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... So at that time, I was on both Tricor and Lipitor. ... (4 replies)
... tricor and a statin are better tolerated, but Gemfibrozil actually inhibits an enzyme specifically involved with statin metabolism. ... (4 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. Tricor doesn't make sense to me. ... (1 replies)

... statin outweigh possible side effects. If Tricor is working, with no side effects, and your doctor wants you to take it... it may be best to just keep taking it. ... (12 replies)
... ask becuase I have some numbness under both my feet but when i step on something or something is in my shoe..oh man i go thru the roof...I agree with you on that statin drug thing as i just left a post abt the drugs..there are some other drugs that act like statin .which i was fooled into taking.. ... (12 replies)
Nov 12, 2001
... Thanks for your replies. I did some research about TriCor before my wife started taking it. I knew the statin drugs were bad and that is what concerned me at first. When further investigations revealed TriCor was not a statin, that lifted alot of the concerns I had. ... (13 replies)
... I was prescribed tricor...and its not a statin but acts like a statin...and I just took 1 pill and that was it...I had a little intestinal thing before taking it..but felt fine later and thought hmm i feel I took the tricor...well, within abt 2 hrs... ... (2 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)
... 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)
... 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)
... sugar, and alcohol and your triglycerides will go down. ... (12 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)
... You absolutely need to be on statins.. And definitely stick with the dietary changes. ... (16 replies)
... Some experience side effects as soon as they start taking a statin and others take statins for years before experiencing side effects. ... (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. ... (30 replies)
... That is after taking Simvastatin to lower them. ... (30 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)
... the Zetia prevents cholesterol absorption from the small intestine and the Tricor acts to lower tryglicerides from plasma. ... (6 replies)
... but a glass of red wine a day may actually help your cholesterol levels. ... (16 replies)
... Don't think that just because RYR is a 'natural' statin that it is safer to take than Lipitor. ... (6 replies)

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