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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Lipitor Oral.

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Condition: High Cholesterol
3/9/2014 10:14:07 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have been on Lipitor 80 for 12 years. Have had no problems and it has kept my cholesterol down.

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/5/2014 3:26:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a 33yr old female. I weigh 120lbs. My doctor put me on 40mg of Lipitor. After 1 month of taking this drug, I have severe neck, upper back, chest & arm pain. I was a active gym goer now I sit w heating pad on my back & all I want to do is sleep. I changed my doctor. My new doctor took me off Lipitor. He said I should've never been on that high of a dose. He said I should start to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
3/5/2014 12:56:39 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was put on Lipitor for moderately high LDL. I have no other risk factors, but my doctor recommended it. I was on it for about 3 months. It did its job in reducing my LDL from 169 to 99. I also experienced increased joint and back pain with difficulty sleeping. Additionally, I noticed hair loss. I stopped taking the drug. Will take my chances. I don't have any other risk factors (low ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/24/2014 1:27:14 PM

Reviewer: Feeling good, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried to give it time but the terrible way it affected my body was not me!!! Therefore I am not taking any.

Condition: High Cholesterol
1/23/2014 10:16:36 PM

Reviewer: budd100sn8hla, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had a heart ablation and was changed from Zocor to Lipitor. soon after I started feeling cold in the afternoons,waking with feelings of chest burning,broke out with roscesia, developed cataracts and became borderline diabetic. I weaned myself off and all went away except the feeling of cold. I went to seven doctors and was told "go home and live with it".

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