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

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Condition: High Cholesterol
11/11/2007 2:05:54 PM

Reviewer: John5223, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had open heart surgery in Aug. Just begining this drug. I will let you know how it goes. I wish all well.

Condition: High Cholesterol
11/6/2007 7:43:02 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am having muscle soreness. Does anyone else have this side effect.

Condition: High Cholesterol
11/2/2007 1:21:52 AM

Reviewer: Timberly, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have found this medication very easy to use and has brought my levels to where they should be.I would recommend this medication to those who need help with their cholesterol.

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/23/2007 10:15:36 PM

Reviewer: james, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
constipation...

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/18/2007 5:02:25 PM

Reviewer: Kendra, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this med and over a year ago. I have experienced all kinds of gastro problems.Maily just burning in my stomach up high. Had to go to ER, had stomach scope, results: gastritis, cannot sleep well, I toss and turn all night long, plus muscle cramps in my legs. But drug worked perfectly! When I got off it all symptoms went away. If you have been on this drug and cant take it please le ... Show Full Comment

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