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... Is 297 an abnormally high CPK test for muscle enzymes in regards to lipitor? ... (4 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)
Dangers of lipitor
Jun 11, 2011
... I stopped taking lipitor some 7 years ago, because I hurt so bad I was moaning all the time. I did not know that lipitor affected the muscle enzymes until I did the research.. I know that this is not common, but for me it was not worth taking... my concern now is for my husband.. he has been on 60 to 80 mg. ... (1 replies)

... Mine was about 297 on 20MG lipitor and was having the aches and pains. Took Crestor for a while and pains continued, went off Crestor for 4 days and CPK dropped to 80! ... (4 replies)
Stopping Lipitor
May 15, 2001
... But my liver enzymes went back to normal after six years!!!!! ... (33 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)
... I have been searching for others who are experiencing muscle pain after taking Lipitor! Does anyone have a relief for the pain? ... (2 replies)
Jul 17, 2006
... According to a review article in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) in 2003, the incidence of fatal rhabdomyolysis, per 1 million prescriptions, ranged from 3.16 (for cerivastatin aka Baycol, since removed from the market), to a low of 0 for Fluvastatin (aka Lescol), and all others were less then 1. The same article estimated that general muscle weakness... (7 replies)
... What muscle enzymes....something new on the medical horizon or a CPK....if the latter what readings? ... (11 replies)
... If your Liver Enzymes are in normal range, you're not overstressing you liver. ... (10 replies)
... I think that's why Pres. Clinton stopped taking cholesterol meds. He probably couldn't take the pain. My mom took lipitor for three or four yrs. For her muscle pain they referred her to rehab. The pain continued until she stopped the lipitor, but by that time she had elevated liver enzymes. ... (6 replies)
... reasearching to find out what besides the LIPITOR I am taking has caused my ALT levels to rise. ... (2 replies)
Lipitor Questions
Jun 13, 2006
... It also could be that you thyroid became "fouled up". Body temperature is not variable in people. It must be kept in a certain "tight" range for certain enzymes to be activated. Some doctors will say that your temperature just runs lower than other people, not to worry. As Dr. Semenkovich found, it is very important. ... (44 replies)
New to board
Jul 7, 2001
... If you're a female athlete I would watch out taking lipitor or any of the statin drugs! These drugs deplete your muscle enzymes causing pain so bad you will not be able to workout. just read some of the past messages here. I'm sure there is another way to get your trigs. down. ... (18 replies)
... Arizona, The problem with the adverse side effect reporting in the U.S. is that it is totally voluntary. How many doctors or patients know how to or bother to report? If I had to bet, it would be that side-effects are under reported. I've read articles contrasting our system with that used in the U.K. for example where I believe reporting of adverse drug effects are... (28 replies)
... I suspect that these people do not become statistics. My father used to take Zocor, but quit because of muscle pains and weakness. Yet none of his enzymes were elevated. He felt better once he stopped taking Zocor, although I doubt that his doctor ever reported anything that would have included him as a statistic. ... (28 replies)
... Statins block enzyme pathways involved in the production of cholesterol, thereby lowering cholesterol levels. The same enzymes that are involved in the production of cholesterol are also required for the production of the essential CoQ10. ... (29 replies)
... All you can do is to check your liver enzymes regularly to judge the effect of the atorvastatin. ... (1 replies)
... I currently have a CPK level of about 2200. When I took this test I had not worked out for about a week. Anyways this is from what I understand high. I am normally very active, and work out atleast 5 times a week, but as I said when I took this test I let my body rest for a week, and it was still high. DOes anyone have any adivice for me (4 replies)
... I had a blood test to check liver enzymes and CPK levels. My doc said that if the Lipitor was causing the problem, my CPK levels would be elevated due to inflammation of the muscle. ... (27 replies)

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