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... As far as statins, it is hard to say which one is likely to have the least side effects, as everyone is different. ... (3 replies)
... is too high. Lipitor is relatively powerful and has a good track record of few side effects... That's the one I'd recommend... I'd also recommend diet and lifestyle changes. ... (3 replies)
... cholesterol was 68. Doc wants to see me and probably put me on statins. I am willing to try them, but have read enough now on this forum to be worried about the side effects. So, my question is which ones have any of you tried that may have been a little easier on side effects, especially some one with G.I. disorders already. ... (3 replies)

... Thanks so far for your replies. I actually tried Lipitor 3 years ago. Couldn't handle the side effects. I may ask about Zocar and Pravachol. My Dad died of Heart disease, so that's why I asked about the Angiogram. I now did some research on it. ... (3 replies)
... Unfortunately the UCSD statin study information won't be published until December. Dr. Paul Phillips at Scripps is conducting a study at the present time. ... (10 replies)
... I was put on Zetia. That's just causing a lot of digestive issues which I already had following the statin problems with Lipitor and Zocor. I am now taking Nexium which seems to be working but....will I be OK after I stop taking Nexium.... that remains to be seen. ... (10 replies)
... Well, I know that at least in one respect you are right about this. ... (10 replies)
... I want to make clear that I believe all those that offer their stories of misery or at least great discomfort associated with their use of statins. I don't think these are downplayed here as this is the kind of place people come to that are experiencing troubles. ... (11 replies)
... i didn't mean its downplayed here..i meant by the dr's until something really bad happens. with my hubby and friends mom that isn't could lead to death. its why one of the other statins were banned...i bet lipitor will be next. ... (11 replies)
... This is the UCSD statin effects study? ... (10 replies)
... d that there are special groups of people whose dose should be less than half of what would normally be prescribed due to greater sensitiviy to Crestor. I spoke with 3 pharmacists and 2 doctors. ... (3 replies)
... drug out there and have not tolerated any of them, yet the drs. roll their eyes in disgust when I tell them. Hubby took statins for 7 years, and had all kinds of side effects, but neither of us had a clue it was the statins, all he was told was it was arthritis....STANDARD answer!! ... (35 replies)
... Thanks AFH....I am going to increase the dose. Even if I stop taking the RYR tablets I am going to continue to take the CoQ10. (20 replies)
... and I now walk with a limp. CoQ10 has done wonders for me. ... (20 replies)
... Still your body has great capacity to compensate. The problem comes in with numerous rechallenges. On the biopsy, This information is from Dr. Paul Phillips at scripps mercy hospital in san diego. ... (10 replies)
... It is easy to see how anyone who has gone through something like serious statin side effects, could feel like maybe they could be dying...or at least a serious health problem. But, I learned a lot right here on this board and found a lot of encouagement also. ... (35 replies)
... To tell the truth, if I was a doctor and had a patient that needed cholesterol control I would never be able to prescribe this junk. Some of these side effects can be absolutely devastating. Especially lipitor, baycol and zocor since they are so strong. ... (6 replies)
... Just got on the website ucsd statin effects study. Very interesting to say the least. ... (35 replies)
... The side effects are not muscle aches. It can cause flushing in some people but with enough patience, you can get past that. You will get the least flushing with prescription Niaspan. ... (7 replies)
... Oh I intend to tell her I took them for 4 days and got very stomach sick and contipated like I did with Whelcol. I know she won't believe me, as she already told me there has to be something out there that I won't get sick on. ... (35 replies)

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