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    Condition: High Cholesterol
    5/7/2008 1:32:34 PM

    Reviewer: Female

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    muscle pain

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    5/5/2008 1:37:46 AM

    Reviewer: Bob from LA, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Due to confirmed CAD (angio & stent, one place), my recommended LDL level is <70. I have taken 40mg for about 6 years, but recently went up to 80 mg and my LDL had gone up to mid 80's. Diet, exercise and Pravacol couldn't get the LDL down but Lipitor worked great with no side effects at either 40 or 80 mg. Great medication!

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    4/29/2008 6:56:44 PM

    Reviewer: PNRDUCAN, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    MUCH PAIN IN JOINTS

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    4/27/2008 3:44:51 PM

    Reviewer: x2c2fly, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    IBelieve this drug may have been the cause of several problems such as a rash and neck and back pain muscle pain. It was difficult to ascertain the cause because the onset was so subtle. But when I stopped the use of this drug it was very apparent.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    4/27/2008 11:08:27 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This pill caused terrible joint pain. Nearly unable to walk correctly.

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