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... not surprised, as they seem to be pushing that Zetia and Vytorin alot. My old dr. tried insisting on me taking the Zetia, but I refused it. After taking the few statins I did, and getting so sick, I swore off of them..PERIOD! Reminds me of the old Baycol thing, which I have first hand knowledge of that lousy drug. ... (21 replies)
... style changes and done everything right and their cholesterol is as high as ever. For some, their liver will make a certain amount of cholesterol regardless of diet or exercise. ... (42 replies)
Coenzyme Q-10?
Jan 22, 2006
... Thanks for your reply. Everything I've read backs up what you've said. I just wish that I could talk my father into getting off Lovastatin . I've sent him a big packet of printed out information on statins, but he's still reluctant to believe anyone but his doctor. ... (7 replies)

... stanols retard absorption of dietary cholesterol...but remember the body can make up for it by making more. ... (2 replies)
... topped, their BP went back to normal, but mine is still up and down, so now I am on meds for that. I know a few others who had BP problems too, so it maybe a few of us do have an extreme sensativity to these drugs..... ... (5 replies)
... I have to agree with ya there. It is just so scary all these drugs on the market, from statins to almost everything else. Seems lately no sooner a new one comes out, and it is pulled due to it doing more harm then good. ... (25 replies)
I want below 150
Jun 13, 2005
... changes first. Now that you are on them, though, I'd stay on them while I tried other changes, and if I could get the numbers low enough, I'd see if I could get off them. I'd make losing that extra weight the first order of business. ... (12 replies)
... You absolutely did the right thing getting your husband off statins. ... (39 replies)
Low HDL ?
Feb 27, 2002
... Read web sites that vipergg22 put in his script a couple of lines down. Most of those sites have some info or links to low cholesterol findings. ... (8 replies)
New to board
Jul 7, 2001
... You are already an athelete, so no since in telling you to exercise, but that CQ stuff is suppose to be very good. We haven't tried it as of yet, as we both went off of the statins and things are getting better. There are a lot of knowlegable folks here, so keep asking questions, they will be answered. ... (18 replies)
... Only you can decide how much risk you are willing to take. But both high cholesterol and drugs present some risks. In all probability your risk is low of having a cardiovascular event in the next few years. ... (8 replies)
... By my own definition, if I'm getting blood flow staunched at the insertion site, I've either had a surgical procedure or been stabbed in some dark alley...lol. ... (54 replies)
... If you didn't have aches and pains before statins and have them now It is a sure bet that statins is whats causing them....one way to find out...go off statins...see if you feel better...then you will know...I couldn't believe how much better I felt when I went off them...at least my muscles... ... (4 replies)
... I guess it has been pulled everywhere. I hear ya about the suing thing, it isn't the money, just do something to get nasty things off the market. ... (27 replies)
... they did a wonderful job of that with me...especially Lipitor. For nearly all of the time that I took statins, I had very few problems.... ... (19 replies)
... called my doc today and asked to have a prescription for generic Zocor again as that's what worked in low dose a few years ago before this doc took me off the statin fearing muscle damage. ... (12 replies)
... off statins for the past six years. I started on Zocor, but was taken off after approximately 3 years due to unexplainable muscle pains. After a short period of time, I was put on Zocor, which I quit taking about a month ago. ... (13 replies)
Still undecided!
Mar 17, 2001
... Yes I had complete bloodwork done, as it was part of my physical. Dr. told me all my numbers were good except the cholesteerol was a little high. ... (14 replies)
... and eat low fat with good fats or moderate fat. I read the total fat number then if the saturated fat number is half of that or less I get it, if the saturated fat is less than one third or 1 quarter I make it a regular buy! ... (12 replies)
... Hubby is getting better daily. The memory situation is greatly improved. He's been off statins for over a year now. ... (11 replies)


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