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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.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
5/1/2013 11:28:02 PM

Reviewer: Dizzy0ne, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Caution: Side effect may be severe muscle problems. This may be a dangerous drug for you. If you have muscle problems stop taking it and use CoQ10 every day, 600mg. for at least six weeks. Then 300mg per day might be enough. Stop Policosanol FOR EVER. Report it to your doctor.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
4/12/2013 7:11:32 AM

Reviewer: happy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have hereditary hypercholesteraemia with very high cholesterol levels. I starting taking Policosanol 20mg each evening and in 3 months my cholesterol levels came down significantly - have been taking ever since. No side effects. I would certainly recommend Policosanol - much better than taking Statins with unpleasant side effects.

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