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Reason for taking: Cholesterol
2/23/2015 3:12:42 AM

Reviewer: nosdnomde, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Adverse reactions from prescribe statins! 8.8 cholesterol, 2 months of 20 mg daily policosanol, 6.6 cholesterol, starting again to lower even further, one tab a day 20mg.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
2/12/2015 4:49:14 AM

Reviewer: nosdnomde, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Having suffered a stroke, and my cholesterol 8.8. statins gave vile side effects, I tried a full 60 capsules, over a period of 2 mnths, cholesterol tested,again 2 months later 6.6. marvelous.swanson policosanol 20 mg caps

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
1/27/2015 12:21:17 PM

Reviewer: Margie, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had bad side effects to all statins. My friend said she was taking policosanol and it really worked, so I tried it and it really works.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
7/19/2014 10:24:40 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Twice a day gave me terrible joint pains and did not lower cholesterol. Statins only worked at beginning of treatment. Policosanol didn't either.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
3/22/2014 6:40:11 AM

Reviewer: DDearborn, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Hmmm Policosanol has been proven incredibly effective at lowering cholesterol. Study after study (double blind peer reviewed) conducted by both the US government and dozens of research centers going back MORE THAN A DOZEN YEARS have definitively proven its effectiveness as well as its lack of negative side effects. So why is WebMD still claiming there is no evidence proving the effectiveness of ... Show Full Comment

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