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5.158706833210874Atorvastatin
63%23%14%
Worth itNot sureNope
51%39%10%
Worked WellSomewhatDidn't work
59%28%13%
No hassleSomewhatHuge hassle
Worth it
63%
Men: 68%
Women: 56%
Works well
51%
Men: 52%
Women: 49%
It's a hassle
13%
Men: 10%
Women: 16%

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63%23%14%
Worth itNot sureNope
51%39%10%
Worked WellSomewhatDidn't work
59%28%13%
No hassleSomewhatHuge hassle
Worth it
63%
Men: 68%
Women: 56%
Works well
51%
Men: 52%
Women: 49%
It's a hassle
13%
Men: 10%
Women: 16%
  • Take as prescribed and hooray for generics!
    Age: 67
    Gender: man
    Taken for: High cholesterol
    Duration taken: two years or more
  • I felt awful all the time. Major flatulence and achy all over. Stopped taking it.
    Anonymous
    Taken for: High cholesterol
    Duration taken: a few months
  • Annoying muscle pain about 3X over ten years, each time in a different muscle zone, which can be discouraging. Hot showers, working pressure pts. = relief.
    Taken for: Hereditary high cholesterol diseases
    Duration taken: two years or more
  • I had a moderate Cholesterol. This medication brought it down to normal levels. I am using it as a short cut to avoid worrying about what I eat. I am not a foodie, don't eat fast foods, so I had very limited choice for diet control.
    Taken for: High cholesterol
    Duration taken: two years or more
  • memory loss.
    Age: 74
    Gender: man
    Duration taken: two years or more
  • I didn't expect the muscle and joint pain to quite as pervasive as it was. After taking this for about 6 months I was miserable. I was so apathetic that I didn't care if I lived or died.I wasn't sad or depressed, just felt "bleh".
    Age: 53
    Gender: woman
    Duration taken: a year or so
  • Works very fast and lowers bad cholesterol fast. Only downside would be increased arthritic pain in muscles and joints around previous injury. When off of it arthritic pain goes away. But great to lower cholesterol.
    Age: 38
    Gender: man
  • Stay away from Statin by all means.
    Age: 74
    Gender: man
  • Build up over months caused leg cramps; tired legs and shortness of breath when going up stairs.
    Age: 79
    Gender: man
    Duration taken: a few months
  • It works. I've taken it for a few months and experienced leg aches. I went off for a couple months and all my numbers jumped back up. I've since went back on at just 20mg and they've dropped back to normal levels except for HDL.
    Age: 40
    Gender: man
    Taken for: High cholesterol