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... I started on Tricor just over a month ago. The day after I started taking it my appetite became insatiable. All I am craving is bad food. ... (0 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)
Dec 5, 2006
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Nov 21, 2006
... As a result, my cardiologist has changed my medication from Zocor to Tricor and I'm just curious about any experiences you all may have had with Tricor. ... (5 replies)
... Plus, is my dr overreacting by putting me on Tricor when my total count is 170? ... (6 replies)
... Lipitor and Tricor together should be tolerable for most people. Perhaps an UPPING of the Liipitor to 20 mg. might be necessary. ... (6 replies)
... Good explanation...but one of the participants could have gotten chicken pox due to the appetite supressant causing causing an immune problem in his body.... the room mates could have contracted it form him because of an immune problem in their body because they were in such close closed quarters.... But that is highly unlikely.... I appreciate what you said because it... (14 replies)
... Don't be sorry :) Sometimes it helps to realize what has to be reported, and why some weird associations result. Here is a better explanation of why I worded my response that way.... I have a protocol for a drug study (lets say Brand X chewable vitamins) and purport it to be an appetite supressant. I submit the human use protocol to the institutional review board. It... (14 replies)
... up my prescription for my statin, I noticed on the side effects and I quote "uncontrolled electrolytes problems may increase your risk for side effects that can result in kidney problems". I am seriously considering stopping Simvastatin, I hate to though because it really worked in dropping my overall cholesterol. ... (30 replies)
Lipitor and tricor
Sep 27, 2004
... Rather than taking another drug, have you looked really hard at your diet? With a triglyceride level of 273 (was that a fasting test?), your main problem is carbohydrates in your diet rather than the fat. Those kind of triglyceride numbers are usually the result of excess sugar and other refined carbohydrate consumption (primarily white bread, pastries, cookies, crackers,... (24 replies)
... will usually result in higher HDL levels which has been shown to be beneficial. ... (5 replies)
... I am a 40 yr old male, 5' 10 200lbs, pretty healthy but I smoke and have slightly elevated triglicerides and taking Tricor 160 mg tablets, I am on no other meds. ... (16 replies)
... Last month I posted that my husband had a horrible test result for his cholesterol and triglycerides. ... (1 replies)
... when the 2 are combined. I had serious muscle pains and weakness within 2 months of my doctor adding Tricor to my Lipitor. If you notice any chronic muscle pains, stop the Tricor and get to your doctor. ... (19 replies)
... bowels havent gotten back to normal..and i have no way...and she did get upset and said ok then you have to take high blood pressure pills...well, as a result of my feeling so bad and having to go to see blood pressure did go up plus I do have white coat anxiety.. ... (2 replies)
... is that after about a year of watching your hepatic panel, if tricor did not result in abnormal values, then you had a low chance that tricor would in the future. ... (12 replies)
... Hi Swanyman, High triclycerides are usually a result of a high carbohydrate diet . ... (6 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)
... I feel the worry over too low total is similar to the concern we hear all the time about eating too much fish and as a result having too great of a mercury intake.... To name someone that has died of mercury poisoning from eating an overabundance of fish? ... (18 replies)
... Rebeckah, I was floored at the results. They were about as strange as when they took me off Tricor (which lowers triglycerides) and my triglycerides went down instead of up. Anyway, I had to reduce the Niacin I took from 1500 mg to 500 mg because it was resulting in elevated bilirubin and wreaking havoc on my hepatic panel. I expected to lose the benefit to my HDL by... (12 replies)

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