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  1. Lipitor usage 6th September 2007
    ... can get off of any of these meds and maybe get on zetia only. Are there any recommendations for me....

  2. Lipitor and Lescol 17th December 2004
    ... and a twisted knee needing surgery. He is now taking Zetia . Only time will tell whether Zetia creates a problem...

General Health board
  1. rx for cholesterol ????? 7th August 2008
    ... My internist has me on zetia primarily due to it not interferring with liver functions...

  2. Statins\Lipitor 25th November 2007
    ... lot of muscle aches. Went off it. Dr. put me on Zetia , which is OK but doesn't lower it enough either. ...

  3. Upset stomach with new meds - but which one? 16th July 2007
    ... started Citalopram (Celexa), Lisinopril (for HBP), Zetia , and Simvastatin. Since I started four days ago I ... website and they said there are no ill side effects of Zetia . So I can rule that one out..?:)...
    ... I looked up Zetia and found that all of your symptoms are possible side ... effects of Zetia - said that they should be reported to your doctor...

  4. Pain in joints--please advise 2nd July 2006
    ... knee and ended up having knee surgery. He was then on Zetia , a different type drug, and I was losing him mentally ... as well as physically. He took Zetia for a while and then stopped for a while, etc. Finally ... to put two and two together and realized it was the Zetia causing him to be easily agitated, acting like he ... surroundings, aggressive driver, etc. He has been off Zetia for over 6 months and is more like his old self, alert...

Alternative Medicine board
  1. Zetia Question 1st September 2006
    ... My husband took Zetia for about a year. The longer he took Zetia the more ... things, then big things but did not relate it to the Zetia . One day we were talking and he told me he had been ... put two and two together and it was when he was off Zetia he was acting normal and while on Zetia it was another ... while being in a terrible mental state. He stopped Zetia . After Zetia was out of his system in a few months...
    ... to make a long story short, but now dr. wants me on Zetia . She had earlier mentioned Niacin, and I have ordered ... up to 1500mg. daily of that. I really did not want Zetia , and stories like your husband's convince me that...
    ... dear misty800 my husband has been on zetia for almost a year too and i noticed that he has been ... know if other people had the same side effects too on zetia ? i am not sure if zetia is the cause but i'm trying ... thanks! [QUOTE=Misty800;2548055]My husband took Zetia for about a year. The longer he took Zetia the more ... things, then big things but did not relate it to the Zetia . One day we were talking and he told me he had been ... put two and two together and it was when he was off Zetia he was acting normal and while on Zetia it was another ... while being in a terrible mental state. He stopped Zetia . After Zetia was out of his system in a few months...
    ... puzzledwife;2983065]dear misty800 my husband has been on zetia for almost a year too and i noticed that he has been ... know if other people had the same side effects too on zetia ? i am not sure if zetia is the cause but i'm trying ... way... thanks! dear misty800 my husband has been on zetia for almost a year too and i noticed that he has been ... know if other people had the same side effects too on zetia ? i am not sure if zetia is the cause but i'm trying...
    ... the same symptoms with statins so he was switched to Zetia .He was ok for the first couple months on Zetia. He ... months and I have just come to the conclusion that Zetia is having the same effect on him. He quit his job...
    ... the past. He was more himself. He has since been Zetia for about 2 weeks. This past weekend, I noticed that ... guess I am worried that this too is a side effect of Zetia . There is no side effect like that anywhere listed ... comments. It justified mine and his suspicions about the Zetia . But again, how can you tell for sure?...
    ... I just started taking zetia 3 days ago. Coincidentally the first day I started ... anything that suggested one of the side effects of zetia was swelling. Has anyone else had this problem?...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board
  1. Help meeting w dr about mothers meds, need advice 17th August 2008
    ... away ....... again, this is only what I've heard. zetia ,aetenlol,boniva,lexapro,ambien,xan ax,percoects 3 ... depressant (won't hurt) percocet narcotic pain relief, Zetia is another cholesterol .. does she need two? Celebrex...

