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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Antara Oral.

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Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
9/26/2009 10:47:47 AM

Reviewer: luckychuckie1, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
(almost killed me!) After taking for about a year with no major issues, I had to go into the hospital due to serious pain in my stomach. I always had a bad back so I never attributed my back pain to antara. After a year of taking this medicine it built up a sludge that shut down the pancreas. Two reason it's important to know this; One, this major side effect does not occur until prolonged ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
7/16/2009 9:27:11 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
i feel better and no side efects.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
6/27/2009 10:03:45 PM

Reviewer: artiedoowop@aol.com, 65-74 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 started Antara, and after four or five days experienced severe back pain, I Think it's my right kidney.I discontinued and most of the pain diminished but i still have some soreness. Going to the doctor to change my medication and examine my back and kidney.I hope there's no permanent damage.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
5/18/2009 8:49:17 PM

Reviewer: charles mellow, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor has suggested that I switch from "TRICOR" TO "ANTARA" I have noticed no improvements at all, after taking a Lab Test by the end of 4 months of use.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
5/1/2009 9:27:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I can not tolerate statins so I tried Antara. While I did not get muscle pain, it left me nauseated and depressed. I stopped taking it because of those effectson my system.

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