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High Cholesterol Board Index
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... drop on a substantial dose of Pravachol. If you are going to stay on statins, I would insist on taking a different brand. I would also consider adding niacin or 20mg of policosanol. ... (3 replies)
May 26, 2001
... One thing I do know, it takes the statins about a month to 7 weeks to get out of your system. I don't know how long you have been statin free, but I took my first blood test 3 weeks after getting off and the dr. ... (2 replies)
... day or less. My carbs may be a bit too much because of the diet change, but I don't care, I work it off and am still dropping the lbs...protein is a must, but cholesterol free ''Whey'' only. The RYR did wonders on everything except triglicerides, again. ... (19 replies)

... shape old lady getting what she deserved for not exercising. ... (9 replies)
... Hubby was the one who went off the Lipitor and when his results came back after a month, his cholesterol went from 149 to 205, but his trigs. were over 400. ... (5 replies)
... I have been on Zocor for 6 weeks and had my follow up blood work today. I do not want to be on statin drugs however I took the Zocor with the intent of getting my numbers down and then weaning off of it and controlling it with diet and exercise. ... (7 replies)
... lems from Lipitor so far I really can't see any changes unless Zitia can cause me to feel like I have a UTI and ulcer with bloating and weight gain. I'm so tired of the pain and now stomach and intestinal problems I'm really tempted to discontinue all of my meds regardless of the CAD. ... (31 replies)
... Where are you getting your figures? ... (23 replies)
... I have been very busy. I just got to see a minute of TV and there was an ad for baycol being recalled, I came straight to this board. ... (2 replies)
... and my LDL was unaffected as well. I suppose it is in my genes. I honestly can't think of anything else to do. ... (23 replies)
... Did you muscle pain go away when you went off of the medication? ... (37 replies)
... Hi Lane..To be honest, I really can't answer about the kidney thing, but as U said, she is at present at the top of the range, but maybe that will change next blood test. Once my Thyroid was off the charts, and noone knew why, yet the next blood test it was perfect? ... (13 replies)
... After being off Lipitor for a year and trying almost everything to lower his cholesterol his numbers are still not good. ... (7 replies)
... One glass of Minute Maid "Heart Wise" OJ. ... (28 replies)
CPK & Statins
Mar 24, 2003
... You probably need to think about getting off statins totally for awhile , also start taking some Co Q10 supplements . ... (1 replies)
... Thanx for the link Vip, will check it out. I should be getting my results today and I really don't think I want to know the numbers. ... (4 replies)
Red Rice yeast
Jul 20, 2008
... I did take the Red Yeast Rice with dinner. I remember a while back I got off of them because of heartburn also, but being that I really MUST lower my cholesterol I'll have to deal with the "burn" because I don't want to go on statins. ... (6 replies)
... I have been taking 100mg of COQ10 for about 5 months now to aid in the recovery from statins. I personally can not say that I have felt any side effects from taking it.... ... (12 replies)
... watch what you eat, and stay off the statins. ... (5 replies)
... I'd love to achieve some better numbers since I'm having such a bad time with statins now. I'm hoping that I have cut back enough that along with the 10mg of pravastatin my doctor will be more pleased with my bloodwork I'm due to have the first of September. ... (32 replies)

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