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... In November I met with my new cardiologist. I told him I had problems in the past with statins causing intolerable leg pain. He prescribed Vytorin and I took it for about a week and once again I developed leg pain. I quit taking the med and called his office and informed them that I did so. ... (1 replies)
... Don't Take The Meds, I Too Had The Same Pain From One Of The Statins But Luckily My Switch Went Well. Find Another Doctor. ... (1 replies)
... I took Vytorin for about 8 months. I had muscle weaking and pain and stiffness almost immediately and had no idea what was happening. When I got so bad I could not walk I finally went on line and discovered it was the Vytorin. My Dr. ... (3 replies)

... of people who take statins never have problems. I take Vytorin and feel absolutely GRREEEAAT ! ... (46 replies)
... In January I was started on Vytorin. I put up with the pain from this statin as long as I could and I ended up with peripheral neuropathy in both feet. After stopping the Vytorin the PN persisted for six weeks. ... (46 replies)
... and the drug makers do a good job of promoting the benefits and try to hide the deleterious effects of their drugs. ... (46 replies)
... I have been on zocor for 9 years and recently been put on vytorin. I developed arthritis last year and thought my leg and hip pain was from arthritis. I couldn't walk two blocks without pain in hip and leg. ... (18 replies)
... In November, 2004 I met with my new cardiologist. He wanted my to try the latest statin Vytorin. I told him that I had tried Lipitor and Pravachol in the past and had leg pain with both. Regardless, he asked me to try Vytorin. ... (7 replies)
... to see if he could lower the Triglycerides. He was surprised Vytorin didn't lower them at all. I'm not thrilled to change the medication as I thought my numbers were good enough. ... (4 replies)
... dl and above is diabetic. ... (4 replies)
... I switched from Zocor to Vytorin around Oct 2004. Zocor no longer worked for me. ... (4 replies)
Dec 26, 2004
... I had leg pain with both Lipitor and Vytorin. The worst was while on Vytorin. I had similar results with Crestor and Pravachol. However, everyone is different and it may not bother you. ... (3 replies)
... I took Vytorin at my cardiologist insistence. Within two weeks I had pain that progressed from my feet to my knee. At six weeks I could hardly get out of bed and the pain was up my legs and into my back. ... (2 replies)
Nov 17, 2004
... down below 78. I have heard this before but I am not sure I buy into it. My cholesterol was high because I have not be taking the Pravachol. I told him I had leg pain with Lipitor, Pravachol and Crestor. ... (8 replies)
... Deb- I feel you pain---I am going through statin related muscle weakness/atrophy....It's horrible--hard to walk or stand for long periods of time, no energy, joint pain... I hope you feel better.................................Doug (3 replies)
... I know where you are coming from and I experienced muscle problems on the way if you can't take 1 statin you can't take any of them cause they will all act the same.... ... (3 replies)
... Thanks. I have stopped taking it on my own and will take fish oil and then see the doc about having new blood work drawn. So far there hasn't been much of a change in my leg pain. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the info. Did see this last night when I was looking and will get some today and start taking it. I have nothing to lose. I have already lost years off my life as far as I am concerned. I did know all statins will do this to me. My Dr. ... (3 replies)
... I was on a different statin than you but it stole a lot of my life from me also. That is time we will never get back. It reeks havock on our bodies and ages us by 20 or 30 years... and the best part? ... (3 replies)
... but I am quickly losing that in light of my statin experiences. Last year I met with a new doctor who asked me to try Crestor. After a week I developed so much leg pain I could hardly walk. I went back to that MD and told him about the pain. He prescribed Bextra for the pain. I quit going to that MD. ... (34 replies)

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