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    Condition: High Cholesterol
    3/2/2008 10:48:02 PM

    Reviewer: mindyven1956, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I'm surprised of all the people with side effects. I've been experiencing joint & muscle pain with difficulty walking & noticed puffiness in my face. I had to go off of it but it took 2 months to get so bad.

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    3/1/2008 8:41:03 AM

    Reviewer: flugels417, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I am 21 days into a 30 day script. After reading many of the reviews posted here I am beginning to become concerned with my own possible side effects. I have been complaining to my boyfriend about marks on my body which appeared to be "body acne". They look similar to a spider bite and itched the same as well. The marks on the inside of my thigh (where they rub when I walk) have larg ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    2/29/2008 1:48:03 PM

    Reviewer: dkienow, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My doctor put me on 80mg. Such extreme leg pain, cramping. No sleeping at night. Tested me for other problems, but when it came down to it, I stopped taking the med and started to improve. Now will I ever get full mobility & strength of my leg muscles back??? Very angry with the docs

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    2/28/2008 10:17:38 PM

    Reviewer: stsacy, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    It has lowered my cholesterol but I have edema and pain in my feet now its itchy

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    2/28/2008 6:47:07 PM

    Reviewer: Sym, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    My Chloresterol is down, so says my Dr. But I have problems with SWOLLEN LEGS, PAINFUL URINATION, and MUCH CONSTIPATION since I started using this medicine.

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