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... e particle LDL. The statins do not target a specific sub section of LDL they appear to lower the ldl accross the board. I would ask for a VAP test or one of the other Lipoprotein tests and go from there. ... (8 replies)
... I really dont get why these doctors give such high doses of this stuff, does not bother me as we can split the pill and even take it every other day if we want, as this saves alot of money in the mean time. ... (8 replies)
... I most ermphatically do NOT think 138 is too low and your husband is lucky that he can achieve such lowering on one half of a low dose Vyotrin every day. ... (26 replies)

... I am sure it has always been here for the ages, for anyone who does not eat alot of fruits & vegeties and gourges on Fats. So it sounds like you are FOR statins---if we have gotten to the point of High cholesterol? My husband did try to diet to get his down, but no effect. In fact, I eat a ton more fats than him and mine was all in accepted range. So it makes no sense,... (26 replies)
... cally ate oatmeal for breakfast for a straight year, salads or lunch and a decent dinner, drank water and no soda! At one point I went down to a lean 165, jogged every other day, went to the gym every other day and could not budge myself from a tc of 280 AND I was practically a vegan. but now I eat like crap and take vytorin! ... (9 replies)
... Yes, that is too low. WIth a little research you will find that he is at much more risk than he was before he started treatment for cholesterol numbers. (26 replies)
... I NEVER dreamed his Number would go THAT low on Half a dose a day!! That is almost too low, He hates taking this stuff to begin with, so now he thinks he will take half a dose every other day and see what happens. ... (26 replies)
... Iamacarbuff, If you are sensitive to statins, why don't you consider a low-dose of Vytorin? Get one that has a lower dose of Zocor than you're currently taking. Also continue with the CoQ10 - but once the muscle pain subsides, I think you can cut back from 100mg per day. I currently take 75mg every other day now - I had serious muscle pains from Lipitor 2 years ago and... (13 replies)
... e day, but was told too. His Mother is just about 70, she is supposed to be taking something now, but rarely does. She has never had any issues yet, she does take High Blood pressure medicine though. ... (26 replies)
... I developed severe muscle pains and weakness within 2 months and went off both drugs and have been afraid to take either fibrates or statins since. ... (16 replies)
... is now called 'borderline high'. Do you have other CHD risk factors? ... (20 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)
... Your only very weak point is an unmedicated HDL of can be a killer even in the absence of other factors. ... (10 replies)
... but he swears that the stuff really works if you take it in the recommended quantity. I guess the saying 'you get what you pay for' is true in some cases. I may just break down and buy some... ... (9 replies)
... been sleeping on 2 and 3 pillows at night because when I reclined, fluid moved from my feet and legs up into my body and I couldn't breathe. Lasix 20 mg twice a day had been of little help. ... (46 replies)
... their office waiting room looks like a pharmaceutical trade show exhibit. Ever end table had numerous displays on them. Every magazine had some drug companies sticker on the front of them. Even their monster flat panel t.v. had information medical t.v. ... (9 replies)
... Arizona, I do totally agree with you about not all people need the same treatment, or must meet every new guideline they shove out. Like they say, what is good for one, is not good for the other. ... (46 replies)
... ould probably cause me, or anyone else who didn't meet the guidelines, to be in a nursing home having my diapers changed. I told him fine, I changed plenty in my day with 3 kids, so let someone change mine. Needless to say I got a REAL dirty look, but really didn't care as I knew I wasn't going to him anymore. ... (46 replies)
... I have had problems with every statin I have tried and can no longer take them. The last statin I was on was Vytorin during which time I developed muscle pain and peripheral neuropathy in my feet. ... (9 replies)

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