31 patient evaluations for Atorvastatin

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Sep 29, 2008 (Started Feb 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Weekly
Advice & Tips: it can work
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Oct 6, 2008 (Started May 10, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Neurologist advised likely to speed up MND, informed general practitioner(Doctor)to cease and will review in 4 wks.

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 18, 2008 (Started Jun 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: joint tenderness, joints ache, muscle soreness, muscle aches

Nov 27, 2008 (Started Jun 15, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (muscle soreness, muscle aches, joints ache, joint tenderness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: joint tenderness, joints ache, muscle soreness, muscle aches

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 24, 2009 (Started May 02, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

Dec 2, 2008 (Started May 02, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 14, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, muscle soreness, muscle aches, joints ache, joint tenderness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: joints ache, muscle aches, muscle soreness, joint tenderness, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 29, 2007 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for General health)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 22, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 1992)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain in fingers, stiffness in fingers)
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Lipitor was exchanged for Crestor, and the pain and stiffness in hands came to an end.
Side effects: pain in fingers, stiffness in fingers

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for arteries)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    Mild (elevated liver enzymes)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: elevated liver enzymes

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 16, 2010 (Started Mar 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 25, 2010 (Started Jun 06, 1998)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for increased lipids in blood (hyperlipidemia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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