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Narrowing of arteries in brain stem and brain. Prescribed Lipitor. Blood test normal. Worried

Today my doctor told me that I have a narrowing of the arteries in my brain stem and brain. He prescribed Lipitor. My other blood tests reveal perfect results so far. He found out about the arterial ...
 

What are the side effects of Plavix and Lipitor?

Had coronary angioplasty in which stint and balloon were placed on arteries March 23rd. Doctor ... damage from first one and place 3 stents in coronary arteries. I have had problems with the medications ...
 

68 years old, suffering from heart blockage. On lipitor, aspirin. Stents put in arteries, does not exercise. Cause of concern?

My husband who is 68 had 3 stents put in one month ago. 100 percent blockage in one artery and 95 and 90 in the other artery. Now on STD meds plavix, aspirin , lipitor and others. watching diet ...
 

Elevated LDL, HDL, plaque build up in carotid artery, advised lipitor. Do I need medicines?

of the carotoid artery and it showed slight plaque build up. I do not eat red meat or pork (I eat a heavy fish ... numbers keep climbing. My doctor is suggesting Lipitor . Do I really need medication? ...
 

Is it safe to take flax seed meal or capsules with lipitor?

Hi, my Dad (in his 70 s) has Diabetes. He is on Lipitor because of a blocked main artery in his ... with Lipitor? I was told to take flaxseed oil for my dry eyes symtoms due to laser surgery. I was wondering ...
 

Am taking Lipitor and found that it causes heart attack. What should I do?

arteries and hear attack. The person that told me this just had open heart surgery. I am on lipitor right ...Hi, I was told not to take lipitor because it has atorvastatin in it and I should take chlorostorel ...
 

How can I confirm if the stent needs to be placed for artery block?

How much blockage before a stent is put in? I had 60% blockage in main artery - put on Plavix for a yr. Off Plavix since May 2011. Stress test was done and I am on low dose aspirin, lipitor 20 mg. Apo ...
 

Is it advisable to take losartan, lisinopril and metoprolol after having stents placed in arteries?

4 months ago my cardiologist put two stents in one of my arteries. But now my blood pressure is high at night I take losartan 50mg once a day, Plavix 75mg once a day Lipitor lisinopril 2 ...
 

Taking Lipitor and Plavix. Have chest pain before heart attack. Reason for taking medicine despite low cholesterol?

was 136. I had stent put in my right coronary artery in January. I had no breathing problems but chest pain right before I had a slight heart attack. they have me on 80mgs of Lipitor. I am also on Plavix ...
 

Do you think Crestor dose should be increased with plaque levels totaled 360 with 345 in one artery ?

My plaque levels totaled 360 with 345 in one artery. My creatine kinase level went to 290 when I was on lipitor. I switched to 5 mg of crestor every other day and my creatine kinase is now 263. Do you think my ...
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How does smoking cessation help in recovering from heart artery blockage?

in left femoral artery . I began walking and now walk a minimum of 4 times a week briskly for about 40 minutes each time. The pain has lessened and I can walk longer distances now. I had arterial ultrasound 2 ...
 

Had a heart attack and three stents were placed in right artery. Waking up with nausea and anxiety. Why does aspirin make me nervous?

Why Does 81 Mg Aspirin Make Me Very Nervous !! I Had A Heart Attck XXXXXXX 7th 2013 , had 3 stents placed in my right artery . Im Takeing Metotropolo 3 times a day , 80 mg Lipitor at night . I Wake Up ...
 

What steps to take to lessen plaque in arteries and lower chances of embolism and heart attack?

I am a 73 year old man and I am taking 80 mgs of lipitor , 5 mgs of bisoprolol , and 5 mgs .... Two behind my knees and 2-3 in the Illiac arteries in the pelvic region. I am trying to determine what ...
 

Does angioprim/chelation help clean clogged arteries?

does angioprim/chelation really clean clogged arteries and if not is there anything that will in lieu of surgery? ...
 

What causes calf cramps after removal of block from arteries in neck?

Three years ago I had a stroke . It affected my ability to swallow. tHEY CLEAN OUT THE ARTERY OF BLOCKAGE IN MY NECK.Since that time I have calf cramps when walking. Sometimes there not so bad for about ...
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I am take lipitor 20mg.for high cholostrol before sleep.What is the best time to take lipitor before food or after or before sleep
Hello, The best time to take your Lipitor is after your dinner. Thanks
 
Can i immediately stop my lipitor?
Hello, Don't stop Lipitor(Atorvastatin) at once. Because it may increase the cholesterol level in your blood and may increase the chance of blood vessel blocks. Consult and discuss with your doctor before doing so.
 
what happens to the arteries during a migraine?
The arteries first constrict and then dilate during migraine attack.It is a vascular phenomenon which causes various symptoms.
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