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... en serum cholestol LDL numbers and oxidized cholesterol LDL numbers. Never is LDL dangerous until it is oxidized. LDL is used to transport cholesterol from the liver to tissues that incorporate it into cell membranes. ... (19 replies)
... is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any component of this medication, in patients with active liver disease or unexplained persistent elevations of serum transaminases, in women during pregnancy, and in nursing mothers. ... (34 replies)
... her supplements and dietary changes at the same time. Therapeutic doses of niacin are usually 1000 to 2000 mg. Like statins, though, there is the potential for liver damage in a small proportion of people at those high dosages, so it is important to get liver enzymes checked regularly. ... (24 replies)

... I switched from Lipitor to Vytorin because of high liver counts. ... (4 replies)
Lipitor or niacin?
Dec 21, 2004
... reduction and toxicity. Have a baseline liver enzyme test and get tests regularly. ... (17 replies)
Lipitor or niacin?
Dec 20, 2004
... the highest just before I started niacin therapy was 247. And my figures for LDL, HDL and trigs have improved, too. My liver enzymes have had negligible changes as a result of taking niacin. ... (17 replies)
... For the purposes of checking my liver after a month on Lipitor, can someone please advise if SGOT and SGPT testing is sufficient, or should these tests be supplemented by others, and if so what others are required. Thanks Alistair (2 replies)
... All you can do is to check your liver enzymes regularly to judge the effect of the atorvastatin. ... (1 replies)
Liver problems
May 4, 2001
... I'm on my 3rd month of Lipitor and am due to get another blood test next week. What kind of liver problems should I been looking for or do they only show up in blood work? ... (7 replies)
... I'm trying to lower my cholesterol and keep my liver healthy as well. ... (1 replies)
... You'd need 500mg niacin to make a difference and that much can cause liver damage. ... (5 replies)
... I was told by my nurse practitioner that I could take up to 1500mg Flush niacin. I have my liver checked regularly and no problem. ... (5 replies)
... mg range to control LDL. You'll have to gradually work up to those dosages and you should monitor your liver enzymes with high dosage niacin. If your not already using fish oil it's a good idea to get started. ... (3 replies)
... thanks - that makes sense. i'm so brainfried right now with all the research i'm doing for my dad, it's hard sometimes to keep it all straight! reading your response i was kind of like "duh!" i should have known that! so anyway, thanks, now i know more what to look for in my research and what to tell the doctors. (24 replies)
... mcr285, Chemo and statins are both clearanced by your liver. The chemo is typically very toxic so you don't want to overload your system. Additionally both drugs can produce nueropathy. Check with your oncologist, NOT your primary physician (pill pusher) about this. As to the lack of correlation between cholesterol, heart disease and mortality after about ~ 50 and... (24 replies)
... I think that the first month, then 3 months later, and if all is well, every annual physical thereafter unless some problems develop (upper right abdomnal quadrant pain, nausea, fat intolerance, or jaundice, dark urine.) Liver problems with statins are rare and rhabdomyolysis almost unheard of since the discontinuation of Baycol. Some doctors would like to see patients... (12 replies)
... fats are curtailed, though the liver will make what it needs you will almost NEVER have a cholesterol level that es anywhere NEAR what the average person walks around with. ... (37 replies)
... This does not mean that they will all replenish. Some may be permanently damaged. The mitochondria are the powerhouses of the cells. Liver test don't always show up even severe muscle problems caused by statins. ... (37 replies)
... And yes, you whould have waited longer while off of the statin. Also be aware that even severe muscle problems from statins do not always show up in liver tests. ... (37 replies)
... I am taking it and will do liver function test after one month. ... (6 replies)




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