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... My first medication for cholesterol was Lipitor was on for along time, always complained about severe muscle aches. My Doctor said it cannot be from meds. stopped taking even though she said not to. So my Dr. ... (7 replies)
May 21, 2004
... now...and am wondering whether Zetia causes colon discomfort and problems for those with a history of irritable bowel syndrome. ... (28 replies)
... couldnt walk...the one Im on great for 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 adding this tricor Im sure didnt help ..I have IBS..yea... ... (12 replies)

... I had leg muscle aches with statins so my doctor told me to stop the statins, but he put me on Zetia. ... (7 replies)
... Yes! So did I. Especially my left calf. Every morning I hobbled out of bed with stiff muscles etc, and all day my left leg would hurt the most. I even had muscle aches in my left hand and thumb, I could barely hold a coffee cup. ... (7 replies)
Does Zetia work?
Dec 23, 2003
... Does Zetia work for lowering or controlling cholesterol levels? ... (3 replies)
... s now thought at the Statin Study that the side effects are not drug related, but related to the actual lowering of cholesterol. In my mother's case, it was the Zetia and Welchol, that finally put her in a wheelchair. For some of you that do not have permanent damage... ... (29 replies)
... ds all the time about folks taking 6 months...a year... or 5 years to get back to normal. Seems the biggest issue is nerve damage or the like... not just simple muscle aches. ... (12 replies)
... The side effects are not muscle aches. It can cause flushing in some people but with enough patience, you can get past that. You will get the least flushing with prescription Niaspan. ... (7 replies)
... gs and there was no problem from it. Then I was told to start taking 20 mgs and my back started hurting terribly so I went back to 10 mgs. My doctor prescribed Zetia tabs and I took them for 3 days and my back hurt for a month. I went back to 10 mgs of Zocor until my leg started hurting. ... (26 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)
... f his job, lifting, and half arthritis. After several years of this, and also after I went on Lipitor and got very ill, mostly GI problems, but also weakness and muscle aches, mostly back and legs, we started to question the statins. Luckily our old dr. ... (13 replies)
... Since I had to go off of statins due to muscle pain and weakness, I knew I had to really watch my diet and stay really low fat. Then my Dr put me on Zetia. ... (0 replies)
... I guess you will have to wait and see. Vytorin has 20 mg of a statin (Zocor)..I assume he was taking 10 mg Lipitor? If he was, then he might be better off, since 10 mg Lipitor is a bit more potent than 20 mg Zocor. The thing about Zetia, is that it allows one to take LESS STATIN. If he still has problems with Vytorin, then have him try either 1/2 tab...or have the Dr... (6 replies)
... Statins frequently cause muscle aches and pains and can cause actual muscle damage . Statins can also cause cognitive impairment . Since you are a cyclist, be aware that statins can cause exercise intolerence. ... (10 replies)
... I am just wondering if there is any real difference between the different statin drugs. My husband took Lipitor for a while, and was taken off it because of muscle aches. ... (6 replies)
... Now I am on 20 MG of Zocor. I do take 100mg of COQ10 (which my Dr. said I did not need but that it would not hurt to take them). My numbers from a test just a few weeks ago; Total-154 HDL-46 LDL-82 Trigly-130 I'm still waiting to get back my homocystine level. Thanks to all that have offered advice and informaton for me...I appreciate your time. (13 replies)
... Thanks for the advice about the Zetia and policosanol. Since I have a month before I see endocrinologist for first time, I am going to get some of the cinnamon capsules I read about today. ... (12 replies)
... Hmmmm.... I think if IrisSavea is already having back pain, Crestor might be adding fuel to the fire. Make sure you report any muscle aches and pains to your doctor, as these can be attributed to statins. ... (6 replies)
... my statins gave me muscle pain, so my doctor put me on Cliniril, an arthritis med. ... (46 replies)

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