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Liver problems
May 5, 2001
... I was on lipitor for 2 years and have the liver blood test every 3 months. I am told over time it can cause liver damage and only shows up in the blood test! once it shows up you can not correct the liver damage. I am looking into natural sources to lower my cholesterol, such as Gugulipid. ... (7 replies)
... Hello all, I am a 34 yr old male, 5ft 9 in tall, and I have new blood test results in. ... (1 replies)
... about it affecting my liver system, so my doctor let me to stop, I don't know Niaspan and if it doesn't has statins ? ... (9 replies)

... Hello everyone. I had my blood test done on Thursday for them to check my liver function since I'm on the Lipitor & they came back normal so that is a relief!!! :) Unfortunately I have to go back on Monday cause the chest pain hasn't gone away. The pain yesterday & today actually felt worse than usual (if it can get any worse!!!) :(. Also I talked to my dad yesterday &... (2 replies)
... because my primary doctor wanted to know if Lipitor affect my liver system. ... (9 replies)
... I saw my primary doctor on April 19, when I asked him if higher bilirubin means that liver was effected even AST and ALT are normal. ... (9 replies)
... lmost 80 mg. Also diltiazem will not let the body rid it self of the Lipitor, in effect letting it build up in her body to a toxic level. They never did any CK test on her liver to test for muscle damage. ... (9 replies)
... My husband has to request the CPK test when his cholesterol panel is run. When he was having so much muscle pain more than a year ago and we suspected Lipitor we asked for the test. His doctor ordered it, but was on the phone with her insurance company after he made the request. ... (24 replies)
... My aunt was prescribed Lipitor for stroke prevention and she does not have a cholesterol problem, she is 62 years old. ... (24 replies)
... First of all I would call your doctor incompetent , you do not take these drugs without doing blood tests every 3 months or so because this can happen taking these so called wonder drugs , this serious problem is called Rhabdomyolysis . ... (24 replies)
... Yea, some wonder drug eh... On the plus side their are natural alternatives that are just as effective and wont do a complete wreck on your husband's body. (24 replies)
... I took him to the doc and he had to hold on to me to walk. In the docs office it took the doc and me to get him up from the chair to the exam table. He did a blood test and a few days later the doc left a message for him to stop taking Lipitor and to come in right away. ... (24 replies)
... It's highly unlikely that Lipitor is the cause of your anemia. However, it could be the cause of some of the aches and pains. As long as your LIVER tests are normal, you should not consider getting off a statin...given your history. ... (1 replies)
... THis sounds like my symptons after taking Lipitor for years as well as other Satins, as they came on the market. ... (44 replies)
... too low. Your exercise may have caused you cholesterol in come in part. The reduction of HDL is not good, as this is probably the only part of the choleseterol test that I find benificial. Also you shouldn't be taking niacin with the statins as the greatly increase the chance of myopathy. ... (19 replies)
... I did another blood test on September 11, all six items come back to normal. ... (9 replies)
... Now I have just started at the local hospital Lipid Clinic and found that my LFTs are raised. Luckily the doctor there does not use Lipitor at such high doses so she has lowered my dose to 40mg again. It's really not worth taking double the dose to get such small benefit in figures. ... (3 replies)
... I am loosing muscle as I am building muscle in doing power yoga and can see a difference in my tone. I work at a pharmacy and my PharmD thinks its a very stange blood test and suggested a retest. I have an appointment with a new doc tomorrow that will hopefully shed some light on the whole thing. ... (10 replies)
... My liver overproduces cholestrol. If I maintain a low fat diet, not eating any pork, beef, eggs or any fried foods, my count was still high. Between 245 and 260. ... (8 replies)
... While you were on lipitor for 6 months did it just lower your total cholesterol or all of your levels? ... (10 replies)

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