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Statin Studies
Sep 7, 2005
... Did you doctor tell you to take CoQ10 while taking a statin drug? ... (31 replies)
Statin Studies
Sep 7, 2005
... I'm soooooooo confused. I had this test and was told yesterday that I have inflamation and took my first pravachol last night. now I'm afraid after reading this I will croak of a heart attack for taking this. ... (31 replies)
... If it were me, I'd discontinue any statin therapy until the pain was gone. ... (31 replies)

... it came on suddenly when Tricor was added to my prescriptions... ... (31 replies)
... No history of heart problems. My resting pulse is normally well under 60. I eat a mostly healthy diet with little red meat and lots of fruit, veggies and fiber. ... (12 replies)
Crestor Question
Feb 25, 2007
... Yes, they can. I have a friend that within hours of taking his first statin drug, he was in the ER, convienced he was having a heart attack and so were the doctors. They were all surprised that he was NOT.. ... (1 replies)
... I quit the statin a week ago and havent noticed any change...yet.I started taking fish oil and coenzymeQ10.I am just wondering if all this could be caused by the statin or if it could have atleast contributed to some of my problems .To say the least my nerves are shot .If anyone has had similar experience please let me know. ... (31 replies)
... Too bad statins and Zetia give you problems. Your #s along with the family history requires an LDL well below 100. Fish oil will only lower the TRIGS...are you sure your TRIG is 19 :eek: ..never heard of a # that low (mine are around 75...UNDER 150 IS ACCEPTABLE). If diet isn't working, I would try a HALF dose of the statin Crestor (5 mg) daily, which is as effective as 20 mg... (18 replies)
... but maybe I will be able to move my numbers by then. ... (9 replies)
... r wanted to try anything else while he still had any pain and he seems to have a marked sensitivity to anything that affects cholesterol at this point. He claims taking OTC beta sitosterol and Sytrinol would start the aching again. I found that hard to believe, but I respect his wishes as I was not the one in pain. ... (31 replies)
... Thank you!! That is so nice of you. I don't know if I can help my mother...it might be too late, but I hope someone else can help theirs. Doctors irritate me. ... (31 replies)
... With all due repect...how do you know Crestor caused the hemoroids? The problem with a lot of ANECDOTAL reports like this, is that they are not very reliable as to the real cause. (18 replies)
... I started off taking 10mgs Zocor with no problem and was upped to 20mgs and that started problems with my back. Then I tried the Zetia tabs and my back hurt for a month after I quit taking them after 3 days. Now I'm back to 10 mgs Zocor. My numbers were higher than yours. ... (18 replies)
... I'm already taking 1200 mcg. Have been for about six years. So I doubt that will help. ... (6 replies)
... I wonder how many physicians actually advise their patients to do this prior to starting statin drug therapy. ... (18 replies)
... I'm doing better...but my back is the most painful. ... (31 replies)
... for the other mg for mg. With the one I'm taking, Enduracin, 1500 mg. of it would be comparable to about 3000 mg. of an immediate release. I was able to bring my total cholesterol down from 247 to 202 with just 500 mg. ... (18 replies)
... The doctor put me on statin therapy and recommended to lose weight and change my diet. ... (3 replies)
... and found it elevated to 243 so stopped the statin due to fears of muscle damage. ... (12 replies)
My numbers
Sep 13, 2011
... I just had my cholesterol tested here recently because both my father and grandmother on his side has high cholesterol above 300 without medicine. I am only 28 and have high cholesterol. ... (3 replies)




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