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... 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)
... You did a wise thing in not taking Lipitor. After reading all the side effects of Lip. ... (20 replies)

... I'm a 40 year old female. I've got high cholesterol. I tried taking Lipitor and Zocor for a few years, but ended up with severe pains... ... (7 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)
... High liver enzymes can be a real problem and signals liver damage. Maybe you can try taking half the dosage, after you check with your doctor. ... (6 replies)
... I started off taking 10mgs Zocor with no problem and was upped to 20mgs and that started problems with my back. ... (18 replies)
Dec 26, 2008
... now my LDL and total chol. numbers are up. Yes it did reduce my trigs. to good range, but now she's trying to say I need to take Crestor for the high LDL. I'm thinking the fish pills must have caused it. ... (5 replies)
... had problems in the past with statins causing intolerable leg pain. He prescribed Vytorin and I took it for about a week and once again I developed leg pain. I quit taking the med and called his office and informed them that I did so. Today I met with him again and told him I discontinued the Vytorin. ... (1 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)
... 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)
Nov 20, 2009
... Ace28 Thanks for the reply. Isn't it strange that a nephrologist prescribed Crestor for me? ... (6 replies)
... I was taking both of these without problems until Oct 11th. Doc then doubled the doses and for a week now I've had abdominal discomfort and waves of nausea. ... (0 replies)
... of people are supposed to have side effects from statins and that "small percentage" all managed to find this board. I wonder if Mandy Patinkin would still pimp Crestor if he read all this. ... (26 replies)
... ubled my Lipitor dosage and then I began to have severe leg pain. I was switched to Pravachol and had only minor aches so I contended with it. Recently I tried Crestor which resulted in the worse leg pain I have ever had, so back to Pravachol. Only this time the leg pain is worse to the point I cannot exercise. ... (1 replies)
... uld also spend about an hour or two reviewing posts below and see what others are doing to reduce there cholesterol naturally. Take some initiative on your own. Taking drugs is the easy way out. Of course if nothing you try works then consider medication. Let this be your final option. ... (5 replies)

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