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Lipitor

Thief of Memory, Statin Drugs and the Misguided War on Cholesterol

by Duane Graveline

  • 126 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Infinity Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine: General Issues,
  • Medical,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Health Care Issues,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7923076M
    ISBN 100741418819
    ISBN 109780741418814
    OCLC/WorldCa55646073


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Lipitor® Thief of Memory - Kindle edition by Graveline MD MPH, Duane, Jay Cohen MD, Kilmer McCully. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, Lipitor book or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Lipitor® Thief of Memory/5(37).

Lipitor (atorvastatin) belongs to a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or "statins."Lipitor is used together with diet to lower blood levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL), to increase levels of "good" cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL), and to lower triglycerides (a type of fat in the blood).

Atorvastatin belongs to a group of drugs called HMG CoA reductase inhibitors, or Lipitor book Atorvastatin is used together with diet to lower blood levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL), to increase levels of "good" cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL), and to lower triglycerides (a type of fat in the blood).

Lipitor Thief of Memory book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When Dr. Duane Graveline, former astronaut, aerospace medica 4/5. Uses. Atorvastatin is used along with a proper Lipitor book to help lower "bad" cholesterol and fats (such as LDL, triglycerides) and raise "good" cholesterol (HDL) in the belongs to a group of.

out of 5 stars Great book, very informative about Lipitor. Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase. Great book, very informative about Lipitor. Doctors don't tell you about the side effects when it is prescribed. The author is d doctor for NASA.

Read more/5(51). The campaign began in earnest inafter a study of maximum-dose Lipitor® for reducing heart attacks was published in the New England Journal of Medicine. 1 The study, known as the Treating New Targets (TNT) study, was funded by Pfizer, and it received glowing coverage from newspapers and news programs that described maximum-dose Lipitor® as if it was a medical breakthrough.

Dr. Golomb has found that 15 percent of statin patients develop some cognitive side effects. 23 The most harrowing involve global transient amnesia–complete memory loss for a brief or lengthy period–described by former astronaut Duane Graveline in his book Lipitor: Thief of Memory.

24 Sufferers report baffling incidents involving complete. Cholesterol- lowering effect may be additive with bile acid sequestrants (cholestyramine, colestipol).Bioavailabilitymaybepby fmyopathy.

Books From Amazon. The Dark Side of Statins The Statin Damage Crisis Cholesterol is Not the Culprit Statin Drugs Side Effects Lipitor, Thief of Memory. O reader posts: spacedoc Forum. By the time Lipitor went on sale in earlyit was the fifth drug in a class called statins that lower LDL or bad cholesterol.

The class already included three blockbusters, drugs with sales of $1 billion a year or more. Normally, that would make it very tough for a.

LIPITOR prescription and dosage sizes information for physicians and healthcare professionals. Pharmacology, adverse reactions, warnings and side effects. LIPITOR is a prescription medicine that lowers cholesterol in the blood. It lowers the LDL-C ("bad" cholesterol) and triglycerides in your blood.

It can raise your HDL-C ("good" cholesterol) as well. LIPITOR is for adults and children over 10 whose cholesterol does not come down enough with exercise and a low-fat diet alone.

Cholesterol Books Showing of 25 The Great Cholesterol Myth: Why Lowering Your Cholesterol Won't Prevent Heart Disease-and the Statin-Free Plan That Will (Paperback) by. Jonny Bowden (Goodreads Author) (shelved 5 times as cholesterol).

Statins are drugs that can lower your cholesterol. They work by blocking a substance your body needs to make cholesterol.

Lowering cholesterol isn't the only benefit associated with statins. These medications have also been linked to a lower risk of heart disease and stroke. Lipitor is an atorvastatin—one of the two most hardcore types of statins—and can lower cholesterol levels by over 50 percent, says Ann Marie Navar, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of.

March 8, (Orlando, Fla.) -- More apparently is better when it comes to lowering cholesterol. A new study shows that when cholesterol was lowered to very low levels with high doses of Lipitor.

Atorvastatin is used to treat high cholesterol, and to lower the risk of stroke, heart attack, or other heart complications in people with type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, or other risk. Lipitor is the single most lucrative drug ever produced.

While tens of millions of people have taken this pharmaceutical, there are many alarming side effects associated with this particular statin. Like many other statins, Lipitor causes a large variety of pain in many individuals, may be responsible for new onsets of diabetes, can cause colds.

Lipitor Lawsuit Attorney. Notice: Thank you for visiting our informational page regarding Lipitor claims. At this time we are no longer accepting cases regarding Lipitor r, if you feel that you have any questions about other defective drugs or drug recalls, or other legal concerns that we may help you with, please call us or fill out the evaluation form.

What is the Oxidized Cholesterol Strategy Book About. Oxidized Cholesterol Strategy is a book that aims to address the issue of oxidised cholesterol in a natural way, so that you can reduce this type of cholesterol within your own body.

Here are some very important things that you should know: Cholesterol is a waxy material that occurs naturally in your body and also comes from the food that. Assess any muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness, especially if accompanied by fever, malaise, and dark-colored urine. Advise patient that these symptoms may represent drug-induced myopathy, and that myopathy can progress to severe muscle damage (rhabdomyolysis).

