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Does lipitor unclog blocked arteries

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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

Extreme pain radiating from breastbone into throat and shoulders. Blockage in small artery. Any advice ?

throat and shoulders. I do have a blockage in one small artery in my heart, and another artery is partially blocked, according to doctors at Deborah Heart Hospiatal in New Jersey. They do say ...
 

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? ...
 

Reports show high levels of ALT, AST, BUN. Artery from heart ton liver blocked. Suggestions?

that the artery from my heart to my liver is partially blocked, and might be causing the problem. Is there anything I can do to prevent further blockage. I take generic lipitor for Cholesterol, exercise nearly ...
 

Is there a treatment for artery blocking a heart ?

I just found out that my mom has an artery that is blocking her heart and if she gets stressed out ... that by the test she took and the attck she had about a week ago was a mild heart attack and their is an artery ...
 

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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Ultrasound on carotid artery done. Does the finding mean artery is blocked?

was psv:85/cm/s edv:33cm/s does this mean my artery is 80-90% blocked and if it is not that high how can u ...i had a ultasound on my carotid artery on the right side of my neck through life line screening my ...
 

Is blocked artery contributing to vascular dementia?

my husband has vascular dementia . Dr says the capillaries are the problem. but is it possible he could have a blocked artery contributing to the problem ? or do capillaries work separately to arteries ...
 

What causes blocked neck arteries?

I am a man 73 years old. I have some blockage in my arteries. One at 80% of the left side of my neck. Waiting for a specialist for that problem. In the meanwhile my legs gets really cold and so sore ...
 

How to check for Coronary artery disease?

bundle branch block (recommended diazepam and asked if I do steroids though I deliberately avoid even ... diagnosed with CAD but was not inserted stents because the channels/arteries were purportedly too narrow ...
 

Had angioplasty, 3 arteries were blocked, stent put in 2 arteries. Stunt advised for 100% blocked third artery. Will Salmon omega 3 help?

Recently 10 days ago I hv gone through angioplasty , 3 arteries were blocked , stent put in 2 arteries, in 3rd artrie which is 100 % block stunt will be advised to put in next month, but someone ...
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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.
 
Can you still have angina without blocked arteries. I have wolff parkinson white syndrome
Hi and welcome! Yes you can have angina with normal angiography. Best regards dr. Benard shehu
 
what is the time to reverse osteoporosis in 50 yr male after starting medication and I heard that calcium cab block arteries
See osteoporosis has to be treated It's not about reversing it, it's about preventing fractures and bone pain. Calcium deposition occurs in coronary artery but it's not any established fact that calcium supplement will cause it. You need to giv her treatment.
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