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

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731 Total User Reviews

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Condition: High Cholesterol
12/9/2015 5:36:42 PM

Reviewer: dfin2015, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
In 4 weeks, my cholesterol has gone from 236 down to 143. I have been trying to eat better and exercise more since I started taking it. I have noticed some minor aches and pains in my legs, but not a big deal. As I said, I have been exercising more and that could be part of it.

Condition: High Cholesterol
11/19/2015 2:03:40 PM

Reviewer: James V, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
About three weeks ago my cholesterol was 236. I have been using Crestor for about 2 weeks now along with a few other meds for HBP and sugar levels. I just had a health screen yesterday and my number is now 135. Of course, I have totally changed my diet. Smaller portions, and totally cut out fatty foods. I do ocasional workouts but overall not as active as I would like to be. But its helping ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/30/2015 8:12:50 PM

Reviewer: Mcb, 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: 1

Comment:
I have been using this drug along with lipitor, Zetia and all the generic brands for several years. With all of these drugs I have experienced muscle pain to the point that I can barely walk. No energy and short term memory loss mostly with creator. It also raises my liver enzymes and now have to have to monitored. I took myself off this drug. Dont like the side effects.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/4/2015 9:12:30 AM

Reviewer: SWILLIS, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
MY DAD TOOK THIS DRUG AND MADE HIM TOTALLY DEPENDENT ON EVERYONE. COULD NOT EVEN WALK ON HIS OWN. HAD MAJOR EFFECTS ON HIS MUSCLES, MEMORY AND HIS HEART. HE WOULD STAND AND HIS LEGS WOULD GIVE OUT ON HIM. WHEN YOU HAVE TO PICK YOUR PARENT UP OFF OF THE FLOOR BECAUSE OF A MED THERE IS A PROBLEM. WE STOPPED GIVING HIM THIS MED. ENDED UP HAVING OPEN HEART SURGERY. NOW HE IS DOING MOST OF THE THINGS H ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
4/29/2015 4:36:47 PM

Reviewer: lahre1, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After about 5to6 different types of statin drugs this one was most effective it didn't effect my kidneys or liver but I did try a lot of them be for they finally put me on crestor

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