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... 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. He has also found the same problems with Zetia. As the paper was done in 2002, they have some more recent information. ... (10 replies)
... 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)
... Well, I know that at least in one respect you are right about this. Once you develop peripheral neuropathy from these drugs, the condition is irreversible, and statins have definitely been associated with neuropathy, a quite painful and debilitating condition. ... (10 replies)

... Mmmm, I thought that Pravachol was the weakest? ... (10 replies)
... This is the UCSD statin effects study? ... (10 replies)
... and I now walk with a limp. CoQ10 has done wonders for me. ... (20 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)
... For most people you would think that you were back to normal, and no one would ever know the difference. ... (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 was on Crestor 10 mg. for 7 mos. My 3rd mos. I started experiencing abnormal muscle fatigue, weakness and a low grade fever. The fever went away but the muscle fatigue etc. continues to today. ... (3 replies)
... It is really sad when U complain to these drs. and they look at you like your the ONLY one that has any problems. I have tried every cholesterol drug out there and have not tolerated any of them, yet the drs. ... (35 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)
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Oct 12, 2005
... Martin, I know just how you feel and I have decided that I am willing to do some things to help keep my cholesterol in check but not to the point to which my life is consumed with it all. I have read so much and most of what I read contradicts itself and soon I don't know what to believe. ... (9 replies)
... on my Drs. recommendation. For the past several years, I have been on a variety of the statin drugs ALL of which eventually gave me muscle aches and pains. ... (5 replies)
... joint aches and some numbness in one foot. At times I was also somewhat lightheaded. My Dr. switched me to Zocor and that brought out even more problems and made the problems I already had worse. ... (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)
... Hello all. I just got the test results back from my physical. Everything looks great except for Total count of 313. Good cholesterol was 68. ... (3 replies)
... I agree with what's being said here, however it's important to note that doctors are extremely busy and want to take the easiest way out and get people to their NCEP target goals as quickly as possible. That is why statins are prescribed so often. ... (3 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)




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