High Cholesterol

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(Hypercholesterolaemia)
Hypercholesterolemia is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It is not a disease but a metabolism derangement that...
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Common High Cholesterol treatments discussed around the web
Lipitor 3,970 Zocor 1,244 Crestor 1,197
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Crestor
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Simvastatin
Other name: Rosuvastatin (Rosuvastatin)
Other name: Zocor (Zocor)
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2.5
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Rosuvastatin (marketed by AstraZeneca as Crestor & marketed by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. in India as 'R2') is a member of the medication class of statins, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and related conditions, and to prevent cardiovascular di...
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Simvastatin (International Nonproprietary Name) (Zocor and generics) is a hypolipidemic agent used to control elevated cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia. Simvastatin is a member of the statin class of pharmaceuticals, is a synthetic derivate of...
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Top Concerns
Cre
Muscle Pain
10
Tiredness
6
Weight Loss
4
Weakness
4
Cramping
3
Leg Pain
3
Weight Gain
3
Joint Pain
3
Depression
3
Allergies
2
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Muscle Pain
10
Tiredness
7
Cramping
4
Weakness
4
Weight Loss
4
Headaches
4
Depression
3
Joint Pain
3
Dizzy
3
Leg Pain
3
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Weight Loss
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Sim
4
4
Weakness
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Sim
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4
Cramping
Cre
Sim
3
4
Leg Pain
Cre
Sim
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3
Weight Gain
Cre
Sim
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Joint Pain
Cre
Sim
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3
Depression
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Sim
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Allergies
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Muscle Pain
Sim
Cre
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10
Tiredness
Sim
Cre
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6
Cramping
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Cre
4
3
Weakness
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Cre
4
4
Weight Loss
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4
Headaches
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Depression
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3
3
Joint Pain
Sim
Cre
3
3
Dizzy
Sim
Cre
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0
Leg Pain
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About Crestor
Rosuvastatin (marketed by AstraZeneca as Crestor & marketed by Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. in India as 'R2') is a member of the medication class of statins, used to treat hypercholesterolemia and related conditions, and to prevent cardiovascular di...
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About Simvastatin
Simvastatin (International Nonproprietary Name) (Zocor and generics) is a hypolipidemic agent used to control elevated cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia. Simvastatin is a member of the statin class of pharmaceuticals, is a synthetic derivate of...
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Crestor 6 days ago. I have had sudden nose bleeds at least...
" ...switched to Simvastatin from Crestor 6 days ago. I have had sudden nose bleeds at least... "

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if I can because it worked very well without any problems
" ...from Crestor to Simvastatin/Zocor because of insurance. Within a couple ...Going to change back to Crestor if I can because it worked very well without any problems... "

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controls my cholesterol, LDL, and triglycerides a bit better...
" ...chasm, I had body odor when I was on simvastatin. I went on Crestor instead and have ...with Crestor. And Crestor controls my cholesterol, LDL, and triglycerides a bit better than simvastatin di... "

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from Simvastatin to Crestor I went to the doctor this...
" ...Simvastatin to Crestor I went to ...decide on changing the Simvastatin, to Crestor. I simply can't tolerate Simvastatin/Zocor. So, the doctor gave ...month sample supply of Crestor. Will see... "

strength and will to hit ball Also suffered itchiness...
" ...Crestor for a number of years and only side effect was sore back muscles After 3 weeks I found I was getting tired just walking the dog Also my golf suffered as after a number of holes I lo... "

Crestor 10mg because its stronger. It did improve my chol....
" ...are muscle aches, lethargy, and ...levels to improve. I did pretty well on simvastatin for about 7 months so they switched me to Crestor 10mg because its stronger. It did improve my chol. num... "

have abated in 2 weeks after ceasing Crestor, the dizziness...
" ...Crestor 5mg has proved to be so much worse. I suffered fatigue, muscle cramps, painful leg muscles and a lack of focus. Some of these have abated in 2 weeks after ceasing Crestor, the dizziness... "

from 10mg daily to 5mg 3 days per week. This has kept...
" ...have been on Simvastatin, Lipitor and now on Crestor for 8 yrs. I have had memory problems for some time ...has reduce the Crestor from 10mg daily to 5mg 3 days per week. This has kept my LDL ... "

her to Crestor and she is tolerating it well and she...
" ...an old school drug (Simvistatin) and have no problems on it. My mom was on it but it wasn't working quite well enough so they switched her to Crestor and she is tolerating it well and she takes... "

Crestor which so far is working fine .. well no side affects
" ...with muscle pains and no energy, now on Crestor which so far is working... "

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