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Muscle tightness from lower back to neck. Taking perindropril for high BP and crestor for high cholesteror. Medicinal side effects?

muscle tightness from lower back up to my neck - especially in my neck area - have been to chiropractors since Dec12 and tried Osteo but am still experiencing no improvement - I have been doing the stretches recommended. I have been and still taking perindopril erbumine 8mg approx over 2 years for high blood pressure and was taking Crestor 10mg for cholestrol, the chiropractor mentioned that statin in Crestor or similar cholestral affects muscles, so I stopped using
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum. Of course perindopril has the side effect of muscle twitching, for that only you might be getting this back stiffness . I advise you to consult your doctor for considering this problem ask for a change of the drug.
I advise you to consult an orthopedic surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. a slight change in the vertibral column can have the effect on the back.
I also advise you some diet recommendations as avoid taking more of potato, other tubers, tomato, egg, chicken, and sea foods as these may tend to increase the pain.
Wishing for a quick and complete relief, and thanks for calling.
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