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Condition: High Cholesterol
12/9/2014 9:16:12 AM

Reviewer: Anna Rose, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was previously on Avorastatin but had to discontinue because of muscle aches and nightmares that it gave me along with raising my blood sugar. I stopped avorastatin and through diet brought my A1C from 5.7 to 5.5 within a few months. Then my doctor wanted me to use Livalo. Initially it lowered my total cholesterol to 169. After 4 months of use my cholesterol and no dietary or exercise change ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
11/30/2014 2:17:13 PM

Reviewer: Lynn, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on Livalo for approximately 6 months. I have blurry vision, constipation, memory loss, pain in wrists and thinning hair. I am going to discontinue use and see if these symptoms disappear.

Condition: High Cholesterol
11/13/2014 10:39:30 AM

Reviewer: MARILYN, Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH ANY MEDICATION THAT TORTURES ANIMALS. LIVALO STATES IN TESTS ON DOGS. I'M SURE THE POOR DOGS ARE SUFFERING AND PROBABLY BELONG TO SOMEONE ELSE WHO ARE MISSING THEIR PETS. jsmith141@hvc.rr.com I WOULD LIKE A RESPONCE, BUT I AM SURE YOU WON'T RESPOND.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/21/2014 7:56:49 PM

Reviewer: Nixbry, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Livolo is the third statin I've tried following rouvastatin (Crestor) and pravastatin (Pravachol). Side effects start within days: achy all over (similar to coming down with cold), strong pain in upper shoulders and back, exhausted, sleepy, frequent lapses in concentration. I have no clue if the pravastatin or Livolo are effective as I've stopped due to side effects before cholesterol ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
7/29/2014 12:12:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I do not know the results yet, but only three days on it, the body pain is terrible, I also have loose stools

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