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... I've been taking 10mg of Lipitor daily for several years and now realize thru web sites like this one that many of the symptoms I have (muscle aches, upset stomach, lots of gas mostly belching, etc.) are not just because I'm getting older but could very well be as the result of taking Lipitor. I was surprised to find out I should be taking CoQ10 along with the Lipitor (my... (0 replies)
... My cardiologist recently took me off of Lipitor and does not recommend statins for any of his patients, regardless of what their blood cholesterol reading is. Why? ... (29 replies)
... My mom experienced muscle pain, and lost her memory due to Lipitor. A major side effect of Lipitor is the depletion of CoQ10 in the brain. One day she just started forgetting everything, and walked around like an aimless zombie... very similar to global amnesia. ... (17 replies)

... I was on Lipitor for about 7 years when my doctor combined it with Tricor, and within months I was almost an invalid. ... (5 replies)
... ete CoQ10. IF you decide to take statins... inform you doctor that you must take CoQ10. This is a known fact. In fact the Merck patent for statin drugs list a CoQ10 additive to their statin so you don't have the dangerous side effects. They still don't put the CoQ10 in their statin. ... (9 replies)
... or the reason that you stated. I would recommend that you do a search on this board for CoQ10, as there are numerous threads providing guidance into the types of CoQ10 product to use. ... (7 replies)
Generic lipitor?
Jan 14, 2012
... I've been taking Lipitor for years with no problems. On Monday, I started on the generic lipitor, but also started taking CoQ10. ... (2 replies)
... So you don't think statins do ANYONE any good? Well, you are wrong my friend, but certainly entitled to your opinion. :D BTW>>>what were your #s? That would be interesting. Oh another thing for your *research* ;) : (76 replies)
... My MD prescribed Lipitor to reduce cholesterol. After filling the prescription, decided to start doing research. ... (76 replies)
... production for the muscles. COQ10 is depleted by statins. It is thought that this depletion adversely affects the mitochondria, in turn causing pain and weakness. ... (44 replies)
... So you are getting better results with 20 mg. of lipitor? (4 replies)
... The CoQ10 does not work quickly. I had serious pain for over 8 months after I stopped taking Lipitor, and I was on 150mg CoQ10 per day for about the last four months of this time. I can't say for sure that the CoQ10 helped speed my recovery, or whether my body just healed itself. ... (11 replies)
... Are you taking Lipitor and Tricor at the same time? ... (7 replies)
... Statins deplete the body of CoQ10, which is used by the muscles. It is thought that depletion of CoQ10 is what leads to muscle problems in some statin users. ... (11 replies)
... Consider taking CoQ10 supplements. It is well known that statins deplete CoQ10 levels in the blood and tissue, and CoQ10 reduction is now being suspected as contributing to the recent increases in congestive heart failure in the country. ... (18 replies)
... I will check on the brands that you recommended. I will probably stay off the Lipitor a couple of more months, then resume the 20mg of Lipitor with a coQ10 supplement once I am confident that my muscles are back to normal. ... (27 replies)
... my only advice is to be patient and be positive. We all react differently to medicines, and we all recover at different rates. I would definitely stay on the CoQ10 until you feel better. ... (14 replies)
... If you feel the 20 mg. is absolutely necessary then try it with the 120 CoQ10 and at the first sign of pain that you are sure is from Lipitor, up the CoQ10 to 240mg. But don't be too surprised if it doesn't help. ... (4 replies)
Lipitor Forever?
Jun 4, 2004
... ery careful! Do you cholesterol research. 115 is WAY too low. Women have a much increased chance of bleeding stroke with cholesterol under 180. Also read the Lipitor ads. It says "Lipitor has not been shown to prevent heart disease or heart attacks".... ... (14 replies)
... When should someone consider taking coQ10 supplements? ... (27 replies)

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