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... With numbers as low as you have, what are you doing an Lipitor. You mirror the problems I had from this very nasty drug. Take heed and stop taking the Lipitor and regain your health as was before the side effects hit you. You can take all natural supplements that can replace the statins. Try Beta Sitostreol, and Red Rice Yeast, plus Flush Free Niacin. I think you will see... (4 replies)
... Anyway, around two months ago I developed a terrible pain in my knee joint and after going to 4 orthos., they told me that it was wear and tear of my miniscus. The MRI that I took showed nothing and finally, the drs. ... (20 replies)
Jan 18, 2003
... With the niacin I started on regular type about 500mg per day. Got very severe flushing. ... (15 replies)

... and Chromium Picolinate. Not many mention Chromium, but this is a supplement which works great with Niacin to increase HDL cholesterol, and it's primary and researched benefit is for Glucose Control. ... (16 replies)
... If I were you, I'd stop the niacin for a while...check the knee and start again. ... (20 replies)
Advise Please
Dec 25, 2003
... Most important is to remember that at 20 mg niacin is a useful vitamin. At 2000 mg, it is NOT a vitamin but a very potent drug. ... (16 replies)
... I've been on Lipitor for 9 years without any noticeable extra joint or muscle pains after the first 10 keep my My LDL cholesterol level is in the 60's. ... (39 replies)
... In your case,you might as well toss them in the trash and tell our Dr to stuff that stuff where the sun don't shine.He is not going to be able to help you.The people here will give you all of the guidance you need. Here are the side effects. Drug Interactions: Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or if you are planning to take any over-the-counter or... (6 replies)
... My doctor initailly just wanted me to try 1500 mg of Niacin a day but I told him that I wanted to try statins. ... (12 replies)
... the statins are not exactly a soothing balm for the muscles and you'd never know if you were feeling the statin reaction or the Levaquin when you got muscle and joint pain. ... (6 replies)
... I'm not sure what Canadian insurance rules are. In the USA, you'd pretty much need some chest pain to get coverage for arteriography on most plans. If you can get it, get it! ... (6 replies)
... to avoid all dairy products. I have not really been following a low fat diet as of late, prior to my tests. My high numbers really surprized me. But I was taking niacin as a first resort recommened by the doc in my first test and here I thought it would lower my cholesterol but it raised it it seems. ... (30 replies)
Feb 7, 2004
... walking days were over. I stopped the Zetia and very slowly got better. I'm still not completely recovered after 5 months off. The warning labelling now includes joint pain and worse yet a deadly condition called cardio edema! Watch out. ... (5 replies)
Feb 27, 2001
... I was on Zocor for 2 years and had problems with it most of the time but the last 8 months I took it I had leg weekness, muscle aches, Joint pain and just generally felt bad all the time. I tell my doctors and they think there is something wrong in my head not my body. ... (2 replies)
... choles. 253 Tri. 238 HDL 51 That is taking 1500 mg of niacin and 1500 guggl lipid too. SO, now, that I read about the joint pains, I just feel that maybe the niacin is not working and may be giving me knee pain. ... (20 replies)
Niaspan and Gout?
Mar 15, 2008
... I was on the Niaspan for 3 weeks when the joint of my big toe got extremely painful and sore. The joint and all of my toes were swollen and the joint area was red and felt hot to the touch. I iced and elevated my foot and took ibuprofen. ... (3 replies)
Gout and Niaspan
Feb 20, 2010
... nce in the past 7 years. If the choice was a statin like Lipitor or Crestor instead of Niacin, It would be more than the big toe affected. Statins cause body and joint aches, breakdown of muscle, stomach pain and an increase in liver enzymes. ... (3 replies)
Sep 21, 2006
... When you are next at your doctor's office ask for a bottle of colchicine to keep at the back of your medicine chest. If you feel ANY foot pain in the morning, 2 tiny pills will stop an attack before appreciable crystals are laid down into a joint. ... (24 replies)
... ly bad reaction to one of the fibrates, and haven't tried the bile acid sequestrants. And like you, I thought lipitor was going to kill me with every muscle and joint that had ever been injured inflammed to unbearable pain, not to mention the kidney problems along with that. ... (10 replies)

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