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... That is so typical! ... Doctors like it when their patients don't know what is going on. Big pharma will only stop selling us junk when we, the consumers, tell them it is not good enough. ... (21 replies)
... Zetia is NOT a statin. I take it with a statin and it works GREAT. ... (33 replies)
... I'm glad U noticed all the signs and put it together and your dr. listened. My hubby was on Lipitor for 7 years, and only when I was put on it in 2000, and got very sick, did I start to research statins. ... (33 replies)

... My husband was on and off Zocor and then changed to Zetia. Zocor caused knee damage and had to stop taking it. Later on he was put on Zetia and it seemed to be working o.k., however, his personality changed some and I thought it was just old age creeping up on him. ... (33 replies)
... I told you all about the Zetia, I started on that 8 weeks ago, along with all the other things I have been doing in this story. After 4 weeks of taking the Zetia I had a blood test done and it lowered my total cholesterol another 25 points down to 300, and lowered my ldl a significant amount. ... (33 replies)
... Those are very poor #s..pure and simple. I would suggest MY regimen if you can't accomplish your goals with diet and exercise. Ask your Dr if you can try 10 Mg CRESTOR with 10 Mg Zetia (I actually take 5 Zetia). This will expose you to FAR LESS statin (Zetia isn't a statin). If he won't do it...find another Dr who will. Good Luck (5 replies)
... better. I have not taken any statins and I feel great. I do however take Zetia 10 mg. per day with no side effects because it does not contain statins. ... (35 replies)
... I don't know what to tell you. I know there was something on it last year. There was a law firm who were looking for people who were taking it. Now I don't see much about it. I am wondering because I took Baycol and that killed 66 people before it was pulled off the market. ... (5 replies)
... Why should it be necessary to go that often? ... (33 replies)
... No, I go to have my BP checked, as I am on a new med. so she checks it every 3 months, but each time I have gone, she wants another cholesterol test. When I went in Aug. ... (33 replies)
Crestor
Nov 1, 2006
... Probably seemed like 40 years but I thinks statins have only been around since the later 80's . ... (14 replies)
Crestor
Oct 31, 2006
... Thanks vipper for your input, and how true it is about Crestor and its strength. ... (14 replies)
... hubby met him at Costcos last week and he said he was opening his office, but will be with 2 other drs., as he will only be there 3 days a week. He told hubby if I have problems to just give him a call, as I think he will be back the begginning of June. He was a very good dr. ... (35 replies)
... and I understand the stresses it entails. ... (20 replies)
Illogical or not?
Jan 27, 2007
... statins as well as my husband, and although he tolerated them for almost 7 years, side effects were there, we just never associated them with the statins. After I was put on them and became sick within 4 months, I researched them thru this site and learned ALOT! ... (15 replies)
... I was taking Lipitor 10 mg for 4 years and it kept my numbers in range. Last year they doubled my medicine because my triglyceride and LDL starting coming back up. ... (4 replies)
... Yes, IF the Statins were bothering you that much at least you had the option of Zetia which looks to be giving you some benefits. ... (45 replies)
... my statins gave me muscle pain, so my doctor put me on Cliniril, an arthritis med. ... (46 replies)
... HE MORNING, I WENT OFF THEM THIS WEEK THE HEART THING STOPPED, AM THINKING ABOUT GOING OFF THE ZETIA AFTER READING THE BAD STUFF ABOUT IT TOO, IM NOT OVERWEIGHT, I EAT VERY LITTLE RED MEAT I TRY TO WATCH ALL THAT I EAT, WAS WALKING AND WORKING OUT UNTIL THE LIPITOR NOW TO TIRED AND ACHY HAVE GONE ON ALOT OF SUPPLEMENTS. ... (20 replies)


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