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    Condition: High Cholesterol
    4/23/2017 11:55:37 AM

    Reviewer: Charles, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Leg cramps at night and entire legs in pain.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    4/4/2017 9:26:16 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took crestor for about 3 or 4 months, had leg cramps that where becoming more and more painful. Told the Dr. office, they said it was a normal side effect. Was on a trip when I got the most painful leg cramps I had ever experience, it got so painful I went to the hospital where they put a loss wrap on it, two days later it cramped again to the point where I went to the ER, after weeks of diagnosi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    3/8/2017 6:41:44 AM

    Reviewer: Agolfer, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    For over 15 yrs Ive been on a statin, starting with Zocor, Plendil and now Crestor. I experienced muscle weakness and soreness until I decided to exercise more and requested a lower 5mg dosage of Crestor. Aetna decided that I should take the generic which I did take for almost 90 days and the muscle pain returned. I'm back on Crestor and the symptoms have subsided. I pay substantially more f ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    10/19/2016 7:08:08 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I'm in Canada and, through the cardiologist, the lipid specialist prescribed rosuvastatin. First day I got the "flu" like symptoms as he told me. Third day both legs were under severe pressure and my spine, lower back and hips had burning with shooting pain. Fourth morning went to the E.R. at the local hospital. My blood pressure was extremely high and they steadily increased the m ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    8/30/2016 10:44:36 PM

    Reviewer: sumwon, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    started off ok, the first week or so. after some tests the doc did, i went to crestor from another statin. i am really thankful for these reviews because i thought i was going out of my mind! Panic, worry, mussel aches and pains, and felt like i was on fire on my insides. Not good for me at all. So happy for those it does work for. Thought I was the only one who suffered, wanted to share my ... Show Full Comment

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