User Reviews for Mevacor
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Reviews for Mevacor to treat High Cholesterol
|Review by Zanesgrammy (taken for 2 to 5 years):||User Rating:|
|January 14, 2014 1:39 PM|
|Review by wwaldok:||User Rating:|
Lowered cholesterol about 65% as well as Lipitor. Had eventual adverse effects after 1.5 years of use. Caused extreme joint and muscle tendon pain in the fingers, hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, hips, thighs and knees. This was with the typical starting dosage for Mevacor. Lipitor has NOT had any side effects for me in over a decade of use. Different statins have different effects on different individuals, but Mevacor's side effects were crippling for me until I discontinued use. About a year later, I began 20 mg of Lipitor.
|November 1, 2011 10:45 PM|
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