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

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Condition: High Cholesterol
5/18/2013 10:07:31 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've been taking this medication for about a month. Reference to reading the reviews, I must say that it works wonders. I was always tired before taking this med, but it makes me feel great. Another strange thing is that I had spider veins on both legs above the knee area, and they are disappearing fast. I can't wait until my next check up to see if it doing what it should.

Condition: High Cholesterol
5/17/2013 11:31:35 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 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:
Although it reduces my cholesterol, my doctor has asked me to take it at night time with my other medications. It is the only different medication I take than what I take in the morning. So when I take it at night time I get the leg jerks. It's a funny feeling in my leg and I feel the need to jerk my leg to get rid of the feeling. And it will continue throughout the night. It's very annoyi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
4/26/2013 5:33:43 AM

Reviewer: Larry, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Feb. 2013 Cholesterol 207 Mar. 2013 Cholesterol 127 Thanks to my Cardiologist,I've been taking Antorvastatin, 10mg daily with no issues.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/24/2013 6:56:30 PM

Reviewer: atorvastatin 10 mg, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Effective, even though I get swollen ankels and overall soreness in lower back and extremities. I'm wondering if taking this med along with a diarective and BP med Amlodipine-Benazeprilcauuses thes symptoms

Condition: High Cholesterol
1/25/2013 5:46:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
As a type 2 diabetic (controlled with no meds), I took a 10mg dose for 6 days with my evening meal. While sleeping on the 4th night I had rapid heart beat, chest tightness, numbness in both hands, leg pain, ringing in my ears and head pressure. Went to my internist the next morning; he prescribed an echo stress test - normal results. On the 5th night - same symptoms only worse; felt like I was CRA ... Show Full Comment

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