Lipitor (atorvastatin), a cholesterol medication made by Pfizer, Inc., is the bestselling drug of all time, with $ billion in sales. It belongs to a group of drugs known as statins, which lower cholesterol production in the liver.

Statins are prescription medications that can lower your cholesterol levels. Popular statins include atorvastatin (Lipitor), rosuvastatin (Crestor), and simvastatin (Zocor).

Statins. Lipitor (whose generic name is atorvastatin calcium) is a type of statin that helps lower cholesterol. Lipitor works by reducing the amount of LDL ("bad") cholesterol produced in the liver while raising the amount of HDL ("good") cholesterol that helps prevent heart disease.

Rated for High cholesterol Report. UPDATE TO MY TWO REVIEWS OF 3/22/ I now have been off Lipitor for 10 months and am doing well. My cholesterol readings are within the acceptable range.

The Related Drug Information Index provides comprehensive access to all drug information related to a specific drug Types of content include full prescribing information, drug summaries, Full Prescribing Information Continuing Medication Education (Full PI CME), Medication Guides, Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS Summaries), REMS Continuing Medication Education (REMS CME), and.

The hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase inhibitors, or statins, are the most potent, best tolerated and most widely used cholesterol lowering agents and represent some of the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States.

HMG-CoA reductase is the rate limiting step in cholesterol synthesis by the liver, and inhibition of its activity causes a significant decrease. Whitepapers, E-Books, etc. More Information Facts about Lipitor/atorvastatin Lipitor was approved by the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in. Lipitor Facts.

Uses Doctors prescribe Lipitor together with diet, weight loss and exercise to lower bad cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, chest pain and certain types of heart surgery.; Related Drugs Crestor (rosuvastatin), Zocor (simvastatin); Manufacturer Pfizer Inc.; Recall Status Pfizer recalledbottles of Lipitor 40 mg tablets, citing an uncharacteristic.

Atorvastatin calcium is a white to off-white crystalline powder that is insoluble in aqueous solutions of pH 4and below. Atorvastatin calcium is very slightly soluble in distilled water, pH phosphate buffer, and acetonitrile; slightly soluble in ethanol; and freely soluble in methanol.

LIPITOR Tablets for oral administration cont 20, 40, or 80 mg of atorvastatin and the following. Lipitor ® (Atorvastatin Calcium) Tablets DESCRIPTION LIPITOR ® (atorvastatin calcium) is a synthetic lipid-lowering agent.

Atorvastatin is an inhibitor of 3-hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase. This enzyme catalyzes the conversion of HMG-CoA to mevalonate, an early and rate-limiting step in cholesterol biosynthesis. Atorvastatin is a commonly used cholesterol lowering agent (statin) that is associated with mild, asymptomatic and self-limited serum aminotransferase elevations during therapy and rarely with clinically apparent acute liver injury.

Lipitor was approved by the government inand while under patent protection it was the highest-selling drug of all time with worldwide sales of more than US$12 billion a year.

Summary. Lipitor (atorvastatin) is a drug in the statin drug classed prescribed to patients to lower blood cholesterol, LDL, and triglycerides, elevate HDL cholesterol, to prevent angina, stroke, heart attack, congestive heart failure, revascularization procedures in heart disease, and prevent heart attacks, and strokes in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Statins Frequently Cause Fatigue, Reduce Energy Levels [hide all summaries] (November ) Find out about the latest evidence that statins such as LIPITOR, LESCOL, ALTOPREV, MEVACOR, LIVALO, PRAVACHOL, CRESTOR and ZOCOR can cause fatigue and.

This new book is part of a series of books presenting dietary reference values for the intakes of nutrients. It establishes recommendations for energy, carbohydrate, fiber, fat, fatty acids, cholesterol, protein, and amino acids.

This book presents new approaches and findings which include the following. Book Exposes How Some Generic Drugmakers Ignored Safety And Committed Fraud A new book investigates the history of unsafe and deceptive like the plant that manufactured generic Lipitor.

Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may have an added benefit, or risk, depending on the dose. New research suggests that a low dose of statins. If you take Lipitor to lower your cholesterol, you're not alone. More than 29 million people have been prescribed Lipitor, making it the No.

1 prescribed cholesterol medication in the world [source: Lipitor].And since high cholesterol is a concern for so many, it's the highest-selling drug in the world, with sales well over $10 billion a year [source: Loftus].Author: Molly Edmonds. Atorvastatin, sold under the brand name Lipitor among others, is a statin medication used to prevent cardiovascular disease in those at high risk and treat abnormal lipid levels.

For the prevention of cardiovascular disease, statins are a first-line treatment. It is taken by mouth. Common side effects include joint pain, diarrhea, heartburn, nausea, and muscle pains.Atorvastatin– Inhibits 3-hydroxymethylglutaryl-coenzyme A (HMG-CoA) reductase, an enzyme which is responsible for catalyzing an early step in the synthesis of cholesterol.

Ezetimibe– Inhibits absorption of cholesterol in the small intestine. Therapeutic Effect(s): Lowering of lipids with decreased progression of atherosclerosis. Image via Wikipedia Today, the U.S. patent expires on the Pfizer’s Lipitor, the best-selling drug of all time.

The first generic versions will go for sale, marking the end of a brand that has.