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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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Crestor 1,424
Zocor 1,404
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Crestor vs Simvastatin

Crestor
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Simvastatin
Other name: Rosuvastatin Rosuvastatin
Other name: Zocor Zocor
Satisfaction Score
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2.1
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1.9
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Helpfulness
for High Cholesterol
2.7
Concern level
3.7
Concern level
for High Cholesterol
4.1
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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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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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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 now but feel tired, have had cramps, dizziness and...
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" ...first Simvastatin, then Rusuvastatin [Crestor] as the latter worked for my brother. It hasn't worked for me but has had worse effects than the Simvastatin. I've ceased taking Crestor now but feel... "

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Crestor 6 days ago. I have had sudden nose bleeds at least...
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" I was 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
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" Switched from Crestor to Simvastatin/Zocor because of insurance. Within a couple of ...Going to change back to Crestor if I can because it worked very well without any problems... "

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ontrols my cholesterol, LDL, and triglycerides a bit better...
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" Hello chasm, I had body odor when I was on simvastatin. I went on Crestor instead and have no ...odor with Crestor. And Crestor controls my cholesterol, LDL, and triglycerides a bit better than... "

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from Simvastatin to CrestorI went to the doctor this p...
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" Changed from Simvastatin to Crestor I went to the doctor ...however decide on changing the Simvastatin, to Crestor. I simply can't tolerate Simvastatin/Zocor. So, the doctor gave me ...3 month sample supply... "

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th and will to hit ball Also suffered itchiness all ove...
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" ...Simvastatin 40mg Have used 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... "

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estor 10mg because its stronger. It did improve my chol. nu...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...blood 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. numbers by... "

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have abated in 2 weeks after ceasing Crestor, the dizziness...
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" ...Simvastatin was bad but 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... "

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

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her to Crestor and she is tolerating it well and she...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...take 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... "

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