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... Hi Missy, Thanks for the reply...thanks for the info as well. I have done quite a bit of research on the internet about the cause and cure for the triglyceride issue. I opted to try a vitamin regimin instead of the tricor. I am going to do this for 3 months and then go back to get my blood work done (this May) again to see if it works. My daily regimin includes 9 omega 3's... (30 replies)
... The aged garlic isn't a bad idea. It probably won't help lipids much, but so long as your stomach can tolerate it, it probably has other health benefits. ... (30 replies)
... Dear Namlessone, Thanks for the input...trying to manage my health is more complicated than I thought! My opposition to doctors goes back to childhood (dad was ill since I was very young with polycystic kidney disease), which is alot of my reasoning to not take drugs that may compromise kidneys and liver. Interesting what you suggested with the inositol hexaniacinate... (30 replies)

Dec 10, 2004
... I'm thinking about trying garlic next. ... (6 replies)
... I, too, have been on statins, but no more. Lastly, back on Tricor. Garlic is excellent and so is CoQ10; at least 150 mg. Non flush niacin would be very good for you. Policosanol, you would need to take 20mg. of a day. In taking the non-flush niacin, we take 500 mg. a day. They, too, can be obtained on the net, along with the Policosanol. Good Luck, it can be an... (4 replies)
... I, too, was on tricor for several months. ... (16 replies)
... I was unwilling to take the meds my doctor recommended..tricor. My family history includes a long line of kidney disease, which tricor can affect kidney function. ... (3 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)
... 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)
... Happy to hear that. As I told you before, I was on Lipitor for 2 years; at the time couldn't figure out where the aching was coming from. Just felt like it was my middle name. Ha! Than I had a problem with liver enzymes; had to go off and after that cleared up they put me back on it. Later switched me to provachol - bad news, too, and than put me on tricor, which... (28 replies)
... I believe Tricor is a fibrate, which is suppose to be good for trigs. They tried hubby on it but he is like me, has lousy side effects with these drugs. ... (16 replies)
... I am on a low carb. my trigs are at 300. Total cholstrol is 260. I want to take some Garlic,Vit E, and other antioxids. I work hard, and play hard. tricor is not a statin. or is it? ... (16 replies)

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