Lipitor Side Effects

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  1. link Forestseaski
    Lipitor leg and knee pains, leg cramps, shoulder pains, muscle tenderness, high altitude
    I was put on Lipitor 10 mg. last Spring about 8 mos. ago. I have never taken medications/drugs other than aspirin or Motrin or antihistamines. Since that time I have had a strange combination of unexplained symptoms arise throughout the months. These - 89% more...
    Forestseaski- over a year ago - 12 Replies - in Lipitor
  2. link Vickilf
    You all sound like me and after 8 yrs.. I am still in SEVERE PAIN, lay around most of the time, I can't do much . Now I have , drug induced & CLL. I have know doubt that it was caused by taking stain drugs. I did research and it say constant infl - 30% more...
    Vickilf- over a year ago
  3. link Ruralex

    Total cholesterol numbers don't mean anything. Your numbers are not even high. Please go to and read about the cholesterol myth of associated heart disease. Eat healthy, exercise and stay away from prescription drugs unless it's an emerg - 8% more...
    Ruralex- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  4. link Lyngarl
    Lipitor muscle pain, long time, new doctor, prescriptions, medicines
    I had been on Lipitor for many years and gradually developed muscle pain that became so severe I could barely move, when I did have to get up and walk the pain was so bad I cried at times. My doctor back then was not at all responsive so I suffered f - 37% more...
    Lyngarl- over a year ago - 8 Replies - in Lipitor
  5. link Propsguy
    hooray for bobby! yes, i had a kidney issue last year that has as one of it's symptoms excessively high cholesterol. mine hit close to 500! my kidney doc insisted that i take lipitor but i refused. and once the kidney thing resolved, my cholesterol w - 72% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  6. link Bobby
    I view statins as white collar crime. Time for consumers to FIGHT BACK on statins. Take a bite out of medical crime. Don't be afraid to stand up to any physician that attempts to prescribe this poison. Don't just tell him no. Tell him HELL NO! Walk o - 40% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  7. link Lyngarl
    I did a bit of research last night while online and found a lot of stuff to read. It's very interesting, quite an eyeopener. I'll look for Dr Graveline's book too. I have type 2.
    Lyngarl- over a year ago
  8. link Propsguy
    first, just try googling "statins diabetes"- you'll find many listings that argue both ways. also, try reading- really reading- the package insert from you lipitor. it might be on there. but really look into the writings of dr duane graveli - 56% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  9. link Lyngarl
    Wow, I didn't know that, thanks for the info. I refuse to take statins now, since I don't have high cholesterol. I think that's just plain stupid of doctors to prescribe something that's not even needed. If you have any links or anything to read abou - 17% more...
    Lyngarl- over a year ago
  10. link Propsguy
    you should really look into this- statins can increase the risk of diabetes!
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  11. link Lyngarl
    I'm not that educated about medicine and with some you can't just take yourself off of it without serious consequences. So I felt at her mercy. Come to think of it, I didn't have high cholesterol. I was just below borderline. My doctor put me on it b - 56% more...
    Lyngarl- over a year ago
  12. link Propsguy
    ok, so here is my problem with this: you say that you suffered a long time with an unresponsive doctor before deciding "I was going to insist she take me off Lipitor." how can a doctor take you off a medication? can't you simply take yourse - 75% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  13. link Murgatroyd
    Lipitor cholesterol lowering drugs, cholesterol numbers, genetic test, beautician, ldl
    Hair Loss, possible side effect. I am 70 years old and I have been on Lipitor for two years. As I am a vegan vegetarian, my MD was alarmed when my cholesterol jumped to 232. He stated that he thought it was hereditary and gave me a genetic test. The - 71% more...
    Murgatroyd- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lipitor
  14. link Bobby
    You were suffering from low cholesterol.
    Bobby- over a year ago
  15. link Propsguy
    my god, no- 232 is not high but 123 is way too low. and of that 232 reading, what was HDL and what was LDL. here's how to spare your doctor from becoming alarmed- don't have your cholesterol checked! better yet, don't bother to see the doctor routine - 42% more...
    Propsguy- over a year ago
  16. link Ruralex
    Lower cholesterol isn't necessarily good, especially for older individuals. Increases in cancer and other auto immune diseases have been reported with low cholesterol numbers. Our bodies need cholesterol for all bodily functions, hair growing too :-) - 29% more...
    Ruralex- over a year ago
  17. link Roto1
    pain and suffering
    I am a 45 year old man that has developed a lot of serious health issues since taking 40 mg Lipitor pills at my doctors advice. My lower back muscles have become so weak that it very difficult to stand up without sever pain that shoots from the lower - 80% more...
    Roto1- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lipitor
  18. link Shoestore
    I would hope that you would stop the Lipitor immediately. Research the side effects of Lipitor, as many are similar to your problems. Research the benefits if Vitamin C -and CoEnzyme Q10 post Lipitor. Lipitor is a statin which reduces cholesterol and - 60% more...
    Shoestore- over a year ago
  19. link Thodge61
    Lipitor nose bleeds
    I to am having nose bleeds and minor soreness on Lipitor.
    Thodge61- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  20. link Momssideeffects2010
    Lipitor extreme nausea, rhabdomylosis, gastric ulcers, final diagnosis, liptor
    I am totally amazed about all the articles concerning Lipitor. My mother has been taking lipitor for a number of years as well. it has been over 10yrs. the dosage has been adjusted several times by different Dr's. over this last 2 years she has been - 89% more...
    Momssideeffects2010- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  21. link Hasina
    hi,my father has condition exactly like your mother and after being in hospital and since the 8 years at first diagnosed Parkinson disease and then supra nuclear palsy and then multi system atrophy and finally after constant saying side effect of lip - 68% more...
    Hasina- over a year ago
  22. link Donnyrayh
    Lipitor side effects of lipitor, lazy bones, cholestero, shoe inserts, muscle pain
    I have ALWAYS had a high cholesterol count and over the years it has just went higher and higher. When I was 51 my Dr. put me on statins to lower my 350 count. Zocor came first....after two days it felt like someone was stabbing me in the ribs with a - 82% more...
    Donnyrayh- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lipitor
  23. link Ruralex
    Just eat a well balanced diet and do some exercise. Cholesterol is a naturally occuring substance in our bodies. (God doesn't make junk )Check out Dr. Mercola's website today. He discusses the dangers of statins and cholesterol that is too low. Also - 8% more...
    Ruralex- over a year ago
  24. link Donnyrayh
    I just had a blood test and my Dr. saw the results via computer link and he prescribed a zocor zetia cocktail mix!!! This after I told him I can't take zocor AT ALL. I've been trying natural alternatives but nothing works so far..Imu-Stat was a ripof - 48% more...
    Donnyrayh- over a year ago
  25. link Bradford
    What reaction did you get from your doctors when you told them about your problems.?
    Bradford- over a year ago
  26. link Handgunner
    Lipitor open heart surgery, hair brush, comb
    I have been on Lipitor for two years. Had open heart surgery in April of this year. In the last month I've noticed a lot of hair on my comb and hair brush!
    Handgunner- over a year ago - in Lipitor
  27. link Jls1853
    cause other problems
    I have been taking Lipitor for over 15 years, since that time I have gotten MS, under active thyroid and weight gain, can this all be from taking Lipitor?
    Jls1853- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor