"Cougar" <[email protected]> wrote in message
>I was afraid this would happen. Doctor wants me on Simvastatin (Zocor).
> She wants me to start on a 40mg dose...isn't that kind of high? I don't
> like what I read and research about the statins, but I guess I am going to
> have to do this. I have tried working really hard on D&E and since I am
> having mobility problems with the hip/feet pain and other complications,
> doctor feels like my high triglycerides are more heredity than what I am
> I will go back in 4 weeks for some fasting labs. I discussed my concerns
> about the Januvia and the higher BG. We are going to address that next
> visit. The Diabetic Educator I saw yesterday for our check up thinks I am
> doing well, but those 160 numbers are too high. On Actos, even after
> mashed potatoes, my BG didn't usually go up past 125, so...Anyway, I have
> concerns about this, and also my doctor wants me to start Neurontin.
> I think I am most worried about the statin. I don't know if I have heard
> anything good about them.
I'm on 20 mg of Simvistatin. Have been taking it for 2 weeks (I think) now
with no problems. Was really worried about taking it since I tend to react
badly to meds.