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Condition: High Cholesterol
12/21/2014 11:31:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this for elevated cholesteral levels, and didn't notice anything at first. After about a year I started to notice increasing pain in my muscles and joints. I'm not young anymore, but try to remain quite active, and assumed it was just age catching up to me. After about a week of restless broken sleep, I thought the problem was my sleeping on a mattress that needed replacin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
12/18/2014 4:52:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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I was put on a low dose of Simvastatin due to high Cholesterol in 2013. It did reduce my cholesterol 70 points, however, it caused severe damage to the muscles in my legs, arms, shoulders and back. I couldn't lift myself out of chairs, couldn't get up the stairs and spent most of my time in bed. I also had a few minor memory problems which have greatly improved since stopping the statin ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/19/2014 7:26:08 AM

Reviewer: Steve P., 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking Simvastatin back in February 2014 due to high cholesterol. I was very overweight at the time and that is what my doctor recommended. I did not read research any side effects which I normally do when taking any new medication. About a month into taking it, I started noticing that I had flu like symptoms when I got up in the morning. My bones, joints, even my feet hurt to walk o ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/15/2014 8:43:05 PM

Reviewer: annieru2010, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking it 3 yrs cholesterol has not come down

Condition: High Cholesterol
9/28/2014 3:57:17 AM

Reviewer: Jan Kel, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband is 83, a survivor of polio but with major muscle damage. He took Lipitor from its beginning, with constant leg pain (assumed post polio syndrome). Two days after stopping pain did, too. Doctor put him on Simvistatin for past 8 years. He has been severly tired for last 3 or so years. In May of 2014 suffering major leg pain which grew constantly worse, could barely walk, used electric sco ... Show Full Comment

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