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... They are both fibrates Kathy. I think Zetia is more for LDL and Tricor is mostly for the Trigs. and VLDL. Do a web search, just type in ...what is Zetia, then the same for Tricor and it gives U all the info. ... (4 replies)
... My partner's cousin just yesterday told me she wanted to get off statins and I asked which she was on. She said she had been taking TRICOR for 3 years. ... (4 replies)
... Do you know the difference between zetia and tricor? Thank you for your help!! Kathy (4 replies)

... No, Tricor is a drug which is used to lower triglycerides. Statins, such as Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor, and Pravachol are used primarily to lower cholesterol. ... (4 replies)
... tricor and a statin are better tolerated, but Gemfibrozil actually inhibits an enzyme specifically involved with statin metabolism. ... (4 replies)
... So at that time, I was on both Tricor and Lipitor. ... (4 replies)
... I personally had a serious problem when my doctor added Tricor to my Lipitor regimen. In about a month I started having serious muscle aches and profound weakness. ... (7 replies)
... Ince there is no test for ALS, all other diseases have to be ruled out. I decided to surf the net to look into his meds, since ALS is looking more and more like a reality. To my surprise, many of his symptoms are those that one can have on Tricor. The only missing one i muscle twitching. ... (7 replies)
... I will never go on any other statin again and I was on them for many years.Zocor did work but I never knew when I would have to run to the bathroom. ... (25 replies)
... My son's doctor just prescribed Tricor for his low HDL. He is 48, a lean runner, his HDL is 22 and total cholesterol is 190. Obviously he doesn't have high trigs, which is usually the reason for prescribing Tricor. ... (1 replies)
... The doctor told me the Good should be below 200 and the Tri should be below 150 so she put me on 145 Tricor which I have been taking for 6 weeks now. During that 6 weeks I joined WeightWatchers to change my diet and lost 15 pounds. ... (23 replies)
... If I was you I would get off one or the other , there are specific instructions warning against taking fenfibrate and a statin at the same time , you are asking for problems and your doctor should know this . ... (2 replies)
Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... Hubble, correct me if I am wrong, but isn't Vytorin a combo drug of a statin and a fibrate? ... (5 replies)
May 5, 2004
... I had taken this at one time and it did a pretty good job across the board not just Tri's . ... (7 replies)
... My trig's were 1,700. Talk about being scared. Crazy thing is that they were 700 and when I got on Niaspan they doubled to 1,700. Im on Trilipix now and prava. The trig's came down by 88%. (30 replies)
... My doctor wants me to start tricor to lower by trig's also, but I am kind of scared to take both a fibrate and a statin together. My Trig levels have been in the 400's for years and so far no problem, but my Dr. ... (30 replies)
... Just a word of warning... ... (25 replies)
... I have been told that the combination of a fibrate(Tricor) and statin(vytorin) greatly increases the risk of muscle pain. (7 replies)
... I have a call into the doctor about the fish oil. ... (23 replies)
... I'm not sure why the Niaspan didn't work. Trilipix is a fibrate yes and it's the only one approved to be used with a statin. It can be a little rough with the muscle pain and cramping on both of those , so you have to watch it. But,it dropped mine from 1700 to 180 in 1. ... (30 replies)

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