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Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... and I got very serious muscle pains, weakness and exercise intolerance. ... (5 replies)
... I personally had a serious problem when my doctor added Tricor to my Lipitor regimen. In about a month I started having serious muscle aches and profound weakness. ... (7 replies)
... that can indicate serious statin related problems... Also, did your muscle weakness and fatigue go away after stopping the first statin? ... (10 replies)

... So at that time, I was on both Tricor and Lipitor. ... (4 replies)
... his meds, since ALS is looking more and more like a reality. To my surprise, many of his symptoms are those that one can have on Tricor. The only missing one i muscle twitching. ... (7 replies)
... to where i almost couldnt walk...the one Im on now.keppra...is great for seizures..it has some side affects ..but I take a lower dose than most and it works..but weakness and some muscle aches come with it..and mood swings...so adding this tricor Im sure didnt help that...plus ..I have IBS..yea... ... (12 replies)
... pain, weakness and exercise intolerance after 7 years on Lipitor. It came on suddenly, after my doctor combined Tricor with my Lipitor. ... (19 replies)
... which I had been on for years, and within about a month I started getting muscle aches in both arms. At first I thought I was just sleeping in a funny position, but the pain persisted and slowly got progressively worse. ... (6 replies)
... master44, Your problems do not sound statin-related to me. I had problems with Lipitor and Tricor used in combination - and the muscle pain and weakness was profound and lasted a long, long time (over a year). It did not improve in as little as a couple of days... It came on progressively over about a one-month period - just getting a little more acute day by day. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, I had muscle aches and profound weakness from Lipitor... It started when my doctor combined it with Tricor. ... (29 replies)
... weeks after my doctor added Tricor to the Lipitor 10mg I had been on for 7 years. I am a 50 year old male in otherwise good health. ... (6 replies)
Too much medicine?
Nov 27, 2005
... The risk of muscle pain, weakness or even Rhabdomyolosis is GREATLY increased when a statin is combined with a fibrate. ... (4 replies)
... Has he been to his doctor to rule out other possible causes of his muscle problem? ... (7 replies)
... it greatly increases your chances of muscle problems, and should only be done if you continue to have high triglycerides while on a statin alone. ... (15 replies)
Crestor Safe ?
May 25, 2005
... I suppose the people who died of rhabdomyolisis on Baycol were just having a hypochondriac attack, or trying to make a convincing point about how statin side effects are for real? ... (19 replies)
... I was on Lipitor for over 7 years before I had my bout with severe muscle aches. ... (3 replies)
Questions???
Feb 24, 2005
... Be extremely careful if your doctor recommends that you take both a statin and Tricor. ... (4 replies)
... increase of the statin. Since they are both metabolized in the liver the statin will build up in the system as it is not metabolized completely. ... (13 replies)
... Has your doctor said anything about Tricor or Gemfibrozil in addition to the Lipitor? ... (16 replies)
... Pcovers, I was on Lipitor for 7 1/2 years before I had serious problems from it combined with Tricor... I know from your post you are doubtful that people are really experiencing side-effects from statins - but many of our 'claims' of statin side-effects are legitimate. Most people pooh-pooh things until they personally experience it themselves - that's just human... (17 replies)


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