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... Tricor is not a statin, it is a fenofibrate and has caused pn in myself that got a lot better after stopping for 2.5 to 3 months. ... (3 replies)
... Tricor is not a statin, it is a fenofibrate and has caused pn in myself that got a lot better after stopping for 2.5 to 3 months. ... (3 replies)
New Med
Mar 12, 2006
... No, as Vipper said, Tricor is not a statin, but yes, U can get almost the same side effects as a statin. ... (8 replies)

... weeks after my doctor added Tricor to the Lipitor 10mg I had been on for 7 years. I am a 50 year old male in otherwise good health. It's been 11 months since I stopped both drugs, and I'm still not completely over the muscle pain and weakness... ... (6 replies)
New Med
Mar 13, 2006
... I think I would rather have a little higher heart risk that the severe muscle and liver problems that these drugs can impose . ... (8 replies)
... They are both fibrates Kathy. I think Zetia is more for LDL and Tricor is mostly for the Trigs. and VLDL. Do a web search, just type in ...what is Zetia, then the same for Tricor and it gives U all the info. ... (4 replies)
Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... Hubble, correct me if I am wrong, but isn't Vytorin a combo drug of a statin and a fibrate? ... (5 replies)
... Hi Swanyman, High triclycerides are usually a result of a high carbohydrate diet . ... (6 replies)
... Zip is right here, but more studies have been done for Type III's...elevated trigs above 500. ... (20 replies)
New Med
Mar 12, 2006
... Tricor is not a statin , it is a fenofibrate . Sounds like triglide is the same as tricor except that you can take it anytime as opposed to haveing to take conventional fenfibrates with food . ... (8 replies)
... I was in your place two years ago, my cholesterol numbers were out of line. My doctor also started me on Simvastatin, which is the generic for Zocor, a very good statin drug. In your case, your LDL is way too high and you HDL is a little low. Your LDL should be under 130 and your HDL should be over 40. ... (3 replies)
... Chuck, ask your doctor about Tricor. It is my understanding that Tricor is not a statin, but, rather it is a fibrate. I'm not at all sure what the difference is, but, I thought I'd tell you about it. Hope you find something you can tolerate soon! ... (2 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)
Nov 15, 2001
... I don't have any experience with the Inderal so I can't help you there. The numb feet or cold feet could be a side effect from Inderal but I really don't know. Has the doctor done a complete blood profile on you? ... (13 replies)
... is that a statin? ... (8 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)
... Yes...foggy...Tricor is not a statin. It is a fibrate and I'm not even sure I know what that is. ... (9 replies)
... Why did Niaspan increase your Trigs so much, I thought it was suppose to lower them? ... (30 replies)
... tricor and a statin are better tolerated, but Gemfibrozil actually inhibits an enzyme specifically involved with statin metabolism. ... (4 replies)
Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... there is a potential problem with combining these 2 drugs!!! ... (5 replies)

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