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Condition: High Cholesterol
7/7/2008 10:35:22 AM

Reviewer: cabl1962, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
this drug should be pulled from the market. I have the lowest dosage possible prescribed to take once a day. I have about 10 out all those severe problems with the drugs as outlined in the side effects section. I have stopped taking the drug.

Condition: High Cholesterol
7/4/2008 1:45:16 PM

Reviewer: greatdanes, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am on max dose (40MG)for over 2 years. Initially had problems with muscle aches and dark urine and almost gave up on drug. I added 100mg 2X per day of Co-Q10 (as formula called Q-GEL) and all problems disappeared within a week. Lowering effect on LDL and TriGly has been outstanding and it increased my HDL's

Condition: High Cholesterol
7/3/2008 11:30:07 AM

Reviewer: dillinger53, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed Crestor due to the ineffectiveness of other "statins" and cholesterol lowering meds, ie: Gemfibrozil. Zocor etc. I took Crestor 20mg for 2 weeks, and have suffered severe symptoms such as leg muscle pain, lightheadiness, nausea. I could not walk 3 blocks without the need to sit down due to severe pain in legs, buttocks, shoulders, and feet. I have had chronic pain in ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
6/28/2008 5:21:01 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm taking a very low dose, that is, 5mg EOD ("Every Other Day"). Within 30 days, my numbers went to perfect, Total Ch. dropped from 230 to 165. Bad chol. dropped to 101; Good Chol. 47. I am taking CoQ10 200mg/da., plus extra 100 mg. with Crestor (EOD). After 50 days, no symptoms. I had very unsuccessful attempt with Zocor (bad sleep, back pain).

Condition: High Cholesterol
6/28/2008 9:06:25 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had muscle pains as well but the doctor has prescribe CQ10 200mg, and the pain subsided.

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