Lipitor

Side Effects of Statins Make Over-the-Counter Lipitor a Dangerous Idea

…-lowering statin medication Lipitor. They want to introduce a version that allows consumers to buy over-the-counter statin medications without a prescription. The reason? Lipitor is losing its U.S. patent protection in November. So, rather than risk its $11 billion a year Lipitor business, it wants to put…

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Treating Low Ejection Fraction

…had a heart attack five years ago and a stent placed. All of my blood work is normal with good cholesterol measurements and C-RP of 1.13. I take Lipitor (20mg), Metropolis, Ramipril, and Plavix, and also [Dr. Sinatra’s] Omega Q Plus. The problem is my EF is 30 percent to 35percent, with few symptoms…

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Why “Good” HDL Cholesterol Isn’t Always Good

The drug companies have sold the American public a simplified version of cholesterol, that LDL cholesterol is “bad” and HDL cholesterol is “good.” They’ve propagated that message in order to sell more cholesterol medications, but that message is doing more harm than good. Knowing your HDL…

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Statin Drugs and Memory Loss

…it’s your turn: Have you or anyone you know experienced memory loss while taking statin drugs? You May Also Be Interested In: * Over-the-Counter Lipitor: A Dangerous Idea * FDA Issues Zocor Warning—But Only Tells Half the Story!

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