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    Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
    1/8/2009 11:57:34 AM

    Reviewer: Joe, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I took my first dose and was fine the next day however was a different story.about 5 min after taking second dose, I got extremlly nausiated. got up to go to restroom and that is all I remember until I woke up in Hospital. my blood pressure tanked. I had to have 48 hrsof fluids and my electrolites replenished. This medication is not safe. The Doctors thought I was having a heart attack I quit br ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
    12/28/2008 4:51:10 PM

    Reviewer: budweizer, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Twice I have broken out with my face and ears swelling. My whole body turning red and itching. First time I thought I had an allergic reaction to a new memory foam mattress I was trying out for a possible bed replacement. Ended up in the emergency room. I didn't know what the heck was going on. Was given benadryl and another medicine. Symptoms went away. Then a few days later sat down t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
    11/4/2008 9:51:01 AM

    Reviewer: doncoleman1, 65-74 Male 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:
    Awakened every night by intense "burning skin" sensation. My physician says it's a known side-effect, but I find it quite disturbing that the body exhibits such a dramatic negative response.

    Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
    9/23/2008 8:55:18 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    wow, I'm glad i came here and read these other reviews! I thought i was having a severe allergic reaction to the medication, but it seems all the reviewers had the same symptoms as i did! I stopped taking it and didn't have any time to let the meds workd cause the reaction was so bad. Itching, hives, burning sensation, etc....this medicine needs to be removed from the market!

    Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
    4/5/2008 6:23:16 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    severe headache

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