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Condition: High Cholesterol
3/2/2008 9:23:47 AM

Reviewer: Mike, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Starting taking Zocor 3 years ago suddenly a few months ago felt like a 90 year old man chest pain arms and legs bad muscle pain tylenol and asprin don't work. Been off zocor for 3 weeks things seem worse after reading these reviews very scared hopefully in time things go back to normal?

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/29/2008 10:25:15 AM

Reviewer: Mazted@att.net, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
When I started Zocor, I had pains in my back/chest area. I told the doctor that I stopped the medication. He wanted to change me to something else, but I decided to give it anothwer try. It went ok for a few weeks, than I started waking up all night. Now, I have severe leg pains and will call the doctor today. I'm sure it's Zocor!

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/22/2008 4:04:54 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Male 61. Taking Zocor 6 weeks. Cholesterol went from 290 to 160. However, I don't feel well. Interrupted sleep, joint pain, and sluggish feeling.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/14/2008 6:29:32 PM

Reviewer: pegela, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
3 months on 20 mg Simvastatin and my LDL went from 171 to 107 but my HDL went down from 72 to 65! Triglicerides were good before and after. Side effects are back/chest pain and heartburn which my Dr said was not due to the drug but couldn't find another cause; trouble sleeping, constant colds, flu-like symptoms and/or bronchitis. Also, I had been losing weight 1-2 lbs per week during the pr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/8/2008 11:16:02 AM

Reviewer: TonyD, 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: 1

Comment:
Male, 62. The drug has done what it is designed to do. However I appear to be having side effects which I did not know were associated with this drug. Poor sleep, aching joints, terrible heart burn which usually occures at bed time. Blood work normal, including liver function. Will address these issues with my doctor. THANKS WEBMD for the valuable information!

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