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

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Condition: High Cholesterol
8/24/2014 8:25:17 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Anybody experienced Hairloss? Since I've started taking Simvastatin 20mg I started loosing my Hair? My Doctor said it's not the Drug.

Condition: High Cholesterol
8/23/2014 7:41:50 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Brought my number down from 280 to 180. Effective results after working through muscle pain, rash or acne on forehead still after 18 months. Dr. called it rosacea (BS). 1st breakout on my face in 40 years.

Condition: High Cholesterol
8/13/2014 10:17:52 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Results from usage not effective

Condition: High Cholesterol
8/3/2014 8:54:52 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this for a long time and during which I have seen the aches and pains and headaches and weight gain noted by many here during this time. I am just stopping this thing cold turkey. it was my 90 year old Mom that told me she had heard this was no good and did nothig. Well the side affects are enough for me to drop it! Glad I came here to confirm what my Mom mentioned.

Condition: High Cholesterol
7/15/2014 7:28:52 PM

Reviewer: jscott558, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ease of use???? it's a pill... really.... Anyway after about 3 weeks taking 10mg daily at bedtime I first noticed reduction in stamina during my regular exercise, soon after blurred vision, odd head ache, dizziness when turning my head quickly and greatly increased irritability. About the 3 or 4th day after stopping I began to feel good again. My family doctor didn't think it was this medi ... Show Full Comment

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