What time to take Lipitor
Posted 17 January 2008 - 12:35 PM
Posted 17 January 2008 - 12:40 PM
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diagnosed type 1 October 1986
currently using Medtronic MiniMed
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Posted 17 January 2008 - 12:44 PM
Posted 17 January 2008 - 02:57 PM
Posted 17 January 2008 - 06:18 PM
I did ask that question to my doc a while ago. Apparently the body produces LDL (bad cholesterol) mostly at night. Taking Lipitor at bedtime is better.
This is what I have heard as well. Similarly, I have heard that bedtime is also the best time to take fish oil omega 3 supplements if one hopes to lower cholesterol with them.
Posted 17 January 2008 - 08:40 PM
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Posted 17 January 2008 - 08:45 PM
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Posted 17 January 2008 - 08:51 PM
Posted 18 January 2008 - 12:35 AM
Posted 18 January 2008 - 01:39 AM
How should you take Lipitor?
Lipitor should be taken once a day, with or without food. You can take it in the morning or the evening, but should hold to the same time each day. The drug generally begins working within 2 weeks.
And on the site of Lipitor they say:
For LIPITOR Users
You and your physician have chosen LIPITOR. You're in good company. LIPITOR has been prescribed to over 26 million people in the United States.1
LIPITOR is generally well tolerated. LIPITOR has few clinically significant drug-to-drug interactions. In controlled clinical studies of 2,502 patients, 98% of LIPITOR users did not have side effects that caused them to discontinue their treatment. LIPITOR can be taken any time ]of day. It can be taken with or without food.
Lipitor Official Site - For Lipitor Users
So has you can see there saying different thing,I 've been taking it at bedtime now .Follow the pharmacist instructions
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Posted 01 April 2008 - 09:45 AM
Posted 01 April 2008 - 10:03 AM
The one thing I hate about Lipitor is not being able to eat grapefruit anymore
T2 Dx 2.22.2008
Now Pre Dx 4.1.2008
No Meds (for now)
Low Carb Diet
Posted 01 April 2008 - 10:13 AM
Both my Doc and Pharm told me to.
I always do what I'm told. (yeah, sure)
Posted 01 April 2008 - 10:27 AM
By Endurance, we conquer - Shackleton Family Motto
Metformin 3000mg daily, Enap 10mg, Victoza 1.8mg, Lantus (currently 40u), Asprin 75mg, Torvacol 10mg
Diagnosed T2 on 26th Nov'07, with FBG of 21mmol/L (378mg/dL) and A1c of 11.6%.
Most recent 08/09/14: 8.2% (down 3.4%)
Posted 01 April 2008 - 12:20 PM
Posted 01 April 2008 - 12:32 PM
Metformin ER - 1000 mg 2x/day
Avapro - 75 mg/day
Lipitor - 40 mg/day
Aspirin 81 mg - 2x/day
Posted 01 April 2008 - 12:47 PM
Pump (Minimed Paradigm 522) started= April 14, 2008.
Basal Rate @ 0.90/Hr. using Novo Rapid. Testing with Bayer Contour Link.
April 2008= 7.5% (A1C before Pumping).
Posted 04 February 2014 - 05:58 AM
Posted 04 February 2014 - 04:14 PM
Here is the full article: [URL="http://www.clinicalcorrelations.org/?p=600"]Class Act: Do Statins Always Have to Be Taken in the Evening?[/URL]
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Posted 04 February 2014 - 04:20 PM
Moderate carb diet 40-75 carbs a day
3 T of Coconut Oil daily
Vit D, CoQ10, Melatonin, Multi vitamin, zinc, B 12
Chia Seeds , Flaxseeds, fish oil, biotin,tumeric, Occuvite, chromium and zinc
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