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

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Condition: High Cholesterol
10/29/2007 9:36:34 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It gave me heart palpitations that really scared me as that wasn't printed in the side effects. My Aunt had passed away just as I was starting on it. Then my Mother passed two months later. I thought the palpitations were from stress. I found on the internet that it could be from the Lipitor. They went away when I stopped taking it.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/28/2007 10:40:16 PM

Reviewer: Bud, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 2 weeks, I had extreme sorenes in joints and muscles. Stopped Lipitor, problem went away. Zetia has been the answer for me, and very effective controling my cholesterol without the side effects.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/28/2007 8:27:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After two weeks on the med I developed a massive headache and severe hot flashes. I thought I was going to self combust. My MD had me quit taking it immediately, it took about a week for the side effects to subside.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/28/2007 7:45:07 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My cholesterol number came down immediately from 243 to 144. I still have to work on raising my good cholesterol number, but all my other numbers are great.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/28/2007 1:54:57 PM

Reviewer: jim, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
makes me fart

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