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  1. Lovastatin Question 24th July 2006
    ... weakest-Pravachol or lovastatin? I've gone off of the Zetia (too many gastro problems for me) and head for the...

  2. AM I having side effects from Lipitor?? 22nd July 2006
    ... My mothers hearing got worse on Lipitor and zetia also, and got much better after started the Coq10...

  3. cholestrol medications are complete scams? 20th July 2006
    ... shown to prevent heart disease or heart attacks". Zetia ad "Zetia (ezetimibe has not been shown to prevent...

  4. Lipitor 16th July 2006
    ... balance is getting better...(she has been off of the Zetia now since May 2, 2006) She has seen this same person...

  5. Muscle Pain 30th June 2006
    ... of the gastrointestinal problems people have with zetia , as it stops the absorption of cholesterol in the ... surgery. She did well. SHe stopped (on her own)...the zetia she was taking. This was on May 2, 2006. She has ... started on the Zetia app. november of 2003. She had been on zocor and ... He said it might be a good idea to go off of the Zetia for 6 months (due to mitochondria repair)....but it ... first time, since those wacko's put her back on the Zetia right before her bypass surgery. (within 3 days starting ... the Zetia she began having pains in her legs, hips and shoulders ... but in short her bypass surgery was caused by the zetia ....as it has been reported to cause plaque to become...
    ... pain but not as bad or constantly as before,I was on Zetia for a month but the digestive problems were terrible...
    ... pain but not as bad or constantly as before,I was on Zetia for a month but the digestive problems were terrible...

  6. so the doctor gave me the results 28th June 2006
    ... they started me on zetia a mth ago..... today i called to find out after reading ... is........are these numbers bad enough to put me on zetia ??? and 109 tryglicerides does that mean that my ldl...
    ... What effect did your month on zetia have on your numbers? In other words, what were your...
    ... HAVE it already, there's no need for you to take the Zetia : a 129 LDL is fine with an HDL of 50 and normal triglycerid...

  7. Can I Drink A Beer Or Mixed Drink??? 26th June 2006
    ... Is Anyone Here On Zetia 10mg???? Well I Take Zetia Nad Tarka Half A Pill For Hbp...thing Is My Brother ... maybe Beer Since Liquor Is Stronger ...how About W/ zetia ???? I Just Started Taking Both Meds Less Than A Month...

  8. Can I Drink A Beer Or Mixed Drink??? 26th June 2006
    ... I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE ELSE HERE IS ON ZETIA ,,,I AM ON 10MG AND TARKA FOR HBP HALF A PILL PER DAY ... KNOW WITH TARKA I CAN DRINK 1 OR 2 DRINKS ..HOW ABOUT ZETIA ????? EVEN HALF A BEER WOULD BE OK........CAN ANYONE...

  9. Cholesterol is now TOO LOW!!!!! 24th June 2006
    ... lipitor (atorvastatin), 10 mg Ezetimibe (maybe called Zetia in US) and 2 g fish oils a day. She is stopping...

  10. Patent Expiry Tomorrow 22nd June 2006
    ... med students (actors, i hope) touting the wonders of zetia , don't have a clue of what zetia does. (tests have ... now shown that while it is true that zetia does not interfere with Coq10 production, it severly...

  11. Zetia side effects? 19th June 2006
    ... AS far as Zetia , no, I have had no experience with it, but the cinnamon...
    ... I took Zetia for almost one month. I don't know if I would call...
    ... My mom took zetia three yrs ago and she said it caused her to have stomach ... it after a month and a half. She was told to take zetia bcuz she is sensitive to statins. My mom now uses...
    ... The only side effect I've found after being on Zetia for over a month now is a lighter wallet! I...
    ... My mother is in a wheelchair because of Zetia . It caused damage in the cerebellum section of the ... brain. Also she had by-pass surgery while on Zetia . The angiogram showed that her plaque had become ... unstable. Zetia has been know to cause plaque to become unstable....
    ... My mother is in a wheelchair because of Zetia . It caused damage in the cerebellum section of the ... brain. Also she had by-pass surgery while on Zetia . The angiogram showed that her plaque had become ... unstable. Zetia has been know to cause plaque to become unstable....
    ... After reading the side effects on Zetia I told my doctor I would pass on that one and he agreed ... take that drug. I do know that my SIL takes zocor and zetia and is very happy with the combo.As for the cinnamon...
    ... help? I really haven't had much of a side effect to Zetia unless it is being tired. But going thru menopause ... it! so we stopped that! I just didn't know if Zetia need TIME to work so me going back up to the 260's...
    ... help? I really haven't had much of a side effect to Zetia unless it is being tired. But going thru menopause ... it! so we stopped that! I just didn't know if Zetia need TIME to work so me going back up to the 260's...
    ... Has anyone experienced feeling dizzy on Zetia ? I've been on it over a year now and i'm always feeling ... balanced. Could also be heart related but I believe zetia is what's causing this. Also, do the home kits for...
    ... miranda262;2754848]Has anyone experienced feeling dizzy on Zetia ? I've been on it over a year now and i'm always feeling ... balanced. Could also be heart related but I believe zetia is what's causing this. Also, do the home kits for ... movement, speech to some degree). Statins, and also Zetia caused the brain damage. The cerebellum is especially ... especially sensitive to depleted COq10. ANd Yes.... zetia does block the absorption of Coq10....
    ... Because I couldn't tolerate statins, I was put on zetia . I, too, had bad side effects on Zetia. I tried ... the other being for blood pressure, so I stopped the zetia . I was still slightly dizzy from the hydrochlorothiazide ... but that diminished over time. So, I started the zetia again thinking the side effects would diminish. It ... gradually and I didn't exactly associate it with the zetia . I also have bad osteoporosis and took a bad fall...
    ... was from the heart, but the dizziness is from the zetia . I too have been driving and felt like things didn...
    ... was from the heart, but the dizziness is from the zetia . I too have been driving and felt like things didn...

