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... I may look for one of those home testing kits in the interim until I can get to this new doctor. It is really scary what you are going through right now. The kidney problem especially. Your liver should be able to recover if you have stopped the meds. ... (30 replies)
... ry surprised when I went for my last Dr.'s visit. Was so glad to see that I dropped my trigs down to the 200's but was shocked that my liver enzymes went up and kidney function level had dropped. Now remind you, I was a healthy person with just a problem with cholesterol, mainly my triglycerides. ... (30 replies)
... treated with placebo. Increases in liver function tests were the most frequent events, causing discontinuation of fenofibrate treatment in 1. ... (14 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 1.5 months if my home test is right (I hope it is). I just hope I can get off the statin or the other one, I... (30 replies)
... What a relief!! The only bad thing is that since I have been on Simvastatin my liver enzyme tests are going up and now my doctor is telling me that my kindey function is not quite what it used to be.. Two months ago my kidney function was excellent and now she stated that I have Stage 2 kidney disease. ... (30 replies)
... I have been on a strict diet plus Tricor for the past few months. Now the Doc has added Lipator. I was on Lipator before but had problems with kidney function readings. He now claims doctors do not feel that is much of a concern as before. So now I am on both. ... (6 replies)
... I have been on Zocor for almost three years. My kidney function was excellent prior to starting Zocor. Two years later, I was diagnosed with Stage 2 Kidney disease. What happened to stage 1 I wonder. Perhaps these drugs they push on us are really not so good after all. ... (4 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)
... do eat meat, and love red wine. I power walk, and am not overweight. Since Tricor is metabolized through the liver... ... (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)
... he meds really have done a number on your liver and kidneys. This is exactly why I am afraid of them. Especially since my family has a long history of polycystic kidney disease. I know that from my original blood work, that my kidneys are on the ok side of function, but are close to becoming limited function... ... (30 replies)

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