Maw, several years ago, I stopped taking them because of muscle ache. I started again last year because my cholesterol levels had gone higher than my rheumatologist believes safe. RA - heart disease are good friends. I have other risk factors, heart disease on maternal family tree and atrial fib. So I agreed to try again. The doc prescribed a different statin and I’ve had no problems. Best
Good to know it is working. It so worries me that Statins are given such a bad name on Social Media, putting people off taking them- wehn they are true life-savers, but perhaps even much more importantly quality of life savers- preventing debilitating strokes. So well done you. As you say, it is important to talk to doctor and find the one that suits you, rather than give up and take huge risks.