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Lab results
Feb 18, 2008
... OWN SO HE PUT ME NIASPAN AGAING WITH MY VYTORIN TOSEE IF THE HDL WILL GO UP SINCE MY LDL IS ALREADY DOWN TO BELOW NORMAL RANGE I DID ON FRIDAY ASK FOR VITIMAN D TEST TO SEE IF SOMETHING WAS WRONG THERE BECAUSE THAT CAN BE ASSOCIATED WITH LOW HDL LEVELS NO I HAVENT GOT A VAP TEST! BUT WILL ASK FOR ONE NEXT DOC APPT. ... (6 replies)
... They are from the Statin Study, and other sources. The Statin Study used all of the cholesterol lowering studies that doctors THINK they are quoting. ... (11 replies)
... I highly recommend that everyone should ask for copies of their bloodwork. ... (30 replies)

Lab results
Feb 18, 2008
... You can take Niaspan with a statin, although I think I read it can increase the chances of side effects, or maybe raise liver enzymes... or something like that. ... (6 replies)
... I know I have high cholesterol but I am sick and tired of my doctor shoving statins in my face eeeevery time I get my test results, he unwillingly put me on zetia and welchol but they didn't really work. I can't take statins.. ... (18 replies)
... ff with hubby going on, I don't think she could have cared less. Her main conversation was that she wants her patients to meet all guidelines, and tossed a bunch of sample Zetia at me. I told her I felt I was doing fine, but like I said, her main thing is the NUMBERS! ... (38 replies)
... You should DEFINITELY get a blood test for LIVER FUNCTION as well as cholesterol..it's not that expensive and you only need to do it once a year after the first test.. ... (13 replies)
... I'm only taking one statin. Zetia is not a statin it works in the digestive system to stop absorption of cholesterol from the food you eat. A statin works in the liver and prevents your body from making cholesterol. I had a heart scan and it showed some plaque. ... (34 replies)
... i have had leg pain when walking for some time. i'm 53 , been on all the medications, watched my diet, have family history of bloodfat problems. ... (13 replies)
... d pressure, and high cholesterol, all controlled by medication, she is on 40 mgs. Lipitor daily and her doctor also gave her Zetia. I posted last week about the Zetia she was given in June and most posters thought she should be on Lipitor only. ... (4 replies)
Zetia
Apr 16, 2003
... Started Zetia with excellent results. ... (15 replies)
New Numbers
Nov 10, 2007
... A few months ago she was on Zetia and Lipitor and her total cholesterol was 125! ... (15 replies)
... Hopefully your results will come back good Lenin. If U haven't had problems with the Lipitor, 10 mgs., maybe the Zetia will be fine. ... (42 replies)
... Boy..those are AWSOME results! I take the same combo as well..no problems. There has been some concern on the higher doses (80 mg)...but it is a SAFE DRUG..safer in my opinion than other statins. Interesting to hear that you have had no leg pain etc with Crestor. I took Lipitor for years and eventually had some *problems*..not bad, but leg fatigue was present and I had... (34 replies)
Cholesterol
Jun 21, 2008
... zocor etc because of extreme body pain and did take zetia which seemed to control somewhat. ... (4 replies)
... I'm glad someone else has their "brain" laying out on top of their desk. Hope things work out well for you.. Never know you might hit on something that will improve your condition. ... (18 replies)
... I didn't know Zetia could be dangerous. ... (18 replies)
... You certainly sound like you have your share of worries... ... (20 replies)
... the worst experienced stomach aches. This med can be taken in conjunction with a statin to reduce Chlestorol even more. I'm trying it alone so I won't know the results until my blood test 3mos from now. They don't even do a 1 mo. test as it does not affect your liver like a statin does. ... (7 replies)
Ldl/tc 182/260
Sep 10, 2005
... Well, it's a good thing you're finding this out now...at age 50. Although your HDL is pretty good, the LDL has to come down. I'm an advocate of LDL 100 or less. That means you would need a total of around 180, given your TRIGS and HDL. If you can accomplish that with diet..GREAT. If not....well... ... (22 replies)


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