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Statins

Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:39 pm
by eagle125
Anyone taking them or have taken them and stopped

Re: Statins

Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:54 pm
by Rog (RJ)
No. It was "suggested" by the clinical pharmacist at my surgery that I should consider taking them. I don't like taking any medication that is not absolutely necessary.

Re: Statins

Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:59 pm
by teedoubleudee
I used to take them but after reading so much bad press I told the GP I wasnt going to anymore. I'm still here!

Re: Statins

Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:01 pm
by Brian
Yeap! I take a 10Mg dose every evening. So far they keep me alive! :o

Re: Statins

Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:09 pm
by RogerB
I was borderline and was given the choice of whether or not I wanted to take them. I decided against doing so - for the time being anyway. R-

Re: Statins

Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:14 pm
by Steve M
Been on them for nearly 10 years - was just over 6 on the cholesterol scale now down to 4.

Re: Statins

Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:16 pm
by brian1951
I take them, would not be here if not, tried three types before i got the right one without bad side-effects.

Re: Statins

Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:04 pm
by yelrow
heather has been taking them for last 16 years. very content

Re: Statins

Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:23 pm
by RFS
Been on them for about 7 years - 40mg dose. Never had any side effects and all 6-monthly check-up results show normal or better levels of cholesterol etc.

Re: Statins

Posted: Mon Oct 21, 2019 9:37 pm
by Paul-H
I have been on them for around 10 years never had any of the alleged side effects or any other issues, Cholesterol is under 3.