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Condition: High Cholesterol
2/27/2009 9:29:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
did not help even with strict diet. would not use again. waste of time and diet. use another med. now..

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/27/2009 2:27:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this drug and was fine for the first thirty days, when I got my refill started noticing pain in my joints, severe headaches, nightmares and waking up after only two hours of sleep, but thought I had slept all night. stopping taking this med and within several days all problems have gone away. will not take this again. Took Lipitor before with no side affects, but my Dr. will not g ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/27/2009 1:50:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Causes severe stomach cramping, continuous nausea, and persistent diarrhea with bleeding. Very dizzy everyday. Not able to function each because of the dizziness and nausea. Miserable way to live for what ever time I have left in this world. I have stopped taking this TODAY! Back and stomach hurts so bad I can't sit,lay down or whatever!

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/18/2009 5:25:39 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
pravastatin...40mg once a day in the morning, more pain then i want..in my upper right side of my stomach,both legs and chest not to metion gas and constipation..told my doc over e-mail..waiting for reply from her meanwhile..i'm not taking any more.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/18/2009 4:09:57 AM

Reviewer: Josie, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
three days into 20mg daily dose, already experiencing nightmares, insomnia, also shoulder pain and neck stiffness, moved to this tablet from Simvastatin that gave me joint problems. Considering stopping this drug already having read many of the reviews of similar side effects.

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