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    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.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    9/16/2008 12:01:47 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This drug caused deep muscle and bone aches. I did not recognize the cause, so suffered for many months. When I stopped, I felt much better after just 48 hours. I did a good job at lowering cholesterol, but I have to try something else. The dr. has now put me on a lower dose of pravastatin, so I will see what happens with that. Another good side effect of simvastatin was that my fingernails ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    9/4/2008 10:54:23 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've had some problems with some of the side effects., but it reduced my cholesterol by 50 points in a month.

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