  12. Lovastatin/Mevocor the least side effects of all statins? 18th June 2006
    ... pain and weakness some limited numbness) I was put on Zetia . That's just causing a lot of digestive issues which ... remains to be seen. I'm wondering if I stop the Zetia .....IF the lovastatin would work at a low dose without...
    ... present time. He has also found the same problems with Zetia . As the paper was done in 2002, they have some more...

  13. just wondering??? 11th June 2006
    ... because I had a terrible reaction to Lipitor and then Zetia I should take Omega-3 (Fish oil) now I'm reading that...
    ... because I had a terrible reaction to Lipitor and then Zetia I should take Omega-3 (Fish oil) now I'm reading that...

  14. Does anyone have any side effects with COQ10? 29th May 2006
    ... Hi Vipergg22, I'm on Zetia , I never had these problems when I was on lipitor...

  15. Statins to Tricor 26th May 2006
    ... Surprised he didn't try something like zetia instead which works different....

  16. Continuing To Lose Weight Off Statins 23rd May 2006
    ... diet and stay really low fat. Then my Dr put me on Zetia . It's been a month on it and the "digestive issues ... " continue. I'm really just about done with Zetia . With the the stomach upsets-who wants to eat? The ... but help maintain my current weight? If I dump the Zetia I know this will send my Dr. into a frown.....would...

  17. Side effects from statins ? 19th May 2006
    ... the statins. she is looking at possibly just giving Zetia . I told her, i need sometime to recover from this...
    ... cholestral went to 294 and my LDL went to 187. He gave me Zetia ,after not quite a month my cholestral is down to 231 ... are at 110 and the HDL is 60. Doctor says to stay on Zetia because the numbers are coming down, I had some trouble ... cramping,bloating and some stomach discomfort from the Zetia but then it went away,but then I've always been over ... 10. Thought this might help with any questions on Zetia ...
    ... off of the statins. I refused Vytorin and was put on Zetia . The Zetia, for me, has not caused any muscle aches ... issues". I am seriously considering discontinuing the Zetia and just trying more natural methods to control my...
    ... Imacarbuff, Have you been taking Zetia more than several weeks? I ask because I have had ... in there for a while and see if it goes away. The Zetia doesn't bring the numbers down fast as Lipitor does...
    ... would not be any better. Did your dr. tell U Zetia would be nasty for your stomach? I have tried just ... brutal on my stomach. My new dr. wanted me to try the Zetia , but I told her I have heard it stinks for the stomach ... push stuff on me. I know a friend of mine took the Zetia and had cramping, constipation, and other GI problems...
    ... when I call tomorrow to tell her I won't take the Zetia , and who knows, she just may cancel me as a patient...
    ... when I call tomorrow to tell her I won't take the Zetia , and who knows, she just may cancel me as a patient...
    ... Did your dr. tell U Zetia would be nasty for your stomach?>>>> JJ not in ... so many words but he said I wouldn't be happy with Zetia . I hope that helps....
    ... Did your dr. tell U Zetia would be nasty for your stomach?>>>> JJ not in ... so many words but he said I wouldn't be happy with Zetia . I hope that helps. Yes, and thank U. Basically...
    ... what he has to say. I called my dr. and told her the Zetia bothered my stomach, so the nurse told me they could...

  18. I really could use some help about now! 9th May 2006
    ... stent) then a little over two weeks ago he put me on Zetia . The last week or so I have been having trouble with ... arms. The question I need help with is if it's the Zetia that's causing these problems and I can't take Lipitor...
    ... bloating and cramping are a common side effect of Zetia (along with nausea and constipation.) Alas the Vytorin ... is a combo of Zocor (a statin) and Zetia so the cramping might be identical. What kind of numbers ... do you get on the Zetia ? Double alas: plus the pain and burning seem to...
    ... Zimm, my mom took zetia for a month or so and she had the same complaint. ... Zetia can cause severe back pain. Did you search this board ... and read the other posts about zetia ? There seems to be quite a few complaints about zetia...
    ... even after 2 1/2 months off Lipitor and 1 month on Zetia . Thank you for taking the time to help those of us...
    ... to come back in September. My doctor seems to think Zetia will do the trick but I saw a post that I read said ... that Zetia causes problems also and with all this pain I don ... 't know if it's the Zetia or still the Lipitor side effects and the doctor just ... see. I had bloodwork done yesterday to see if the Zetia was working for me and if it's not he's going to change...
    ... was wondering if anyone who has had problems with Zetia and stopped taking them has had any problems with...
    ... There are plenty of problems with Zetia . One, it stops the absorption of photosterols, and ... I find this confusing. (this is per the maker of zetia ). Also a doctor in Texas has found that zetia seems ... absorption of CoQ10 and other fat soluble vitamins. Zetia was only tested on humans for 6 weeks before it was ... market. (per FDA). My mother had severe effects from zetia , including damage to the cerebellum, which is not...
    ... then me. I have a new dr. and she tried to shove Zetia on me, and I told her flat out, NO, I will just take...

