31 patient evaluations for Atorvastatin

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Mar 22, 2017 (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

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 14, 2017 (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
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 9, 2017 (Started Jan 25, 1997)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I've read on many websites that liptor can weaken muscles . I'm still having issue with rigid muscles from Parkinson's disease. most article link to two together

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 19, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: The Lipitor works GREAT I now have better Cholesterol Levels.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 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

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. 

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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...

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks

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

  • 0 helpful marks
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