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Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... paks of Tricor that the drug rep had given him recently!!! ... (5 replies)
... one thing I know about my own high triglycerides is that alcohol definately makes them spike, and it may take several days or more for them to come back down. ... (4 replies)
... I'm taking Tricor 145mg every day, I've been on Tricor for about 2 years (dosages have varied). Every so often the docs will check my triglycerides and they are way over 1000!! I do have a family history of hypertriglyceridemia, but my Dad didn't get this problem until he was over 50!, I am female and only 26! So, even though I have been behaving myself according to diet and... (9 replies)

... For people with high triglycerides, alcohol seems to be the big factor. ... (9 replies)
... If you want to give it a try WITHOUT the TRICOR, why not do a month with no alcohol or sugar and see what you get? ... (8 replies)
... The Tricor does bring down the Tri's but for a while I was drinking with it so they never quite made it under 150. ... (11 replies)
Lipitor and tricor
Sep 28, 2004
... YEAH..but your LIVER would rather you took those shots over the course of a day :D . Ever hear of a HIGH BLOOD CONCENTRATION of alcohol>>>it can KILL YOU. As far as insulin released....ever hear of HYPOGLYCEMIA..YEP, LOW BLOOD SUGAR ;) . That's what you can have with a big DUMP of insulin...rather than a more even release. (24 replies)
... Have you tried other methods of lowering the high triglycerides, such as cutting back on sugar, simple carbohydrate, and alcohol consumption, increasing fatty fish or fish oil consumption, and/or losing excess body fat? (4 replies)
... One last note... If you drink alcohol... this can send your TG's through the roof. Also, sweets and carbs can as well. I enjoy a cocktail... so I try to balance this, but really should stop drinking all together. Yeah... like that is going to happen... :D (2 replies)
... Kim, Have another test with NOTHING after dinner and no alcohol the whole day before. No sense medicating numbers that might not be valid. ... (7 replies)
... am so that was only 7 hours. Well no, I guess my last meal was at dinner which was way before midnight. I did have some alcohol with dinner though. ... (7 replies)
... Make sure you do so for the next one and have no alcohol the day before. ... (7 replies)
... Mousely, I too am taking Tricor and cannot wait to get off the stuff. ... (11 replies)
... I would not know right now what my fasting #'s would be but my friend has a meter I can use. I am trying to get out and do lot's of walking and eating mostly fish or chicken, I am also supplementing w/fish oil, garlic, policosanol, psyllium fiber, and chromium pic. The last time I went in I had Trigs. at 236, Total Cholesterol at 212, LDL was acceptable and the HDL was in the... (11 replies)
... How is the TRICOR treating you? ... (11 replies)
... Have your Trigs been high all along? From what I understand, high Trigs and low HDL seem to go hand in hand, as my husband has the same problem. He is not a drinker, but has type 2 diabetes. Sugar is DEFINITELY a culprit in high Trigs., so go VERY easy on anything starchy, or sugary, as they will send your Trigs up. Stay away from processed foods, white potatoes and white rice... (11 replies)
... Okay, I have recently had some bloodwork done and my Triglycerides were in the high 300's, LDL was normal, Total Choles. was 215, and the HDl was considered to be low. I was basically consuming beer like a hybrid Irishman/Viking and I got stuck on Tricor? My question is if a person abstains from drinking how soon do Triglycerides normalize? Will elevated Triglycerides also... (11 replies)
Lipitor and tricor
Sep 28, 2004
... You may not feel it but the insulin is still released, albeit slowly. This is perhaps a bad example but you could drink 8 shots of vodka now or have them over the couse of the day. You're still getting the same amont of alcohol. It's cocktail hour I'm going to get a vodka. Alan (24 replies)
... ods, such as fish oil, better diet, excercise etc. How can I test the effects of individual methods, such as adding fish oil. Im afraid that if I take away the tricor or Zocor and try the fish oil that my levels will sky rocket again? ... (21 replies)
... I am a 40 yr old male, 5' 10 200lbs, pretty healthy but I smoke and have slightly elevated triglicerides and taking Tricor 160 mg tablets, I am on no other meds. ... (16 replies)




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