  19. New results........ 4th May 2006
    ... usual, she couldn care less. She gave me samples of Zetia , but as I told her, I have tried everything and I...
    ... meet all guidelines, and tossed a bunch of sample Zetia at me. I told her I felt I was doing fine, but like...
    ... meet all guidelines, and tossed a bunch of sample Zetia at me. I told her I felt I was doing fine, but like ... and you are happy with it......MAKE SURE that the zetia is in the trash. Promise contains plant sterols, ... what is supposed to improve the cholesterol numbers. Zetia plainly states in its information that it stops the ... reason behind that). Must be it is just part of the zetia and they can't pull it out. Any way i think your...
    ... HDL reading that high!! :D I would resist the Zetia - you seem to be very sensitive to meds in general...
    ... and you are happy with it......MAKE SURE that the zetia is in the trash. Promise contains plant sterols, ... what is supposed to improve the cholesterol numbers. Zetia plainly states in its information that it stops the ... reason behind that). Must be it is just part of the zetia and they can't pull it out. Any way i think your ... salty like other spreads I have used. As far as the Zetia , I looked at the pile of samples she gave me last...
    ... HDL reading that high!! :D I would resist the Zetia - you seem to be very sensitive to meds in general...
    ... side effects. That was a great surprise to her since zetia , lipitor, and niaspan caused her problems. She added...
    ... side effects. That was a great surprise to her since zetia , lipitor, and niaspan caused her problems. She added...

  20. Medications that can lower Coq10 4th May 2006
    ... diagnostic tool (machine) that he has. He aslo found that Zetia lowered Coq10. He was not sure if it stops the production ... of Coq10 say...but hey, they didn't even know who Zetia worked when that first got it approved....That in...
    ... diagnostic tool (machine) that he has. He aslo found that Zetia lowered Coq10. He was not sure if it stops the production ... of Coq10 say...but hey, they didn't even know who Zetia worked when that first got it approved....That in ... money...NOT!!! U know she also gave me samples of Zetia , which are now in the trash, as I am NOT about to...
    ... money...NOT!!! U know she also gave me samples of Zetia , which are now in the trash, as I am NOT about to...
    ... cordarone binds to the Niemann Pick protein NPC1... Zetia binds to the Niemann Pick protein NPC1L1. They really ... Niemann Pick proteins. Lexi-comp states also that zetia and all cholesterol medications should be suspended ... days before elective surgery. They started her on Zetia before the surgery. We hope that a specialist in ... ..i appreciate it. (we have to get her off of the zetia ...but her doctors keep saying her arteries will immediately...
    ... needed. Going to wait a week before I even mention the Zetia she gave me, as that will probably send her over the...

  21. Fh 28th April 2006
    ... even better levels on the Vytorin, since it has the zetia in it, but so far it seems to be the same. What...

  22. High cholesterol??? 22nd April 2006
    ... else do they know? My doctor has now prescribed Zetia for me. I'm giving it a try. So far, an upset stomach...

  23. 2 Months Off Statins-Here's The Numbers-Help! 18th April 2006
    ... Vytorin is zocor and zetia together. My neighbor was taken off zocor and put...
    ... Vytorin is zocor and zetia together. My neighbor was taken off zocor and put...
    ... My Dr's nurse called today and wants me to start on Zetia right away. Says that it works in a completely different...
    ... Jane You might want to search (paul phillips zetia muscle). He is the chief of interventional cardiology ... Mercy Hospital, and treats people with myopathy from Zetia as well as problems from other lipid lowering thearpy...

  24. Colon polyp's and statins? 12th April 2006
    ... go off of statins. THis also includes vitorin and zetia ....

  25. Lipitor/Zetia connection 11th April 2006
    ... brought down his cholesterol at all. Doctor put him on Zetia and his cholesterol went from over 300 to 175 in 6 ... I want him to question why he needs lipitor AND zetia both. Is it necessary to be on both of these...
    ... his numbers before and after the Lipitor 80's. Zetia alone will NOT give great results....
    ... his numbers before and after the Lipitor 80's. Zetia alone will NOT give great results. WE get our meds ... counterfeit. I cannot find his specific numbers before the Zetia anywhere. I just remember the total was 356. I did ... find the numbers after the Zetia : Total: 143, LDL 62 HDL 63 TRI 88....
    ... after taking it for awhile; and then with Lipitor + Zetia . Without these numbers it's hard to generalize...
    ... and went off of them altogether. But this was before Zetia as well. But I know, what you mean though...it seems...

  26. Vytorin 10/40 Update! 10th April 2006
    ... had MY arteries :D:D! I have a prescription for Zetia 10 mg. and, if I feel prosperous, I might fill it...
    ... had MY arteries :D:D! I have a prescription for Zetia 10 mg. and, if I feel prosperous, I might fill it...
    ... had MY arteries :D:D! I have a prescription for Zetia 10 mg. and, if I feel prosperous, I might fill it...

  27. lipitor vs zorcor... 9th April 2006
    ... Red Yeast Rice (Beyond Red Yeast Rice by Kal). 10 mg Zetia . Zetia is a prescription med that works in the intestines ... do. There are very few documented side effects to Zetia . I was able to get my bad cholesterol from 220 ... they wanted LDL under 100, that's why they added the Zetia . The good news is that her memory will recover...
    ... included. Neither should she consider taking niacin OR zetia , certainly not both together. I think the Zetia TV...

