of zocor caused me chest pains . ... (2 replies)
... Your mothers memory loss ought to be linked to thyroid first. That is easily correctible. The Cleveland study on Crestor was a clear milestone in the affects of Statin drugs on Cholesterol levels. ... (12 replies)
Dec 24, 2004
... There's nothing *magical* about Vytorin...the big advantage is that the ZETIA (20mg Zocor +10mg Zetia) it contains allows one to use LESS statin to accomplish the same LDL lowering as a HIGHER statin dose alone. For example, 5mg Lipitor +Zetia is about as effective in lowering LDL as 20 mg Lipitor. Less Liptor=less side effects. Personally, I take 10 mg Crestor with a half... (3 replies)
... When it does, I will probably opt for the cheaper alternative but I have lots of Lipitor stockpiled and partner has lots of simvastatin...we've both been splitting pills for a long while! ... (6 replies)
... I don't have an answer for you on that. but consider this......In that paper they summarized the incidence of "Adverse Events" while taking the various statins vs PLACEBO. Guess what? ... (4 replies)
... r father when he had his procedure, certainly puts you at a modest risk as well as your boderline BP. Your "program" does seem a bit harsh though. I just started Crestor and will post my 1 month data soon. ... (5 replies)
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... I've never been on a statin myself, but I have a brother who had similar problems with Baycol, Lipitor, and Crestor. He is now on Vytorin, but hasn't been on it long enough to know whether or not he'll have problems with it, too. I am personally on niacin therapy, taking 750 mg daily Endur-acin, divided 3x with meals, and have achieved good control and no side effects. My... (18 replies)
Dec 26, 2004
... I had leg pain with both Lipitor and Vytorin. The worst was while on Vytorin. I had similar results with Crestor and Pravachol. However, everyone is different and it may not bother you. ... (3 replies)
... Whatever route you take, add in some fish oil daily. That's the easiest way to raise the HDL and the Crestor won't do a good enough job with HDL. ... (8 replies)

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