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... Does Lipitor work as well as Lovastatin? ... (1 replies)
... I just rescheduled and appointment with my doctor to discuss changing medications. She as of now has given me an all out NO, to come off the drugs. I can see her concern, but I dont think she is fully aware of the side effects that I might be having...and the possible muscle and kidney failure problems of taking both medications. I took a trip to the bookstore yesterday... (21 replies)
... Brendap, I took 10 mg of Lipitor for a few years and it did a great job of lowering the cholesterol and like you I wanted to save some money so asked to be switched to Lovastatin. ... (8 replies)

... Gardeninggal, Good luck with the Niacin - I'm still taking 500-750mg/day, although I've been forgetting to take it from time to time.... I'm mostly on the Policosanol now - take it religiously... Will post my next blood test results soon. Like you, I have also read several places that longevity is related to cholesterol levels - those with the higher cholesterol levels... (8 replies)
... Neither should she consider taking niacin OR zetia, certainly not both together. I think the Zetia TV ads are very misleading regarding the liver effects. ... (12 replies)
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... I've never been on a statin myself, but I have a brother who had similar problems with Baycol, Lipitor, and Crestor. He is now on Vytorin, but hasn't been on it long enough to know whether or not he'll have problems with it, too. I am personally on niacin therapy, taking 750 mg daily Endur-acin, divided 3x with meals, and have achieved good control and no side effects. My... (18 replies)
... she is diabetic so she can't take niacin or niaspan. 3. ... (12 replies)
... Hmm, Ok I look at this like apples and oranges. For people with extrememly high LDL, lipitor is the way to go. I don't think that applies to us. ... (21 replies)
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... I do take selenium. I don't take Lipitor, but I am experimenting with 1000 mg Niacin right now. ... (25 replies)
... Lenin, thanks for the feedback. You have guessed correct, we are fraternal twins. Ya, my HDL stays between 38 and 40 and does not want to go up. I am on 10 mg lipitor and it improved my HDL. The VAP test sub components are new to me so I am not knowledgeable presently on the HDL 2 Vs HDL 3 mixture. ... (18 replies)




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