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... For the next three days, I split the pill in half, to no avail. For the final two weeks, I split the already split pill in half and was taking 1.25 mg per day. No dice. Side effects kept getting worse. ... (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)
... but still bad. These results are from hardly taking any statins, and eating decently, 7 months ago, he was taking maybe 3 statins , a week and not eating as good. So go figure. I guess back to the statins every other day. ... (8 replies)

... tarting 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 manufacturing practices. ... (3 replies)
... I know many folks here have taken CO Q10 both being on statins and off, it does seem to help with the pains and aches, although it is not an overnite deal. ... (16 replies)
... Husband has recently been taking 20mg of Simivestan a night , used to only take 10mg daily or every other day, but noticed that his stools are usually loose now, not the normal bulk. ... (3 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)
... back on STATINS. They tried hubby on Provachol a few weeks ago, as he has tried everything else, and after a week, the same ole pains and aches, and he was just taking it every other day. Guess some folks just can't take those drugs, and we seem to be 2 of them. Have a great day, and Happy New Year. ... (8 replies)
... effects from statins is muscle pain and weakness. It's difficult to say how long it will take before the pain subsides. ... (18 replies)
... but I don't think a couple of drinks a day plus the statin should be a problem. ... (27 replies)
... t's not a heart attack. They kept me overnight, then I went for a stress test and a nuclear contrast something where you're lying on a table and the cameras are taking what seemed like 45 minutes worth of xrays. All of that went well, no blockages. ... (23 replies)
... t's not a heart attack. They kept me overnight, then I went for a stress test and a nuclear contrast something where you're lying on a table and the cameras are taking what seemed like 45 minutes worth of xrays. All of that went well, no blockages. ... (23 replies)
... l when your off, it is the meds. End of arguements!! Hopefully U do well, get those numbers down and everyone will be happy. Just do what U feel is right, and if taking a lesser dose is good and helps with the numbers, go for it. My girlfriends dr. has her take her Lipitor every other day, and so far, so good. ... (27 replies)
... My concern with taking statins is their contribution to diabetes risk. I had gestational diabetes and have a family history and am therefore at risk for this. ... (16 replies)
... if a person's LDL is in the normal range, do they see any benefit to their HDL from taking statins or RYR? ... (5 replies)
... I have been taking "Red Yeast Rice" tablets for about 4 months now... ... (20 replies)
... tting in. I will ask his cardio man about it, as who knows, it just might help some. From what I have learned, drs. are suppose to inform their patients that are taking statins that this CoQ10 should be taken also? ... (58 replies)
... is now called 'borderline high'. Do you have other CHD risk factors? ... (20 replies)
... Too bad statins and Zetia give you problems. ... (18 replies)




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