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Condition: High Cholesterol
10/10/2008 4:48:46 PM

Reviewer: Jim, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 54 years and my Calcium CT score was 0 but my ldl moved into 137 range. They put me on 10mg semivastatin and i dropped to ldl 82 in 30 days w/ no side effects. Toughest thing is remembering to take in evenings.

Condition: High Cholesterol
9/29/2008 2:53:54 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Bad stuff, on this drug for 3 months. Now in hospital with most of the symtoms mentioned and liver problems. Listen to the reviews. Don't take it. Better to keep a heathier diet.

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.

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