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... 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)
... worker who was taking a drug to clear acne and had to go get your triglycerides checked periodically. ... (19 replies)
... depressant drug. It wasn't long before her triglycerides shot up to over 1000, and she had to stop taking it. ... (19 replies)

... of 2069! This was verified by the lab. I had never heard of a triglyceride level that high. I searched on the internet and found some articles stating a level over 1000 was usually indicative of a medical problem, just not poor diet. Any ideas or suggestions? ... (5 replies)
... I've been battling high cholesterol for a couple years now. Started out at 358 and triglycerides over 1000. Started on 10 mg Lipitor, then 20, 40, then 80 mg. ... (6 replies)
... Every so often the docs will check my triglycerides and they are way over 1000!! I do have a family history of hypertriglyceridemia, but my Dad didn't get this problem until he was over 50!, I am female and only 26! ... (9 replies)
Mar 22, 2002
... Tricor is indicated as adjunctive therapy to diet for treatment of adult patients with very high elevations of serum triglyceride levels (Types IV and V hyperlipidemia) who are at risk of pancreatitis and who do not respond adequately to a determined dietary effort to control them. Patients who present such risk typically have serum triglycerides over 2000 mg/dL and have... (5 replies)
... and then suddenly it shot up to 210 overall, triglycerides at 239, not sure about HDL and LDL but my doctor at the time wasn't happy about it. ... (26 replies)
... I can't seem to find a like situation where cholesterol spikes 800 points, and triglycerides spike over 13,000, and remain. ... (0 replies)
... My wife has diabetes and high chol. & Trigs Her blood level was 10.5 Chol =300 trigs =over 500 hdl was 44. She takes 500 mg glucophage a day. The Dr put her on lovastatin that did not touch the trigs. So he put her on tricor which dropped the trigs but she was found to have gall stones of cholesterol so all cholesterol meds had to be stopped. I did some research and... (20 replies)
... sult of lipid to bile salt conversion by the one really knows. In any event, the muscle spasms in her back have gone, which indicates to me that her triglycerides have fallen below 1000. Every time they have climbed over 1000, muscle spasms have started in her back. ... (3 replies)
... ur liver should be able to recover if you have stopped the meds. I also think that medications to lower triglyceride levels very very fast, has to cause problems over longer periods of time. ... (30 replies)
... my cholesterol spiked to over 1000, triglycerides to 13,500. scary, but confirmed several times. ... (4 replies)
Dec 6, 2004
... or is a fenofibrate that can cause the same adverse side effects as statins. It is used to lower high triglycerides. I have a disorder that causes my tri's to be over 1000. ... (6 replies)
... This throws a monkey wrench into my plans to lower both triglycerides and LDL by taking fish oil supplements. It is more important to me to get my LDL down as my triglycerides are barely over the norm. ... (19 replies)
... beneath the skin over their elbows, knees, buttocks. These are deposits of cholesterol in the skin. In addition they develop deposits in tendons and around the cornea of the eye. ... (18 replies)
... but it took over a year for me to really recover. ... (16 replies)
... Hi Stenolady, It's great that your doctor would recommend fish oil capsules. Most doctors just push increase statin doses. There is a Prescription purified form of Omega-3 fish oil, it's called LOVAZA the name changed from OMACOR. This is the highest quality pharmaceutical blend. If you have a decent prescription insurance plan, it's probably cheaper than NORDIC or other... (4 replies)
... ppy with my triglycerides. He said I need to take 3000 mg daily of "fish oil capsules." I'm reading the handout he provided verbatim. I'm supposed to start at 1000 mg a day with food and work up to 3000 mg over the next few weeks. ... (4 replies)
... Niacin " that has been proven to cause liver damage. And as AZ77 says, doses above 1000 mg a day should be monitored. Most folks can safely take 2000 mg niacin a day without any adverse effects on the liver. ... (2 replies)

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