If so wonder what your experiences are? Side effects?
Can’t help, sorry, but is there an easy/free way to get your cholesterol tested?
You mean “jacked them in” I presume?Was offered them a year ago, but I was borderline and under the older system I would have been below the requirement level, so decided not too.
A lot of years ago (20?) my sister took them and then jacked them off, reckons she confused her way through three years on them. I also believe my former business partner lost the edge (to say the least) when he started on them 15 years ago. That said if you need them they may save your life,so don’t listen to me. Also they may have moved on in the last ten years, talk to your doc.
Not especially worried but just fancy getting it checked. Thanks.GP could help and definitely worth a visit if you're worried about your cholesterol levels.
I went about something totally unrelated, he was more concerned about something on my skin, tested the cholesterol and it led to my gall bladder being removed. (Not all in one afternoon, I hasten to add)
stopped taking them and very soon felt like a new ‘fog free’ person.You mean “jacked them in” I presume?
the values they are guided by in NHS funding generally work out the value and risk vs reward for medication regimes.They are known to cause joint pain and swelling. Other people feel sick (like vomiting).
I think 9m people on the UK are on statins which shocked me and must be a big cost to the NHS. Ok some people need them if their CL is high, but mine was a bit above average and they wanted me on them. So I can understand the 9m figure.
9m say times 50p times 365 = £1.65bn
there are statins that don't react with grapefruit. Ask the Gp. I forget which one off hand but there are certainly options.I've also been on Atovastatin for about 12 years. Not aware of any side effects but can't have grapefruit anymore which I love.