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    Condition: High Cholesterol
    6/8/2016 1:04:48 PM

    Reviewer: drvx1224att.net, 55-64 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My cholesterol dropped to 149. Have degenerative arthritis, given amloipine 5mg with simvastatin 40mg. Sudden rapid weight loss, foggy brain, skin just sags, muscle loss, strength loss, increased bone and joint pain, tingling tongue, lost my appetite. I'm done with this drug. Not even monitored. There must be something better. This drug is bad.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    5/18/2016 12:58:09 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Been taking this for 15 years so far -- no side effects I'm aware of. Now have low bad cholesterol, high good cholesterol. No muscle pain. I'm 69 years old, into running. Tried controlling cholesterol through diet, but kept losing weight -- everyone said I looked sick. So, for me, this is great stuff.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    4/13/2016 1:43:54 PM

    Reviewer: shari, 55-64 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    This drug has worked to lower my cholesterol. I also had joint pain and fatigue. YOU HAVE TO TAKE COQ10 (ubiguinol). Do not buy regular COQ10 which is ubiquinoine. ONLY buy COQ10 ubiguinol. I take 2-100mg pills in the morning and an occasional pill in the afternoon. Everyone I know that takes statins is now on ubiquinol and won't go off it. You will notice an absolute difference in muscle fati ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    2/19/2016 4:17:18 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    like most of you on here i have been on 20 mg for over 7 yrs due to a serve heart attack in which i lost over 40 % of my lower heart. in the last few weeks i have started noticing itching without any rash i took it as they changed the style of my pill *diff coating* then i came here and started reading the comments it really is blowing my mind. the tingling the loss of sleep etc etc etc etc i neve ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    2/6/2016 12:46:10 AM

    Reviewer: Leduke, 75 or over on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been taking statins for 10 years, I had stopped taking this particular one because of severe shoulder pain about four years ago. I slowly started having less shoulder pain but my bad cholesterol shot up. After talking to the Dr he suggested another cholesterol fighting drug Simvastatin. My cholesterol dropped lower than it has ever been but the sever joint pain has returned. I'm done wi ... Show Full Comment

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