  28. Newbie On Lipitor - 6 Week Results - Thoughts? 8th April 2006
    ... I would suspect that by alternative he means " Zetia " which works differently than the Statins and does...
    ... Merck has recently said how zetia works (in the last couple months). It binds to the...
    ... Merck has recently said how zetia works (in the last couple months). It binds to the...

  29. I need some advice 6th April 2006
    ... If not, then you'll want to get a prescription for Zetia . This drug works in the intestines and not the liver...
    ... Zetia does not work the way people have been told that it ... works. It does affect your liver. Zetia binds the the NPC1L1 protein. THis is the same protein ... Niemann Pick disease. You have to be very careful with Zetia also....

  30. Cerebellar Ataxia and cholesterol lowering medication 2nd April 2006
    ... caused by lipid lowering therapies. (zocor, lipitor, zetia ). However, hers started with imipramine (she was ... doctors check. In recent months it has been shown that Zetia works on the NCP1 L1 pathway.. You can look up niemann ... conference call with a niemann pick specialist to see if Zetia can lower serum cholesterol, but hide it away in truly ... they now say it does) (it was merck (the maker of zetia ) that just now found the pathway. Nothing like not...
    ... caused by lipid lowering therapies. (zocor, lipitor, zetia ). However, hers started with imipramine (she was ... doctors check. In recent months it has been shown that Zetia works on the NCP1 L1 pathway.. You can look up niemann ... conference call with a niemann pick specialist to see if Zetia can lower serum cholesterol, but hide it away in truly ... they now say it does) (it was merck (the maker of zetia ) that just now found the pathway. Nothing like not...
    ... which mimics np but is not the actual disease). Also Zetia works on this same pathway, which is something that...

  31. Phytosterols? 29th March 2006
    ... Yeast Rice (Beyond Red Yeast Rice by Kal), and 10 mg Zetia which is a non-statin chol med. It works in the intestines...
    ... Yeast Rice (Beyond Red Yeast Rice by Kal), and 10 mg Zetia which is a non-statin chol med. It works in the intestines ... Good luck and let me know if you have questions. Zetia is just as dangerous, if not more dangerous than the ... not true that it only works in the intestines. Also zetia is know to stop the absorption of phytosterols... ... ..(this is direct from the zetia information sheet)....
    ... My liver enzymes remain in the normal range with Zetia /Niacin/RYR. I do have that tested twice annually. ... encountered memory loss or other side effects with Zetia . I am not anti-Statin. I just happened to be one of ... experienced side effects. As far as Phytosterols/ Zetia , I was unaware of that. Thanks for the heads-up. Would ... this make a difference if the Zetia was taken in the AM but the phytosterols were taken...
    ... My liver enzymes remain in the normal range with Zetia /Niacin/RYR. I do have that tested twice annually. ... encountered memory loss or other side effects with Zetia . I am not anti-Statin. I just happened to be one of ... experienced side effects. As far as Phytosterols/ Zetia , I was unaware of that. Thanks for the heads-up. Would ... this make a difference if the Zetia was taken in the AM but the phytosterols were taken ... before dinner and lunch? Zetia is supposed to bind to the site NPC1L1 until the next...
    ... heart disease"..this includes crestor, lipitor, and zetia , which i just happened to have the product information...

  32. Side effect from Vytorin? 22nd March 2006
    ... Remember that Vytorin is a mixture of Zocor and Zetia . :) I DO believe that you can have Grapefruit...

  33. Lipitor Questions 7th March 2006
    ... My TC went to 273 so the Dr put me on Zetia . I think is sounds like the same class of drug your...
    ... now know) was from the statins she took and also the zetia . By the way, the surgery did not help....

  34. Is there any safe drug? 1st March 2006
    ... Enie, do you know that Zetia can cause arthralgia, myalgia, back pain, myopathy...
    ... pushed the wrong button. Spin444, I didn't know Zetia could be dangerous. When I first started taking it ... shape and couldn't exercise when I started taking zetia , so I don't think it has affected my walking. I'll...
    ... pushed the wrong button. Spin444, I didn't know Zetia could be dangerous. When I first started taking it ... shape and couldn't exercise when I started taking zetia , so I don't think it has affected my walking. I'll...

  35. What Should I Take And Not Take? 25th February 2006
    ... After 5 years on first zocor, then lipitor, then zetia , then zetia and Welchol she needs a triple bypass...

  36. vytorin 23rd February 2006
    ... Vytorin....The reason you probably did better is the Zetia portion of Vytorin. It blocks cholesterol in the intestinal...

  37. Is there any safe drug? 9th February 2006
    ... suffered some cognitive damage from statins and also Zetia . I believe that the NIH funded statin study, has...
    ... number of people. I use Vytorin, (mixture of Zocor and Zetia ) and I love it. I have had no present problems with...
    ... a month ago....... The only thing I can take is zetia . For me, it's great, I have not had any side effects ... low cholesterol diet, (20 years now) plus I take my zetia . The most I can say is it could be worse..... ...
    ... a month ago....... The only thing I can take is zetia . For me, it's great, I have not had any side effects ... low cholesterol diet, (20 years now) plus I take my zetia . The most I can say is it could be worse..... ... Erie, How well did the Zetia drop your numbers?...
    ... It dropped about 30% in 2 years with zetia . Even with all the years of healthy eating, once...
    ... bothering you that much at least you had the option of Zetia which looks to be giving you some benefits. I am...
    ... It dropped about 30% in 2 years with zetia . Even with all the years of healthy eating, once...