Anxiety board
  1. Weight gain with paxil please help 19th January 2008
    ... I eat as I also have high cholesterol I am taking Zetia for. I have an appt with my doc on Tuesday so I will...

  2. Chest pains 18th November 2005
    ... problems. I take two kinds of bp medications as well as Zetia for my cholesterol. I also have mitral valve prolapse...

Blood and Blood Vessel board
  1. Zocor Side Effects 18th June 2007
    ... looked at me kind of dumb-founded. She switched me to Zetia . In the meantime she was going to see if I could be ... were TOTALLY IGNORED me. As it has worked out taking Zetia has worked well for me with no side effects. Anyone...

Bowel Disorders board
  1. Should Metamucil make you feel worse than being constipated? 24th January 2004
    ... doctor on Monday as a follow up on my cholesterol meds ( Zetia ), so I'm going to tell her that my dad is now losing...

Diabetes board
  1. Diabetes and memory problems 8th November 2005
    ... work great for others. I am not taking a med called Zetia and haven't had any problems with it, but still have...

  2. My Wife's Case 10th November 2004
    ... Plavix, Lipitor, Ibuprophen, Glucophage, Lopid, Zetia , Welbutrin, Niaspan. 9:00AM 1 *! BHT (butylated...

  3. I Need Help!!! 27th October 2004
    ... MamaK, i can empathize. I was on lipitor, zetia , lisinopril, toprol xl, verapamil, hctz, lantus, humalog...

  4. Neuropathy - seeking the truth! 23rd April 2004
    ... toprol xl, amaryl, avandia, glucophage, zestril, zetia , celebrex, etc. :) :) My pain disappeared and i...

  5. Colesteral controll 23rd April 2004
    ... muscle pain and I ended up in ER. i then was put on zetia , but it caused severe back pain. Because I walk at...

  6. New Here and Need advice! 29th February 2004
    ... roof. I take 500 mg of Avandamet 2x day, 1 tablet of Zetia and 1 tablet of Lipitor. I know that I want to...

Digestive Disorders board
  1. ER to OR 6th April 2007
    ... and they said, they have had no reports,,but thought zetia caused abnormal liver function tests,,,and these are...
    ... liver enzymes. I have seen the ads on TV about Zetia and it appears to do the same thing but have not read...
    ... My personal experience with Zetia -- horrible stomach pains -- like very bad stomach ... It took me a long time before I realized it was the Zetia causing stomach pains. I have also been on Lipitor ... is right now -- but I do not plan on going back on Zetia . I think it works great if you can tolerate it. ...
    ... cholesterol meds, been on lipitor, zocor, pravachol, zetia . can't do any of them. i quit....

  2. Liver problems 14th February 2007
    ... trying to get my cholostereal down, so he put me on Zetia . I was concerned. The next visit in fact even before...
    ... are your other stomach problems? As you may know Zetia works in your intestines to reduce cholesterol whereas...
    ... blood work enzymes were doen to 83/38. I went off the Zetia for 1 month so I'll see what the next blood work says...
    ... I had a very rough time with zetia , though I didn't have my liver functions tested during...
    ... Thyme2b, what kind of problems did you have with Zetia if I can ask? I go back to the Dr's on the 2nd and...
    ... 2812416]Thyme2b, what kind of problems did you have with Zetia if I can ask? I go back to the Dr's on the 2nd and...
    ... have gone down consirderably! But since I went off Zetia my cholosteral went up! I was going to try fish oil...

  3. Fluttering esophogus 30th March 2006
    ... a host of cardiac meds, including Toprol, Cozaar, Zetia , Crestor, Plavix and asprin. I've been on some of...

Drug Interactions board
  1. which of these are/cause diuretic effeccts? 20th September 2006
    ... jams is no fun. here's the list: atenolol diovan zetia plavix any responses would be appreciated. thank...

Eye & Vision board
  1. Face-Down Healing in 2007 After Vitrectomy? 20th January 2007
    ... weeks instead of three. A famous side effect of Zetia for cholesterol, which works in the stomach instead...
    ... went with. I hope it helps. I had to quit taking zetia too because it is broken doen in the kidneys and I...
    ... doctor or pharmacist didn't tell me a thing about zetia affecting kidneys. I'm afraid of statins too. They...

