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Crestor

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/ 11,268 posts
Other Names: Rosuvastatin

Zetia

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/ 5,526 posts
Other Names: Ezetimibe
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 11,268 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Based on 5,526 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Walter
November 13, 2013
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Crestor and eye vision problems
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By Happy Heart
October 31, 2013
Happy Heart wrote
Welchol
Oh my! It is so disheartening in how the doctors don't tell us about these bad effects! I have been off welchol two days now and can already tell a difference! Can you tell me what you are taking now? I am going to try taking lecithin, to break down fats in meals. Taking when I eat. I haven't started that yet but will post in a week or so to let you know how that works.
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By Charlie Palumbo
September 24, 2013
Charlie Palumbo wrote
Crestor
I am suffering tendonitis in my hands and feet and I have been taking Crestor 10mg for 2 yrs, I have never had so much pain, I am now getting off this drug slowly.
Lesley  |  January 31, 2014
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What patients are saying about Crestor vs. Zetia

430 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
stopped taking Zetia and  changed to Crestor and have had...
Hi - I had a reaction to Zetia and lost my eyebrows and ...the drug .  I stopped taking Zetia and  changed to Crestor and have had no...
20mg Zetia 10mg to Crestor 20mg, addition of Policosanol...
...get these improvements included a change in prescription medicines from Zocor 20mg Zetia 10mg to Crestor 20mg, addition of Policosanol 23 mg, increase Fish Oil from 1 gm to...
have been on Zetia for almost 11 months (after aking Crestor...
...been on Zetia for almost 11 months (after aking Crestor which resulted ...and have developed a very annoying ringing in my ears. Has...
generic Zocor, Zetia and back to Crestor. My liver enzymes...
Quote: Thanks, Vanessa. The Crestor is new. Actually, I could ...50 and male. I've been on Zocor, Crestor, generic Zocor, Zetia and back to Crestor. My liver enzymes are not...
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...
of a statin ...crestor 10 to zocor 20mg...zetia is NOT a...
...amount of a statin ...crestor 10 to zocor 20mg...zetia is NOT a stain..zetia is a cholesterol...
i will be going from zetia alone to either vytorin or...
...) of either raw almonds or raw Walnuts every day and am taking omega 3 supplements.Soon i will be going from zetia alone to either vytorin or lipitor or crestor. Not sure which one yet. Thanks...
my Crestor 5 mg) I'm going to try Niacin, CoQ10, continue...
...planned on holding on the Zetia anyway, although it sounds safter than Crestor to me (although not as ...pill (but so was my Crestor 5 mg) I'm going to try Niacin, CoQ10, continue diet changes...
is hereditary......No side effects...the Crestor makes me...
...am on Crestor and Zetia. The Zetia has helped since my Diabetes II is hereditary......No side effects...the Crestor makes me have abdominal...
& Zetia for 2 years and have not had any ill side effects...
...the 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...
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