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Condition: High Cholesterol
9/27/2008 2:47:31 PM

Reviewer: maryk, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
taking 10mg about 1 month feeling tired all the time my dr sent me for stress test which was normal i also have leg & hip pain am going to talk to dr about changing med. i feel like i am not able to function with everyday things thank you all for the info now i feel like i know what the problem is

Condition: High Cholesterol
9/24/2008 2:11:19 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I recently saw a piece on TV indicating that Simvastatin (which is apparently manufactured in India) is soon to be taken off the market. The reasoning behind this was not given but I suspect the manufacturers of Zocor (the non-generic form) managed to win a court case against Simvastatin because it was cutting into their profits. This has been happening with many, very extensive medications recent ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
9/21/2008 8:34:34 PM

Reviewer: pacfic, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
after one year of very bad leg pain, three shots in the back, i quit. it took three mnoths ,before my legs returned to normal. bad stuff.

Condition: High Cholesterol
9/20/2008 8:33:17 PM

Reviewer: hedwig54, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on 40mg for about a year. I have experienced some of the side affects others have mentioned. I had developed an annoying cough and thought it was sinus. I went to the dr.recently and asked to see my bloodwork results and was concerned when I saw my AST and ALT was extremely elevated. When "I" pointed this out to the Dr. he told me to stop taking the medication immediately. A ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
9/18/2008 3:17:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started taking Simvastatin 40 mg. two months ago. Started having pain in neck, between shoulder blades and lower back, throat & tongue swelling plus problems with breathing & weakness in arms. No problem with sleeping. Stopped taking med two days and ago and symptoms have decreased greatly. Will be seeing dr. next week.

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