I am very, very angry. 60 yrs of dealing with type 1 and no neuropathy of any kind UNTIL I started on statins. I have tried most of them over the years due to high LDL which might have led to getting 2 heart stents 9 yrs ago. I also had a grandfather who died of a heart attack in his 60’s. I have had bad reactions to all statins, bit I tried Zetia last year because of the different way it is processed in the system.
After a few weeks, I noticed my feet were burning at night. I looked up side effects of Zetia and sure enough peripheral neuropathy was listed. I immediately stopped taking it and the burning went away a few days later.
Then after a few months I tried a very small dose of Crestor. Soon I was dealing with neuropathy once again. I immediately quit the drug about 2 months ago, but the neuropathy is not going away.
Not a great sleeper anyway, I often wake up with burning feet.
What can I do about this? It feels like a bad joke.