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

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Condition: High Cholesterol
10/28/2007 10:12:05 AM

Reviewer: jckchase, 45-54 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 Dr. put me on Lipitor(20 mg. 1x daily) 2yrs ago for high (267 overall) cholestrol. Went back 6 weeks later for repeat blood work and my overall cholestrol was down to 154!!! All other numbers, LDL, HDL, TRIG., etc were also within the normal range. I do not have any adverse reactions to lipitor. My body has tolerated it quite well. I have blood work done every 3 to 4 month and since being on Li ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/28/2007 9:54:20 AM

Reviewer: Nyla, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been on Lipitor for over a year and my bad cholestorol has dropped from 225 to 76. The only thing I'd like to see to is a less expensive generic replacement. It's pretty expensive.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/26/2007 8:20:45 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My cholesterol went from 283 to 153 in 3 months.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/25/2007 8:03:25 PM

Reviewer: mimg1938, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
One of the worse drugs I've ever been on - legs got so sore and weak I could barley get up from a chair. I would wake up at night due to soreness in legs. After being off this drug for about 2 years, I am slowly regaining leg strength.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/22/2007 5:27:06 PM

Reviewer: k2skier, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am 33, healthy, fit and have 'bad' cholesterol close to 300. After taking Lipitor for about 3 months my cholesterol is around 190. I had no side effects. It's a great medication but is expensive even with health insurance.

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