Skip to content

User Reviews & Ratings - POLICOSANOL

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

«POLICOSANOL Information

Review this Treatment

Overall User Ratings

28 Total User Reviews

Average Ratings

See products with POLICOSANOL

User Reviews

«Previous 6-10 of 18 Next»
Reason for taking: Cholesterol
8/25/2013 11:08:28 AM

Reviewer: 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:
After stoping inegy 20/10 I tried this supplement ,all I got is an increase of LDL as well as total cholestrol. Result: no effect

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
8/23/2013 2:19:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My bad cholesterol was about 240. Policosinol + CQ10 lowered my bad cholesterol to 143 That's almost a hundred point drop in 3 months. It raised my good cholesterol by about 15 points.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
8/20/2013 6:37:30 AM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
did any one else get dreadful leg and feet cramps?

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
8/13/2013 11:40:04 PM

Reviewer: Ca, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm having headaches on 10 mg .comes and goes, at east it's not a migraine. I think i will continue a bit more cause i can get rid of a headache with panadol but when i was on statin drugs , nothing could ake away the chest pain i was getting. I ended up in ER .

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
6/8/2013 5:49:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My total cholesterol was about 250 while taking Simvastatin 20mg. I made a switch. I started taking Slo-Niacin 500mg. and two (2)Red Yeast Rice 600mg capsule with Policosanol 10 mg (Puritan Pride)at night. After 2 months, my total cholesterol was 148. I don't have the LDL info handy. BUT, my doctor said Slo-Niacin may be bad for my liver.

«Previous 6-10 of 18 Next»
Search for a Vitamin or Supplement

Ex. Ginseng, Vitamin C, Depression

Today on WebMD

Woman taking a vitamin or supplement
Article
Man taking a vitamin or supplement
Article
 
clams
Quiz
Woman in sun
Slideshow
 
Flaxseed added fiber
Video
!!69X75_Vitamins_Supplements.jpg
Evaluator
 
Woman sleeping
Article
Woman staring into space with coffee
Article
 
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.