Answers By CategoryDrugs — Taking Lipitor Atorvastatin

Achy shoulders and hips. Especially at night. I take simvastatin, B6, and aspirin 81 MG at night. Could it be from the statin?

After angioplasty recently, Lipitor (atorvastatin) meds was incr to 80mg from 10mg. I willmbe on this dosage for sometime. Why is this?

Am taking atorvastatin 20mg since nov 2012 after changing from simva 20mg. Am having memory problems and forgetting a lot. Is it sideeffect of atorva?

Any connection between simvastatin and ild?

Any reason why am i hurting so much from simvastatin?

Are prior episodes of pancreatitis within last 4 to 6 months & cardiovascular collapse as a result contraindication for lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Are statin drugs really good for you, i hear once talking them, there is more bad than good?

Atorvastatine is good o bad ?

Been on statins 9 years 40 mgs. Went off statins past 6 months to see what it was doing to me. Can i go back on statins at 40 mgs or need to start low?

Been on statins for 8-10yrs! experiencing muscle pain in legs and cloudy urine! could it be the crestor (rosuvastatin)?

Burning or freezing feet, side effect of crestor (rosuvastatin)?

Can all statins cause memory loss or just Lipitor? Lipitor did that to me. I took Zetia which was fine while I could get free samples but that's over.

Can extreme dizziness be caused by left anterior faschicular block-forgive the spelling or can it be caused by crestor, (rosuvastatin) or norvasc? Thank you joey

Can I become immune to Lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Can I take red yeast rice 600 mg daily along with sertraline 350 mg and Tricor (fenofibrate) 48 mg?

Can Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause kidneys problems, if so, what are the symptoms? And can you get it after just 4 months on lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Can Lipitor (atorvastatin) damage your joints? Bad joint pain in elbow and did nothing to elbow while taking Lipitor (atorvastatin).

Can lisinopril cause memory problems along with metformin.?

Can simivastatin and lisinpril cause leg cramping ? And what should I do about it ?

Can statins cause chest pain ? Lipitor (atorvastatin) etc .Thankyou

Can statins cause problems i dont know about? im on simvastatin and wondered about that and if i should even be taking it or if id be better off not

Can you just stop crestor (rosuvastatin) cold--or should you taper off?

Can you please explain why statin drugs cause crippling leg cramps at night?

Can you tell me about it's like to take zocor (simvastatin) or similar cholesterol lowering drugs and experienced chronic cough 2 months later?

Can you tell me about taking Micardis (telmisartan) and having several calf musel pain?

Can zocor (simvastatin) be causing my achy shoulders & fuzzy memory?

Can zocor (simvastatin) cause a chronic cough?

Cannot take statins due to muscle pain & slightly elevated ana. Current md wants me on Zetia or livalo (pitavastatin). I'm afraid of muscle pain again. Can i say no?

Could crestor (rosuvastatin) cause joint or back pain?

Could there be a relationship between black lines on fingernails and lipitor (atorvastatin)?Since stopping the medicine they have disappeared

Could zocor (simvastatin) cause night leg cramps?

Crestor (rosuvastatin) 10 expering on 4- 2016 are they safe to take after that date thanks?

Crestor (rosuvastatin) is new for me and i get acid reflux every day now. Is this a common complaint of patients?

Developed prostatitis around same time I started taking Crestor (rosuvastatin). Could drug be causing my condition?

Do statin drugs cause back pain?

Does 10mg simvastatin cause constipation?

Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause joint and muscle discomfort?

Does Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause rapid heartbeat?

Does tricor (fenofibrate) cause muscle pain?

Dr agreed to me ceasing Lipitor (atorvastatin) after 9 mths. What are side affects of stopping "cold turkey"? I have avge cholestrl & had 3 non atherosclerotic mi's.

Each time i try crestor (rosuvastatin), (rosuvastatin) within a month my ear and area leading from ear to neck hurts. When i stop crestor (rosuvastatin) it goes away. How can statin drug do this?

Ezetrol or lipidl used for cholesterol did muscles pain and cold body so which medicine for cholestrol no side effects like this ?

Fem70+Contraversy on Statins which i don't want to take .On Fabrizate +Plavix but may not be affective TIA like symptom Temp visionloss. Statin+CoQ10?

Had a cadio cath via wrist, all normal except LAD 30%, given statins crestor (rosuvastatin) 5mg daily, have liver ezy raised already is there alternative.

Had Bad Muscle pains while on Statins can i take is Ubiquinol ( *Not Ubiquinone) good for these adverse effects? Any Interactions with Clopidogrel ?

Had to stop Lipitor after many years b/c cramps LDL doubled in 3 months started livalo (pitavastatin) 2 mg need 2nd opinion is that ok?

Have you experienced muscle pain and weakness in the arm and hand while taking vytorin (ezetimibe and simvastatin)?

Heart Valve replace12mth ago take prostate tablets.Have Diabetis 2 strokes Aspirin Dipyridamole Ezetimibel Simvastatin Leg Cramp can i Add ubiquinol?

How common are toe cramps in people who take lipitor (atorvastatin)?

How long before muscle side effects start after taking crestor (rosuvastatin)?

How long does it take for your body to get rid of the statin drug after stopping Lipitor (atorvastatin) that was taken for 10 years?

How long does it take if you stop Lipitor (atorvastatin) and niacin for the muscle joint bone pains to go away?

How long does it take if you stop Lipitor (atorvastatin) for the statin to leave the body?

How long until you notice relief from muscle pain after stopping crestor (rosuvastatin)?

