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... I have taken 40 mg. of Lipitor and 1000 mg of niacin for years, with no problems. ... (3 replies)
... I am 41 years old. My doctor put me on Lipitor 20mg for high cholesterol a month back. I have been taking Nature Made Multi vitamins for him for almost 6 months now. ... (3 replies)
... at around 8, but some time back I decided that taking Lipitor was a waste of money, so stopped taking it altogether. ... (3 replies)

Stopping Lipitor
May 15, 2001
... my liver enzymes went back to normal after six years!!!!! I then tried Red Rice Yeast for a while, but couldn't afford the mix of healthy alternatives I planned and had to go on my doctors new advice of Baycol. ... (33 replies)
... Why don't you ask your doctor to switch you to Pravachor from Lipitor. I've read about some complaining of hair loss on Lipitor, and when they switched to Pravachor the loss stopped. ... (28 replies)
... Boy, that's really strange...gaining weight (or not losing) on 600 cal a day?? That sounds impossible to me under any circunstances :confused: If your cholesterol is very high (produced in large part by your liver not simply the food you eat), then you need to get it lower..probably with a statin. There is no logical reason I can think of for significant weight gain with a... (6 replies)
... Hello, I am new on this board and would like to ask something.. my cholesterol is very high, took lipitor last year for about 3 months and my numbers went down 100 points so I stopped. While I was on lipitor I gained weight.. ... (6 replies)
Stopping Lipitor
Feb 21, 2001
... cholesterol numbers will be high too. I'm going to experiment with diet, vitamins and exercise and hope for the best. If I can't get my numbers down in a few months, I'll have to look into something else. ... (33 replies)
... Yes, hubby and I had both been on statins, he took them for 7 years. During those years he developed alot of problems, some which are permanent now. ... (12 replies)
... This is a patently untrue statement. Get your facts straight please... I am looking at my bottles of vitamin supplements, and not one has the statement you claim they all have. ... (86 replies)
... I wouldn't worry about it either. I take Lipitor (80mg) and Niaspan (500mg)slow release prescription niacin daily.... many doctors are prescribing this sort of combo because Niaspan/niacin helps lower bad cholesteral, while working to raise the good stuff. That said, you shouldn't just randomly put yourself on mega-doses of niacin. First off, some people are allergic to... (3 replies)
... of Niacin, and I take Lipitor. I've been doing it for years. I doubt that 20mg of Niacin would be of much concern. ... (3 replies)
... I was wondering if Pravachol and Lipitor were in the the same "family" or not, but I guess they are. ... (12 replies)
... o heart disease. America now leads the world in death rates from heart disease. The conditions included are coronary artery disease, cardiomyopathy, hypertension and arrhythmias. ... (29 replies)
... My hubby and I both take Vit. E but only a natural E. But really I am so confused, I do a lot of research and the more I study the reports the more I wonder who can you believe. Nutrition has always interested me and we try to eat right and take vitamins. ... (86 replies)
... It's so easy for the drug companies to scare people into statin usage these days. Heart calcium scanning is advertised on the radio all day long and it is represented as a way to determine your cardiac risk. As one Dr. told me, most middle aged people have some calcium deposits in their coronary arteries. ... (35 replies)
... it's very expensive and all, but I would hate to go "backwards" with my allergy prevention. ... (18 replies)
... Some vitamins are fat soluble...therefore, they are absorbed better with fat. On another note...there is a class action law suit against Lipitor for misleading elderly people into believing that Lipitor will increase their longevity...which it will not. ... (1 replies)
... All drug companies have invested millions of dollars in research and marketing. ... (34 replies)
... along with a ton of supplements, vitamins, and anything that even remotely promised to lower LDL. ... (9 replies)

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