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... ite flour products anymore. For nearly two years before having the gall bladder surgery, I ate NONE of those things at all as they turn into sugar thanks to the liver and can help create more gallstones. That's how I lost all the weight without even really trying. ... (8 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)
... Pravachol is a statin, and they all do the same thing, they inhibit the production of vldl in the liver so that it impedes the production of LDL. Some are stronger than others. Pravachol is a bit weaker, and Lipitor is one of the stronger ones. ... (25 replies)

... I've been on 20mg Lipitor for well over a year now, and have noticed no side effects at all. ... (25 replies)
... Nausea, gastroenteritis, liver function tests abnormal, colitis, vomiting, gastritis, dry mouth, rectal hemorrhage, esophagitis. ... (6 replies)
... I recommend you stick it out for the first month. Then get some bloodwork done to determine liver function. ... (5 replies)
... My Dr. just recommended I take 20 mg. of Lipitor once daily after receiving my latest blood tests: Total Cholesterol - 215 HDL - 51 Chol/HDL Ratio - 4.2 LDL - 140 LDL/HDL Ratio - 2.75 Triglycerides - 119 My blood work 6 months ago was: (9 replies)
Lipitor Forever?
May 31, 2004
... I wonder why you were put on 20mg to begin with :confused: The Dr is supposed to titrate the dosage, starting with the LOWER doses and working up as required. Your beginning#s aren't that bad and if your Dr used the existing guidelines (assuming no other "risk factors" other than your mother's MI), your actual LDL target would have been 160 or perhaps 130 (depending on total... (14 replies)
Lipitor Forever?
May 30, 2004
... Hello :) , My lipid levels have greatly improved since straightening up my act and taking Lipitor (20 mg/day from 2/20 to 4/21, now taking 10 mg/day): TC LDL HDL TG 1/17/2004 215 155 41 95 4/21/2004 116 55 44 ... (14 replies)
... reasearching to find out what besides the LIPITOR I am taking has caused my ALT levels to rise. ... (2 replies)
... I am not functioning well, and need relief desperately. Took Lipitor from January to July. Have been off for 4 weeks. How long will the muscle pain last? ... (2 replies)
... and am taking Carlson Fish Oil instead. Is there any other king of natural I could take. Is cod liver oil just as good? ... (1 replies)
Lipitor or not?
Aug 23, 2001
... I hope you don't mean you are taking Tricor along with lipitor , this is a major no ,no and I would stop this immediately , this is what killed the people taking Baycol and a fibrate of which tricor is a member . ... (15 replies)
... JJ: I have been taking Synthroid for years. I thought all of the symptoms were realted to that not Lipitor. Shows what I know The doc wants to wait (took my blood and will test for liver function and thyroid values) and see if my symptoms go away coming off Lipitor. I think he already believes this is the problem... (10 replies)
Stopping Lipitor
Mar 9, 2001
... ecause I have noticed nothing unusual. My doctor started me on 5 mg, increasing to 10mg when it was obvious 5 wasn't doing anything. He has done lipid levels and liver function tests several times. My levels are TC 198, LDL 114, HDL 48 and trigs 167. ... (33 replies)
... months which helped normalise the liver indicators. Now i want to ask what should i do now? ... (4 replies)
Liver problems
May 11, 2001
... I took Lipitor for about a year, and now have permanent damage to my liver. ... (7 replies)
... Be glad they are checking your liver enzymes.... I've been on 80mg lipitor and 500mg niaspan daily since last May and have only had my liver enzymes checked once...they SHOULD be tested every 6 weeks or so on that dose. ... (1 replies)
... My husband has to get liver tests because he's on Lipitor. What problems might it cause, and how often are you supposed to get tested? ... (0 replies)
... My Father is a health fanatic. He is 69 years old and was an Alcoholic for many years. He is currently taking 500MG of Niacin per day. He is also Using a product called Brewers Yeast that conatins Many nutriants and also contains 50% Niacin. Any other questions feel free to respond (2 replies)




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