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I Am Currently On Crestor Can It Cause Muscle Pain
Yes: Muscle pains (usually symmetric - both legs or thighs or arms) are a side effect of statin medication such as crestor (rosuvastatin). See your doctor to check ck blood test to rule out a more serious side effect. If ck is normal, sometimes taking daily coenzyme q10 may alleviate the muscle pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
I used to take crestor (rosuvastatin) but was one of the few who had muscle pain as a side effect , my question is will all statin meds have side effect?
Taking crestor (rosuvastatin) 4 about 3 years now, no side affects, now all of the sudden i feel muscle pain and tenderness can side affects start after years of use?
They can.: Muscle injury syndromes secondary to lipid lowering medications can occur at any time during therapy although 2/3 of the cases occur in the first 6 months. The best course of action would be to notify the prescribing physician and be evaluated as soon as possible. The treatment of these syndromes is obviously to discontinue the medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been on statins for 8-10yrs! experiencing muscle pain in legs and cloudy urine! could it be the crestor (rosuvastatin)?
Started on crestor (rosuvastatin) 1 month and a half ago. After 1 month I started having headaches, muscle aches, and malaise. Is this likely due to the Crestor (rosuvastatin)?
Could be: These symptoms are consistent with side effects from statin medications like crestor (rosuvastatin) and a simple lab test called cpk, if elevated, makes the diagnosis of muscular inflammation certain. Additionally liver function tests also should be done to detect possible liver inflammation,another recognizable side effect of statins. If these tests detect statin intolerance , you may tolerate a lower dose. ...Read more
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