1. link Rosanne0741
    Zocor red yeast rice, myelin sheath, simvastatin, sciatica, 9 months
    I have been on Simvastatin for 9 months and red yeast rice for year total. Now have several sciatica in my leg. Could the reduction in th - 19% more...
    Rosanne0741- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Zocor
  2. link Bobby
    Yes. One of the physiological functions of cholesterol is to help build the myelin sheath which is a protective layer over the nerves. Statins inhibit - 56% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  3. link Jls1853
    cause other problems
    I have been taking Lipitor for over 15 years, since that time I have gotten MS, under active thyroid and weight gain, can this all be from taking Lipi - 3% more...
    Jls1853- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Lipitor
  4. link Bobby
    Stains like Lipitor have been implicated in mimicking or triggering neurological diseases such as MS, ALS, GBS,... and the list goes on. Cholesterol p - 81% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  5. link Dsearle324
    Lipitor charley horses, eschemia, arms and legs, high blood pressure, hydrochlorothiazide
    My husband has been taking Lipitor for the last three years, along with lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide for high blood pressure. Back in the summer - 93% more...
    Dsearle324- over a year ago - 28 Replies - in Lipitor
  6. link Bobby
    Dsearle, Cholesterol plays a vital physiological role in neurological function. Cholesterol helps form the myelin sheath ( protective fatty layer) tha - 85% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  7. link Heatherdiane
    Lipitor numb hands and feet, pressure acid, good cholesterol, bad cholesterol, high cholesterol
    I am a 52 year old female and my bad cholesterol is fine but my good cholesterol is low. I have been taking Lipitor now for a few years and have numb - 88% more...
    Heatherdiane- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Lipitor
  8. link Bobby
    Very familiar! Many people have gone thru what you are going thru with Lipitor. Did your doctor tell you that becuse you have thyroid issues that you - 86% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  9. link Kathypollen
    Slurred speech and Lipitor
    I have been taking Lipitor since 2003. Several months ago I slowly developed a slurred speech. I am currently seeing a neurologist and having extensiv - 69% more...
    Kathypollen- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Lipitor
  10. link Bobby
    Kathy, The highest concentrations of cholesterol are found in the brain. Of course our speech command center is in the brain. We all learned that in h - 81% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  11. link Mcuneo1
    Can Lipitor cause inflammation of nerves?
    My mom is currently hospitalized because of extreme muscle weakness in both leg along with inflammation of the sciatic nerve. She now has be to transf - 67% more...
    Mcuneo1- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lipitor
  12. link Bobby
    cholesterol plays an important role in nerve function. On our nerves is a protective fatty layer, much of which is made up of cholesterol. This protec - 80% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  13. link Lancbet
    Lipitor pins and needles, mental fog, math specialist, severe headaches, pain killers
    I have been on 20 mg Lipitor for years, and as I also have Rheumatoid Arthritis, all my symptoms have been blamed on that. I have been diagnosed with - 96% more...
    Lancbet- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Lipitor
  14. link Bobby
    Lancbet, Thank you for posting your story. I am very sorry to hear about what has happened to you. I work every morning on this issue in an effort to - 94% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  15. link Asperling
    Lipitor lower back pains, nerve endings, fushion, disc problem, muscle problems
    I started using lipitor from my doctor, it lowered my cholesterol all around but I started to have lower back pains. At first I thought it might be pr - 86% more...
    Asperling- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in Lipitor
  16. link Chingford
    I had exactly the sme problem when I was taking Crestor. The sciatic nerve touching the discs caused immense pain. I needed 2 crutches just to be able - 80% more...
    Chingford- over a year ago
  17. link Rtweaver
    Lipitor nerve pain, cortizone shots, nerve damage, nuerologist, two and a half years
    I had been taking Lipitor for well over six years to help lower my Cholesterol count with no know side affects. A problem developed about two and a ha - 93% more...
    Rtweaver- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Lipitor
  18. link Trimorphic2
    Lipitor myelin sheath, spinal stenosis, gamma globulin, nerve biopsy, low blood pressure
    Please tell me where I can go for help. My mother is having terrible side effects from taking Lipitor a couple years ago. She will need a wheelchair s - 89% more...
    Trimorphic2- over a year ago - in Lipitor