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... Is 297 an abnormally high CPK test for muscle enzymes in regards to lipitor? ... (4 replies)
... Mine was about 297 on 20MG lipitor and was having the aches and pains. Took Crestor for a while and pains continued, went off Crestor for 4 days and CPK dropped to 80! ... (4 replies)
Stopping Lipitor
May 15, 2001
... But my liver enzymes went back to normal after six years!!!!! ... (33 replies)

Jul 17, 2006
... According to a review article in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) in 2003, the incidence of fatal rhabdomyolysis, per 1 million prescriptions, ranged from 3.16 (for cerivastatin aka Baycol, since removed from the market), to a low of 0 for Fluvastatin (aka Lescol), and all others were less then 1. The same article estimated that general muscle weakness... (7 replies)
Dangers of lipitor
Jun 11, 2011
... I stopped taking lipitor some 7 years ago, because I hurt so bad I was moaning all the time. I did not know that lipitor affected the muscle enzymes until I did the research.. I know that this is not common, but for me it was not worth taking... my concern now is for my husband.. he has been on 60 to 80 mg. ... (1 replies)
... My approach is a bit different. I think your partner would be well advised to continue the prescribed Lipitor in face of his very high LDL. ... (10 replies)
... I did not know statins affect the kidneys. I do know statins can alter liver function and liver enzymes should be checked periodically. the most serious side effect with statins is a type of muscle wasting. As I understand this is fairly uncommon. ... (3 replies)
... CPK level of about 2200. When I took this test I had not worked out for about a week. Anyways this is from what I understand high. I am normally very active, and work out atleast 5 times a week, but as I said when I took this test I let my body rest for a week, and it was still high. ... (4 replies)
... Coenzyme Q10 also called ubiquinone, which means "occuring everywhere" plays and important role in the manufacture of ATP, the fuel that runs cellular processes. ... (29 replies)
... They did the same thing to me. When I couldn't tolerate Lipitor they shoved meon Baycol. Finally I got totally ticked off and tossed em, then they put me on Welchol, don't lose that stuff either. ... (6 replies)
... I have been searching for others who are experiencing muscle pain after taking Lipitor! Does anyone have a relief for the pain? ... (2 replies)
... What muscle enzymes....something new on the medical horizon or a CPK....if the latter what readings? ... (11 replies)
... THanks for the warning. I thought LONG and HARD about the risks of combining niacin with Lipitor. ... (17 replies)
... If your Liver Enzymes are in normal range, you're not overstressing you liver. ... (10 replies)
... reasearching to find out what besides the LIPITOR I am taking has caused my ALT levels to rise. ... (2 replies)
Lipitor Questions
Jun 13, 2006
... nting to explain why cholesterol was only present in increased rates in some of the people with heart disease. THey thought if you lowered metabolism, the cells and heart might benefit. He said they were absolutely wrong in the aspect. This research is also interesting on the aspect of essential fatty acids... ... (44 replies)
... All you can do is to check your liver enzymes regularly to judge the effect of the atorvastatin. ... (1 replies)
... Arizona, The problem with the adverse side effect reporting in the U.S. is that it is totally voluntary. How many doctors or patients know how to or bother to report? If I had to bet, it would be that side-effects are under reported. I've read articles contrasting our system with that used in the U.K. for example where I believe reporting of adverse drug effects are... (28 replies)
... effects, but yet their blood tests remain normal, and there is no particular diagnosis that can confirm that the drug is at fault? ... (28 replies)
... Thank you for your great reply. I think the fact that you still had the aches and the peripheral neuropathy after switching from statins to red yeast rice tells me the potential is there for the same side effects. ... (9 replies)

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