42 patient evaluations for Simvastatin

dmitts1
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dmitts1
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Sep 30, 2014 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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rose5
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rose5
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: moderate
Chest: moderate
Legs: mild
I am: vb
I have:
Parkinson's

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Aug 16, 2014 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia): Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Zocor and Zetia are still keeping my cholesterol levels down.

Jul 14, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol: Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

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samantha12
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samantha12
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mental Symptoms : mild
Physical Symptoms : none
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VL 0
I am: vg
I have:
HIV

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Nov 18, 2013 (Started Feb 04, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

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DazedandBewildered
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DazedandBewildered
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F59y
FM:5y Dx
CFS:5y Dx
I have:
ME/CFS

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Sep 4, 2013 (Started Jan 15, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was worried about this possibly causing ALS. My dr said the risk of heart disease was much greater off than the risk of ALS was on Simvastatin. My new dr and I agree that, with my compromised immune system and fact that my cholesterol wasn't real high before going on it, I should stop taking it and watch my diet/exercise and we'll check my cholesterol levels again at a later date. She also said that it could be causing some of my pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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motherg00se
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motherg00se
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 52
Condition: Diabetes Type 2 12 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Moderate
  • Physical: Mild
I am: g
I have:
Diabetes Type 2

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Aug 28, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia): Moderate
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Robzilla70707
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Robzilla70707
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : none
727
VL 0
I am: g
I have:
HIV

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Apr 21, 2013 (Started Oct 20, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I was taking this because my prior medications (Sustiva and later the Sustiva in Atripla) raised my cholesterol. The new medication is not supposed to have that effect on my lipid profile. I have stopped because statin drugs cause internal inflammation.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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pheonix61
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pheonix61
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Sex: M
  • Age: 63
Condition: COPD 43 additional condition(s)
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
COPD

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Jul 17, 2012 (Started Jul 05, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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dtouchstonez
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dtouchstonez
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Most
function: Most
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F62y
FM:9y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jul 1, 2012 (Started Jun 07, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Hyperlipidemia: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly

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im2yy
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im2yy
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 15, 2012 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Never
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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lilybet
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lilybet
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Depression: 1
Mania: 0
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
55 F
Function: Moderate
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Major Depressive Disorder

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Jun 7, 2012 (Started Jun 20, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for High Cholesterol: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be careful with statins. My Hgb A1c blood sugar test had me in the pre-diabetes range, unalleviated by drastic improvements of diet. After a trial of no simvastatin for six weeks this Spring, my Hgb A1c was NORMAL. We are now doing a trial of 10 mg (vs. 20 mg) simvastatin for three months, then will measure my Hgb A1c again. New research is finding that approx. 14% of people who use some statins can develop diabetes because of them. I have lupus... DIABETES IS NOT AN OPTION!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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