Alternatives to lipitor, please suggest
does anyone know any good alternatives to lipitor and or any good cardiologist or book about treatment for high cholesterol without taking any drugs? my husbands uncle started taking lipitor and months later dropped dead. now a doc is insisting my husband take it for slightly elevated cholesterol...
Does anyone take Lipitor for cholesterol?
I recently began taking Lipitor for high cholesterol and my blood pressure has gotten much higher. It has always been 120/80...always. The last 3 times I was at the doctor s (during the last 6 weeks) it was in the nieghborhood of 140/100 and the doc recommended that I buy a home blood pressure...
Does Metoprolol, Atorvastatin and Lipitor cause tiredness and fatigue?
I had a stent put in place my dr prescribed the usual after heart protecting medicines, so I have metoprolol,effient,atorvastatin and lipator, I understand that when taking a few of these they can produce tiredness, however my question is that if my blood pressure was not high and still isn;t doe...
Does taking Lipitor affect the health in a diabetic patient?
I saw on t.v, that if your taking Lipitor and have diabetes to call a number because of the problems. I take Lipitor (Atorvastatin) When I told my Dr. that I was not taking it any more, then he put me on Atorvastatin which I now know as Lipitor... What is going on?
Blood work done. What does findings suggest. Should we stop lipitor?
Hi. I was wondering if my husband s LFT s/bloodwork are ok or should we stop the Lipitor(generic). AST 42(0-40) ALT 30(0-44) GGT 17(0-65) Alkaline phosphatase, S 74(44-102) LDH 218(0-225) Cholesterol 148 LDL 72(0-99) HDL 52( 39) VLDL 24(5-40) Albumin 4.8(3.5-5.5) Total bilirubin .5(.0-1.2)...
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.
Is it true that you ate not allowed to eat grape fruit if you are taking lipitor?
The clinical study done in london in 2003 did not show any link of adverse effect with eating grapefruit or any citrus fruit while taking LIPITOR.
Their are some isolated case with rash but its just a side effects from LIPITOR drug along and not link to grapefruit.
Hope it helps.
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