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... My doctor is trying me on the absolute minimum dosage of Crestor, which is 5 mg per day. He said it's okay to take it every other day. Due to neuropathy returning after only a few days on the drug, here is what I did. ... (0 replies)
... I only take it every other day and will continue for 3 months and then stop. ... (5 replies)
... To Lenin and Pivly: Thank you for your advices. I think I'll take Crestor every other day till mid-Oct to lower my TC first. Then try natural methods for 3 to 6 months. I found out that salmon and green tea are good for lowering cholesterol and raising HDL, I'll give them a try. Since my HDL and LDL:HDL ratio don't look too bad and I don't have any histories of heart... (18 replies)

... That sounds like sound advice. Another point>>> CRESTOR is cleared from the body BOTH by the liver and kidneys. Lipitor , however, relies on ONLY the LIVER for clearance. Also, Crestor undergoes metabolism basically UNCHANGED (no metabolites) whereas Lipitor has metabolites as by products. Both these factors contibute to more side effects with Liptor. I KNOW this FIRST HAND,... (5 replies)
... I am 51 and my father did have a heart attack at 59, so that is always a concern. I have an annual blood test at work and every year I get the same results... ... (13 replies)
... week. Stay off the Crestor until the pain is gone, and them you might try taking it every other day, with CoQ10... Stay off things like Niacin or Red Yeast Rice while on a statin... Are you on any other meds? ... (13 replies)
... Take the CoQ10, if that doesn't help try taking it every other day. Lastly, stop taking it for 3 weeks, then take a half a tab every other day for a week, if no leg cramps, then half a tab every day or stay on every other day. ... (5 replies)
... my opinion this is by FAR the best statin around. It has the greatest efficacy per dosage than any other...and in my opinion has LESS side effects. I have taken Crestor for 5 months and lowered my cholestrol from 250 to 170 with NO SIDE EFFECTS.. ... (13 replies)
... the fat in my diet and exercise more. His opinion is that my cholesterol level is off the chart, so I have to get the level back to normal fast with the help of Crestor first and will take me off Crestor after 3 months. Anyway, he suspects that my high cholesterol level is genetic. ... (18 replies)
... Oct. The I will stop taking Crestor and see how does my cholesterol level go. Or should I just stop taking it now? ... (18 replies)
... While I'm not happy with the new side effects, I'm glad to be rid of that other one. ... (3 replies)
... I to have been on this same roller coaster for ten years on off on off feel better start taking feel crappy.what I found works for me Is I take a 10 mg Crestor cut them in half and also take a few supplements like selenium and a few others check out the Mayo Clinic web site on the subject they offer many supplements you can take along with a lower does of a statin the... (3 replies)
... some powder drink and now taking Zetia. I was removed off all of these for muscle pain. Cant take a statin at all. So Ive been taking Zetia for over 3 months now and that is my usual max when muscle pain hits me. ... (0 replies)
... with the statin. If you continue to have muscle pain, then try 5mg every other day. ... (18 replies)
... I take 2. ... (11 replies)
... By success, I mean that you are able to take it with minor or no side effects, and that your cholesterol numbers have improved significantly over time. ... (9 replies)
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... ith statins. I was taking 20 mg of lovastatin, then upped to 40 mg. and Zetia was also added. Started to get bad leg pains. Told to stop lovastatin and only take the Zetia...still the pains, doctor told me to stop everything. ... (6 replies)
... The info helps to arm me with some information when I go My Father's doctor next week. I called the other day and a nurse and another doctor got back with me. ... (6 replies)
... lipid numbers. My overall cholesteral was near 200 but lipids were a little out of whack so he prescribed Crestor and told me to take Niacin every day. My prescription ran out around Christmas 2013 so I hadn't taken the Crestor for about two weeks prior to Monday's test. ... (13 replies)
... I just joined today after reading some other posts on here. I'm 42, weight 240, have type 2 diabetes and just had my blood work done the other day. I had not been taking my medication for a while and my trig came back at 1,200!! I about fell on the floor. I was eating so bad! ... (0 replies)




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