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... 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... extreme peripheral neuropathies, which went away soon after I stopped taking them. ... (0 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)
... 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)
... I took Crestor for three weeks recently. I was prescribed the mimimum dose of 5 mg. ... (1 replies)
... I to have been on this same roller coaster for ten years on off on off feel better start taking feel crappy. ... (3 replies)
... I appreciate you all taking the time to read this. ... (1 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)
... Have you asked your doctor about coconut oil? I had heard about it being good for cholesterol, and so when I dug a little deeper into actual peer-reviewed studies I was really impressed. It seems to not just lower cholesterol, but to "balance" the HDL vs LDL. Lots of studies have demonstrated this (specifically studies in which people substitute other fats/oils with coconut... (1 replies)
... Has anybody who posts here been forced to stop taking all statins due to side effects, and then begun taking red yeast rice with success? ... (9 replies)
... with the statin. If you continue to have muscle pain, then try 5mg every other day. ... (18 replies)
... based on heart scan score and whether you have coronary calcium, might start taking low dose crestor. ... (11 replies)
... fat foods like chicken, turkey and fish. I also stopped my statin because of extreme leg pains and started taking Bergamot and phytosterols suggested by another cardio dr. ... (1 replies)
Feb 8, 2010
... With lovastatin, it was both abdoninal cramps and acid reflux pain. Each was bad enough to make me stop taking both drugs. ... (8 replies)
... While I'm not happy with the new side effects, I'm glad to be rid of that other one. ... (3 replies)
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Sep 5, 2007
... I have been having problems with leg pains with 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... ... (6 replies)

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