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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 ...
 

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? ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Is it necessary to take lipitor when cholesterol level is 226?

I was diagnosed with high cholesterol..226, I was borderline.. so my doctor put me on Lipitor ... that said there is scan you can get of your arteris that will determine weather or not you really need ...
 

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 ...
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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 ...
 

Is it advisable to discontinue Lipitor when having chest pains?

% occlusion in 3 arteries on the left side of my heart.My cardiologists can not decide if further stenting ... is poor especially climbing stairs vacuuming doing laundry etc I was on 40mg of Lipitor and other cardiac ...
 

Can Metoprolol, Lipitor and Losartan be taken together?

of a stroke/ carotid artery disease test showed Mild disease, mild plaque formation. On the left minimal ... or the Lipitor for that matter. Can you give an opinion on taking these together or if really for sure need ...
 

What causes clogged arteries?

It s well known that medicines like statin can lower bad cholesterol , but do they remove the arterial plaques formed? or is there any other way available to clean clogged arteries(due to LDL ...
 

Suggest treatment for clogged carotid arteries

To clean plaque out of carotid arteries, what does "medical therapy" mean. Does this mean if the clogging is below 70%, it can be treated without any surgery? ...
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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
 
Which artery supply nose?
the nose supplied by external carotid branches as well as few by branches of ophthalmic artery, which is a branch of internal carotid artery. The septal area and lateral walls are supplied by different areas the sensitive area is lilles area at tip of nose.which can bleed and cause infection and that can spread to cavernous sinus into brain I hope this helps Let me know if you need more informat.
 
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.
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