30 patient evaluations for Atorvastatin

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ChronicWarrior
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ChronicWarrior
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: All
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: all
Description:F48y
FM:1y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Sep 16, 2016 (Started Oct 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

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pfern
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pfern
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 60
Condition: Psoriatic Arthritis 5 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: None
  • Physical: None
I am: vg
I have:
Psoriatic Arthritis

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Jun 26, 2016 (Started Jul 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Worth trying. I would be more concerned about side effects if I was younger...

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rainydaygirl
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rainydaygirl
Gender: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: All
Stiffness: Little
function: None
external_stress: None
Stickman: most
Description:F72y
FM:27y Dx
CFS:8y Dx
I am: vb
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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May 29, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

Apr 8, 2016 (Started Jun 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My HDL (the good stuff) has always been high, but as I've gotten older, combined with fibro, I've been doing less exercise, so my LDL (the bad stuff) was creeping up.  This med brought it down into the good range. 

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ProfGumbySan
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ProfGumbySan
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
On
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild
I am: g
I have:
Parkinson's

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Apr 4, 2016 (Started Jan 14, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Hyperlipidemia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 17, 2015 (Started Jan 14, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hyperlipidemia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: Take as little of it as you need to achieve therapeutic goal.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 14, 2015 (Started Jan 14, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Hyperlipidemia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg M,W,F
Cost: < $25 monthly

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God's Worshipper
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God's Worshipper
Gender: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Depression: 1
Mania: 1
Emotional: 0
Anxiety: 0
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Moderate
59 M
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: n
I have:
Schizoaffective Disorder

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Apr 2, 2016 (Started Dec 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 11, 2015 (Started Dec 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 24, 2015 (Started Dec 07, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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new_me
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new_me
Gender: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Depression: 3
Mania: 1
Emotional: 1
Anxiety: 1
Compulsion: 0
External Stress: Overwhelming
50 F
Function: High
Distress: Low
I am: g
I have:
Bipolar Disorder

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Mar 15, 2016 (Started Mar 24, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia))
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Les1952
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Les1952
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: mild
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Dec 30, 2015 (Started Nov 09, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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desrat
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desrat
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: None
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 15, 2015 (Started Feb 28, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take before brushing teeth at night.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 20, 2014 (Started Feb 28, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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dtouchstonez
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dtouchstonez
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Little
Sleep: Some
Stiffness: Some
function: Some
external_stress: Some
Stickman: some
Description:F64y
FM:10y Dx
CFS:?y
I am: n
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Jun 8, 2015 (Started Jun 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Hyperlipidemia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I take it at bedtime and seem to have no problems with taking it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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ukiwi
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ukiwi
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Nov 6, 2014 (Started Nov 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for High Cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Stomach pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily

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