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    Condition: High Cholesterol
    7/26/2015 10:28:13 AM

    Reviewer: puffy53, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been taking this med. for two mos. now and been having a bad problem with constipation. Please if any one is having this problem please post.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    5/2/2015 7:40:33 PM

    Reviewer: Emily, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After only 10 days on a low dose, I felt like I had a low-grade case of the flu and began to experience shortness of breath even when I was not exerting myself. Within a few more days, so much muscle pain I could not turn over in bed without pain. Discontinued the drug and muscle pain began to improve within 48 hours. It took about 10 days for the shortness of breath to resolve.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    3/9/2015 9:31:38 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took this medication for a week. Started feeling weakness and pain in my arm. Thought I was having a heart attack. My fingers have also went numb. Have not taken for two days and the numbness is leaving, but still there. My chest is also heavy. Like others, I am going to try other alternatives, like exercise, diet and Niacin.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    2/12/2015 8:45:46 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Feeling bloated all day lomg. After i eat i cant breathe, i feel so full. Any suggestions

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    2/2/2015 3:15:30 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Less than a month from taking this med I started itching all over, when I stopped taking it the itching went away.

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