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    Condition: High Cholesterol
    1/3/2021 4:41:48 AM

    Reviewer: Peter Z, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Very High LDL and HDL(good). Dr. prescribed 40 mg every day. No side effects so far after 1 month. Have changed my diet to a plan based whole food to see if this can work instead of Rx. Still some cream in my coffee but no other dairy. Hoping to heal my body naturally and get off this Rx.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    12/29/2020 10:53:26 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Well, it did lower my cholesterol, but within a couple of weeks of starting it I began seeing hair all over my pillow in the AM. Now I have a crappy bald hairline and thinning hair. Within a couple of weeks of discontinuing it my hair seems to have stopped falling out. The best I can determine is that it MAY start growing back within 6 months and that it MAY come back on its own. How nice! So ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    1/26/2020 3:29:32 PM

    Reviewer: Mike, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Every time I take this medicine it make my stomach blowed, gas, and sometimes nose bleed, muscle cramps is unbearable.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    9/20/2019 8:50:02 AM

    Reviewer: Safety First, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was on Atorvastatin 40 mg for about 60 days and then started having uncontrollable, severe nose bleeds. After three trips to the ER, I demanded that my doctor switch me back to Simvastatin. Beware of this drug! Didn't work for me...

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    8/21/2019 12:47:41 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Began taking 80mg and started having cramps in my lower back and legs. Doctor wanted me to take half of the dosage for a week and see if that helped. Pain in my legs damn near unbearable, thinking about not taking this medication any longer.

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