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Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... paks of Tricor that the drug rep had given him recently!!! ... (5 replies)
... I called the doctors office and told the nurse that I did not want to take the Tricor because of the side effects and... after playing phone tag, I finally told them that they should call my wife if I was not available. ... (8 replies)
Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... and Tricor 145mg... ... (5 replies)

... I started vytorin about 10 weeks ago after trying lipitor, tricor and lopid without much success. ... (3 replies)
... The Tricor is specifically aimed at your triglycerides, a problem for you. ... (8 replies)
... 44 years old, On vytorin 10/40.. I may talk to my Dr about cutting my dose in half but I'm sure he'll recommend against it. I was also surpirsed about the trigs being lower. I almost envisioned that I'd have to add something else to target those.. I looked a little bit at the possibility of low cholesterol causing the symptoms that I have and there's a lot of... (3 replies)
... See.. there I was, ready to fight the doctor and you come in and say to give it a try! I reluctantly started with the Tricor last week and today I got my perscription filled for the Simvastatin and will stop taking the Vytorin today and replace it with the Simvastatin. ... (8 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)
... If it was me with Daves numbers I would take Tricor alone as this will keep regular choleterol down on its own along with lowering tri's . ... (8 replies)
... I personally had a serious problem when my doctor added Tricor to my Lipitor regimen. In about a month I started having serious muscle aches and profound weakness. ... (7 replies)
... Results Simvastatin (40mg) and Tricor (48mg) My latest results are: TC: 199 HD: 37 LD: 99 Tri: 317 My previous results about 6 weeks ago with Vytorin (10/40mg): TC: 179 (0 replies)
... The amazing thing is that the VYTORIN lowerd even your triglycerides far better than Tricor, which is supposed to target triglycerides specifically. ... (3 replies)
Vytorin and Tricor
Dec 14, 2007
... e was prescribed Lipitor and was on that until it started hurting her. With several location changes and several differant doctors, she was eventually prescribed Tricor and Zocor together. ... (0 replies)
... I have been told that the combination of a fibrate(Tricor) and statin(vytorin) greatly increases the risk of muscle pain. (7 replies)
... Unfortunately viper, Dave's numbers were achieved with 6 months of daily simvastatin and ezetimibe, so that while decent now, they would SOAR with just the TRICOR. If the numbers reported were the BASELINE numbers, I'd agree with you completely: only the triglycerides are the problem. But it seems Dave needs the simvastain to get the LDL and TC to manageable levels. (8 replies)
... Dave, I judge a triglyceride level of 365 in the presence of an HDL of 35 to be QUITE severe and an agent that attacks triglycerides directly seems to be very important. An increase of 28% in the AUC (area under curve, or a measure of total drug exposure) of the statin doesn't seem too significant and perhaps might lend itself to an effective reduction of the Zocor. ... (8 replies)
... I would share your concern about mixing fenofibrates and statins this is not a great idea unless your levels are severe which they do not appear to be , below is blurb from the warnings from tricor. CPK checks do not always catch the problems early enough. removed] (8 replies)
... Dave, Alas, you can get the same effect by doing "the good life" now as you can by taking anti-cholesterol meds and THEN doing all the right things. Since high cholesterol isn't a disease that can be cured, it must be managed day in and day out for the rest of our lives. That management can either be stringent diet, exercise, and weight control or cholesterol controlling... (8 replies)
Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... JJ, No, actually it is a combination of ezetimibe and simvastatin. It is a good thing his pharmacist spoke up. The combination his doctor put him on has to be used with great caution. HubbleRules :cool: (5 replies)
... master44, Your problems do not sound statin-related to me. I had problems with Lipitor and Tricor used in combination - and the muscle pain and weakness was profound and lasted a long, long time (over a year). It did not improve in as little as a couple of days... It came on progressively over about a one-month period - just getting a little more acute day by day. ... (3 replies)

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