  38. Link Between Statins & Indigestion/GERD?? 3rd February 2006
    ... rice in spite if my doctors orders....I also take Zetia . Zetia seems to work well for me in combination with...

  39. My First Week Off Statins-Big Improvement 29th January 2006
    ... Lipitor? I talked to the doctor and he said I will go on Zetia ,but since I have to get my prescriptioms through he ... wait for it to get here. Anyone with experiences with Zetia ? Please, any answers will help! Thank you....
    ... You will most likely have problems from the zetia also. [[COLOR="Red"]removed].....You body will need ... you stopped the cholesterol thearpy. As with the zetia in my mother, it did lower her cholesterol....however...
    ... article published on how they have determined that Zetia works. It binds to the NPC1L1 protein (niemann pick ... problem. Now her doctor wants her to stay on the zetia , despite her slurring of words becoming worse all ... her statin medications). Man!... But back to the zetia , i'm afraid that it is hiding cholesterol also (really ... niemann pick experts in the country, to see it the zetia could be causing psuedo neimann pick. First one said ... its a possibility. What angers me is Zetia was approved by the FDA after only a 6 week trial ... , and the makers of Zetia not able to explain exactly how it worked....
    ... You will most likely have problems from the zetia also. [[COLOR="Red"]removed].....You body will need ... you stopped the cholesterol thearpy. As with the zetia in my mother, it did lower her cholesterol....however ... the disaster they were creating. I have been on Zetia for about 3 weeks now and your statement about the...

  40. Zetia and Gall Bladder Problems 29th January 2006
    ... I have been on zetia for 2 years with no problems. I hope this helps,...

  41. Zocor-induced myopathy, please help 22nd January 2006
    ... I try Vytorin, which is a combination of Zocor and Zetia . I have had trouble with statins in the past and...

  42. Chest muscles also ache with statin use, normal? 10th January 2006
    ... Vytorin which contains a small amount of Zocor and Zetia which makes me feel super. It blocks cholesterol ... think, and I may be wrong, that you could just get Zetia alone as a prescription which will get you away from...
    ... have heard that is NOT a good combo at all, and yes Zetia can be taken alone. Have a talk with your dr. now...
    ... Yes zetia can be taken alone. My mom's dr. gave a a month's ... backaches. There are postings on this board about zetia and its side effects....
    ... Yes zetia can be taken alone. My mom's dr. gave a a month's ... backaches. There are postings on this board about zetia and its side effects. I can't remember who posted ... about Zetia , but I read, or heard some nasty stuff about it, and...
    ... Naw.... Zetia has only just begun. It's advertized almost daily...
    ... Naw.... Zetia has only just begun. It's advertized almost daily ... it too ! :D I have heard no such news. Zetia has been around about 4 years, as was Baycol. Just ... necessarily good for others. I know folks who take Zetia and many other meds. with no problems, then there...
    ... person that said Canada's govt. posted a warning about zetia . Also my mom was one of the first to try zetia about ... differently to certain substances. My mom took zetia for a week or two (maybe even a month) and she suffered...
    ... have heard that is NOT a good combo at all, and yes Zetia can be taken alone. Have a talk with your dr. now...

  43. Need help with lab report! 5th January 2006
    ... amonth supply) for pravigrad. She also has a supply of zetia . My mom thinks that the clonidine raised her cholesterol...
    ... amonth supply) for pravigrad. She also has a supply of zetia . My mom thinks that the clonidine raised her cholesterol...

  44. Crap---have to go back on Zocor!!! 27th December 2005
    ... cholesterol medications, including the non-statins, zetia and welchol. This was probably her last christmas...
    ... Vytorin is Zocor (simvastatin) + Zetia (ezetimibe.)...

  45. Crestor.... 18th December 2005
    ... myopathy from her cholesterol lowering medication ( zetia , and Welchol). When see exercised, the exercise was...
    ... myopathy from her cholesterol lowering medication ( zetia , and Welchol). When see exercised, the exercise was...
    ... cholesterol lowering medication now. She went off the Zetia and Welchol app. 2 months ago. Already there is a ... april 05., april 05-october 18 05 was on combination zetia and welchol. Now she is off of her cholesterol medication...

  46. Zetia 13th December 2005
    ... Ok they put me on Zetia now because I cannot take statins and believe I eat ... Anyone else out there having the same side effects from Zetia ? Never been on it, but think U should mention this...
    ... take statins or even the other fibrate things, like Zetia , Welchol etc., so I have to work like a fool at trying...
    ... take statins or even the other fibrate things, like Zetia , Welchol etc., so I have to work like a fool at trying...
    ... I have been on Zetia for about 4 months. I have had no side effects from ... Zocor (which caused me muscle problems). I really like Zetia so far. It's working great with the low dose Lipitor...
    ... Ok they put me on Zetia now because I cannot take statins and believe I eat ... Anyone else out there having the same side effects from Zetia ? If you cannot take statins, it is doubtful that...
    ... I am tempted to try the Zetia samples I've been given (7 days worth.) Doc wants ... drugs and supplements...adding another $grand for Zetia is more than I want to bear. But maybe I'll try...
    ... liver enzymes from them, and my physician put me on Zetia three months ago, and I am having all kinds of problems...
    ... liver enzymes from them, and my physician put me on Zetia three months ago, and I am having all kinds of problems ... the warning that has been issued by health canada on Zetia . This was prompted by a letter written to them by ... the maker of Zetia . You need to have liver test done with the Zetia...
    ... My mom took zetia for three months. Each time she complained to her ... gp but he told her it was not the zetia . She had severe back pain, stomache aches and an ... all over ill feeling. he refused to stop the zetia so she stopped it. It took about six months for her...
    ... My husband was on Zetia for several months. I thought at first he was showing ... signs of aging, then finally realized it was the Zetia . His driving was too agressive, he became short tempered ... and stopped for a while. During the time he was off Zetia his driving improved, all other symptoms as well as ... mental improved. He went back on Zetia and then it was the same thing. I did not realize ... that when he was not doing well mentally he was on Zetia . Off Zetia he was better. He has been off Zetia for ... have my husband back again. Tread lightly with Zetia and if you notice problems or if people, especially ... something, please realize you may have side effects of Zetia on your mental health....
    ... Interesting topic. Actually Zetia which is an ingrediant in Vytorin gave me MORE mental...

