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Condition: High Cholesterol
2/18/2014 10:26:42 PM

Reviewer: peanutpraline, 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
ive been taking zocor for over 7 years, it works great. no side effects. just one pill a day i take it before bed.

Condition: High Cholesterol
2/13/2014 1:29:59 PM

Reviewer: Simvastatin, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Zocor for several years. During this time I have had brain fog, severe muscle aches, and serious join pain in my knees, shoulders and elbows. Noticing hair loss after showering, numbness in my hands and feet during the night and especially when I would wake up in the morning. And high increase in sugar craving. I didnt put two and two together until talking with a friend who was on ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
12/4/2013 5:05:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Made me very sick. Weakness and dizziness.

Condition: High Cholesterol
11/3/2013 7:15:03 PM

Reviewer: kathyvzw, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor gave me simvistatin for mildly high cholesterol though my ratios are within a good range. I have had mental fatigue and worsening leg pain while on this for nearly two years. My husband convinced me to try stopping to see if I improved and what a difference it has made! My mental clarity improved and the leg pains eased slightly. I tried to add the simvistatin again two nights ago and th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/10/2013 12:33:39 PM

Reviewer: confused patient, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
after taking crestor for 5 mos and having side affects I was put on 20mg of this drug sever muscule pain unable to sleep loss of hair ever day I had to start using my walker again im tired all the time and know starting to forget things after reading that this med can cause these side affects just like crestor did ive stopped taking it and will try to cut my cholesterol some other way this drug is ... Show Full Comment

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