Those of you that have read my posts know that I have. Recently had an angiogram and had two more stents fitted to my coronary arteries.
Becouse of this my consultant wants me to give statins another try in order to prevent further blockages.
In the past I have tried sinvastatin, atorvastatin and rosuvastatin all of which made me feel very unwell and effected the enzimes in my liver giving my muscle pains in my legs.
Because it is vital for me to get my cholestoral down (it's betwwen 8 and 9 ) I have researched the different brands and LOVSTATIN was regarded as having the least side effects.
I decided that I would ask my Doctor to try me on this drug to see how I get on and was hoping that this might be the solution.
However on reading THIS I now don,t know what the hell to do next.
I quote, this drug can have serious side effects and you must report to your Doctor or ER immediately if you experience the following.
Muscle pains especially in legs TICK fever TICK. Sweating TICK confusion TICK swelling of the face TICK , I expect you know where this is going, I could be suffering serious side affects to this drug blissfully (well perhaps I would'nt put it quite like lthat) unaware of the damage I am doing to my liver because these are precisely the syptoms that I suffer on a dailey basis and have been for some time.
I don,t honestly know what to do for the best, do I protect my heart at the expense of my liver? Although I am remaining fairly upbeat I am beginning to wonder if I will soon run out of optimism at this rate as fighting so much illness is very hard at the moment.
Thanks for taking the time to read this I just had to talk to others who will know what I am going through as there doesn't even seem much point in seeing the Doctor at the moment.