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... ce 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. The blood test revealed that Lipitor was breaking down his muscles and that the liver was of concern. ... (24 replies)
... Lane, I doubt very highly that Zocor has anything to do with her memory loss. Statins don't do that. There are 350+ individuals in the Cleveland are who had there arteries cleaned from Crestor and the paper reported no memory losses of any type while on a high dose of Crestor. BUT, has she had her thyroid checked? Thyroid has ALOT to do with memory, especially a 53 year... (12 replies)
... My mom's new doctor put her on zorcor although she had problems with the lipitor. She took lipitor for three or more yrs, she ended up on a cane, memory loss, and a host of other problems while on lipitor. ... (12 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)
Liver Problems
Nov 4, 2004
... My friend is 70 yrs old and had a bypass about 5 years ago. He has elevated triglycerides, so his doctor raised him from 10 mg. of Lipitor to 80 mg. last week. ... (2 replies)
... Hi, Niacin is the one vitamin that is shorted the most in the USA. Everyone should take at least the MDR. Lipitor does virtually nothing for triglycerides. ... (0 replies)
... Are you on other prescription meds that might affect your liver function? ... (12 replies)
... I've taken Lipitor 10 or 20 mg for 9 years. My regular liver test a couple times a year has NEVER shown any anomalies with the enzymes. ... (6 replies)
... I was started on 10mg of Lipitor about 3 months ago to lower my LDL. ... (8 replies)
... U can go on 10 mgs., as the numbers are good, but are only going to get lower, and it has been proven, too low a cholesterol is as bad as too high. Also with the liver enzymes elevated, it might get worse, so keep a close eye on things, as not everyone is cut out to take statins. ... (19 replies)
... 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. From you liver test it appears that you are having the early symptoms of myopathy. Again other people may not agree with me, but don't shoot the messenger.... ... (19 replies)
... They did the same thing to me. When I couldn't tolerate Lipitor they shoved meon Baycol. Finally I got totally ticked off and tossed em, then they put me on Welchol, don't lose that stuff either. ... (6 replies)
... ly prescribe Niaspan if he feels niacin is right for you. Don't try to take an OTC niacin without supervision of a doctor, as there is always the possibility of liver toxicity, especially at the high doses you'd likely need to get control. ... (3 replies)
... is a big mistake. It is too damaging to the liver to be used as a daily drug. Codeine with aspirin might be a far better choice. ... (6 replies)
... D , he should have started you on 10mg first and then test. He must to liver tests if he puts you on Lipitor! ... (9 replies)
Zetia and lipitor
Dec 28, 2003
... I Am New To The Boards, In August I Had My Cholesterol Checked And My Liver Function. My Total Cholesterol Was 261 And My Triglycerides Were 329, Plus My Liver Was Not Functioning Right So My Dr. ... (3 replies)
... I have been put on lipitor and zocor in the past... ... (4 replies)
... If your only liver problem is a slightly "fatty liver" there should be no problem with taking a statin... ... (16 replies)
... Hi folks, I'm new to this board, but I believe only pravachol and zocor have been shown in clinical studies to prevent heart attacks/heart surgery.. etc... lipitor has not shown these results... Though it is the most popular statin.. lipitor is a "synthetic" statin as is crestor.. pravachol/lovastatin and zocor are "natural" (34 replies)
... :wave: And my small town..starting with me. ;) (29 replies)

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