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Condition: High Cholesterol
2/16/2008 11:47:16 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/15/2008 8:02:33 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication made some of my muscles really hurt. I went back for a check up yesturday, and my Dr. took me off of them, I hope I do not have permenant dammage.I'll try more exercise, and watch my food more closely.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/12/2008 12:44:58 PM

Reviewer: boomer, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
stopped taking this medication due to very painful muscles. Since that time this problem has disappeared. I was at the point that I could not enjoy any tupe of exercise and now walk 45 minutes a day and no problem with bending or going up and down stairs.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/8/2008 1:07:03 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
just recently, news articles have been published saying the FDA has found now after reevaluation, that lipitor has no beneficial affects on patients cholesterol during clinical trials. why would the doctors tell people that exercise and change in diet are more effective in lowering their cholesterol instead?

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/7/2008 9:27:46 PM

Reviewer: jrnelson, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Recently my physician increased my dose from 10 mgs. to 20 mgs., to try & improve the HDL and lower the LDL. It has worked. My cholesterol is now at l50 & my physician is happy, so am I. But, I keep regular office visits and Lab. work is regularly done. With low fat diet, exercise, no smoking and listening to my physician, Lipitor has worked for Me. Thanks.

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