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16 People found this comment helpful

After taking this drug for over 2 yrs, suddenly my CPK levels are thru the roof and I had to immediately stop taking the drug cold turkey. I am NOW experiencing the muscle aches that some experience when first taking any cholesterol medicine. Prior to that, no side effects at all.

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6 People found this comment helpful

Call me crazy, but I took it twice, and both times had the worst gall bladder attack ever. Anyone else?

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Frank Sheehan | 75 or over | Male | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
4/17/2021
Condition: Treatment to Prevent a Heart Attack
Overall rating 2.7
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Extreme itchiness and rash over hold of body, swelling of hands and fingers, extreme tiredness , insomnia, depression, aches in leg, muscle soreness, memory foggy, loss of appetite

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Frank Sheehan | 75 or over | Male | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
4/17/2021
Condition: Treatment to Prevent a Heart Attack
Overall rating 2.0
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severe Itch and rash over whole of body ,swelling of hands,extreme tiredness,insomnia ,depression, muscle ache,foggy memory , loss of appetite

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Lescol | 65-74 | Female | On medication for 5 to less than 10 years | Patient
2/19/2015
Condition: High Cholesterol
Overall rating 4.7
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This drug did not have the side effect of joint pain and stiffness

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Anonymous | 75 or over | Female | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
3/24/2012
Condition: High Cholesterol
Overall rating 3.3
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After a 2-1/2 years usage, my memory started to noticeably reduce functioning.

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john | 55-64 | Male | On medication for 2 to less than 5 years | Patient
12/30/2011
Condition: High Cholesterol
Overall rating 3.7
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i have taken for 3 yrs lowered my choles, but have had problems with skin wounds not healing. went off lescol 2 months due too cost. i have noticed skin wounds healing better. coincidence not sure but it can lower platlets

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