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Condition: High Cholesterol
10/29/2009 8:55:57 AM

Reviewer: Ms. G, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I feel as though I have gained weight while taking this drug and seem to be experiencing some memory lapses. Anyone else had this experience?

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/25/2009 7:23:56 PM

Reviewer: barsee, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on a daily 20mg regime for 15months. Though I exercised regularly and vigourously for years it became clear that exercise and diet was insufficient in controlling my cholesterol level. My latest lipid results indicated a more than 30% drop in my LDL so my internist and I are very pleased with the results. And I might add that there leaves no doubt that genetics play a significant role ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
9/7/2008 1:14:02 PM

Reviewer: V.J., 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Experience some muscle weakness and pain, plus tiredness and loss of energy.

Condition: High Cholesterol
8/19/2008 3:11:24 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/2/2008 10:51:38 PM

Reviewer: jethro, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Over a 3 month regemine it caused severe constipation and severe fatigue,

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