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It is possible that you may have pain related to the Lipitor but you are on a gentle reimen at 3 days per week..'
I suggest talk with your doctor..
I would suggest trying going OFF the Lipitor and watching this pain pattern>> see if stopping the Lipitor helps...
Lipitor or other cholesterol regimen is very LONG TERM so going OFF for the next several months would not make much difference as to vascular atherosclerosis
If muscle pain then your doctor may consider checking muscle enzyme test to see if that might be elevated..
Pain behind the knee could also potentially arise from the knee JOINT..
So I would keep those factors in mind..
If you do need measures to lower cholesterol then there are other options than the statins... ( the statins are the strongest to lower the "bad" cholesterol or LDL fraction which is why they tend to be first choice but there are other options to lower it if you need...
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Anthony Bray MD