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... I have been on Lipitor for about a year now. ... (7 replies)
... weeks ago I started having some real bad muscle and joint aches. ... (1 replies)
... ALL THE DOCTORS WILL NOT BUY INTO THE LIPITOR THEORY. MY PROBLEMS ALL STARTED AFTER BEING ON 40MG OF PRAVACHOL FOR 18 MONTHS AND BEING SWITCHED TO 20 MG OF LIPITOR. ... (26 replies)

... Yes, I had muscle aches and profound weakness from Lipitor... It started when my doctor combined it with Tricor. ... (29 replies)
... have had problems with statins. I had serious muscle pain in both arms, overall weakness, and pronounced exercise intolerance after over 7 years on Lipitor. ... (26 replies)
... I had serious, chronic muscle pain and weakness after 7 years of no symptoms on Lipitor. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Shirley, As Lenin said, RYR is a weaker statin than Lipitor, but it is still a statin and can have the same side effects. Our PCP assumed that since RYR is 'natural', we could skip the liver function tests..... NOT SO.... The same PCP went balistic when we told him my husband was experiencing cognitive decline from statins. Needless to say, we just changed PCP's. (7 replies)
... ld have fewer problems switching to RYR, a rather weak low dose of a weaker version of the same class of drug. It's probably akin to someone switching to 2.5 mg. Lipitor a day...or even to 1 milligram. ... (7 replies)
... I wouldn't associate Lipitor with the occasional sore calf a year after starting Lipitor. That condition is just too common to give it much credence... ... (7 replies)
... Last Saturday we were playing dominoes with two other couples. . He developed these cramps in his back and in his legs and stopped the Lipitor. He started taking "red yeast rice" and the cramps went away and his cholesterol has stayed down , under 200. When he checked with his doctor, he was told to keep taking it since it seemed to be working. Have you ever heard of red... (7 replies)
... Are you taking Lipitor and Tricor at the same time? ... (7 replies)
... use of fibrates alone, including TRICOR, may occasionally be associated with myositis, myopathy, or rhabdomyolysis. Patients receiving TRICOR and complaining of muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness should have prompt medical evaluation for myopathy, including serum creatine kinase level determination. ... (7 replies)
... It is hard to tell if your muscle aches are related to Lipitor. They might be, but then again might not. ... (7 replies)
... months and most of my problems were GI, but I also started with a few aches and pains. I stopped for a few months, and the aches and pains eased up, but the GI problems took almost another 4 months for my GI guy to get under control. ... (29 replies)
... I never paid that close attention to the specific numbers, I know that my total was like 280+ and I think my "bad" cholesterol was 140-150. I have since been told that 40MG is kind of high dose. I only know about CoQ10 from what I've read on this board. I need to look into it. To be honest, I am so bummed about having to wait close to a year to get back to feeling... (20 replies)
... but the truth is, most people take around a year or more to really start regaining their strength and for the muscle pain to go away... ... (20 replies)
... I was on Lipitor for over 7 years before I had a muscle problem 2 years ago... the fact that you've been on it for years without symptoms doesn't necessarily mean it isn't doing your muscles any harm... ... (24 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your leg pain, I was on Lipitor for about 4 years and developed pain in my ankles. I complained of this to my doctors. I was told to exercise more. ... (29 replies)
... The original toxiciology studies done on Lipitor did not showing it crossing into the brain, although amounts too small to detect by the tests done on the nervous system tissue might be crossing over. ... (29 replies)
... Has anyone experienced muscle pain along with some weakness as a side affect of Lipitor? ... (26 replies)




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