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    Condition: High Cholesterol
    9/26/2019 12:55:03 PM

    Reviewer: Gastroparesis girl, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This drug gave me some serious welps. They didn't itch or hurt but they just kept spreading over my body. If you take it would be very aware of any side effects if you are put on/

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    9/24/2019 10:25:03 PM

    Reviewer: JP Digger, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have inherited high blood Cholesterol-don't know if it's Homozygus or Heterozygus, but in 2007 it caused an ischemic event with the SA node (the "ticker")in the heart.Had a stent implant and was put on 40 mg of Lipitor.In the beginning it caused some side effects,like diarrhea,but also constipation.Some muscle pain and muscle weakness and lethargy.Over the next 10 months I lost ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    8/30/2019 1:00:57 PM

    Reviewer: True1, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    DELAYED side effects. Took years to realize statins (incl lipitor??) give me MEMORY LOSS BIG TIME and muscle pain and mood issues. And now Im discovering risk from high LDL is massively exaggerated. Having sufficient HDL and low triglycerides are what matter. IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE LOSING MEMORY ASK THEM TO THINK BACK IF IT STARTED GETTING WORSE WITHIN A YEAR OF STARTING STATINS. Why? Because som ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    7/18/2019 9:50:36 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    muscle soreness in shoulder and hips, keeps me awake at night ...

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    3/31/2019 1:03:43 AM

    Reviewer: Painpainpain, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I've been on for about 6 months,and stopped 1 day ago. As I type this I am laying in bed with severe leg cramps random stabbing pains and tingling in my face and extremities. I went to urgent care and emergency two weeks ago because of the deep glute muscle pain and the tingling. Lots of test were done, and a bone density is scheduled for 4/3. The symptoms related to taking this medicine are ... Show Full Comment

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