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Condition: High Cholesterol
11/10/2008 2:24:47 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Condition: High Cholesterol
11/8/2008 8:16:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
It was very successful in reducing my cholesterol, but I found it caused too much memory loss. After stopping it for two weeks, I noticed my memory improved dramatically.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/29/2008 7:23:35 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am not sure if this drug is the cause,however I have been experiencing frequent hot flashes

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/28/2008 6:15:16 PM

Reviewer: pamd059, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Wow! I am SO thankful I found this review section! I thought I was going crazy! I had been on this drug for about a year, and never really connected the dots.Knee pain, tingling in lower legs and feet -- then hands, later. Lower back pain, then pain in the kidney area that eventually started waking me up at night, to now, SEVERE kidney and back pain that also includes my neck and between the shoul ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/23/2008 6:48:25 PM

Reviewer: mike bowling again, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i felt so bad for taking this for two months that i actually quit bowling because of cramps, back pain and joint pain. i could not take the pain anymore and now i stopped using it.

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