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... Hi, I just popped in looking for info on ck-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. My ck-total was 169, and the lab that did my tests shows "normal" from 55-170. Being so close to the high end, I decided to check it... (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)
... Should the cardiologist have told me of the elevated enzyme level? ... (6 replies)

... Health Canada, the Canadian equivalent to the FDA today put out a warning on EZTIMIBE which is one of the drugs in VYTORIN. As well as the following adverse effects, EZETIMIBE ( or Zetia ) may negatively interact with warfarin: ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Subject: Association of Ezetrol® (ezetimibe) with myalgia, rhabdomyolysis, hepatitis, pancreatitis, and thrombocytopenia The... (7 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. ... (31 replies)
... Thanks! Pain (burning pain) is under my rib cage, just about all the way across, possibly a little more on the right side. Last year I had gal-bladder removed after Heida scan showed it at 8%. That helped with the bloated feeling I was having. However, abdominal pain still remains. Also, I have an EGD done every two years and no sign of an ulcer for the past 10 years. I... (6 replies)
... Under the left side ribecage edge: possible pancreatitis; right side: gall-bladder; central or either-side: ulcer! I'd have a test done for antibodies to H.pylorii if you have not already to rule out small ulceration. Usually night-time dosing is not as necessary as once thought. It was originally recommended because most of the manufacture of LDL in the liver occurs while... (6 replies)
... My husband's doctor is concerned about his CPK level (334). You did not mention your dosage. He developed pain on 10mg over eight years and was almost physically floored when it was increased to 20mg. His CPK level was 208, but rose to the current level while off Lipitor. His pain has diminished considerably, but his muscles continue to be inflamed. I do hope you can tolerate... (6 replies)
... Prior to the start of lipitor the cardiologist told me something about a number of 259 cholesterol, but as I mentioned when I went this month, it went down to 160 (6 replies)
... ter ended up in a wheel chair, the health "professional" who prescribed it, denied any connection to Zocor and encouraged her to keep taking. WE had to demand a CK test. WE took her off the drug. No one I know ever got warnings about their statin and never heard a word about myopathy. ... (42 replies)
... But many people experience pain and fatigue even though they have normal CK levels. ... (4 replies)
... related muscle damage can also occur in patients with normal CK levels. I'm not saying that your pains are related to the Lipitor. Maybe yes, and maybe no. But you should immediately bring this to your doctor's attention. ... (10 replies)
Crestor Safe ?
May 25, 2005
... related muscle damage can occur in patients with normal CK levels. ... (19 replies)
High Triglycerides
Nov 15, 2006
... CoA reductase inhibitors should be "avoided" unless the benefit of further alterations in lipid levels is likely to outweigh the increased risk of this drug combination. ... (2 replies)
... CoA reductase inhibitors should be avoided unless the benefit of further alterations in lipid levels is likely to outweigh the increased risk of this drug combination. ... (7 replies)
... CoA reductase inhibitors should be avoided unless the benefit of further alterations in lipid levels is likely to outweigh the increased risk of this drug combination. ... (6 replies)
... CoA reductase inhibitors should be avoided unless the benefit of further alterations in lipid levels is likely to outweigh the increased risk of this drug combination. ... (7 replies)
... I think cpk levels in the 200's shows only a very small elevation from the norm. Rhabdomyolysis shows MANY times that amount. ... (4 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)
Lipitor and Tricor
May 21, 2003
... Combination therapy of these 2 drugs is generally considered a no-no , with potential major complications , read below the info from the tricor warnings. This is a decision you must make if the risk is worth it or not . this combination is what killed people when Baycol was on the market . It says right in the warning that the risk "does not " outweigh the benefit . 1.... (7 replies)




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