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Condition: High Cholesterol
10/15/2014 4:43:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am having severe muscle and joint pain, plus abdominal pain, don't think this drugs for me!!!

Condition: High Cholesterol
10/7/2014 12:08:06 PM

Reviewer: xx, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
started in Jan, for high cholesterol after trying other statins. Woke up Sat with severe hip/back /side pain. xray then to PCP/ ct scan for kidney stones--no stone severe pain/ stopped pravastatin!! No more for me!!!!!!

Condition: High Cholesterol
9/16/2014 4:45:37 PM

Reviewer: dd2242, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had terrible side effects from this medicine. Started to get a lot of digestive problems. Bloated, heartburn, and pain in upper stomach. As soon as I stopped this medicine my symptoms stopped. This med is def not for me.

Condition: High Cholesterol
8/10/2014 12:56:15 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Lots of back and neck pain after I took it for a month and a half I had muscle pain every day I even went to urgent care for muscle relaxers cause to much pain so I talked to my Doctor and she said stop taking them and wait a month to get out of my system

Condition: High Cholesterol
6/17/2014 6:51:51 AM

Reviewer: w2q4ci, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Constant muscle soreness and not just a twinge here and there, real pain. The feeling is similar to overworked muscles except that it never heals, whereas overworked muscled do after a few days. Fatigue, grogginess that sometimes abates later in the day, sometimes not. Most recently muscle cramping in the legs, particularly at night. In reading reviews I now see others are having similar experi ... Show Full Comment

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