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... Geez, hubby certainly has more risks then I do, yet both his PCP and cardio man leave him be. Like they said, if his quality of life was so horrid on statins, then it isn't worth it. His cardio man even told me, if I get a dr. ... (23 replies)
... Gee Gee...Sorry to hear of all your medical problems, but as Hubble said, stick around, your not alone, and there are folks here that will try and give U some good advice. ... (15 replies)
... types of HDL and LDL, I could be at risk and not know it. . ... (24 replies)

... Gee Gee...Sorry to hear of all your medical problems, but as Hubble said, stick around, your not alone, and there are folks here that will try and give U some good advice. ... (15 replies)
JJ, about Questran
Feb 11, 2001
... Hey thanx BT. I looked it up and also found some of the side effects and didn't like them. I know it is better than those STATINS, but this is why I have hesitated in taking the prescription to be filled. ... (1 replies)
... to 4. Hubby's dr. had a long talk with him and also came to the conclusion he couldn't take statins, so we just deal with it as best we can now. With eatin alot of oatmeal, taking some cinnamon, he has been getting it down very nicely. Last test it was 170, and although I forget the other numbers, they were good as well. ... (24 replies)
... ied her on Crestor, still hardly a budge, maybe down to 270, and now they tried her on Vytorin, still the fool numbers are in the upper 200's. Beats the life out of me why they can't get them down, as she is doing all she has been told. ... (34 replies)
... Now I am on 20 MG of Zocor. ... (13 replies)
... Tell you doc it has nothing to do with getting older that is such bull. As soon as they put me on Statins I get severe neck muscle pain. I stop and it goes away. Keep trying other alternatives before giving in to statins. I take CoQ10 and have been for a long time. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Zoeb....When I was on Lipitor, I got mostly stomach problems, like excess gas, diarrhea and lack of appetite. When on Baycol, it was arms, legs and lower back pains, with horrid fatique. I was only on statins for about 6 months, and got disgusted and tossed em. ... (46 replies)
... effects from statins, terrible muscle pains that almost left me bed ridden. It took over 3 months for the pain to stop once I quit it. Statins definitely cause problems, and not just for a small number that you quote. Your doctor is merely regurgitating the numbers the drug rep gives him ... ... (95 replies)
... Mart. The problem is that the theraputic dose is somewhere between 1500 and 2000 mg a day. That amount of regular niacin will produce some pretty uncomfortable side effects. ... (14 replies)
New Numbers...
Aug 9, 2002
... most the same as when they started me on statins, except my Trigs were only 122. I hope I can keep them down in this range or better, cause U all know how me and statins don't get along. Oh well, like they say..ONE DAY AT A TIME! ... (3 replies)
... I would love to be able to get off statins.. with my numbers seems a little unlikely. ... (3 replies)
Crestor Safe ?
May 25, 2005
... janeslk....Hubby was put on Lipitor after he had his arteries cleaned in 94. At that time we had our old dr. of 35 yrs. When hubby started getting the pains and aches, our dr. retired and we got a new one. ... (19 replies)
Crestor Safe ?
May 25, 2005
... about the possible side effects, and he wound up having to retire 5 yrs. ealier then he wished to due to nueropathy. He still suffers to this day, and it is only getting worse. Yes, he is type 2 diabetic, but he never had that either till long after he experienced all the pain etc. from Lipitor. He was on Lipitor for over 7 yrs. ... (19 replies)
... w what U folks are going thru, as my husband has severe neuropathy in his feet, legs and is now spreading to his hands. He was on Lipitor for almost 7 yrs., kept getting all sorts of pains and aches, pulled muscles etc. etc. We never questioned the statins till they put me on them in 2000. ... (19 replies)
... As a matter of fact I did take a VAP test about 3 years ago. ... (9 replies)
... Various health conditions can also cause cholesterol to increase. Cholesterol is used to fix things when they are broken, so levels of it increase for various reasons. ... (10 replies)
... ioned it on here. That is why I like to read this site, U sometimes really pick up some good advice. I am very, very sensative to meds., so I didn't do well on statins at all, so I have to try like crazy to do it with diet and exercise. Like they say, never too old to find out about new things. ... (5 replies)

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