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Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
12/28/2008 1:51:18 PM

Reviewer: Philport, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I take 600MG twice daily...1/2 hour prior to eating...evidently that is an important aspect of treatment. My Tryglicerides went from 249 to 100 in a six month period. I feel no side effects .

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
12/13/2008 12:07:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After taking half the dose (600 mg to 300 mg) 30 minutes before a meal, I feel very sluggish, less active, no energy, VERY SLEEPY, diarrhea, gas, stomach cramps,dizzy, etc....than after 3-4 hrs i get very irritated and anxious and more sleepy.

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
12/8/2008 10:37:30 PM

Reviewer: GaGa, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I,m going to try to take this med a bit longer to see if the dizziness goes away because its supposed to be effective. I get terribly dizzy for about 3 hours after taking each pill, so instead of taking it 1/2 hr before meals, I'm starting to take the morning pill before dawn when I get up to go to the bathroom, then take the evening pill when I go to bed. Since pill instructions say "... ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
12/5/2008 5:03:59 AM

Reviewer: dhhydroh20, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
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Condition: High Amount of Triglyceride in the Blood
11/26/2008 3:22:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
RIGHT BICEPT PAIN PAIN PAIN STOPPED STARTED AGAIN BOTH BICEPTS PAIN PAIN PAIN MUSCLE DAMAGE????? I KNOW TWO PEOPLE WHO ARE IN WHEEL CHAIRS ANOTHER PERSON DIED THIS YEAR 2008

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