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Pages: 1 2 Showing 1 - 20 of 35 for the bad effects of lovastatin. (0.024 seconds)


... First off, great board. It's funny how only a small percentage of people are supposed to have side effects from statins and that "small percentage" all managed to find this board. I wonder if Mandy Patinkin would still pimp Crestor if he read all this. ... (26 replies)
... o I stopped eating foods containing a lot of cholesterol and I exercise vigorously for at least 30 minutes a day on a stationary bike. I have spent my whole lifetime eating unhealthy. ... (11 replies)
... no longer contains the compound Monacolin 'K', from which the drug Lovastatin was derived from. ... (5 replies)

... I've tried every statin drug except Crestor. All the same results. Very bad muscle and leg pains to the point where I had to stop taking them. ... (10 replies)
... I have been on Baycol, Zocor, and Lipitor will bad side effects on each. ... (6 replies)
... The burning and tingling is not nearly as bad as it has been today. Hopefully I keep getting better. ... (11 replies)
... I have been taking Lovastatin for going on 6 days now. I am having little twitches in my arms, legs, eyelids, and the corner of my mouth. Additionally I am having a very bad burning sensation in my right chest and back. I don't know if it's heartburn or not. ... (11 replies)
... is not a bad number, but did they give you the breakdown of HDL, LDL, TRIs, etc.? ... (11 replies)
... OK...AND what does BAYCOL have to do with all the other statins that are SAFE and currently utilized by millions? ... (76 replies)
... No significant adverse effects of statins? ... (76 replies)
... My doctor says I must go on lovastatin but I don't need the extra stress of worrying about the side effects!! I have begun to change my diet and started on the treadmill. With these numbers is it imperative that I start the statin? ... (4 replies)
... At 18 with cholesterol at only 212, I have to ask what in the world that doctor was thinking? ... (11 replies)
... fjg......the tingling should go away, it will just take time. Statins block the production of important enzymes. You could try taking some COQ10 to help speed it up. Most doctors won't attribute your symptoms to statins so be aware of that. ... (11 replies)
... members are doing and I thought it would help us to know just what each is doing to lower cholesterol and have better heart health. Would you be willing to list the things you are taking and what you are doing and also what has worked and what has not and any good and bad side effects you have encountered? ... (16 replies)
... Well I won't know till next test if the newest things I have been doing are still working, but last test was fine. ... (16 replies)
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Jan 28, 2002
... another blood fat. It drops triglycerides and LDL, or bad cholesterol, while it raises levels of HDL, or good cholesterol. ... (21 replies)
... Reductase inside the liver. This is the the pattern from which the drug lovastatin was made. ... (1 replies)
... Crestor is a stronger substitute, Zocor is a weaker one, Vytorin is a mixed formulation. All THREE are good substitutes for Lipitor and you can adjust the dosage to get the same results. ... (17 replies)
... RYR is a statin and can produce all the same side effects as prescription statins. And if you experienced side effects from Zocor, you will most likely have side effects from RYR too. ... (18 replies)
... I also think you are a little hard on suppliments. Many work as well as prescribed drugs and in fact some are from herbs themself. Red Rice Yeast is a mild form of Lovastatin and believe me Red Rice Yeast has been around long before the statins. ... (86 replies)




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