  2. cataract surgery 24th May 2006
    ... I'd just started using more olive oil, and I'm on zetia . I forget what their other good-sounding suggestions...

  3. My story - Viaga, Levitra, Cialis, loss of vision, blurry vision, NAION, HELP... 22nd July 2005
    ... placed on several medications including Toprol XL, Zetia , Lipitor and Aspirin. March 2004 - Knowing that...

Hearing Disorders board
  1. pulsatile tinnitus - nusance or serious problem? 23rd February 2005
    ... pulastile tinnitus started the day I started taking Zetia (which was used as a substitute for the lipitor) ... experience with lipitor causing an occipital headache or zetia causing pulsatile tinnitus, please let me know. Any...
    ... Therefore Xenicol (which blocks fat adsorbtion)and Zetia which also works in the intestine to block lipid adsorbtion ... . After several months of Zetia I experienced headaches. Now the headaches have subsided ... its a arteial problem. Have you stopped taking the Zetia and other statins. If so did your pulsatile tinnitus...

Heart Disorders board
  1. Anyone get chest pains like me? 7th January 2008
    ... mind me asking? Is metroprolol a beta blocker and Zetia a statin or a calcium channel blocker? How do you...
    ... they want me to take. Metropolol is a beta blocker. Zetia is a cholesterol medication. I get so depressed over...
    ... BTW to whoever asked above , I am 43 years old and Zetia is a cholesterol medicine but I don't believe its...
    ... BTW to whoever asked above , I am 43 years old and Zetia is a cholesterol medicine but I don't believe its...

  2. Can I still lift weights with a heart condition? 19th November 2007
    ... conditions. I am currently taking Atacand (for BP), Zetia (cholesterol) and Effexor (anxiety). My cardiologist...

  3. Carotid arteries 4th September 2007
    ... I can't tolerate statins, but Zetia is causing aches and pains, believe it or not, all ... over my body. I have to stop Zetia for awhile and let my pain get better. Zetia carries...

  4. What does statin body pains feel like to you? 6th August 2007
    ... from my heart though. Its either from this stupid zetia pill or its gastric. I have gerd and I have been having ... and no way can i wait that long. I also stopped the zetia until I find out why i am in total pain and to see...
    ... Lutheran: Some of the side effects of zetia listed include chest pain, stomach pain and muscle...

  5. What can I do to improve this? 4th August 2007
    ... am not sure of my numbers and am currently taking Zetia and may be changing to Crestor or Vytorin soon. I...
    ... shot at avoinding side effects. IF you can take the Zetia without problems, then maybe the Vytorion IS ideal...
    ... taking omega 3 supplements.Soon i will be going from zetia alone to either vytorin or lipitor or crestor. Not...

  6. Have Any of You Had a Minimally Invasive Bypass? 13th July 2007
    ... He was a genius, I swear. Lenin I am taking Zetia and prescription fish oil, Omacor, lol, to lower the ... (TC at 297). CC did not do a direct Ldl test. The Zetia makes me weak and sore, especially my feet (sore) ... other classes of meds such as fibrates or niacin or zetia . You must eat well. As far as bypass candidacy...

  7. If it runs in the family, yet... 14th March 2007
    ... tolerate statins or niacin’s, and only take zetia . I’ve been told that my high cholesterol is...

  8. Is this something to worry about? 13th March 2007
    ... for my heart; Plus plavix with aspirin for stents; Zetia for cholesterol; And t#3 as needed for pain; My...

  9. These spells make me weak 23rd February 2007
    ... I am already on Plendil, Tikosyn, Plavix, aspirin, Zetia , and Nitro patches. :) Here are the Symptoms I ... take Atenolol, Plendil, Tikosyn, Plavix, Aspirin, Zetia , .08 Nitro patches, I question the benefits, besides...

  10. feel clammy & mild squeezing angina, when I get up 10th February 2007
    ... take Atenolol, Plendil, Tikosyn, Plavix, Aspirin, Zetia , .08 Nitro patchs, Celebrex, Nexium, and T3, and I...

