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Dec 1, 2009
... not have any side effects then suddenly get hit with them. A lot of us had side effects start immediately and just not connect them to the statin. I had HORRIBLE knee pain and other side effects only 2 weeks into them and never realized it had been caused by the statins for 5 to 6 years. ... (5 replies)
... I had knee pain 2 weeks into my experience with statins. I agree with the above poster, statins have not been proven to help women, so you just have to take our word for it. ... (4 replies)
... One of my main side effects I had immediately after starting Lipitor was horriable knee pain... and I mean horriable! Never had a history of any knee problems before. I kept that problem the whole time I was on the stuff, quit it and the pain went away. ... (2 replies)

Statins and libedo
Jun 11, 2009
... and I am now able to perform at work and have energy to do things again, my knee pain is gone, I can remember where I am going again and a lot of other stuff that just vanished when I stopped taking the drug. ... (2 replies)
... Come to think of it, I had them too! Felt like someting in my chest going "ker THUNK...ker THUNK...." Haven't had it since I got off them... (lipitor) There was so many things that I had happen, felt, suffered with while on the stuff that I have forgotten a lot of it... Just like this... and just today I remembered the squeezing around my chest I use to have that would get... (3 replies)
... In all honesty, I know LOTS of people on statins and I know LOTS of people on antihypertensives. I can tell you truly that these people have FAR more problems with the BP meds than the statins. ... (17 replies)
... THis answers my post of a few weeks ago" Itchy legs" which should have been burning legs, as my legs feel just like the pain of a mild burn. ... (11 replies)
... As far as drs. telling U your pains and aches are from statins is almost impossible, I'm surprised your's even said yes. No matter how much I tried to tell my drs. it was the statins they told me ...NO way!! ... (12 replies)
... In November I met with my new cardiologist. I told him I had problems in the past with statins causing intolerable leg pain. He prescribed Vytorin and I took it for about a week and once again I developed leg pain. ... (1 replies)
... Has anybody who posts here been forced to stop taking all statins due to side effects, and then begun taking red yeast rice with success? ... (9 replies)
... My fibro and arthritis pain were tolerable until I was put on Lipitor about a year ago. Looking back, that was about the time that my really horrible muscle pain began. My knee pain got so bad, I had to use a walker, and at 55 years of age, I felt like I was 90. ... (11 replies)
I am amazed now!
Jun 11, 2009
... uzzy, yes!I have a friend that with in 2 hours of swallowing them he ends up in ER with sever chest pains that mimic heart attacks. He has tried twice, different statins and both times ended up in ER.. ... (5 replies)
... I can not take any statins due to leg cramps and my numbers are high so I am looking for altenative ways to lower choles. and trig. ... (20 replies)
Muscle Pain
Jul 1, 2006
... calf, there is no good way to tell for sure whether one's pain is coming from statins or arthritis. ... (11 replies)
... I'll keep that in mind, thanks. If Excedrin continues to hold the pain at a manageble level, I hope to recover from there. If not, a TENS unit may be another good option for me also. ... (31 replies)
... That's great...aren't you still a bit concerned with that HDL though? BTW, what was the dosage of Lipitor you used to get to that level and are you still on the same dosage? (17 replies)
... First week had some thigh pain that passed not to recur in the following 5years. ... (17 replies)
... ut pain. My husband got a lot of relief by using a TENS unit that directed electric charges to the area in pain. I think Michael Jordan used to use one for his knee problem. ... (31 replies)
... o problems with my ankles. The pain was so bad I couldnt walk. ... (12 replies)
Mar 6, 2004
... I've found that my knee pain has gotten much better after the addition of the enzyme. ... (11 replies)

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