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

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Condition: High Cholesterol
10/2/2008 1:08:48 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have tried other statins and had problems with muscle cramps. I have had occasional calf cramps with Crestor. I have been taking Crestor for only about three weeks. I have had back pain for about a week now and severe constipation. I like that I don't have the muscle cramps and it does lower the cholesterol level.

Condition: High Cholesterol
9/23/2008 11:29:05 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:

Condition: High Cholesterol
9/15/2008 7:44:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I still have some pain in my upper right arm

Condition: High Cholesterol
8/28/2008 10:02:55 PM

Reviewer: Barbara, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Afer my fourth night on 5 mg of Crestor I began experiencing severe cramps in my lower legs and feet. The cramps distorted the position of my feet.Had to get up 2-3 times a night to walk it off. Thought the cramps was from dehydration ,so drank more water and continued taking the Crestor. On the 7th day the calf and foot cramps were so severe I couldn't walk from one end of our small Mall to t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Cholesterol
8/24/2008 9:48:31 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Crestor for about 18 months. At first it worked great and my cholesterol number were great. But then every once in a while my legs would cramp and I wouldn't be able to sleep. It started to get worse and worse until I would wake up crying at night so I called my doctor and he said to go off of crestor. I have and I am starting to feel better. No more leg pains or bloody stools, I can sl ... Show Full Comment

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