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... acknowledges the cardiological benefits of statins. ... (26 replies)
... I am just wondering if there is any real difference between the different statin drugs. My husband took Lipitor for a while, and was taken off it because of muscle aches. ... (6 replies)
... If he was, then he might be better off, since 10 mg Lipitor is a bit more potent than 20 mg Zocor. The thing about Zetia, is that it allows one to take LESS STATIN. ... (6 replies)

... Have you asked the physician who did the initial prescribing? ... (19 replies)
... lled Atromid. Well, they soon found out that Atromid can cause liver damage. So, when my father went to see our doctor again, he asked him if he was still taking the Atromid. When my father said yes, the doctor told him, "Well stop it. I don't want you taking that anymore. It can damage your liver. ... (35 replies)
... She called me about 6 tonight, and I swear, I talked to her more then when I visit the office. She shocked me, she was extremely nice, and said although I told her how sensative to meds I was, she never knew anyone as sensative as I was. ... (35 replies)
... term success of this procedure. In previous studies statins have failed to prevent restenosis. ... (54 replies)
... Have you noticed some studies say statins may cause cancer, this study says it may prevent it. ... (2 replies)
... others might not. Also, side effects can be more severe when a second statins is tried. CoQ10 can help alleviate muscle pain, as statins deplete this essential nutrient. Take a minimum of 50mg, preferably 100mg at the same time your husband takes the statin. ... (6 replies)
... I went to my GP today to ask about the statin question. Asked about the possible link between statins and fatigue, whether one statin was better than another, the use of Niacin, and whether it would be safe to drop the statin for a few weeks to see if that makes a difference. His response to every thing was "I don't know". ... (19 replies)
Statins use???
Jun 5, 2006
... lowering drugs were excluded, and almost certainly this group must have included all patients with familial hypercholesterolemia, the correlation between blood cholesterol and degree of atherosclerosis disappeared. ... (29 replies)
... level is underestimated when it is calculated by the Friedewald formula compared with the LDL level measured by a direct method. ... (76 replies)
... I am not familar with the reasearch or the type of testing. ... (47 replies)
... They are both fibrates Kathy. I think Zetia is more for LDL and Tricor is mostly for the Trigs. and VLDL. Do a web search, just type in ...what is Zetia, then the same for Tricor and it gives U all the info. ... (4 replies)
... Stumper, I know that since you are on a statin and see some results that look good, you would naturally want to see that all research says that statins will remove plaque. When I was on a statin I did the same thing hoping that every research would read the same and my mind would be at ease. Not so! ... (47 replies)
... or 10mg Lipitor. Also.... My point, was that it may be the AMOUNT of statin taken which relates to symptoms and this may not necessarily correlate with the efficacy. ... (6 replies)
... I think most people would call a "more effective" drug, a "more POTENT drug." And adding another ingredient to accomplish more of the same end same ends is usually considered "boosting" the effect in common parlance. ... (6 replies)
What's Goin' On???
Aug 14, 2004
... Can anyone explain to me the difference between Bacol, a statin medication which was taken off the market because it was killing people and the other statins which half of the country seems to be on now? ... (6 replies)
... I'll believe the Atkins' funded large studies when I see them. I too have read the boilerplate news releases and there is a HUGE difference between education and and research. Education is often a catchphrase for advertising! ... (55 replies)
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