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  • You need to monitor Creatinine Clearance because - even though you may not experience muscle pain - all statins can cause rhabdymylosis (a form of muscle wasting) in a percentage of users. The waste product is excreted through the kidneys.
    Age: 70
    Gender: Man
    Taken for: High cholesterol
    Duration taken: A few months
  • Try to take at bedtime for the best results.
    Age: 66
    Gender: Man
    Taken for: High cholesterol
    Duration taken: Two years or more
  • Pravastatin lowered my cholesterol numbers significantly, but I'm not entirely convinced of the necessity of long-term, maintenance-dose statins for a person with my blood numbers. Also, at first I would feel tired and slow-witted.
    Age: 66
    Gender: Man
    Taken for: High cholesterol
    Duration taken: Two years or more
  • Within three days experienced muscle pain. Could only lift half to two thirds the weight (at gym) I could before taking it.. I stopped it after five days.
    Age: 72
    Gender: Man
    Taken for: High cholesterol
    Duration taken: Less than a week
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