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... cor for only 7 wks and it knocked my Trig down 500 pts. ... (12 replies)
... and the machine found that my triglycerides were OVER 500. Over 500, the machine wouldn't give an exact number. ... (12 replies)
... I've been fighting high cholesterol and triglygerides for the last three years, when I was first tested. My cholesterol was 358 and triglycerides 711 then, so the doctor said with my family history, it was genetic, so he put me on Lipitor, starting with 10 mg. ... (12 replies)

... With trigs of 500 yes that is high, but there are higher. ... (12 replies)
... Weho, Careful here...I know that cowboy51 makes this sound like a fix all cure, but you have to weigh the facts. Here is a quote from the lipitor web page under prescribing information: The risk of myopathy during treatment with drugs in this class is increased with concurrent administration of cyclosporine, fibric acid derivatives, erythromycin, niacin, or azole... (12 replies)
... Weho, Niacin is great at raising HDL, but don't go mixing it with Lipitor without first talking to a doctor. Do try to lose weight and get more exercise. Walking is best. Start slowly and keep increasing your distance every day. Aim for about 2-3 miles three or four days a week. Most importantly, you should try to cut back on carbohydrates. A low-carb diet often works... (12 replies)
... bu you know what you are getting. If you take store bought niacin, CARLSON is a great choice. I lowered my triglycerides by 250 points in 5 weeks by adding fish oil. ... (5 replies)
... He is an alcoholic who has been sober for 2 years now, and when he first quit, he was diagnosed with diabetes and his triglycerides were over 1100. ... (2 replies)
... take 500 to 1000 mg of niacin a day, it will work better than fish oil for your tryglcidrides, and zetia lowered the crap out of my ldl 59 points in about a month or more (5 replies)
... my triglycerides have been between 500 and 900 for the last 1.5 years. my total cholesterol is always about 230, my HDL 35 and LDL 110. ... (7 replies)
... My Triglycerides were 500. ... (19 replies)
... over 500 hdl was 44. She takes 500 mg glucophage a day. The Dr put her on lovastatin that did not touch the trigs. ... (20 replies)
... Hello folks, I'm posting here because my Doctor wants me on Lipitor for high LDL but if possible I would rather go the diet route. Not asking anyone to contradict my Doctor, but is it possible diet is playing a role? I know LDL has a BIG genetic component, but both parents are in their late 70s and have never had any heart issues. Here are my stats: Total cholesterol: 212... (3 replies)
... As far as answering your question about how much your triglycerides should go down by, here are the ranges: Your triglyceride level will fall into one of these categories: Normal: less than 150 mg/dL Borderline-High: 150199 mg/dL High: 200499 mg/dL Very High: 500 mg/dL According to a publication by P.K. Reissell's group at Harvard in 1966, it was clearly... (5 replies)
... I had my blood tested a little over a year ago. It came back bad!!! My triglycerides were way out of whack, over 500. My HDL's were in the mid to high 40's. LDL's could not be measured because the tri's were so high. ... (5 replies)
... New poster to the board. I have had high cholesterol (248) and also the HDL/LDL levels are out of whack. I forget the numbers right now but will call the doctor to find out exactly and post again with them. My triglycerides have been high for a while now and still are (500 range I think, will post definite # tomorrow). The doctor put me on Gemfibrozil, but I have not taken... (13 replies)
... Just for the record Lipitor has been shown to lower triglycerides from 19% (10mg) to 37% (80 mg.)...not miraculous but significant nonetheless. QUOTE] Zip is right here, but more studies have been done for Type III's...elevated trigs above 500. % reduction Lipitor 80mg dose TC -44.4, TG -51.8 Tricor (20 replies)
... My triglycerides used to be over 500 and I started fish oil supplementation. I know that last two times I have had my cholesterol checked by tris. were under 200 now. ... (3 replies)
... Zetia would do the trick. Well, it's been 6 months and just had my cholesterol. The Zetia is helping a little bit with my Total Cholesterol and LDL's. But my triglycerides are waaay high now. ... (5 replies)
... Kathy, just before halloween this year I had some blood work done, OOPS, my tri's were over 500 - that's prior to eating a lot of sweet items before the blood test. Mine are now much more reasonable with the 10 mg. of Lipitor - hang in there, if they don't go down, ask the doc for a INSULIN test, although my fasting blood sugars are within a normal range (86) my insulin was... (20 replies)

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