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... I started vytorin about 10 weeks ago after trying lipitor, tricor and lopid without much success. ... (3 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)
... I did really well in the beginning of the month with my diet but my hours at work changed so I am getting up 2 hours earlier which somewhat effected my diet. ... (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
Jun 13, 2005
... there is a potential problem with combining these 2 drugs!!! ... (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)
... I'll go with your doctor. ... (8 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 . To keep side effects down always take the lowest possible dose or doses to get the job done . ... (8 replies)
... I've read that the risk of muscular problems increases many fold when you combine any fibrate with any statin. ... (7 replies)
Vytorin and Tricor
Dec 14, 2007
... ars ago. My wife suffered a heart attack, apout three years ago. After her heart attack, she 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)
... 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. ... (8 replies)
... If you want to give it a try WITHOUT the TRICOR, why not do a month with no alcohol or sugar and see what you get? ... (8 replies)
Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... It is a good thing his pharmacist spoke up. The combination his doctor put him on has to be used with great caution. ... (5 replies)
... t sore when I woke up, and I attributed it to sleeping in a funny position. It just continued to get worse, and then it started hurting when I lifted anything with my arms. Eventually I could barely lift my laptop. I also had profound exercise intolerance that got progressively worse. ... (3 replies)
... since Vytorin itself is actually TWO. ... (7 replies)
... I read something similar and I felt uncomfortable with the combination. ... (8 replies)
... Lizabug, If you had muscle pains from Lipitor, then I would be very careful if taking Crestor - since it has the highest incidence of muscular problems and rhabdomyolisis of all the statins - it is very potent. I developed bad muscle pains from Lipitor also (after 7 1/2 years my doctor combined Tricor with it, and that combination caused a lot of problems for me). I... (5 replies)
... among all individuals, and you did this with tobacco and not watching what you do. I think you said your highest HDL was in the 100s? ... (18 replies)




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