  47. What is The WEAKEST & SAFER Statin 11th December 2005
    ... work for me. Welchol isn't a statin, it is like Zetia and can be used with a statin or without. I tried...
    ... Welchol isn't a statin, it is like Zetia and can be used with a statin or without. I tried...

  48. NIACIN...Pray for Me 5th December 2005
    ... the nice wishes ARIZONA. Oh doc gave me an RX for Zetia to get my LDL's to 70...I KNOW that will get a laugh...
    ... the nice wishes ARIZONA. Oh doc gave me an RX for Zetia to get my LDL's to 70...I KNOW that will get a laugh ... had problems with the Lipitor, 10 mgs., maybe the Zetia will be fine. Now why did U go an do the sugar...

  49. Need advice? 5th December 2005
    ... I'm not sure what I should do this Zetia sucks canal water. I feel stoned on this stuff. I...
    ... I'm not sure what I should do this Zetia sucks canal water. I feel stoned on this stuff. I...
    ... Think U said U tried statins etc., so except for Zetia , I have no idea what is new out there. Just seems...
    ... I'm not sure what I should do this Zetia sucks canal water. I feel stoned on this stuff. I...
    ... hctz and it made me feel drained. I did not take the zetia last night and this am i feel great again. I was thinking...

  50. Questiion about Crestor, Scard of statins, Please help. 1st December 2005
    ... Crestor because of my prior history. I would consider Zetia or Whelchol, perhas Vytorin (which contains a low ... cholesterol to my satisfaction. Have you tried Zetia or Whelchol? They are not statins, and they do a...

  51. Types of blood test..... 1st December 2005
    ... as I also forgot about that darn side effect from Zetia . I tend to have what I call mush brain syndrome while ... forgetting. Now I remember why I took myself off the zetia before..Back to the drawing board I guess...Lisa...
    ... as I also forgot about that darn side effect from Zetia . I tend to have what I call mush brain syndrome while ... forgetting. Now I remember why I took myself off the zetia before..Back to the drawing board I guess...Lisa ...
    ... funny but trust me on my end it is definitley the zetia ..My dear hubby said to me tonight "Hon what's up with ... u r usually right on point." I said it's that damn zetia ..We laughed but I don't know how long I can last like...
    ... funny but trust me on my end it is definitley the zetia ..My dear hubby said to me tonight "Hon what's up with ... u r usually right on point." I said it's that damn zetia ..We laughed but I don't know how long I can last like...
    ... is life. So I am assuming U are still taking the Zetia ???? How long have U been on it, and what else did ... and something else won't. I have never tried the Zetia , but did try the Welchol, that was yucky and made...
    ... is life. So I am assuming U are still taking the Zetia ???? How long have U been on it, and what else did ... and something else won't. I have never tried the Zetia , but did try the Welchol, that was yucky and made ... and took it for like 3 days and stopped. As for the ZETIA ...I hate thie side effects my mind is gone and I drop ... take supplements. I'm not sure what to do I hope this zetia fog subsides soon I cannot take it. I'm used to being...
    ... and took it for like 3 days and stopped. As for the ZETIA ...I hate thie side effects my mind is gone and I drop ... take supplements. I'm not sure what to do I hope this zetia fog subsides soon I cannot take it. I'm used to being ... isn't bad. Oh well, just see how it goes with the Zetia , and if it gets too frustrating, tell the dr. and...

  52. Antara (tri-cor) fibrates- opinions please? 1st December 2005
    ... first pill. I have been put on 6 different and now zetia does not cause side effects I still don't know if...

  53. Long-term statin use - is it worth it? 30th November 2005
    ... my medicine to Vytorin, which is a combination of Zetia and Lipitor. He has me on 10 mg Zetia and 40 mg Lipitor...
    ... my medicine to Vytorin, which is a combination of Zetia and Lipitor. He has me on 10 mg Zetia and 40 mg Lipitor...
    ... my medicine to Vytorin, which is a combination of Zetia and Lipitor. He has me on 10 mg Zetia and 40 mg Lipitor...

  54. No real change 29th November 2005
    ... tried red yeast rice and that made my muscles hurt. Zetia hurts my stomach. I really don't know what else I...
    ... tried red yeast rice and that made my muscles hurt. Zetia hurts my stomach. I really don't know what else I...

  55. Something positive about Statins? 29th November 2005
    ... and taking everyone's info into account. I am taking Zetia now for about a week and I'm still not sure I will...
    ... and taking everyone's info into account. I am taking Zetia now for about a week and I'm still not sure I will ... Neither is universally good or bad. I hope the Zetia does the job for you - if so - stick with it! If...
    ... Neither is universally good or bad. I hope the Zetia does the job for you - if so - stick with it! If...

