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      HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG (120 Capsules)

      • Form: Capsules

      • Strength: 1200MG

      • Serving Size: 2

      • Number Of Servings: 60 Servings

      • Price Per Serving:  ($0.26 / serving)

      • Weight: 4 OZ

      Product Label

        To be used as part of your cholesterol management program. Red Yeast is known to promote HMG-CoA reductase inhibition action which may help to promote healthy cholesterol levels.

      Directions
      Take 2 capsules twice a day with food. Store at 15-30C (59-86F). Protect from heat, light and moisture.

      Warning
      Do not use if pregnant or nursing, or have a history of liver disease, are an organ transplant recipient, or have had major surgery. within the last 8 weeks. Discontinue use if you experience any unexplained muscle pain or tenderness, especially if accompanied by flu-like symptoms. Not intended to be taken by anyone under the age of 18. Keep out of reach of children. Do not purchase if seal is broken.

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      Cholestene Supplement Facts

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      Supplement Facts

      Serving Size 2

      Servings Per Container 60.000000

        Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
      RED YEAST RICE(FROM TRADITIONAL FERMENTATION OF MONASCUS PURPUREUS WENT) 1200 Mg N/A*

      *Daily value not established

      Other Ingredients:

      Gelatin.

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      HPF LLCCholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules
       
      5.0

      (based on 18 reviews)

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      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Effective (9)
      • Good value (7)
      • Simple to take (7)
      • Easy to swallow (6)
      • Price (6)

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily use (7)
        • Men (5)
        • Women (4)
          • Reviewer Profile:
          • Health conscious (8)

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        5.0

        Endorsed by ConsumerLab.com

        By Gu3mom

        from Atlanta, GA

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Effective
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

          ConsumerLab.com does independent tests of supplements. All said and done, their assessment of HPF Cholestene was VERY favorable, dramatically above other red yeast rice tested; also the most affordable. It's what I will be taking from now on.

           
          5.0

          Excellent

          By Weekend Warrior

          from USA

          About Me Health Conscious

          See all my reviews

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Effective
          • Good Value
          • Simple To Take

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Men
            • Older People
            • Women

            Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

            Good product to lower LDL (bad cholesterol)

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Really helps regulate cholesterol

            By mother

            from Daytona Beach, Florida

            About Me Health Conscious, Wonderful Product

            Pros

            • Easy To Swallow

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

              I use 2 in the morning and 2 at night and my cholesterol is very low - was high before using.

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Lowered Cholesterol

              By bmma

              from VA

              About Me Health Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy On Stomach
              • Easy To Swallow
              • Effective
              • Good Value
              • Simple To Take

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                  Doctor recommended red yeast rice (along with Psyllium fiber) as an alternative to prescription meds when my LDL numbers were high. Did online research to come up with this brand as effective -- also gel caps easy to take. In 3 months reduced LDL from 155 to 75.

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  effective cholesterol management

                  By grammajudy

                  from Colorado

                  About Me Athlete And Coach, Health Conscious

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective
                  • Good Value
                  • Simple To Take

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Men
                    • Older People
                    • Women

                    Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                    I have used cholestene for the last 15 years. I have slightly elevated cholesterol that seems to be hereditary as I follow a proper diet, get plenty of exercise and am not overweight. I did not want to take any of the statins so I tried the red yeast rice. I tried several brands, but for me Cholestene is the most effective. I take 2 capsules in the a.m. and p.m. every day. This seems to work like a very low dose statin. My overall cholesterol used to run between 215-260; with the red yeast rice, it stays below 200, usually from 170-195. The plus is that Cholestene is much cheaper to take than any statin drug and it's a natural remedy. Be sure to always take CoQ10 with red yeast rice. For some people red yeast rice can give the same side effects as a statin--ex. muscle pain--but I haven't experienced any of that.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Awesome product!

                    By JMandy31

                    from Highland Park, IL

                    About Me Health Conscious

                    See all my reviews

                    Pros

                    • Easy On Stomach
                    • Easy To Swallow
                    • Effective
                    • Good Value
                    • Simple To Take

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use
                      • Men
                      • Women

                      Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                      Both my husband and I began taking cholestene to try and lower our cholesterol and it really works! By taking this product daily (3-4 times/day), both of our cholesterol levels dropped from over 200 (220-240) to under 200 (160-170) within 4 to 8 months. The online price is lower than in stores and the stores will match the online price if you ask.

                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Best OTC Product to reduce cholesterol

                      By Rob

                      from Chantilly, VA

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                      Pros

                      • Easy On Stomach
                      • Easy To Swallow
                      • Effective
                      • Good Value
                      • Simple To Take

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • Men

                        Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                        Keeps my cholesterol numbers low -- and does it far better than any prescription statin. Statins gave me, no matter what the dosage was, severe side effects - muscle cramps in particular. At one point I could barely get around using Lipitor. After I stopped taking them the pain went away fairly quickly. Substituted Cholestene and my doctor was very pleased with the results - and the've stayed that way for two years now.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Cholestene

                        By grammajudy

                        from Colorado

                        About Me Health Conscious

                        See all my reviews

                        Pros

                        • Easy On Stomach
                        • Easy To Swallow
                        • Effective
                        • Good Value
                        • Simple To Take

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Daily Use
                          • Men
                          • Women

                          Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                          I have been taking 2 gelcaps every morning and evening with one CoQ10 capsule for probably 10 years now. This is the most effective brand of red yeast rice that I' ve found. I have mild elevated cholesterol which I am able to control with exercise, proper diet, and these supplements. I am not overweight and very active so the doctors think my problem is genetic. There are no side -effects. The product is inexpensive as compared to statins and in my opinion safer.

