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... take the statin and no niacin for a while. There's no substitute for personal observation. ... (9 replies)
... for about two or three years . I have peripheral neuropathy and muscle aches and weakness. I complained to my cardiologist, who took me off the Zocor for about a month. I could not see much change in my condition. ... (9 replies)
... It amazes me after all this they can sit there and state this stuff doesn't cause neuropthy after all the evidence , if they had to put up with it 24 hours a day like a lot of us do they might whistle a different tune . I never had any health problems like this until shortly after I started taking statins , I have zero doubt that statins caused the permanent nerve damage... (9 replies)

... Right now, I am concerned with the muscle soreness more than anything. I have been off the Lipitor and Niacin for two to three weeks and I feel that I am improving, although extrremely slowly. ... (9 replies)
... If you have experienced the neuropathy for an extended period of time while taking these drugs it's very possible the nerve damage is permanent . ... (9 replies)
... Not pre diabetic. Neurologist found nothing to indicate a cause for neuropathy. Now I want to see how long it takes to have muscle soreness feel substantially better. (9 replies)
... Vipergg, i also took lipitor for three or four yrs like a good little patient. I complained about the muscle pain and all the other side effects, but my drs wounldnt listen. It finally caused liver problems and i ended up i the er. That's when i was taken off the lipitor. I am a diabetic also and was told i had neuropathy. I think it came from the meds. I don't think... (9 replies)
... an alternative to statin drug treatment or are simply interested in improving their overall blood lipid profile, you still may be able to incorporate a suitable niacin supplement into your daily regimen. Inositol hexanicotinate is purported to carry all of niacin's benefits but without the risks of elevated blood sugar levels. ... (2 replies)
... Hi Dave, Wow, Your been on the cholesterol lowering circuit !!! I abbreviated your info to highlight the good stuff (or bad stuff). Just so I understand what you're taking now......... You are taking only Advicor, right? Advicor is a combination of niacin and lovastatin (aka Mev a cor) (one tablet taken once a day at bedtime) (4 replies)
... me I must have sprained something , but this was a constant everyday occerence and then I started digging into the meds and guess what lipitor causes peripheral neuropathy . I can't tell you how frustrating PN as I used to play sports all the time and now I am lucky if I can jog at a slow pace for 100 feet . ... (4 replies)
... The following adverse events have also been reported with niacin, lovastatin, and/or other HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, but not necessarily with ADVICOR, either during clinical studies or in routine patient management. Body as a Whole: Cardiovascular: chest pain; abdominal pain; edema; chills; malaise atrial fibrillation; tachycardia; palpitations, and other cardiac... (1 replies)
... My father is 76 years old. He has been a type 2 diabetic for close to 40 years. He had also been a smoker for over 40 years before finally quitting 13 years ago. He has been able to control his blood sugar quite well throughout the years. He has never had a heart attack, or experienced any chest pains. Nevertheless, he did undergo triple bypass surgery 10 years ago after a... (20 replies)
Pravachol anyone?
Dec 16, 2002
... Here is the list , doesn't look much different than lippy , though it's not as strong so maybe the chance may be smaller or it just may take a little longer for problems to show up , all statins have the same side effects . Also don't let your doctor mix this with any fibrate drug it is not reccomended . Skeletal: myopathy, rhabdomyolysis, arthralgia. Neurological:... (1 replies)

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