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

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    Condition: High Cholesterol
    2/9/2019 1:34:39 PM

    Reviewer: Robert in S.C., 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This pill does not sit well in my stomach now that they have switched manufactures. I am taking the generic teva 576 version and wont be refilling after reading all these neg reviews.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    5/18/2018 1:21:34 AM

    Reviewer: Fuji, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Taking this for quite a number of years niw. Doc kept upping the dosage. Now, having to deal with scleroderma. A rare autoimmune disease, and got another med, mycophenolate to take to help curb the progression of scleroderma. Anyone having this problem. I think scleroderma May have been caused by this drug. Anyone having similar problem?

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    11/10/2017 5:44:44 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been taking Lovastatin for quite a few years. About 8 months ago I started having tingling and burning on the bottom of my feet. I have been to 2 foot doctors , had nerve conduction tests, MRI's of my back and neck. I am not diabetic. They cannot seem to find out what the problem is. Wondering now if its the Lovastatin.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    9/28/2017 11:25:25 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Works like it's suppose to, however, the side effects for me are not acceptable. Major gas, loose bowel movements, sporadic muscle/bone pain, pains in the back of my eye. All of this is sporadic.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    12/26/2016 8:18:27 AM

    Reviewer: 65-74 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After taking this drug for about 3 months, I realized the aches and pains I was having was because of Lovastatin. I can barely walk and my feet and legs hurt constantly. I am now wondering how long it takes to get out of my system. This drug SHOULD be banned. People, remember that YOU BETTER look out for yourself because some Dr's don't care or don't know how bad the side effects are.

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