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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of lovastatin Oral.

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Condition: High Cholesterol
6/4/2012 1:28:32 AM

Reviewer: jan, 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: 2

Comment:
Stomach cramps Bloting and musle pain in the leg, does anyone has this.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/23/2012 9:53:39 PM

Reviewer: upsetatdoctor, 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:
Not only the medication was horrible, muscle pain/loss, cant walk up stairs, pain cant lift. Only took total of 17 pills and also had rapid heart beat. My doctor told me it will go away in 6-8 weeks, i was in such severe pain, went to urgent care and they took me off immediately. The sad part is doctors will not say the pain was from the stain, but i have found internists, and doctors and nurses ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/15/2012 6:39:14 PM

Reviewer: denpp420@aol.com, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: High Cholesterol
1/31/2012 1:58:20 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
no problems have started haveing ringing in ears but do not know if caused by this med at this time

Condition: High Cholesterol
1/22/2012 6:25:42 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Advicor for a lot of years for high cholesterol with no problems. With changes to my insurance, this was no no longer covered. My doctor presribed this Rx and seemed to work well for the first few months, but over the next several months I noticed increasing achs and pains, so I decided to research my meds and found that a lot of others that were taking Lovastatin, were having the same is ... Show Full Comment

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