  56. My Cholesterol Results 22nd November 2005
    ... I am ready to cry right now. She is putting me on zetia but she said that does nothing for my CRP only statins ... I cannot take them they really effect my muscles Zetia is the only thing that has not bothered me..I have...
    ... I am ready to cry right now. She is putting me on zetia but she said that does nothing for my CRP only statins ... I cannot take them they really effect my muscles Zetia is the only thing that has not bothered me..I have ... down, so can't offer any advice either. As far as the Zetia , it is I believe like the Welchol, both are none statins...
    ... down, so can't offer any advice either. As far as the Zetia , it is I believe like the Welchol, both are none statins...
    ... I am ready to cry right now. She is putting me on zetia but she said that does nothing for my CRP only statins ... I cannot take them they really effect my muscles Zetia is the only thing that has not bothered me..I have...
    ... lot of people. Sure take it, even while taking the zetia if you choose. Both work in the intestine, the...
    ... lot of people. Sure take it, even while taking the zetia if you choose. Both work in the intestine, the...
    ... sooooo ticked I just tossed em. I've never tried the Zetia , so have no comment on that. Only thing U can do is ... affecting you. At least with either the Welchol or Zetia , they just absorb what is in your tummy, so U shouldn...
    ... sooooo ticked I just tossed em. I've never tried the Zetia , so have no comment on that. Only thing U can do is ... affecting you. At least with either the Welchol or Zetia , they just absorb what is in your tummy, so U shouldn...
    ... I am ready to cry right now. She is putting me on zetia but she said that does nothing for my CRP only statins ... I cannot take them they really effect my muscles Zetia is the only thing that has not bothered me..I have...
    ... not just one parameter.Why is that the only thing ( Zetia ) to lower C-Reactive Protein?There's many ways to...
    ... not just one parameter.Why is that the only thing ( Zetia ) to lower C-Reactive Protein?There's many ways to...
    ... I am ready to cry right now. She is putting me on zetia but she said that does nothing for my CRP only statins ... I cannot take them they really effect my muscles Zetia is the only thing that has not bothered me..I have ... you mention what your CRP was? My mother took the Zetia /Welchol combinatiion. Her doctor told her that she...

  57. High LDL 9th November 2005
    ... crossing, Why not give ezetimibe ( Zetia ) a shot. At a a 10 mg. dose, the Cleveland clinic...

  58. triglyceride levels 5th November 2005
    ... statin or some other cholesterol med like Vytorin or Zetia ... you're going to have to find one that works for...

  59. Word of warning....Zetia 3rd November 2005
    ... My husband was on and off Zocor and then changed to Zetia . Zocor caused knee damage and had to stop taking it ... . Later on he was put on Zetia and it seemed to be working o.k., however, his personality ... knee started bothering him again and he stopped the Zetia . When his knee seemed to be o.k. he would start taking ... Finally one day we were discussing when he had been on Zetia and when he had been off of it. Low and behold, the ... doing that was not normal for him. When he was on Zetia he drove crazy, irritable, easily aggravated, etc ... . When he was off Zetia he returned back to almost his old self, it all coincided ... with taking Zetia. My husband has been off Zetia 2 months now and he is almost back to being normal ... being like that and I had not associated it with the Zetia . He asked me to go with him to the doctor and tell ... them my observations. They agreed it was the Zetia doing that to him. Now I know what his problem...
    ... Just to set the record straight ZETIA (ezetimibe) is NOT a statin. It works entirely differently...
    ... Lenin, that is very true, Zocor is a statin and Zetia works a different way. However, both caused the same ... husband. He is suffering from knee problems due to Zetia the same as he did from Zocor. His mental stability...
    ... are running into problems. Whether it be statins, Zetia , or some other cholesterol lowering drug, the consequences...
    ... are running into problems. Whether it be statins, Zetia , or some other cholesterol lowering drug, the consequences...
    ... My husband was on and off Zocor and then changed to Zetia . Zocor caused knee damage and had to stop taking it ... . Later on he was put on Zetia and it seemed to be working o.k., however, his personality ... knee started bothering him again and he stopped the Zetia . When his knee seemed to be o.k. he would start taking ... Finally one day we were discussing when he had been on Zetia and when he had been off of it. Low and behold, the ... doing that was not normal for him. When he was on Zetia he drove crazy, irritable, easily aggravated, etc ... . When he was off Zetia he returned back to almost his old self, it all coincided ... with taking Zetia. My husband has been off Zetia 2 months now and he is almost back to being normal ... being like that and I had not associated it with the Zetia . He asked me to go with him to the doctor and tell ... them my observations. They agreed it was the Zetia doing that to him. Now I know what his problem ... riding with hubby driving again. WOW... :) Zetia is NOT a statin. I take it with a statin and it works...
    ... Although Zetia is not a statin, it is a cholesterol lowering medication ... from a letter sent to them from Merck, the maker of Zetia ), Health Canada includes the following information ... reported. These events have been noted with exetimibe ( zetia ) when used as monotherapy..... Also doctors believe ... that there is not a need for liver tests while taking Zetia , because Zetia is not a statin. This is not true ... later they called back and said for mother to stop the zetia and welchol immediately because of elevated liver...

