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... First of all, I have hypothyroidism with high cholesterol. I was taking lipitor 10mg. a day. I developed terrific pain all over my legs and feet. It was hard for me to even walk. I got in to see the doc, actually the FNP. ... (9 replies)
... FNP told me to quit taking the lipitor for a month. She said it could be from hypothyroidism or the lipitor. So I had all the bloodwork done and urinalysis. ... (0 replies)
... For me it took over a year to really feel better. ... (29 replies)

... and the best method of checking if it is Lipitor that is causing the problem is to stop taking Lipitor for a period of time and see if the side effects go away. ... (2 replies)
... First of all I would call your doctor incompetent , you do not take these drugs without doing blood tests every 3 months or so because this can happen taking these so called wonder drugs , this serious problem is called Rhabdomyolysis . ... (24 replies)
... While you were on lipitor for 6 months did it just lower your total cholesterol or all of your levels? ... (10 replies)
... started with a few aches and pains. I stopped for a few months, and the aches and pains eased up, but the GI problems took almost another 4 months for my GI guy to get under control. About 3 months after I started to feel pretty darn good, they decided to put me on Baycol...OH BOY, those pills really did a number on me. ... (29 replies)
... I have been taking lipitor for about three months. About three weeks ago, I noticed that I was beginning to have pain in the upper thigh area. I know that I have arthritis, but it has not been in that area before. The pain comes and goes. ... (29 replies)
... Yea, some wonder drug eh... On the plus side their are natural alternatives that are just as effective and wont do a complete wreck on your husband's body. (24 replies)
... not because he needed it but doctor said everyone should take it. His cholesterol is excellent and he is in very good shape. Goes to the gym every other day. ... (24 replies)
... Just wondering if any blood or urine test can tell if a patient stops taking their Lipitor for about a couple weeks before they have their tests done? ... (2 replies)
... My husband had to stop taking Lipitor after a year due to muscle ache and fatigue. He is only 44 and in very good physical condition. His forearms and biceps bothered him the post. ... (5 replies)
... prescribed to millions for preventive purposes. The prescription of these drugs is based on the discredited hypothesis that high cholesterol levels cause heart attacks. ... (4 replies)
... Have you read about taking high doses of vitamin C for maintaining cholesterol balance? ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for the response. I tried to explain to my doctor that I didn't want to begn taking statins because of all the side affects. I will eventually have to tell my doctor that I quit taking the Lipitor. ... (5 replies)
... Scottie, I don't think anyone can make a firm recommendation unless we know what your cholesterol levels are... Based on your symptoms though, I would stop the Lipitor, and take 100mg CoQ10 (Q-Gel and Q-Sorb are good brands) daily. Based on your symptom of numbness however, I think there may be something to the cervical disk problem - that can definitely cause numbness... (5 replies)
... because my primary doctor wanted to know if Lipitor affect my liver system. ... (9 replies)
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May 27, 2005
... To verify his growing suspicion that Lipitor might be the cause, Dr. ... (19 replies)
... The doctor put me on statin therapy and recommended to lose weight and change my diet. ... (3 replies)

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