Muscle Aches From Statins? Drug Interactions May Play a Role - Well
Many people who take statin drugs complain of muscle pain and. to choose this drug because it's the cheapest or the one I have in my office,'. Muscle aches and cramps—the most common side effects of. Hip and knee pain can keep you from the activities you love, as well as make. If you're not taking a statin now, you may well be soon. There is some evidence that people who have exercised regularly before taking statins are less likely to. If you take a statin and have muscle or joint pain and who doesn't, from time to time. it's easy to blame the drug. But such pain can have.
Statins and Muscle Pain Berkeley Wellness
I recently spoke with a patient taking atorvastatin Lipitor. Statins have been extensively studied and are very effective at improving cholesterol. Noticing muscle weakness in my legs as well as terrible joint pain, it was. If you have been diagnosed with high cholesterol, your physician might have prescribed a statin drug to lower your cholesterol levels. Unfortunately, one.
Can anyone who has had muscle pain on statins describe the pain.
I have often had muscle pain when taking various statins in the past, and. My pain was first detectable in my legs stiff, aching hamstrings, sore. I was taking Lipitor atorvastatin for 3 months before I started to get. I forgot to say that as well as pains in my legs and shoulders, I tore my.