  60. Neurologists??? 25th October 2005
    ... THEFT OF MEMORY." My mother has recently been on Zetia and Welchol. My sister went with my mother to the ... showed her the information form Health Canada that says Zetia can cause liver problems, myopathy etc. My mothers ... (The warning was written by Merck, the maker of Zetia ).. My sister was waiting for the doctor to say we ... her liver test was elevated and to stop taking the Zetia and Welchol. My mother told them she did...right...
    ... come back after she stopped the lipitor 3 yrs later. Zetia wasn't much better. Both caused her liver enzymes...

  61. Blood test Update 23rd October 2005
    ... Well, I 've been on Crestor 10 mg with 5 mg Zetia (half dose) for over a year now. I was on Lipitor ... statin. I've had NO side effects using Crestor and Zetia combo :D ....

  62. Homeopathic Doctors 23rd October 2005
    ... myopathy) caused by cholesterol drugs. (including zetia and welchol). He also found or said (we knew) she ... and a myopathy. This convinced her to get off the Zetia and Welchol. Her docotors would not tell her she ... stain wouldn't cause this). They then told her that Zetia and Welchol wouldn't cause this because this because ... statins. (thats not what health canada says about Zetia (from a letter written by Merck, maker of Zetia, to...

  63. please give advice on my lab results 22nd October 2005
    ... Ask your Dr if you can try 10 Mg CRESTOR with 10 Mg Zetia (I actually take 5 Zetia). This will expose you to ... FAR LESS statin ( Zetia isn't a statin). If he won't do it...find another...

  64. need advice for these lab results 22nd October 2005
    ... being in a wheelchair, were caused by Zocor, Lipitor, Zetia , and Welchol. It does not have to be a statin. Lowering...

  65. Lipitor vs Lovastatin 7th October 2005
    ... not as potent as 10 mg Lipitor! I would add 10 Mg ZETIA (not a statin..blocks absorbtion of cholesterol in ... small intestine). I take 10 mg Crestor and 5 mg Zetia (1/2 dose) and it's a dynamite combo! No problems ... ONE PILL!), which combines ZOCOR (20 mg) with 10 mg Zetia . Your results will be almost the same...but the combo...

  66. Is tricor a statin? 3rd August 2005
    ... Do you know the difference between zetia and tricor? Thank you for your help!! Kathy...
    ... Do you know the difference between zetia and tricor? Thank you for your help!! Kathy They ... are both fibrates Kathy. I think Zetia is more for LDL and Tricor is mostly for the Trigs ... and VLDL. Do a web search, just type in ...what is Zetia , then the same for Tricor and it gives U all the info ... ************************************* Ezetimibe ( Zetia ) is an anti-hyperlipidemic medication. It acts by...

  67. Do I need medication if my risk ratio is in range? 3rd August 2005
    ... only given me medicine for triglycerides I think, Zetia and Tricor - I haven't taken either one yet - because...
    ... the side effects - if given a choice, would you take zetia or tricor?? Thank you so much for your help with this...
    ... medications, I can understand why you are hesitant to throw Zetia and Tricor into the mix. You also said you are taking ... first, and see how things work out. As far as Zetia and Tricor are concerned, I would wait until I've ... an impact the dietary changes made first. I think Zetia is probably far safer than Tricor, and is unlikely...
    ... about those numbers?" That's when he prescribed the zetia - I'll try diet first - then maybe the zetia.... ...

  68. My Dr says that my leg pain should be gone if it was being caused by the Lipitor 1st August 2005
    ... by the way, her cholesterol is now 160 , she is on zetia and welchol. (you might want to read the latest warnings ... on Zetia .) She still listens to her crazy doctor. For this...

  69. Hubble and Policosnal 27th July 2005
    ... My doctor gaver me others to try. I started taking Zetia and it to gave me constipation. Just not as bad....

  70. Triglicerides & glucose went way up on fish oil 26th July 2005
    ... fish oil from New Zealand. Is this hooey? I am on zetia but it did not help much & no help at all for LDL...
    ... fish oil from New Zealand. Is this hooey? I am on zetia but it did not help much & no help at all for LDL ... Thanks in advance. Leia, If you are on Zetia now, you may wish to try Vytorin which is a combination ... of Zetia and zocor. It is a fascinating drug I use and it has...

  71. six weeks on lipitor 21st July 2005
    ... They have since given me three drugs to try, Zetia , Pravachol and Welchol. Zetia and Welchol are non ... they may not be as bad. I have so far only taken the Zetia and still have had some issues. Right now I have...

  72. Alternative treatment? 16th July 2005
    ... Hubble et al -- Any experience with zetia ? Wondering how policosanol would work with zetia. ... Zetia does not go through the liver. Cholesterol is excreted...

  73. Statins versus Red Rice Yeast - Need info! 9th July 2005
    ... knows why..... she is 80 this year and very healthy. Zetia , which is a non statin, made her feet hurt. Dr said ... Wanted to send her to a specialist. She stopped the Zetia and the pain went away. When will our doctors learn...
    ... knows why..... she is 80 this year and very healthy. Zetia , which is a non statin, made her feet hurt. Dr said ... Wanted to send her to a specialist. She stopped the Zetia and the pain went away. When will our doctors learn...

  74. Vytorin 6th July 2005
    ... You do know that Vytorin is a mixture of Zocor and Zetia ? One works from the liver and one blocks the cholesterol...
    ... TNWalz, Vytorin is zetia plus the statin drug, zocor so this drug would be...

  75. Vytorin, cardiocheck results 21st June 2005
    ... Gee, even the straight Zetia comes in only one dosage...yep, 10 mg... and at $2...
    ... Gee, even the straight Zetia comes in only one dosage...yep, 10 mg... and at $2...

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