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... some powder drink and now taking Zetia. I was removed off all of these for muscle pain. Cant take a statin at all. So Ive been taking Zetia for over 3 months now and that is my usual max when muscle pain hits me. ... (0 replies)
... get off the stuff asap. After you think it through, its breaks down to a pretty simple choice. Stay on statins and feel horrible, or get off of them and live it up while you can. ... (4 replies)
... Take heed and stop taking the Lipitor and regain your health as was before the side effects hit you. You can take all natural supplements that can replace the statins. ... (4 replies)

... I am 51 and have been taking Lipitor for about 5 years. I have been experiencing muscle pain and memory loss. I was taking 40mg of Lipitor, 10mg of zetia, and 2000 mg of Niaspan with the following results. ... (4 replies)
... cholesterol control is SIMILAR to Zetia, in that both prevent resorption of the cholesterol in the bile that is squirted into the small intestine to digest fats and neutralize acids, there is a HUGE difference. ... (6 replies)
... I want to point out that the numbers I posted were after taking 40mg of lipitor and 10mg of zetia. My total Cholesterol was over 300 before. My real question is will I still have side effects if I just take zetia and niaspan. ... (4 replies)
... I was on 10 mg of Lipitor until I had the stent put in in March,then the cardiologist raised it to 20 mg,but I have had the terrible muscle and joint pain since November. The cardiologist said it would be beneficial to take the Plavix for 1 year and then told me to come back in September. ... (28 replies)
Zetia
Feb 7, 2004
... I thought my walking days were over. I stopped the Zetia and very slowly got better. I'm still not completely recovered after 5 months off. ... (5 replies)
... My husband couldn't take statins due to severe joint pain. The doctor put him on Zetia and he can't that that either. He was sick to his stomach all the time. He just can't take these drugs to lower chlorestrol. ... (6 replies)
... but when the pain moved into my thigh muscle again i went off cold turkey, been off alittle over a month now feel some better in the joints but thigh is horrible and just this week the neck and shoulder thing is not quite as bad. ... (5 replies)
... Too bad statins and Zetia give you problems. ... (18 replies)
... It's a commonlly prescribed drug that acts in the intestines to prevent the body from absorbing cholesterol. This deprives the liver of cholesterol with the result that the liver pulls some from the bloodstream thus lowering LDL about 18% (in 3 studies) without having an effect on the HDL cholesterol. Watch out for joint pain (call your doctor) and there can be a problem... (6 replies)
... m looking for is opinions, personal experiences, recomendations and support. ... (3 replies)
... I am a 47 yr. old female, physically active, 5'3" 105 pds. I've had high cholesterol for years. My father has had two bypass surgeries, one at the age of 55 and again at 75. I tried statins several years ago and they caused severe muscle and joint pain and I was forced to go off of them. ... (18 replies)
... I had the missed beats a very long time, don't know exacxtly, but about about 25 years or more. I never dreamed it was caused from lipitor and others. I even went to emergrncy ward 4 times and they could not find anything wrong, Blamed it on caffene. One Dr. ... (4 replies)
I need help!
Dec 16, 2006
... I Am Fairly New To These Boards Too And Alot Of People On Here Have Helped Me, My Experience With Lipitor And Zetia, I Was On Zetia For About A Year, Experienced Bad Stomach Problems And Ended Up With H. ... (8 replies)
I need help!
Dec 16, 2006
... I Am Fairly New To These Boards Too And Alot Of People On Here Have Helped Me, My Experience With Lipitor And Zetia, I Was On Zetia For About A Year, Experienced Bad Stomach Problems And Ended Up With H. ... (8 replies)
... LAST ALL NIGHT, AT TIMES I THOUGHT I WOULD PASS OUT, ER FOUND NOTHING WRONG WITH ME EITHER, AND I HAVE ABSOULUTLEY NO CAFFIENE EVER, I TOLD MY DR ALL MY SYMPTOMS AND THAT I WENT OFF THE LIPITOR SHE ASKED IF I WENT OFF OF THE ZETIA TOO I SAID YEA I DID, SHE SAID GOOD? ... (4 replies)
... Hi, I have kind of been down this same road. I was on Lipitor and developed muscle pain, weakness, some joint aches and some numbness in one foot. At times I was also somewhat lightheaded. My Dr. ... (35 replies)
... The main problem with starting and stopping any cholesterol lowering drug is, once you stop taking it, your cholesterol will go back up to it's previous level and sometimes higher. All cholesterol lowering drugs are for life. My personal view is that cholesterol is not the problem. ... (41 replies)


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