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... knees,severe leg cramps,transiant muscle spasms.etc. ... (2 replies)
... Sorry for a late reply, but only today joined this health board and saw your msg. Any statin drug for cholesterol can cause leg cramps, so yes, its possible that Zorcor is causing yours. ... (3 replies)

... Thanks for the input all. I am really on the fence about trying anything else. I've not taken the Vytorin for 4 nights and have had no leg cramps. ... (9 replies)
... Was wondering if anyone has suffered from leg cramps at night while they were taking a statin? ... (4 replies)
... uctor and I stand up alot. Well, the pain kept going and going. Got to the point where I could not lay on my right hip at night. Wake up in the morning and major cramps in my butt cheek, to my groin, all the way down to my foot. The bottom of my feet hurt. The left leg hurts sometimes but not as much as the right. ... (16 replies)
... I had leg and feet cramps the entire time I was on a statin. I am talking wake you out of a sound sleep cramps! Haven't had them since quitting the statin. ... (2 replies)
... I was on a different statin but I had leg and foot cramps the whole time on them. Took me awhile after I got off of it to realize I didn't have them anymore. ... (3 replies)
... Leg and hand cramps, pain in leg calves, misc. pain here and there in your bod, seem to be pretty expectable for SOME OF US on statins. ... (5 replies)
... Ok, I had high numbers before I took lipitor. Started at 10 mg. I think my total was close to 300 or a bit higher before i started the statin drug. Now, after being off of it for like 2 months, my numbers are even higher than when i began the lipitor in the first place. Why is this? ... (17 replies)
... my trigs = 31 hdl = 34 ldl = 28 my cholesterol is 70 LOWWWWWWWWW... I should NOT be on a statin! Looking at the report it says the normal range for HDL is 35 to 65, so I am borderline. Normal range for LDL is 30 to 130. (16 replies)
... Another thing they have found with statins and zetia, is that each time the body is rechallenged with a new statin the damage becomes progressive. ... (9 replies)
... o do, but for me it comes at a cost. I can always expect muscle pain, weakness and stomach upset if I go above 20mg. I've had a minor loss of feeling in my feet, leg cramps and a couple of other issues. ... (3 replies)
... the old feelings of being tired and the muscular discomfort was returning. The night time leg cramps had me jumping out of bed before I was even awake! I made a plea for something easier and got pravastatin 20mg. ... (2 replies)
... I don't remember how long I was on Lipitor before the cramps started in my legs and feet but it was awhile, maybe several years. ... (5 replies)
... I just wanted to give an update. The pain in my leg and butt is mostly GONE!!! I can get up out the bed and I do not have that sharp shooting pain that goes from the butt all the way down. ... (16 replies)
... I think the leg pain that you describe is sciatica pain. ... (16 replies)
... els. The same enzymes that are involved in the production of cholesterol are also required for the production of the essential CoQ10. Lower cholesterol levels in statin users are accompanied by reduced levels of CoQ10. ... (29 replies)
... It's going to take awhile for all the pains and aches to go away...TRUST ME! I'm certainly sure with maybe taking an 81 mg. aspirin a day is just as good if not better then a statin. I took 3 different kinds over an 8 month period and now told my new Dr. don't even think about putting me on one. I keep mine is check with diet and some exercise. To me they are toxic. I have... (16 replies)
... They have done study after study. 50% of the people who have coronary artery disease have high cholesterol and 50% don't. In fact in autopsies it has been found that people who supposedly died of CAD did not have any plaque in their arteries, but did have inflammation that had migrated to the coronary arteries. Sometimes the statin/cholesterol studies are misleading in that... (9 replies)

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