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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of simvastatin oral.

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Condition: High Cholesterol
5/31/2008 11:43:00 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
80 year old female. I have been on this med for a month and my left leg hurt so bad that when I went to the dr., he ordered a sonogram (no clot however, thank God) but after reading these side effects, I can understand the leg ache. My cholesterol went from 205 to 159 - so THAT worked. Also will start taking med at bedtime - was not told to do that. See if that works.

Condition: High Cholesterol
5/23/2008 6:31:28 AM

Reviewer: sue53mn, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was on Simvastatin 10mg the past month. Within 3 days of taking it I developed severe rashy red blothy hive-like skin outbreaks covering front neck below chin, upper chest, forearms, top of hands and severe dry skin overall. I never had skin problems, even acne as a kid. Knew it was the Rx. Clinic refused to believe it's the Rx and told me to see a dermatologist for a possible biopsy re: rai ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
5/21/2008 4:07:49 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: High Cholesterol
5/20/2008 8:01:28 PM

Reviewer: bobbyot13, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
wow thank you all, I have been taking for at least 3 years and resently I have be getting real bad nee and leg pains I am going to stop now and see if it quits, and also the dry ichee scalp,, thank you.

Condition: High Cholesterol
5/20/2008 12:56:50 PM

Reviewer: lucy, 45-54 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:
THANKS to all of you! Had extreme fatigue, dr. upped mine from 40mg to 80 mg. Have been statin free for 3 weeks and am getting my energy back. May not have to take the stomach pill later. Only thing to add, Dr. put me on 4 HONKIN fish oil capsules per day. You may ask your dr. if you can too. God bless.

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