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Condition: High Cholesterol
3/27/2008 7:17:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken lovastatin for four days and have been tired and listful ever since,why take a medication which is making you sicker,no more of this for me

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/23/2008 8:55:47 AM

Reviewer: jade2797, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
it lowered my cholesterol but it made me very naseaus in the mornings. i felt like i was having morning sickness. i quit taking it since it had already lowerd my cholestrol quite a bit.

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/6/2008 10:40:55 AM

Reviewer: MSLONNIE7, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I WAS SWITCHED TO THIS MED. FROM LIPOTOR PRIMARALY BECAUSE IT IS CHEAPER. I HAVE ONLY BEEN ON THIS FOR 2 WEEKS, I HAVENOTICED SOME MUSCLE PAIN IN MY LEGS. I DON;T KNOW IF IT IS BECAUSE OF THIS MEDICATION.WE WILL SEE.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/19/2008 5:11:44 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor prescribed Vytorin for my high cholestorol. I received minimal side effects from this drug. I was paying $5.35 co-pay for this. Then my doctor switched me over to Lovastatin so I wouldn't have any co-pay for this. Everything went well for the first two months. Then I begam to experience muscle weakness and pain in both my legs. I comtinued to take this drug figuring it was just my ar ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/15/2008 3:28:19 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
EVER SINCE I STARTED TAKING LOVASTATIN, I'VE HAD INSOMNIA. I SLEEP ABOUT 3 HOURS A NIGHT,IF I'M LUCKY. I'M EXTREMELY FATIGUE AND IRRITABLE. MY MUSCLES ARE EXTREMELY SORE. I'M SLOWLY LOSING ALL STRENGHT IN MY RIGHT ARM. IT HURTS AND ACHES CONSTANTLY. I HAVE NO ENERGY AT ALL. I'VE ALWAYS BEEN EXTREMELY ACTIVE AND ON THE GO. MY CONCENTRATION AND MEMORY IS GETTING HORRIBLE. UNTI ... Show Full Comment

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