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Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
5/15/2014 6:13:51 PM

Reviewer: Yen, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I'm a 29 years old Asian woman. I am taking this medication for my high cholesterol and Triglyceride. My doctor has warned me about the side effect of this drug, particularly the muscle weakness. Almost one month into taking this drug, I have experienced rash/itchiness all over my body (night time is the worst), joint pain, tiredness/low energy,and heartburn (night time). Since this drug is qu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
6/15/2012 4:14:16 PM

Reviewer: ddsterrett, 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: 5

Comment:
Has helped to lower my cholesterol and triglyceride levels to acceptable ranges, with excercize being a crucial component to the regimen. I probably don't watch my diet as much as I should.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
2/23/2011 7:28:53 AM

Reviewer: Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It has caused my skin to itch all over. Plus I have less energy.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
10/4/2010 1:36:28 PM

Reviewer: lzotz8, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
developed severe dizziness and weakness after one week of taking antara

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
2/11/2010 11:09:32 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have been on Antara for 18 months and this is the first drug that really has helped me. The only negative is the price, $50 with insurance. Will be looking for an alternate really soon.

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