3 patient evaluations for Simvastatin taken for the purpose of 'high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia)' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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May 26, 2018 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Zetia and zocor are still keeping my cholesterol levels down.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 11, 2015 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia))
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Zocor and Zetia are still keeping my cholesterol levels down.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 16, 2014 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high cholesterol)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Zocor and Zetia are still keeping my cholesterol levels down.

Jul 14, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2006)

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

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 28, 2013 (Started Jul 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 21, 2011 (Started Jan 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia))
  • Side effects
    Severe (pain in shoulder(s), muscle spasms)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Watch out for long term side effects! I have stopped taking this medication (20 mg/daily) and am now waiting to see what, if any, of my medical problems show improvement.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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