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Crestor and Zetia
Nov 15, 2006
... My mom's boyfriend, who suffered a heart attack about ten years ago, was switched from Lipitor to Crestor and Zetia. ... (4 replies)
Oct 31, 2006
... as to my visit to my Dr. on what my decision will be. I have been feeling pretty good now that I am off crestor and back on a mild daily dose of Prenisone which helps my problem with my legs. Have no choice since my PMR caused by the satins. ... (14 replies)
... previously i was taking red rice yeast and gugulip.... i have recently been told about cholestoff. can it be taken with rry and gugulip? ... (0 replies)

... Update and question. After going back on Crestor my cholesterol and lipid numbers went back to within the recommended range. ... (13 replies)
... but if I can lower it without side effects I want to do that. I have started taking take 100mg CoQ10 daily and will try Crestor again in a few weeks to confirm if the leg problem is related. Thanks again. ... (13 replies)
... So your doctor told you that she would take you off Crestor if your levels improved? ... (23 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)
... I don't believe the vast majority of adverse/side effects are ever reported to the FDA by either patients or physicians. Statins reduce cholesterol by chemically interfering with the livers ability to manufacture it. They are long term (for life) maintenance drugs that do not treat or cure acute diseases. Cholesterol/lipid levels are only one of many risk factors fro the... (32 replies)
... That is a very low dose of flush Niacin. You could try very slowly ramping it up until, eventually, you're at 1200 to 1500 mg. You can take this in divided doses AM and PM. This would help to raise your HDL. To further lower your LDL you could try adding Red Yeast Rice 1200mg along with your COQ10. Nature's Plus is free of citrinin. Tess (13 replies)
... The important point is that the "dangers" of Crestor discussed in the article are NOT unique to this drug. ... (27 replies)
... I have to agree with Arizona, Crestor is one of the most potent statins on the market, and your numbers right now are pretty low, can't figure out why the dr. ... (23 replies)
... I was on Crestor 10 mg. for 7 mos. My 3rd mos. I started experiencing abnormal muscle fatigue, weakness and a low grade fever. The fever went away but the muscle fatigue etc. ... (3 replies)
... he couldn't breath well and was passing out. His doctor did a heart cath thinking that he had blockage. His arteries were in excellent condition. He was taken off the Crestor and the symptoms have left him. Crestor has a risk of renal failure. ... (32 replies)
... mg per day. I was taking that amount without a problem, but I ran out about 3 weeks ago and used the SloNiacin instead. ... (13 replies)
... He did ask me to cut down 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. ... (18 replies)
... He told me that he will put me on 10mg Crestor for 3 months first to lower my cholesterol level because my LDL was way too high. After that, he will take me off Crestor and see whether my cholesterol level will go through the roof again with me changing my diet and doing exercise at the time. ... (18 replies)
... I'm a 40 year old female. I've got high cholesterol. I tried taking Lipitor and Zocor for a few years, but ended up with severe pains... ... (7 replies)
... but suggested I go off for month to see if the symptoms subside. ... (11 replies)
Dec 19, 2005
... are somewhat elevated, but they are not entirely off the radar screen. I certainly don't go along with your doctor's recommendation that you should be taking the strongest statin out there...Crestor. If the objective is to simply lower cholesterol, just about any statin will do that. ... (11 replies)
... Can Crestor cause issues with your muscles all over your body? ... (8 replies)

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