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    Condition: High Cholesterol
    5/16/2016 2:03:38 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Can't sleep, leg spasms below the knees and in feet. Night time is the worst! Thought I was mentally going crazy, suicidal thoughts. Pancreas problems. Is this really HELPING?! I think only to lower cholesterol numbers. Question, does it matter how your numbers are if your liver fails or you contemplate suicide? Stopped taking meds, hoping I get my life back soon!

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    5/3/2016 10:20:04 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was taking Pravastatin, but the hospital change me over to Lipitor when I was in for a heart attack and bypass surgery. I started to develop mysterious leg cramps and painful cramping in my hips. It became so severe that I could hardly walk half a block.Tests were done for Arterial disease that came up negative. I stopped Lipitor and after a few days my leg cramping almost disappeared. I just ha ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    4/19/2016 9:33:16 AM

    Reviewer: Saharanne, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medication people need to realize the serious rare side affects! This drug took my husband's ability to walk! It took the Doctor a year to figure out why one day he could walk, then he started collapsing then suddenly couldn't stand at all. Like he was paralized from the waist down but he had feeling. Since coming off this drug he has gradually been regaining his ability to walk b ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    4/3/2016 12:07:13 AM

    Reviewer: Zegota, 65-74 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I did have high and I mean high cholesterol but my medication for treatment of high cholesterol has been cut in half. It is working great, and maybe I can get totally off Lipitor, only on 20 gm now. Taken at night since our body produce Cholesterol mostly at night, so it makes since for me that is when to take it. I have no physical or mental effect with Lipitor, but since my insurance company ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: High Cholesterol
    3/25/2016 11:33:46 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Have tried a statin in the past years ago and could not take because of muscle related problems but after years of being told I have high cholesterol, I decided to try them again. I started out with .5 mg which seemed okay but soon got bumped up to .40 mg. Now I'm having trouble with tremors, spelling, headaches, fatigue, stomach sickness, and muscles pulling when doing nothing. I have just s ... Show Full Comment

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