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... No wonder you had problems , in the warnings for tricor they "specifically" say not to use with statins as the risks of rhabdo outweigh the benefits . Your doctor and or pharmicists should have warned you . ... (7 replies)
Mar 19, 2003
... fically advise against taking both of these together and I'll guarantee this is why she feels so bad , at the very least I would get rid of one and even stop for a little while like a month and see how she feels . ... (1 replies)
... If the lattter is the case, give it 30 days and get her retested to see what the Tricor is doing. ... (7 replies)

Too much medicine?
Nov 27, 2005
... that is a potentially dangerous combination. ... (4 replies)
... correct me if I am wrong wasn't tricor and another statin now pulled used in combination and caused several deaths. Lipitor is very similar to that pulled statin. ... (6 replies)
... Hmm... Fish oil isn't an especially expensive supplement. Or you can get it as a prescription product, so it'd have the same exact co-pay as Tricor. If it was me, I'd at least try fish oil + statin before going on Tricor. Worst case, you get the health benefits from omega 3s, even if it doesn't reduce triglycerides enough. And only 720mg of Omega 3 is useless for... (15 replies)
... Dang! You and your doctor are taking a risk by combining Tricor with a statin. ... (12 replies)
... Hi, it's been a while since I've posted. ... (6 replies)
I need some Info!
Aug 14, 2001
... Tricor isn't a statin , been on it about a month and half and it brought my cholesterol down from like 270 to 185 in 6 weeks !! Of course he gave the max dose of 200 mg a day . ... (1 replies)
... with my dr freaked out with my cholesterol being 376...I freakd also and mine is hereditary. My son who was only 30 at the time they discovered his is a west point grad who wakes up at 5am runs 6 miles and eats very healthy as his wife is a health nut. he is taking cholestrol lowering drugs..I hate that..but.. ... (12 replies)
... it greatly increases your chances of muscle problems, and should only be done if you continue to have high triglycerides while on a statin alone. ... (15 replies)
Feb 24, 2005
... If Tricor is used, make sure U go on a low dose, and as Hubble said, don't mix the Tricor with a statin...NOT GOOD. A friend of mine was on a large doseage of Tricor and got pancreatitis. Now his dr. has him on a very low dose of Tricor. ... (4 replies)
... There are many out there , all statins basically work the same so the risks as far I am concerned are the same . If you go with a statin take the lowest possible dosage that will keep your levels low . ... (2 replies)
Feb 24, 2005
... Tricor will do a better job of controlling your triglycerides than the statins, but I have a word of warning... ... (4 replies)
... enzyme Q10 suppliments as I was feeling some aches and pains, possible statin side effects. ... (0 replies)
... I have struggled with high cholestrol for many years without being able to lower it and finally resigned myself to the statin route. ... (13 replies)
... It is still not ok to mix verapamil with most statins. The are metabloized by the same pathway in the liver 4503A4. Verapamil causes a 3. ... (13 replies)
... As you can see lipitor does a good job of getting both TC and TG's down. Tricor more so for just TG's...but tricor is not a statin...its a fenofibrate. ... (20 replies)
... Has your doctor said anything about Tricor or Gemfibrozil in addition to the Lipitor? ... (16 replies)
Lipitor and Tricor
May 21, 2003
... The usual first therapy will be to give you a statin or fibrate, and if that doesn't work, then they can try the combined therapy. ... (7 replies)

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