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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)
... 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)
... This is the UCSD statin effects study? ... (10 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. He has also found the same problems with Zetia. As the paper was done in 2002, they have some more recent information. ... (10 replies)
... Mmmm, I thought that Pravachol was the weakest? ... (10 replies)
... Seriously, Dr.'s give out advice and prescriptions, influenced by various pharmaceutical companies. To be on the take or accepting bribes for their efforts would jeopardize their careers and cost them an awful lot more money than some people seem to think they get. ... (9 replies)
... is weaker than the others but is also the cheapest. ... (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)
... For most people you would think that you were back to normal, and no one would ever know the difference. ... (10 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)
... years of statins, and it is definitely NOT a nice thing to have or even see a person U love suffer with. My biggest regret is not owning a computer long before the year 2000, as after doing research and asking questions, hubby would have been off those things long before they did their damage. ... (10 replies)
... I'm glad someone else has their "brain" laying out on top of their desk. Hope things work out well for you.. Never know you might hit on something that will improve your condition. (18 replies)
... Oh well,,, maybe I pushed the wrong button. ... (18 replies)
... How well did the Zetia drop your numbers? ... (45 replies)
... I can not take statins. I think I have gone through them all. Zocor 10mg was the last one I tried. ... (45 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)
... 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)
... fire Yes, Yes all your numbers are too too high and your good cholesterol hdl is much too low. Men should have hdl of at least 40 and your trigs should be 130 of under. When you tried the statins, did you also take coq10 or any other supplements. ... (1 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)
... 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)




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