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... Has Lipitor caused anyone to have stomach trouble or frequent urination? ... (2 replies)
... ld have fewer problems switching to RYR, a rather weak low dose of a weaker version of the same class of drug. It's probably akin to someone switching to 2.5 mg. Lipitor a day...or even to 1 milligram. ... (7 replies)
... THanks for the warning. I thought LONG and HARD about the risks of combining niacin with Lipitor. ... (17 replies)

... It could DEFINITELY be the Lipitor!! I took Lipitor many years ago and had that leg fatigue you describe. I also developed tingling in my feet as well. ... (6 replies)
... my total cholesterol dropped 100 points in a month but HDL's only went up to 38...still too low. Lost weight with low carb and HDL went to 36. ... (8 replies)
... Go back to the 10 mg. Lipitor. If you CAN, try 20 mg. If NOT then stay with the 10. ... (11 replies)
... I've been on Lipitor for about 18 months now. Didn't have much trouble with it up to now. Doctor started me on 40mg, but had to lower to 20 since my liver levels were elevated. ... (17 replies)
... I have another question, does anyone experience extra bad arthritis pain along with the muscle pain? ... (44 replies)
... Two dropped Lipitor because of chronic aches and pains after a few years of use, and never went back on another statin. ... (28 replies)
... I noticed you included hot flashes, I've had the same problem with Vytorin. Are you menopausal by any chance? ... (8 replies)
... Crestor is the STRONGEST statin. Considering this, I think it would be a mistake for anyone who has had trouble with Lipitor and had to discontinue it to use CRESTOR. ... (5 replies)
... fall he works with our youngest son that owns his own business. ... (11 replies)
... Lipitor is also one of those statins. I had soo much trouble with lipitor that after 3 yrs i ended up in the er. B4 my gp referred me to physical therapy. it didn't work. Since that happened, im now afraid of all statins. ... (3 replies)
... I use Crestor and drink several glasses of wine every problems at all. I think WHEN you drink is also important. If you finish drinking at least several hrs BEFORE taking Crestor, you should be fine. Because the liver must *deal* with both the statin and alcohol, you don't want to have it do double duty. Although Crestor is active for over 24 hrs, it goes through... (10 replies)
... This summer I began taking Lipitor faithfully. Can these symptoms be the cause of this drug in your opinion? ... (6 replies)
May 3, 2004
... jvsn, Read down the pages; there are many, many posts on the statin drugs. Consider anything listed for Lipitor (atorvastatin), Zocor (simvastatin), Crestor, or Pravachol and you will see various opinions. All the drugs are quite similar except for potency. I have had no trouble with Lipitor for 5 years- it improved my blood lipid profile dramatically from near death... (1 replies)
... Not all statins have side effects for all people. I have no side effects whatsoever with Zocor. I read where so many had trouble with Lipitor, so when my doctor suggested Lipitor at the beginning, I said I wanted Zocor. Glad I did. ... (10 replies)
Stopping Lipitor
Feb 28, 2001
... I am currently taking Pravachol with no side effects at the present time. This is after having major side effects from Lipitor, Zocor, and Baycol. I have only been taking P. for 2 mo. ... (33 replies)
Against lipitor
Oct 25, 2007
... WOW that is astounding results how long were you on them before labs? I dont eat very much red meat either and never eat out and try not to eat any fried food and i dont do the "whites" sugar,rice and pasta,flour etc... do they have any side effects? thanks for replying also what are your trigs, before and now? thats what i have trouble with (2 replies)
... about statins or other health related issues, so I have no idea how many of them are on them or have been on them. But two of my brothers have been on them, one with no problems, one with problems with three different statins, though the symptoms were mild before the doctor switched him. ... (28 replies)

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