High Cholesterol

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(Hypercholesterolaemia)
Hypercholesterolemia is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It is not a disease but a metabolism derangement that...
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Lipitor 3,969 Zocor 1,244 Crestor 1,197
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Zetia
Other name: Rosuvastatin (Rosuvastatin)
Other name: Ezetimibe (Ezetimibe)
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Rosuvastatin (marketed by AstraZeneca as Crestor & marketed by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. in India as 'R2') is a member of the medication class of statins, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and related conditions, and to prevent cardiovascular di...
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Ezetimibe is a drug that lowers cholesterol. It acts by decreasing cholesterol absorption in the intestine. It may be used alone (marketed as Zetia or Ezetrol), when other cholesterol-lowering medications are not tolerated, or together with statins (e.g...
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Top Concerns
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Muscle Pain
10
Tiredness
6
Weight Loss
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Weakness
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Cramping
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Leg Pain
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Weight Gain
3
Joint Pain
3
Depression
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Allergies
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Stroke
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Muscle Problems
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Leg Cramps
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Muscle Weakness
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Dizzy
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Numbness
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Liver Damage
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Muscle Damage
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Burning
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About Crestor
Rosuvastatin (marketed by AstraZeneca as Crestor & marketed by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. in India as 'R2') is a member of the medication class of statins, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and related conditions, and to prevent cardiovascular di...
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About Zetia
Ezetimibe is a drug that lowers cholesterol. It acts by decreasing cholesterol absorption in the intestine. It may be used alone (marketed as Zetia or Ezetrol), when other cholesterol-lowering medications are not tolerated, or together with statins (e.g...
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Zetia and changed to Crestor and have had no problems
" Hi - I had a reaction to Zetia and lost my eyebrows and ...drug . I stopped taking Zetia and changed to Crestor and have had no prob... "

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Zetia and am allergic to crestor, I was wondering about...
" I just switched from Zetia and am allergic to crestor, I was wondering about the... "

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Zetia and am allergic to crestor, I was wondering about...
" I just switched from Zetia and am allergic to crestor, I was wondering about the... "

now ..no side effects with Crestor/Zetia and down 60%...
" ...Total 250/LDL 155. I'm a happy camper now ..no side effects with Crestor/Zetia and down 60% in LDL and 45% Total . Just my personal... "

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side effects. Crestor does a great job at lowering overall...
" ...risks. I've been on Lipitor since 18 or so, and switched to Crestor at 28--been on Crestor & Zetia for 2 years and have not had any ill side effects. Crestor does a great job at... "

Lipitor, Crestor and Zetia all with the same reactions...
" ...pain free I started taking Zetia and within a month ...a coffee cup. In the past three years I've tried Zocor, Lipitor, Crestor and Zetia all with the same reactions. The Zetia was supposed to... "

am now on Crestor and have had no problems with it at all....
" I took Zetia and could not tolerate it. I was on almost ...of them. I am now on Crestor and have had no problems with it at all.... "

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Crestor caused leg cramps, muscle weakness, and fatigue. I...
" My 10mg dosage of Crestor caused leg cramps, muscle weakness, and fatigue. I was then prescribed ...NOT!!! After taking Zetia for 2 months, I have developed the s... "

side effect profile with crestor is not worth it. Doctor...
" ...with crestor ...zetia...he gave me samples b/c it will not be in pharmacies for a couple of weeks...so far so good..starting dose is 10/20 and suppose to drop my ldl by 53% with no side effects,... "

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and affected my memory (I was on it for 10 yrs),Crestor-made...
" ...,gave me weak leg muscles, and affected my memory (I was on it for 10 yrs),Crestor-made ...Zetia, I have not received my labs back yet but only being on this medication less then a month I have ... "

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