How often are you suppose to have your colustrol checke when taking Crestor (rosuvastatin) 10 my friend was checked 14 months ago is that normal?

How often should you get liver test when taking crestor (rosuvastatin) 10mg every 3mo?

How should I exercise my fingers that are starting to have enlarged knuckles due to ra? 56 year old female, only medication is zocor (simvastatin) 20 mg. For cholosterol. Take calicum 1200 mg, and fish oil 1000 mg.

How soon does Lipitor (atorvastatin) start working?

How to counteract muscle weakness from taking statins?

Husband experiencing extreme itching taking niaspan (niacin). Anything else he can take?

I am currently on crestor (rosuvastatin). Can it cause muscle pain?

I am having a knee scope done. Are the meds verapamil and Lipitor (atorvastatin) safe or should I wean off before surgery?

I am taking 20mg pravastatin 10mg amiodipine 2, 5mg bendroflumethiaz 4mg perindopril and 2mg clomipamine - my muscles ache badly at the top of my legs?

I am taking simvastatin + beta blocker in the evening. It was ok, but pravachol (pravastatin) 10 mg + 5 mg amlodipine in the eveninggives nausea, fatigue and muscle pain. Any adjustments.?

I been taking the drug crestor (rosuvastatin) a statian for around a week now i been noticing my heart is racing its 5 mg should I stop it?

I did not have have hypothyroid problems before taking statins is there a connection?

I had an angiogram done about 1 1/2 week ago. On prenolol, aspirin & lipitor (atorvastatin). I have pain & tightness on right leg. Is this normal?

I have 270 in chlostrol, i take a zocor (simvastatin) tablet, is it have side effect , I have no gall blader?

I have a CK level of 359. i previously had open heart surgery two years ago. i am currently taking lipitor (atorvastatin) along with various other medications. ?

I have a feeling of nausea when taking apo atv40 (atorvastatin calcium 40 mg)?

I have been having migraine attacks for the past 4 weeks, after several test by my gp, i was prescribed crestor (rosuvastatin) for high cholesterol. Any help pls?

I have been out of Lipitor (atorvastatin) for five days is this a serious problem I am waiting for a refill

I have been out of Lipitor (atorvastatin) for five days is this a serious problem I am waiting for my doctor for a refill

I have been taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) for high cholesterol for about 6 months. I developed eczema around that time, got treated. Could Lipitor (atorvastatin) cause the eczema?

I have been taking Zetia (ezetimibe) 10 mg tablets for about 9 months. I have had body aches and muscle weakness as I have had with other statins. Suggestions?

I have been taking zocor (simvastatin) and I have developed hand tremors?

I have familial hypercholesterolemia but want to put on muscle in the gym. Are there any supplements i can take that wont effect my statin treatment?

I have had chronic muscle pain in the back of both my thighs and sometimes calves for about 3 months. My cardiologist switched me from Lipitor to livalo (pitavastatin) without success. Any suggestions?

I have high triglycerides they gave me Lipitor (atorvastatin) for it and i woke up with an anxiety attack tonight is that normal?

I have knee pain last four months. I am taking atorvastatin 10mg tab from last ten years?

I have mild pulsatile tinnitus. I'm taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) to lower cholesterol levels. Would the medication cause any additional tinnitus?

I have stopped taking "ezetrol" for cholesterol can't take statins either due to muscle pain from both, is co q10 @ 400mg the answer to controlling?

I have taken a statin for 20 years. In the last year, zocor (simvastatin) caused severe muscle cramps. Now lovastatin does too. What alternative to stations?

I increased my dose crestor (rosuvastatin) from 5 to10mg then I started having numbness and tingling in feet and hands?

I just started lipitor (atorvastatin). How long does it typically take for cholesterol to begin reducing?

I just started Lipitor (atorvastatin). I've been itching all over all day. Could this be due to the med?

I know flushing is common with niaspan (niacin) and that is why they have you take it at bedtime but why am i itching and flushing in the a.M?

I m 40 year male with post angioplasty syndromes like legs cramps and pain and i also discontinue clopidogril, asprin, and atorvastatin what should ido?

I recently started taking Lipitor (atorvastatin) and my diabetes has gotten a lot worse is there any connection?

I started on crestor (rosuvastatin) 5mg recently. Is it for lifelong now ?

I take crestor (rosuvastatin) 10mg ... I get cramps in feet during the night... What can I do to alleviate this cramping?

I take Lipitor (atorvastatin) and, since starting, have developed a cough. Could there be a connection? If so, is there a long-term, non-drug solution.

I take my crestor (rosuvastatin) just before I go to bed is it bad for you?

I take vitamin d, Lipitor (atorvastatin) medicine for gout and niacin nightly before bedtime. I am having sleep problems andi get up in the middle of the night. Is there any problemwith me?

I took Lipitor (atorvastatin) for a week experienced weight loss of 10kg, and muscle aches. What is the problem?

I was advised to start statins to lower my total chol and tryglycer. How common are muscle side effects?

I was. Told that I have high cholesteral of 225 I have to take lipitor (atorvastatin) I've had problem with medication in the past liver damage so I'm concern ?

I'm 22yrs old and have been prescribed simvastatin. What is the typical cholesterol level woman my age start this prescription and what are side effects?

I'm allergic to zocor (simvastatin) so my doc just called in lofibra. I'm scared to try. Your opinions please- scared since i was allergic to zocor (simvastatin)!

I'm diabetic and on Lipitor (atorvastatin) could that be making my diabetes worse?