  11. Advice on stopping aspirin 25th January 2007
    ... Synthroid for many years, and over the past 2 years, Zetia and 1 baby aspirin every other day. About a week ... and I smoked. I wish I never started aspirin OR zetia . Thank you for taking the time to read this. Miranda...
    ... balance of vitamins, and get away from the aspirin and zetia . I guess all this takes time, but getting info from...
    ... should just stay with what I'm taking. I stopped the zetia and the dizziness is subsiding, thankfully. Nosebleeds...

  12. Anomolous origin of the right coronary artery 28th December 2006
    ... passing out. The dizziness I believe is from the med Zetia , for me anyway. Do you have any experience with...

  13. plavix & aspirin is killing my stomach 28th December 2006
    ... test on the 18th, the Doctor had told me to stop my zetia and the statin. Plus she said to cut my celebrex...

  14. Greek tragedy... 29th September 2006
    ... with dietary change and numerous other drugs(crestor, zetia , niacin...) but BP was more or less stabilized. ...

  15. Constant Angina, how do you deal with it? 16th September 2006
    ... Plavix / Aspirin - Lasix / Potassium - Pravachol(new) - Zetia - Albuterol - (Plus a lot of meds for pain) Iíve...

  16. Heart Catherizations 8th September 2006
    ... no longer able to exercise. I am only able to take zetia , because I can not take statins. I know I have...
    ... times each. They all do the same thing, (accept the zetia ). They cause serous pain in my right side that feels...

  17. Nitro patch & Isordil 26th August 2006
    ... Plendil, Tikosyn, Nitro patch, Plavix with aspirin, and Zetia , for my heart, plus I take: Tylenol#3, Celebrex for...

  18. I am 30 years old, the Dr said if I have any plaque I can reverse it. Confused! 16th June 2006
    ... further. Changed to Vytorin (10mg/40mg) which adds the Zetia sequesting agent to Zocor instead of the Lipitor....

  19. Hope someone can answer this,Please!! 4th June 2006
    ... Lipitor really messed up my muscles and bones and Zetia did a real job on my intestines) and now having problems...

  20. Muscle cramps with Lipitor?? 15th April 2006
    ... from 103 to 187. That was really scary. He put me on Zetia ,does anyone here know the difference (besides Zetia ... wants me to take Vytorin. At this point I'm taking the Zetia but I'm just totally confused and don't really know ... what to take. I have to get those numbers down!! Does Zetia work the same?? Thanks loads for any info! :)...

  21. Just got my cholesterol results back 3rd April 2006
    ... getting their HDL up on Vytorin which is combo zocor and zetia . Hope this info helps with your decision on how to...

  22. Plavix 14th March 2006
    ... Plendil 100mg, Aspirin 81mg, Nitro patch 0.8mg/hr, Zetia 10mg, Celebrex 400mg, and T#3 as needed. They said...

  23. What helps you guys that is still safe to use 25th February 2006
    ... Atenolol, Plendil, Celebrex, Plavix, Aspirin 81, Nexium, Zetia , Nitro patches, plus, Albuterol, and T3 as needed...

  24. could this be a stroke 21st January 2006
    ... plavix and aspirin since the heart attack.Also he is on zetia and zocor.Should I be worried that these arteries...

  25. what to ask doctor before angioplasty/stent 15th January 2006
    ... is high but so are my triglycerides - doc gave me zetia to try months ago but I haven't yet - I'm already...

  26. Hmm Chest Pain 17th December 2005
    ... His Cholestrol was 168 last year (he was taking Zetia because it has been over 200) and his blood pressure...

  27. Need a Second Opinion on Statins 10th July 2005
    ... survive on 2 "working" grafts. I DO take Zocor and Zetia .............half a pill, which would make it 10mg...

High & Low Blood Pressure board
  1. high blood pressure medicine that does not cause hair loss 8th September 2008
    ... I have been taking zetia and lisnopril for 6 years and I notice bold patches...

