my wife suffered a nocturnal seizure a few days ago. Lots of tests at hospital, No answers! family is concerned that the drug lipitor, started one day prior to seizure, may be the cause. i have found one pharmacist who told me that "caution should be exercised prior to using lipitor for those patients with seizure disorder". others, including doctors, can find no such precautionary warning. it is not a listed side effect on the pharmacy literature nor is it listed as a side effect on webmd. i am in the initial stages of my search for answers. does anyone have any prior experience with lipitor and seizures or can anyone point me to an authoritative source?View Thread
thx candi and hulu_dancer for yr thoughts and ideas. this seizure happened as hurrican sandy was nearing our location. wife's headaches and migraines seem to be linked to weather patterns...at times. barometric pressure of this storm was extremely low. i hope the seizure was caused by this event and will not happen again. pursuing info on lipitor and intend to present what i have found to neurologist. however, it appears that there may be some risk involved in taking all statin drugs, not just lipitor (for high cholesterol). by hoping to prevent a future seizure we risk elevated cholesterol levels and the dangers that presents.View Thread
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