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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 Zetia

Crestor
VS.
Zetia
Other name: Rosuvastatin Rosuvastatin
Other name: Ezetimibe Ezetimibe
Satisfaction Score
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2.1
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Cholesterol
2.7
Concern level
3.7
Helpfulness
for High Cholesterol
2.6
Concern level
3.6
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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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Ezetimibe is a drug that lowers cholesterol. It acts by decreasing cholesterol absorption in the intestine. It may be used alone (marketed as Zetia or Ezetrol), when other cholesterol-lowering medications are not tolerated, or together with statins (e.g...
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Muscle Pain
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Tiredness
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Weight Loss
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Weight Gain
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Depression
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Leg Pain
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Headaches
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Allergies
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Leg Cramps
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Dizzy
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Numbness
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Liver Damage
1
Burning
1
Tingling
1
Muscle Damage
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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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Ezetimibe is a drug that lowers cholesterol. It acts by decreasing cholesterol absorption in the intestine. It may be used alone (marketed as Zetia or Ezetrol), when other cholesterol-lowering medications are not tolerated, or together with statins (e.g...
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Zetia and changed to Crestor and have had no problems
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" Hi - I had a reaction to Zetia and lost my eyebrows and the hair on my forearms. I found some information stating that was a rare... "

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Zetia and am allergic to crestor, I was wondering about...
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" I just switched from Zetia and am allergic to crestor, I was wondering about the... "

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Zetia and am allergic to crestor, I was wondering about...
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" I just switched from Zetia and am allergic to crestor, I was wondering about the... "

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now ..no side effects with Crestor/Zetia and down 60%...
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" ...Total 250/LDL 155. I'm a happy camper now ..no side effects with Crestor/Zetia and down 60% in LDL and 45% Total . Just my personal... "

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de effects.Crestor does a great job at lowering overall and...
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" ...outweight the risks. I've been on Lipitor since 18 or so, and switched to Crestor at 28--been on Crestor & Zetia for 2 years and have not had any ill side effects. Crestor does a great... "

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loss. Crestor caused sore muscles. Zetia caused dizzy...
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" ...consider using them anymore. Lipitor caused memory loss. Crestor caused sore muscles. Zetia caused dizzy spells. Fenofibrate caused the ends of my fingers to go numb. We worked this topic... "

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Lipitor, Crestor and Zetia all with the same reactions...
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" ...being pain free I started taking Zetia and within a month the ...up a coffee cup. In the past three years I've tried Zocor, Lipitor, Crestor and Zetia all with the same reactions. The Zetia was... "

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am now on Crestor and have had no problems with it at all....
" I took Zetia and could not tolerate it. I was on almost ...of them. I am now on Crestor and have had no problems with it at all.... "

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Crestor caused leg cramps, muscle weakness, and fatigue. I...
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" My 10mg dosage of Crestor caused leg cramps, muscle weakness, and fatigue. I was then prescribed ...users. NOT!!! After taking Zetia for 2 months, I have developed the... "

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side effect profile with crestor is not worth it. Doctor...
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" The side effect profile with crestor is not worth it. ...Vytorin...combo of zocor and zetia...he gave me samples b/c it will not be in pharmacies for a couple of weeks...so far so good..starting dose is... "

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