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Condition: High Cholesterol
2/27/2008 5:10:05 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I too have been having diarrhea and my hair has been following out...but never connected that with the Zetia. Are both of these side effects of the medicine? I used to have such beautiful hair and now I lose hair just shaking my head! After reading these comments will have to talk to my doctor. I also get the joint aches and pains.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/26/2008 12:16:11 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried 2 doses of this medicene. I had severe gas & stomach pains. I also felt very tired, like I have the flu. I stopped taking this medication altogether!

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/20/2008 7:54:26 PM

Reviewer: rdvaughn1648@sbcglobal.net, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was on Zetia for 13 months and it did lower my cholesterol. But it also caused my hair to fall out and become very fine. I stopped taking it for a month and my hair stopped falling out and became coarser again. My doctor put me back on but I intend to report this hair thinning to him when I go for my check up visit in 2 months.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/6/2008 5:07:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this drug for about 8 months. Before treatment LDL Cholesterol was 128 with diet adjustment. After 6 months on Zetia AND adjustment to diet, the reading was 91. HDL jumped from 36 to 44 during the same period.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/3/2008 1:21:14 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
over tiredness.achy legs

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