                          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Cholestine

                          By Ulla

                          from Marlton, NJ

                          Pros

                          • Easy On Stomach
                          • Easy To Swallow
                          • Effective
                          • Keeps My Cholesterol Unde
                          • Simple To Take

                          Cons

                          • No Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                            After 15 years of using statins with significant side effects, I changed to Cholestine to lower my cholesterol which had never reached below 240 at its best. Within two months of taking Cholestine, on a schedule of 4 per day, my cholesterol under 200 and has stayed that way for over 7 years. I am very happy with this supplement.

                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Effective product

                            By Car nut

                            from MD

                            About Me Health Conscious

                            Pros

                              Cons

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                                  Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                                  I have used this product for many years. It lowered my cholesterol significantly. I tried another brand that was less expensive and my cholesterol rose substantially. My doctor says that if red yeast rice keeps my cholesterol low, I should continue to use it since it is less expensive than precription drugs.

                                  (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Reduces Cholesterol

                                  By Rob

                                  from Chantilly, VA

                                  About Me Health Conscious

                                  See all my reviews

                                  Pros

                                  • Effective

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Daily Use

                                    Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                                    I had significant problems with statins. Primarily joint and muscle pains. It took a while to associate the pain with the statins. Decided to try a red rice yeast product. HDL went from a low of 39 to 45 and the total cholesterol and LDL are now well within normal ranges.

                                    Results have been consistent since I started using the product. Highly recommend it especially if statins are giving you issues.

                                    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Cholestene

                                    By Annie

                                    from York, PA

                                    Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                                    My cholesterol was 231. I took Cholestene for 60 days and my cholesterol was 171! I take 2 capsules in the morning and 2 at bedtime. Just discovered I should be taking CoQ10 with it.

                                    (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Great Stuff

                                    By Michael C

                                    from Undisclosed

                                    Pros

                                    • price
                                    • Quality
                                    • Satisfaction
                                    • value

                                    Cons

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                                        Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                                        This is a great product that has definitely helped me lower and maintain my cholesterol level within a normal range. I had originally tried a generic statin drug prescribed by my doctor which gave me bad side affects. He had no resolution to this nor could he suggest an alternative medication. Instead he made up a bunch of excuses. I began taking this supplement on the advice of my new doctor. This supplement works and has never caused me the bad side affect that that prescription drug caused. I recommend this supplement it to anyone who is sensitive to medications or concerned about the side affects and expense if taking prescription medications who wants to manage their high blood cholesterol levels.

                                        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        cholestene

                                        By mary k

                                        from Undisclosed

                                        Pros

                                        • price
                                        • Quality
                                        • Satisfaction
                                        • value

                                        Cons

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                                            Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                                            cholestene has worked wonders for my cholesterol. went from 250 to 176 in less than 3 months. this brand of cholestene has worked better than other brands named red yeast rice. they did not work as well as cholestene.

                                            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Cholestene- good stuff

                                            By Darrell R

                                            from Undisclosed

                                            Pros

                                            • price
                                            • Quality
                                            • Satisfaction
                                            • value

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                                Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                                                I have taken statins with some side affects. This cholestene product has helped in that area. This is much better than the CoQu10 another doctor recommended. I just reordered and plan to keep on doing so in the future.

                                                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                                                 
                                                5.0

                                                This stuff is GREAT! My ...

                                                By Ali M

                                                from Undisclosed

                                                Pros

                                                • Convenience
                                                • price
                                                • Quality
                                                • Satisfaction

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                                                    This stuff is GREAT! My cholesterol is always high. This brought my cholesterol down from 278 to 172 in less than 2 months. All other values (LDL, HDL, TG) are normal now. I have been taking it religiously since then. 2 caps AM and 2 caps PM. No side effects.

                                                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    5.0

                                                    CHOLESTENE

                                                    By Judy C

                                                    from Undisclosed

                                                    Pros

                                                    • price
                                                    • Quality
                                                    • Satisfaction

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                                                        THIS STUFF IS WONDERFUL! MY HUSBAND BROUGHT HIS CHOLESTEROL DOWN IN 2 MONTHS.

                                                        (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                                                         
                                                        5.0

                                                        Couldn't live without it

                                                        By Candy A

                                                        from Undisclosed

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Convenience
                                                        • price
                                                        • Quality
                                                        • Satisfaction
                                                        • value

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                            Comments about HPF LLC Cholestene 1200MG - 120 Capsules:

                                                            My husband's cholesterol is naturally abnormally high, even on an extremely healthy diet. This product keeps it down in a safe range. Other brands we've tried don't seem to work as well.

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                                                            Per the instructions of my doctor! It is helping me lower my cholesterol!
                                                            Patricia F on May 27, 2015
                                                            This product works. I have seen positive results with Cholestene without the side effects of perscription statins. I have tried all the Rx brands and experienced sever muscle cramps, even at the lowest dosage. I have also tried various brands of Red Rice Yeast without the same results as Cholestene.
                                                            Paul C on Apr 15, 2015
                                                            doctor recommended - really works -good price here
                                                            Yvonne C on May 12, 2015
                                                            Works well for me and at a great price.
                                                            Rosene F on Apr 10, 2015
                                                            Do I need to take CoQ10 with Cholestene?
                                                            Ann D on Feb 11, 2014
                                                            Best Answer: No. It is an excellent product though. My husband and I have taken it at one time or another but you do not have to take it with the Cholestene. JC
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