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... total levels. I just had the blood test done this week, and have never had it done before. I don't know if my doctor checked the wrong box on the blood test order, or decided it was a good idea. ... (6 replies)
... y May 2005. When I went to my cardiologist in early July 2005, he told me that my cholesterol was 160, and to come back in three months. I asked him to fax the blood results to me internist. That same day, the internist called to tell me the muscle enzyme level was 358. ... (6 replies)
... He probably should have mentioned it to you, but the big worry about statins is the rare possiblity of rhabdomyolysis and in this condition the CPK is raised to levels of many THOUSANDS. Two quick cases I pulled up on the showed levels of 17,000 and 29,900. ... (6 replies)

Coenzyme Q-10?
Jan 26, 2006
... The creatine kinase test measures the blood levels of certain muscle and brain enzyme proteins. ... (7 replies)
... When one takes a strong drug like a statin one must be vigilant, one must test liver functions, serum CK, blood lipid levels, urine coonstituents...but one need not fear them because 1 in a 1000 people develop myopathy after 4 years... ... (42 replies)
... I don't think there are any tests to measure the amount of muscle damage one has. About the only thing doctors do is measure CK levels in the blood to see if there is muscle damage actively occuring. However many have muscle pain without elevated CK levels, so I don't have much regard for the test... ... (31 replies)
... ried everything in the book. I took Pravachol and it seemed to be working just fine until I changed doctor's and my new one ordered some tests and found that my CK levels were very elevated and this was due to the Pravachol. He promptly switched me over to a different medication. ... (14 replies)

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