4 patient evaluations for Simvastatin with a burden rating of Somewhat hard to take

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Apr 23, 2016 (Started Jan 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hyperlipidemia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 22, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (rash or skin problems)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had to give up swimming due to rash

Aug 24, 2008 (Started Jun 01, 2008)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 12, 2010 (Started Mar 12, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 80 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 14, 2009 (Started Mar 13, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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