  2. The High Blood Pressure Hoax 7th August 2007
    ... your cardiologist recommends. I am on toprol xl and Zetia and have some some narrowing of the heart arteries...
    ... No I am just on Beta Blockers and Zetia , so far :(...

  3. Anyone tried Avapro? 21st July 2007
    ... pain is much better. I must admit now that I stopped Zetia about 7 days ago, due to overall muscle pain which...
    ... do not get along either, and neither did Welchol or Zetia . Of course as usual, they think it is all in my head...

  4. atacand 13th June 2006
    ... medicine to lower your cholesterol? I have even tried Zetia , which is not a statin, and it caused musle pain and...

  5. What is normal 24th May 2006
    ... t get it down he'll need to go on meds. He is on Zetia for cholesterol and that's down to around 200. He...

  6. Lenin I have a question? 23rd February 2005
    ... and BP at the docs on 3/1 to see if me not taking my zetia any longer caused my cholesterol to go up...Forever...

  7. I caved!!! 21st January 2005
    ... high kind of stunned me. I'm still not taking the zetia but I started back on the diovan tues morn. It is...

  8. How do you wean off beta blockers? 16th January 2005
    ... worse than the weaning off of. I am off diovan hct and zetia since monday no problems so far..Lisa :) :)...

  9. my bp check in. 12th January 2005
    ... I'm still going to try it till march without the zetia to see if my cholesterol is good without it..Let me...

  10. Has anyone dropped Diovan and done alright? 12th January 2005
    ... Monday that I have not taken my diovan hct and my zetia . So far my BP is normal but a few days are not test...

  11. New to Diuretics-Got bad side effects.-Now Just got a CT scan of my brain!! 14th November 2004
    ... t think your simptoms will last forever. I tried Zetia tabs for my blood pressure for 3 days and my back...

  12. Los Angeles Doctor 8th November 2004
    ... you my drs are trying to FORCE me back on lipitor, zetia and lisinopril. I know my cholesterol is high, but...

  13. Grapefruit? 1st November 2004
    ... super!! :) I eat grapefruit. I take Diovan HCT and zetia everynight before bedtime should I worry??? I eat...

  14. Any foods that instantly help lower high blood pressure? 27th September 2004
    ... pharmaceutical companies. Needless to say I'm on Diovan and Zetia and it is the only thing controlling my situation...

  15. Any Advice... 16th September 2004
    ... other drugs that can do the job' He finally gave me zetia . Unfortunately, i took it for 3 or 4 wks and stop...

  16. Toprol anyone? 19th May 2004
    ... hbp (verapamil, hctz, avapro), and high cholesterol ( zetia ). I just know I will have back pain from the avapro ... and the zetia . There goes my walking regiment :) . The verapamil...

  17. Avapro Side Effect 19th May 2004
    ... insisted i take two of these horrrible pills and he added zetia for cholesterol . I really, really tried to comply...
    ... nothing as usual. Hope U are doing better. Did the Zetia bother U at all, as my girlfriend just went on it...
    ... cholesterol meds for me. I stopped again taking the zetia , causes severe backache. Quality of life is more...

  18. Diuretic that does NOT cause Hair loss? 4th May 2004
    ... weakness, but nothing like with the toprol xl or the zetia . i can tolerate alot of pain, but not my heart, back...

  19. Atenolol-side effects 8th February 2004
    ... stents inserted last month) they've also put him on zetia and diovan-he's almost always cold and even though...

High Cholesterol board
  1. Good Cholestertol & CRP - Bad Homocysteine and Lp(a) ??? 19th September 2008
    ... program of sorts: 5mg Lipitor, 400 mg Niacin, 10 mg Zetia . Results from latest blood work are good and bad...
    ... your doctor to up your niacin dosage, and eliminate Zetia , as recent studies have shown Zetia to be less than...

  2. How Horrible Is This??? 10th September 2008
    ... time I get my test results, he unwillingly put me on zetia and welchol but they didn't really work. I can't take...

  3. I am so frustrated please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 27th August 2008
    ... else because of what I heard about Vytorin, I was on Zetia did nothing, zocor caused muscle pain, crestor caused...

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