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... Your #'s aren't that bad..with exception of TRIGs...and that was not too bad when you were on fish oil. What's the dosage you're on with Crestor? It can be very effective at 5 mg. I just started on 5mg (split the 10) 4X a week and 10mg 3X. That's about the ave equivalent of 7 mg daily. I would try the 5 mg dose daily and see if the symptoms abate. Good luck! (7 replies)
... Thanks for your reply. Yes, I take Crestor with breakfast and always drink lots of water and milk throughout my day. ... (7 replies)
... I had a stomach ache for the first week, but kept taking it...I did quit for 3 days during week two, and stomach ache went away. But I know I MUST get my numbers down, so I started again. ... (7 replies)

... Sounds good! The pills split very easily. Don't worry if they're not exactly split...on average you will be on a half dose. (2 replies)
... That is great Rahod. I quit taking my Crestor one week ago because I was having such terrible flu-like symptoms. I'm going to start taking 5 mg per day (I was on 10 mg per day for 3 weeks or so) and see how that goes. I'm going to go and get a pill splitter at WalMart tomorrow. Glad to hear that you are having good results. :) (2 replies)
... that I never connected to the statin. Most of the problems went away when I quit them but I am still having problems almost 2 years off of them, thanks to the drugs. ... (4 replies)
... Blood pressure and cholesterol are not related....I wish doctors would quit trying to statin-fix everything. If she has blood pressure problems, then she needs to be treated for blood pressure. I imagine some day you sister will suffer from cholesterol medication induced dementia. (13 replies)
... Your cholesterol should drop pretty significantly and quickly on Crestor. However, Crestor is a very potent statin, so you should be on the watch for any sudden, chronic, unexplained muscle pains. ... (27 replies)
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Dec 30, 2006
... Also, my Testosterone got really low on Crestor 5 mg and is really why I ultimately quit this past summer. That's why I pay attention when Hubble others are promoting COQ10. ... (6 replies)
... I have recently tried Crestor as a last resort to lower my numbers, with a warning from my Dr. to stop if the pains returns. ... (20 replies)
Sep 18, 2006
... years old, not overweight, active, and drink enough coffee to float a battleship, and yes I like creme and sugar in my coffee. Quit smoking about 1 year ago. ... (3 replies)
... I have similar numbers but refused medication. This should be the last option. My plan is diet and supplements. I reviewed almost every message on this board and have a plan. Medications is always the easy way out. Your doctor now has another life long patient. (8 replies)
... ad said that it was unusual for it to be this high considering my age and weight, so I pretty much thought he had just given me a death sentence.He perscribed me Crestor and said that I would be taking them the rest of my life so I could live a longer life.I had been a smoker but since I had gotten that news I quit immediately. ... (8 replies)
... You are in line for a major change. Yes, quit smoking. Highly addictive? ... (4 replies)
... As for statins, I started taking Crestor over a year ago. ... (6 replies)
... With all due do you know Crestor caused the hemoroids? ... (18 replies)
... I have personal experience with family members who have exceedingly high cholesterol and extremely long lives. In my mother;s family, cholesterol ranges from 300 to well above 400 and my mother is 90. She has never taken cholesterol meds, had x-rays which indicated her arteries are clear (at 80) and had a history of long-term smoking (she quit in her 50's). She is now over 90... (26 replies)
... I'm at 93 LDL :) ...if it's cost you're concerned with...CRESTOR dosages are all the same :D and 10 mg of that will outperform the 10 Lipitor. So....if you can get your Doc to Rx you 20 mg, you can split 'em ;). I now split my 10's and take the 5mg 3X and 10mg 4X a week. BTW...I took Lipitor for 5 years (then quit for 2) and had some *problems*. With Crestor, I have none. (19 replies)
... about Cholesterol medication. One web site lists, good pills bad pills and Prestor is listed as bad medication. I smoke so figure the best thing I could do is quit or drastically cut back. ... (4 replies)
... of Crestor which is just as potent as Simvastatin. ... (6 replies)

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