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... 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)
Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... paks of Tricor that the drug rep had given him recently!!! ... (5 replies)
Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... and Tricor 145mg... ... (5 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 spine felt tight and up to my head then later my brain and I was barely able to sleep..I went to sleep and then woke... (2 replies)
... Only your trigs are high, and that might easily change by lifestyle changes. HDL is low, but I don't think tricor helps that? ... (2 replies)
... I am taking Tricor and joined Weight Watchers to drop some weight. I started at 248 and now I am at 231. I am assuming a WW diet is OK to do with high cholestrol. Am I wrong? ... (2 replies)
... Are you sure these numbers ar right? You're not confusing good with bad? I've rarely seen HDL (good cholesterol) over 100, let alone 225 and HDL can never be too high. And your bad cholesterol isn't too high either. HDL is usually LOWER than LDL, or about equal at best... I can't get my head around this one... :confused: (23 replies)
... Usually when tri's are that high they will stick you on a fibrate such as Tricor which does a good job at lowering tri's and colesterol . ... (7 replies)
... 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..he doesnt have side affects. I took the provachol and zetia.. ... (12 replies)
Lipitor or not?
Jan 4, 2002
... Ask your doctor to change to another cholestrol lowering medication. I too had severe muscle and joint pain taking Lipitor. ... (15 replies)
... My cholestrol was 650 and triglycerides were over 2000 before I started meds to lower it. It is now 207. ... (13 replies)
... I was on Tricor for about two years and it didn't do anything for me. My total cholestrol was about 300 and my trycyicerides were about 800. I didn't have any side effects from the Tricor, just no reusults. ... (16 replies)
Lipitor or not?
Aug 23, 2001
... taking Tricor along with lipitor , this is a major no ,no and I would stop this immediately , this is what killed the people taking Baycol and a fibrate of which tricor is a member . If you have major muscles aches and pains you need to get a blood test pronto to have liver function and cpk levels checked . ... (15 replies)
I am amazed now!
Jun 3, 2009
... I am 43 been on statins for a long time. No appearent problems. Nothing obvious anyway. But high cholestrol is a heriditary problem for me. Dad had his first heart attack at age 39 and died at age 53. ... (5 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)
Lipitor Questions
Aug 10, 2006
... Good decision ! Too many of us have had bad side effects from Satins and I mean all brands of Cholestrol lowing drugs. ... (44 replies)

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