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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)
... How long on the simivestatin? And at what dosage before you noticed a change?? Ok, I am the wife of a man who takes 20mg simivestatin daily (he is 45 yrs) -- he was taking 10mg a day or every other day before this, He is accually prescribed 40mg a day, but I think this is overkill, so he cuts them in half (his numbers were decent even with 10mg a day anway, but could still... (27 replies)

... Some say to wean yourself down to get off of them. I just started skipping every other day for about 3 days then stopped. ... (6 replies)
... lbs. Around 2007 I was diagnosed with high cholesterol and high blood pressure. My LDL was 160 and total was 224, so at the advice of my doctor, I started taking simvastatin, 40mg. The first few weeks I paid attention to see if I would have any side effects. I didn't, so I just popped it every day and forgot about it. ... (5 replies)
... I've never taken Simvastatin, but many drugs and supplements can cause gastro-issues for the 1'st few weeks after starting or changing dosages. The worst being the stronger antibiotics. If it doesn't improve he can ask his doctor for a different statin. Keep in mind that most statins are now generic. These pills are cheaply made in third world countries with horrible... (3 replies)
... inhuman levels of LDL, then I can leave no stone unturned...even 5 points LDL from egg consumption must be considered. Having my druthers, I'd happily eat 3 eggs every morning of my life...but I compromise on 2 eggs every second day max! ... (42 replies)
... l ultimately be prescribed for in real life. If the tests were conducted using these subjects they would never receive FDA approval. Pfizer is recommending that every diabetic should be taking Lipitor. If you look at table 1 diabetes is a risk factor for muscle disorders when taking Lipitor. ... (76 replies)

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