Does continuous treatment of hypercholesterolemia with statins have any adverse effects?

More side effects . In addition to the other answer, muscle aches/breakdown and liver toxicity are rare side effects. Of note , many patients have taken statins for years without any problems.
Possibly. Statin drugs can definitely cause muscle pain. This occurs for multiple reasons. One mechanism is that statins reduce the endogenous production of coq10, a vital anti-oxidant and important component of energy producing processes within the mitochondria inside your cells. If you take statins you should definitely also take coq-10.

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Does continuous treatment of hypercholesterolemia with statins create any bad effect on your liver?

Usually not. Increased elevations in liver tests may be seen with statin use, but if you're being monitored by your md the. I would not worry about any liver damage. Read more...
No. Long term use of statins does not cause liver damage. Historically people have worried about increased liver enzymes on statin therapy. Increased liver enzymes do not indicate liver damage and many patients with elevated enzyme levels can be safely continued on statin therapy. Check with your physician for further discussion. Read more...

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?

Depends on statin. It depends on which statin your taking. Not all statins are metabolized the same way. Many of the most common ones will compete for the same enzyme as many other medications and supplements. In addition, supplements like creatine, could possibly confuse some of tests that would test for potentially serious reactions to the statin medications, regardless of a true interaction. Read more...
Sure. I'm really glad you're getting the cholesterol treated. Before statins, one of my colleagues died at your age from this illness. For muscling up, creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator (if your phsician is okay with the latter) are your best friends. Other supplements are less likely to help. Avoid steroids -- I've been around gyms for decades & most who try them are sorry. Cheers. Read more...

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

Ubiquinol. is often used to counteract the side-effects of statins. Statins block COQ10 and Ubiquinol replaces them. You are correct in that after the age of 30 or so Ubiquinone form does not work well. I do not know about iteraction w/themed you are on. You need to ask the prescribing doctor about that. Peace and good health. Read more...