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Condition: High Cholesterol
5/6/2008 1:42:08 PM

Reviewer: carl, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
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Condition: High Cholesterol
4/30/2008 8:10:07 PM

Reviewer: Sunshine, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Writing this for my mom. She is a healthy, active 69 year old. After starting Zocor, she has difficulty getting around. She has severe lower back pain and leg and foot cramping that makes driving impossible. Upon telling her doctor, she was told to keep taking the drug and given anti-imflammatory and muscle relaxers(that make her feel even worse). What is with doctors not wanting people to go ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
4/13/2008 6:06:35 PM

Reviewer: Auntie Di, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've been on zocor about 3 years. After my last blood test my Dr said it was no longer effective. He changed me to Crestor and for the 7 days I have been on it, i have had a terrible migraine headache and stiff neck. Not going to take it tonight and I'm calling my Dr. tomorrow.

Condition: High Cholesterol
4/11/2008 9:13:35 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I thought I was losing my mind until I read other reviews about this medication. I am45 and mt muscles and joints hurt like I am in my nineties! I wonder if there is another medication that doesn't have these same side effects. I plan to talk to my Dr. and tell him that I cannot take this I feel horrible!

Condition: High Cholesterol
4/7/2008 5:57:10 PM

Reviewer: 6eegw5, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband was placed on this medication for two years.In December of 2006 his cholesterol was at 247.On February 27,2007 he died of a sudden heart attack.He was 58 and a very active,trim person.

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