Cholesterol

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  1. link Margozinha
    Welchol statin drug, memory loss, night sweats, joint pain, gall stones
    All this talk of HAIR LOSS, POSSIBLE GALL STONES, ANEMIA etc. is really scaring me as my doctor (gastro-i) has prescribed it for extreme IBS. Am inter - 61% more...
    Margozinha- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Welchol
  2. link Mara123
    I have just started this medication and after reading all the negative side effects, I am having second thoughts about continuing this medication. I h - 50% more...
    Mara123- over a year ago
  3. link Fearn
    Pravachol liver enzymes, liver enzyme, sore muscles, arms and legs, zetia
    44 yr opld white male dx'd w total chol of 290. Rx'd 20 mgs of Pravachol per day. Had increased liver enzyme in blood and very sore muscles (esp arms - 64% more...
    Fearn- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Pravachol
  4. link Snuke
    I am a 56-yr. old female who was placed on 20 mg of Pravastatin, generic of Pravachol. Blood work showed cholesterol was 286. Dr. said increase Pravas - 77% more...
    Snuke- over a year ago
  5. link Jansy
    Simvastatin kidney damage, diet exercise, muscle damage, fish oil, gfr
    For an update to my earlier post - I had blood drawn 5 days after stopping Simvastatin (and having only been on it for 3 weeks), and it showed elevate - 73% more...
    Jansy- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  6. link Dross0927
    Boniva and High Cholesterol
    I read that Boniva negatively affects cholesterol levels, has anyone had this experience? My cholesterol skyrocketed after starting Boniva.
    Dross0927- over a year ago - 11 Replies - in Boniva
  7. link Hough28
    I have been taking Boniva for several years but only became completely compliant in the past year. My cholesterol has shot up with everything else bei - 57% more...
    Hough28- over a year ago
  8. link Lin20
    Lipitor sore muscles, muscles tendons, statins, amitriptyline, fibromyalgia
    I am now almost 12 months post 80mg Lipitor once daily which was prescribed for a possible TIA (it turned out to be a migraine with aura and cholester - 83% more...
    Lin20- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  9. link Jchiara
    Vytorin anxiety attacks, hdls, ear problem, magic pill, flaxseed
    I'm crying reading these posts. I thought there was something wrong with me. I'm 41 years old - and my family has a health history of "making&quo - 94% more...
    Jchiara- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Vytorin
  10. link Ziemers3
    These testamonies are all so interesting and I'm noting the frequency of stiffness complaints and sore muscles and joints. The reason I started resear - 75% more...
    Ziemers3- over a year ago
  11. link Alexant
    Vytorin excess estrogen, blood work, liver, post menopausal, vytorin
    Taking Vytorin for approx. 6 months....past couple of months feeling very hormonal?? I am 52 and thought could be pre menopause symptoms. Had blood wo - 56% more...
    Alexant- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Vytorin
  12. link Reruho
    I had problems with going hormonal on vytorin. My total cholesterol dropped to 105, I was depressed, angry, agitated, hormonal, started bleeding again - 82% more...
    Reruho- over a year ago
  13. link Nana3510
    Zocor thigh pain, arm pain, simvastatin, statin, toothache
    I have been on simvastatin for six months and just recently have been having problems with left thigh pain, left arm pain and right hand pain. It is l - 68% more...
    Nana3510- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Zocor
  14. link Swedish
    Thanks for telling your story. By doing so you are helping others. I can only agree with "Bobby". My recommendation is that you try and form - 87% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  15. link Immofttwirway
    Lisinopril dizzy spells, lower blood pressure, scary side, horror show, correct weight
    I was started on Lisinopril a few months ago and it has been a nightmare ever since. I have had recurring bouts of gout. Now i have had gout before, b - 88% more...
    Immofttwirway- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lisinopril
  16. link Swedish
    I think you have come to a good decision. "....i am setting my mind to doing this naturally now, by lowering my weight and exercise. these pills - 90% more...
