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... of the statin doesn't seem too significant and perhaps might lend itself to an effective reduction of the Zocor. ... (8 replies)
... Hubblerules-- Glad to hear that you recovered from your muscle problems. That is very encouraging. I was having weakness and pain in one arm and both hips. My arm is back to normal and I notice that my hips are getting better with each passing week. I will check on the brands that you recommended. I will probably stay off the Lipitor a couple of more months, then... (27 replies)
... GBug, Actually, you may do better on a different statin - they're not all the same. I'd be a little leary of your doctor also - some are so into the 'group think' of the medical profession that they've lost the ability to reason independently. And as far as his advice that you'd have problems with your muscles all over your body if it was the statin, that is not so. ... (27 replies)

Lipitor and tricor
Sep 28, 2004
... have been around for years. It's just that a lot of people have jumped on the success bandwagon. And, it seems that every day there are studies to support the reduction of carbs. All scientifically hard to dispute and bio chemically correct. ... (24 replies)
High Triglycerides
May 13, 2006
... high 300's. Given I started out in the high 600's, that's not insubstantial, and actually in the maximum observed reduction range for fenofibrate. It was the addition of the fish oil that finally got my TGs below 200, and for the last 6 months or so, sitting in the 150 to 170 range. ... (11 replies)
... As you can see lipitor does a good job of getting both TC and TG's down. Tricor more so for just TG's...but tricor is not a statin...its a fenofibrate. ... (20 replies)
... how I achieved weight loss and a reduction in plasma TG. ... (21 replies)
... apparently the TG reduction in both niacin and fibrates are about equiv. ... (13 replies)
Please help
Mar 11, 2003
... Hi Annie, It is possible to try exercise first. I think the reason most doctors want to throw pills at you from the start is that most people quite simply are not going to make a concerted effort to change. Anyway, if I were in your place (actually I was a year ago), I would do the following to affect that lipid profile and other aspects: The first priority is the... (4 replies)
High Triglycerides
May 12, 2006
... EPA daily, and it did impact my lipid levels noticeably. Not everyone's cholesterol responds to fish oil. I would imagine the Tricor is responsible for most of the triglyceride reduction above. ... (11 replies)
... it was Tricor that brought the triglycerides down. ... (5 replies)
... to mix statins and fibrates as this greatly increases the chances for muscle breakdown and other related problems . This is stated right on the side effects for tricor , it states the benefits does not outweigh the risks that mixing statins and fibrates causes . ... (4 replies)
... I can elaborate on something Hunter44 pointed out about a reduction in carbs. When I was eating excessive and sedentary, I managed to keep my weight above 220 lbs while eating almost no carbs. ... (23 replies)
... ith a statin across all lipid parameters if you look at all data. What does it say about combination therapy with a feno fibrate in either the lipitor pi or the tricor pi? ... (22 replies)
... All statins and fenofibrates have similar side effects but people react differently to the formulas of each type. Doctors will therefore switch patients to another type if they suffer reactions. Crestor is by far the most popular statin in Europe so that suggests that it suits more people than the others. Fenofibrates (like Tricor) are not so well established but it is... (5 replies)
... I'm not a big fan of Tricor myself. The studies on fibrates are less than convincing to me. ... (10 replies)
... pain, weakness and exercise intolerance after 7 years on Lipitor. It came on suddenly, after my doctor combined Tricor with my Lipitor. ... (19 replies)
... Going back to carbs. Reduction in carbs can take some individuals far, others down a bit, and some won't really benefit at all. I believe you are in the latter category. ... (23 replies)
... Consider taking CoQ10 supplements. It is well known that statins deplete CoQ10 levels in the blood and tissue, and CoQ10 reduction is now being suspected as contributing to the recent increases in congestive heart failure in the country. ... (18 replies)
... Are you taking Lipitor and Tricor at the same time? ... (7 replies)

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