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

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20 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
8/22/2013 11:09:19 PM

Reviewer: turtlelady6, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was only on it for a month because all I had were a month's worth of samples, but I noticed a big improvement in how I felt in general. My current Part D provider refuses to cover it, even after my doctor having talked to them, so it's no more Advicor for me.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
6/28/2013 9:45:33 AM

Reviewer: birdieman, 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: 4

Comment:
My Cholesterol levels have been reduced to 175 from 240 and my Triglyceride levels are perfect ----no side effects

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
11/24/2010 2:38:48 AM

Reviewer: scoobydoo, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
While Advicor works great to lower my cholesterol and triglycerides, it causes massive flushing, itching, severe enough to last hours, despite taking aspirin with it, per my Dr instructions. It's bad enough of a side effect that I cannot take the meds any longer.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
6/15/2010 8:18:05 AM

Reviewer: ouoy250, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
itching,reaction ,skin turns red.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
4/13/2010 9:24:00 AM

Reviewer: Odell, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The drug has been fantastic in controlling all of my cholesterol related problems, total cholesterol has been reduced fron 240 to 125. I've been on he drug for approximately years and the extreme flushing, which occurred during the first few weeks, has disipated and occurs only occassionally. Recently, I've begun to have joint and leg pain but I can't sa it's directly attributagle ... Show Full Comment

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