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... Thanks for the response. I do appreciate it. Yes, I admit, it is a bit scary just to go off of the statins. I don't know...maybe I should wait till my appointment next month and see what the doc says. ... (6 replies)
... THANKS FOR YOUR INPUT, THATS WHAT I WANTED TO KNOW IF ANYONE JUST STOPPED THESE S.... ... (15 replies)
... dose Lipitor or Zocor to drop the LDL and Total chol. ... (0 replies)

... I am a new member to this board, but frequent on other health boards. ... (9 replies)
... so it takes longer to cook, do I want to live healthy longer? ... (12 replies)
... When I went off statins cold turkey my numbers went up pretty high for a few months, but then leveled off. AS Hubble said, if U don't wish to go cold turkey, take something well known and the lowest dose. ... (3 replies)
... I first heard about niacin a couple of years ago when I went to my endo appt. ... (9 replies)
... dad. He is on so many meds now all due to side effects from lipitor. ... (25 replies)
... Listen closely people, my brother is a doctor and "guess what" they won't tell you that the statin med side affects are extremely common. The side affects, listed as "rare" are so common that its really quite disconcerting that the doctors will not admit it. ... (12 replies)
... I think we agreed to disagree on this subject. Yes, I have a few friends who seem to do fine on them, but the majority have done lousy. Maybe I hang with the wrong crowd..... ... (28 replies)
... My doctor insists I go on statins, the deal breaker for him was not so much my lipid panel but the coronary calcium ct scan, my score was in the 80's. ... (4 replies)
... when he was much younger and had he been on a statin for the previous 10 years, he might not have been at deaths door 4 weeks ago! Sure, there are cases where statins are needlessly applied.... ... (12 replies)
... try the 10mg dose and see how you do. If you have 20mg pills, just cut them in 2. Also, do take CoQ10. ... (17 replies)
... I would definitely have a talk with your dr. and ask if U can go off of it, as Hubble and Arizona suggested, for at least 2 months. If the pain lessens, then U will have your answer. When I was having problems my dr. ... (7 replies)
Statin question
Oct 24, 2006
... For a second I thought to myself, oh no, after all the effort watching my diet and taking supplements he is going to tell me to take a statin drug, then I looked down at the paper and said to him, 'my ratio is 3.3,' which I knew was very good and then he agreed with me. ... (6 replies)
... I do know when U go off a statin, most of the time your numbers will go way up, mine did, then leveled off some. Have U tried anything else besides Lipitor, as some people can take another statin, or even something like Zetia. ... (11 replies)
... You've quit smoking too. Way to go!!! How did the chantix work for you? ... (34 replies)
... I really don't think anyone here can answer your question as to whether U will get heart disease or not, none of us are drs. and know nothing of your overall health. ... (25 replies)
... Here's what we've done so far to attempt to bring the HDL levels up. ... (7 replies)
... I HAVE BEEN ON ZETIA ABOUT 1 YEAR AND THE LIPITOR ONLY 2 MONTHS BUT IT DOESNT TAKE LONG FOR THEM TO MESS YA UP, IT STARTED WITH THE EXTREME TIREDNESS COULDNT MOVE MY LAZY BUTT, STILL CANT. ... (15 replies)




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