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The side effects are mostly class effects.
Changing to a different statin
is not likely to avoid it.
are common with the later one, but not a must.
You should give a fair trial, before discarding it.
Fibrates are there too - you can go for them, if you can't tolerate it.
The other alternative is niacin / marked flushing
contributes to its great non-compliance.
Your levels are quite high and you will have to take a drug...
Wishing speedy recovery