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... I noticed you included hot flashes, I've had the same problem with Vytorin. Are you menopausal by any chance? ... (8 replies)
... Against my better judgement, I caved and took the Lipitor. Began Nov 15, 2005. Doc prescribed 20 mg every other day, which I kept up with until early Jan. At that point I could no longer stand the side effects, so I stopped taking it. I have a Lfestream cholesterol tester at home, and used that to guage what happened. I realize this only reads TC, and you do have to consider... (8 replies)
... I don't think it's as rare as they make it out to be. I know alot of women who are well past menopause and are still experiencing hot flashes and other estrogenic activity. ... (8 replies)

... I have been post menopausal for 12 years. The last time I went through hot flashes was 5 years ago when my gyn thought that even though I was way past that phase, I should have estrogen replacement therapy anyway. What a disaster that was! ... (8 replies)
... I stopped the pravachol and the pain eventually went away. The doc put me on niaspam. Boy did I get hot flashes. Supposed to take that with asa. Since I'm allergic to asa I took it alone. no good. ... (29 replies)
... ter I was back home I called and was not able to get a phelbotomoy appointment until Feb 25th! I'd love to get this over with since I'm not fond of going through hot flashes forever. ... (17 replies)
... Momcat1, You certainly sound like you have your share of worries... I wish I could offer a silver-bullet for your cholesterol results, or something to ease your mind... My last test showed results similar to your 'last month' numbers... I tend not to get worked up about it though, because I don't really buy into the theory that high-cholesterol is a major... (20 replies)
... no more hot flashes! ... (6 replies)
... which really scared me, cause I've been careful of diet for so long I don't know how not to. This was the day before the he started me on Lipitor 20mg, every other day. ... (20 replies)
... month gap between stopping the Zocor and then starting the Lipitor recently. ... (9 replies)
Low hdl
Jul 8, 2003
... I take 10 mg of lipitor. Doc wanted to be proactive and started me on niaspan. I can't take it. It wakes me up at night with hot flashes and severe itching. Also does one hell of a number on my stomach. I was about 45 lbs overweight and have lost 12 so far. ... (19 replies)
... My husbands dr. wants him to take Niaspan, but did say it might cause flushing, which is like hot flashes. We both have done the less meat, exercise etc. routine, but it didn't do the trick, but we both want to get off these Statin drugs. ... (10 replies)

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