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... day for the average man. And this was not lethal, but did result in severe liver damage...It would likely be terminal in time. Can you imagine taking 2,800mg of Lipitor per day? ... (10 replies)
... What you say about diet makes intutive sense to me. My cholesteral problem is due mainly to an overactive liver and not my lifestyle. What's so frustrating is that 15 months ago I was told my TC was 235 with an LDL level of 171. ... (16 replies)
Welchol
May 23, 2001
... This is a new bile sequestrant as opposed to the statins which work on the liver and I'm just wondering how well it works and if there is any side effects . ... (0 replies)

Di and others
May 8, 2001
... What do you mean by "all" the liver tests Di? ... (2 replies)
... my cholesterol has been as low as 209 on Lipitor and as high as 550 during pregnancy. ... (0 replies)
... he had a heart attack 2 months ago. I gave him a jar before the doc could put him on ol' Lippy. He just completed his nuclear scan, lipid test, stress test and liver function tests. His cardiologist can't understand why his numbers are down to low normal, and why his stent hasn't any sign of restenosis. ... (14 replies)
... and his bad was very high. The one area where I have a number is tryglicerides which was 1483. The doctor said this was extremely high and he has begun taking Lipitor and was instructed to change his diet, stop smoking, and begin exercise. ... (5 replies)
JJ, about Questran
Feb 11, 2001
... ng vitamin, so watch for bleeding. If you're still a young squirt, this includes aggravating and accelerating menses. But if it works, it's a lot easier on the liver and muscles than Lipitor. ... (1 replies)
Attention JJ
Feb 8, 2001
... my liver function tests have returned to absolute normal levels. What a relief. ... (1 replies)
... If you are comfortable with taking the lipitor and it is working for you without side effects and you are being properly monitored for liver function, muscle breakdown, etc., then go with what works best for you. ... (1 replies)
... iver then likely it will have the same type side effects but we can only hope that they come up with something better without all the wonderful side effects of a lipitor . ... (1 replies)
... Two replies in one: Di, don't be so concerned that you just stop your medicine on somebody else's experience, PLEASE!! However, you do need to be monitored regularly. These things can pop up out of nowhere! You need to have liver function and Creatine Phospho-Kinease(CPK) panels run every six months for the first couple of years, then annually after that if no anomalies... (6 replies)
... only a 3 point drop in his tg's which were at 77, and are now 74. The point here is that he has made the rounds of virtually all the statins, of which Baycol and Lipitor both caused a rise to the 495 number. This poor guy is 27, eats like a bird, and is skinny as a rail. ... (11 replies)




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