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... what liver function tests should I check if I am on Lipitor? ... (3 replies)
... ick. Like I had the flu or had been poisoned or something. I refuse to ever take it again. I was able to take Zocor just fine but after a year or so it raised my liver functions. Stopped it and they went back down. ... (2 replies)
... I am looking for some advice on whether this is a good idea. I have somewhat high cholesterol. Current numbers are 221 total, 166 LDL, 77 Triglyceride. I'll admit I don't have the world's best diet, but far from the worst either. I don't eat a lot of red meat, nor do I eat a lot of fatty foods. I do eat fruit and veggies daily, during meals and for snacks. I drink on... (1 replies)

... how can I help my liver when taking lipitor (2 replies)
... mg. of Lipitor is a low dose. I have taken 40 mg per day for nearly 2 years with no side effects whatsoever. ... (6 replies)
... way to low. You need to understand that LDL transports cholesterol to the cells in your body. I would research the importance of cholesterol in the body. You liver was suffering, as well as the other cells in your body. If you wern't taking Coq10 you doctor should be fired. ... (9 replies)
... Your doctor is're asking for liver damage if you take all 3 meds. Niacin works better for HDL and triglycerides than it does LDL in my experience. ... (9 replies)
... So much for the trial of Crestor. The side effects came back with a vengence and I immediately stopped and in about four days or so, I felt 100% better. I have not taken any statins and I feel great. I do however take Zetia 10 mg. per day with no side effects because it does not contain statins. On my last visit with my VA Dr. he agreed with me about the statins. I asked... (35 replies)
... It is absolutly true that the problems in the above post are true. I had them and I no longer take Zokor or Lipitor for the same reasons. I am just getting to feel like my old, and I mean OLD self, again. ... (35 replies)
... Lane, I agree with Lenin - have her checked for Alzheimer's ... it is possible. Also have them test her liver to see why the enzymes are so elevated - does she have a fatty-liver? - what does of Lipitor and Zocor was/is she on? Has her thyroid level been checked? However, given the effects you say your mother is experiencing, I would also stop the statins for a few... (12 replies)
... With either choice make sure you get liver enzymes checked...certainly after the first month. ... (9 replies)
... cin. If you take doses higher than that, you really should be doing so while being periodically monitored by your doctor. You most certainly run the risk of both liver damage and muscle damage from Lipitor, which is why your doctor will frequently check for this via blood tests. ... (9 replies)
... If your Liver Enzymes are in normal range, you're not overstressing you liver. ... (10 replies)
Lipitor or not?
Jan 4, 2002
... not overweight. While 300 is still very high, my doctor and I have decided this is the best that can be done for me with the drugs available now. Fortunately, my liver tests are always in the normal range and I have cholestrol and liver tests monthly. ... (15 replies)
... on 20mg of Lipitor and then increased the dosage up to 60mg within the first 3 months. ... (0 replies)
Liver problems
May 12, 2001
... DT..Sorry to hear of your liver problem, especially at such an early age. How big a dose were U on, and did they do a profile on you every 3 months? ... (7 replies)
... ou don't need any medicines, especially the statins. The diet you are following is not condusive to reducing your cholesterol. Cholesterol is synthesized by the liver from carbohydrates and sugars. Your HDL's are raised by meat protein. You need some fats, and this includes saturated fats. ... (8 replies)
... The SGOT and SGPT are two of four tests that evaluate liver functions. The SGOT is elevated in liver diseases like acute hepatitis. It can be normal in chronic hepatitis. Elevation of the SGPT indicates inflammation of the liver cells. ... (2 replies)
... I've been taking 20 mg. of Lipitor for a few years. I have my cholesterol levels checked every 6 months, as well as liver function tests. Some people I know, who are also on Lipitor, only have their blood checked once a year. ... (12 replies)
... affect Liver and how big risk will it be happened? ... (6 replies)

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