    Swedish- over a year ago
  17. link Hikerdadlvp
    Vytorin tiny fragments, muscle pains, doctor didn, ran one, marathons
    Healthy 46 year old male with total cholesterol 250 and 4.5 ratio started vytorin at a VERY small dose (broke 10mg tablet into 4 tiny fragments to app - 69% more...
    Hikerdadlvp- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Vytorin
  18. link Cyn89
    Simvastatin wks, headaches, duane graveline, beatrice golomb, webb sites
    Has anyone experienced passing-out while using Simvastatin?
    Cyn89- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Simvastatin
  19. link A301208r
    Wean yourself off of this POISON!!! Start having oatmeal for breakfast or mid-morning snack. Or Cheerios to lower your cholesterol. I felt like i was - 85% more...
    A301208r- over a year ago
  20. link Mersault
    I am not a statin-user - nor will I ever be. . To see relatives suffer from side effects was enough. That got me started to look for unbiased informat - 91% more...
    Mersault- over a year ago
  21. link Sdena
    Welchol gall bladder attack, cholesterol medicine, gall bladder, stomach pain, arms and legs
    On first morning felt fine all day. 1st Nighttime dose (3 pills 625 mg each) I woke 1 1/2 hours after going to bed. Terrible stomach pain radiating in - 68% more...
    Sdena- over a year ago - in Welchol
  22. link Cyn89
    Lipitor surprise surprise, mths, tendons, benecol
    My problem is with my ankle tendons, when I get out of bed I can only just walk, I have started taking BENECOL it has done what 40mg of lipitor a day - 71% more...
    Cyn89- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  23. link Tomo
    Lisinopril aching hips, totaly, cough, job, cholesterol checks
    been on 5mgs lisinopril+2.5mgs bendrofluizide for 7 months feel totaly shattered all the time also the cough but the worst side effect for me is the a - 48% more...
    Tomo- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lisinopril
  24. link Mrjrs
    Dreadful gnawing aching pain in hips/tops of legs. Came on quite suddenly about 3 weeks ago. Is it likely to have been caused by taking Simvastatin? I - 84% more...
    Mrjrs- over a year ago
  25. link Jim2627
    Simvastatin family history of heart disease, history of heart disease, high cholesterol, crestor, irregularity
    I started on 20 mg simvastatin when I was around 35 years old due to high cholesterol and a bad family history of heart disease. I was fine until a ye - 92% more...
    Jim2627- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Simvastatin
  26. link Emeretia
    Lipitor thyroid specialist, tendon problems, thyroid problems, underactive thyroid, high cholesterol
    Have taken it for a few years for high cholesterol in spite of thyroid nodules and an under active thyroid. I got depressed, gained weight like I neve - 93% more...
    Emeretia- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  27. link 123lc
    Niaspan ER blood rushes, prostaglandins, glass of water, niacin, allergic reaction
    I was just prescribed Niaspan 500mg a few days ago. My doctor wants me to work up to 2000mg, but after reading everything on this site I am scared to - 85% more...
    123lc- over a year ago - 15 Replies - in Niaspan ER
  28. link Brerohodo
    I've been at it for about a month. 500mg and take 4 at night about ten minutes apart. Was taking baby aspirin and witnessed some flushing. Daughter sa - 62% more...
    Brerohodo- over a year ago
  29. link Suznstormsdad
    Vytorin mental health benefits, mood swings, brain tumor, anxiety attacks, plan brochure
    I very recently started having something like anxiety attacks, I was doing things that were totally out of character for me (mood swings, anger, sayin - 89% more...
    Suznstormsdad- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Vytorin
  30. link Secondchance
    How you are you both feeling today? I ask is because my husband almost killed himself two weeks ago from taking Vytorin. It has been the most terrifyi - 74% more...
    Secondchance- over a year ago