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Re: [IPk] Atovastatin - Long Term Use

Hi Julian

By long term, how long do you mean?  I was changed on to Lipitor at 
Christmas, last year and have not noticed any side effects that I know of. 
My walking is the same and I do have peripheral neuropathy.  When I went to 
the doctor last week and mentioned memory problems he said this is a side 
effect of Lipitor but my problems go back further so mine is not caused by 
that.  Sorry I am really of no help to you.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, June 04, 2006 12:56 PM
Subject: [IPk] Atovastatin - Long Term Use

> Hi All
> I would like to know if any of you that have been taking Atovastatin 
> (Lipitor)
> long term, have experienced a gradual loss of normal walking i.e walking 
> as
> though you are slightly drunk. Also worsening neuropathic symptoms in the 
> legs
> and feet.
> If anybody has any comment to make about this, I would be very grateful.
> Julian
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