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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of lescol oral.

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Condition: High Cholesterol
5/26/2010 10:38:57 AM

Reviewer: coachdad, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Moved from Crestor to Lescol because of some joint pain. Took Lescol 80 XL less than 4 times, after about an hour felt nauseus, and had 1 violent vomitting episode in the middle of the night. 2 days later was in hospital for 2.5 days as acute pancreatitis was diagnosed. Maybe that was in the background for a while with the other statins, but Lescol kicked it in to overdrive. All previous blood tes ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/8/2010 9:06:47 AM

Reviewer: jwoood, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have trouble with all statin drugs. My doc keeps trying different drugs to see if he can hit on the right one. After two months, my muscles began cramping to the extent that I had to give up the drug and he changed me to Trilipix. After reading reviews of Trilipix I will not take that one either.

Condition: High Cholesterol
5/29/2008 4:22:42 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After taking this drug for over 2 yrs, suddenly my CPK levels are thru the roof and I had to immediately stop taking the drug cold turkey. I am NOW experiencing the muscle aches that some experience when first taking any cholesterol medicine. Prior to that, no side effects at all.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/28/2007 5:45:51 PM

Reviewer: akkamarie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Call me crazy, but I took it twice, and both times had the worst gall bladder attack ever. Anyone else?

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