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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)
... 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)
... 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)

... 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 pain...it could lead to death. its why one of the other statins were banned...i bet lipitor will be next. ... (11 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... problems. I have tried every cholesterol 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)
... 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)
... since I was ill with thyoid troubles at the time too. ... (27 replies)
... This is the UCSD statin effects study? ... (10 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)
Statins
Nov 17, 2009
... It all depends on the person. I have taken all of the fab five major statins and had to stop them all. ... (5 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)
... rtant 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)
... 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)
... Just got on the website ucsd statin effects study. Very interesting to say the least. ... (35 replies)
... ean U won't have one anyway. I expressed to her that the ads they put on tv, which I think should be pulled, are in my opinion wrong, as they say U may have RARE side effects, and like I told her, from what I see and hear, if someone doesn't have a side effect..THAT is rare!! ... (35 replies)
... I would love to be able to get off statins.. with my numbers seems a little unlikely. ... (3 replies)




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