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... well i see here nobody talks about tricor,my favorite with no side effects.i have taken the tricor 160 mg daily for a year. my cholesterol is up and down it appears.so my doc said take Nispaner 500 tabs at night when i go to bed. ... (3 replies)
... Has your doctor said anything about Tricor or Gemfibrozil in addition to the Lipitor? ... (16 replies)
... As you can see lipitor does a good job of getting both TC and TG's down. Tricor more so for just TG's...but tricor is not a statin...its a fenofibrate. ... (20 replies)

Vytorin and Tricor
Jun 13, 2005
... paks of Tricor that the drug rep had given him recently!!! ... (5 replies)
... I have not had any problems being on lipitor or tricor by them selves, but what is the increase in risk by taking both? ... (6 replies)
Statins to Tricor
May 26, 2006
... Your triglycerides are spectacular. ... (4 replies)
... d having a bad pain in my shoulder. So, I did some studying on it and it said it can cause muscle pain. I had an xray and it showed arthritis. So, I just cut the lipitor down to 10mg. After a few days my sore shoulder went away. ... (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)
Statins to Tricor
May 26, 2006
... Agreed that the tricor is used most often to target getting triglycerides down. ... (4 replies)
... I would say do the Lopid plus 10 mg, Liipitor. The Lopid clearly gave you the best Triglycerides and HDL and the Lipitor gave tyou the best Total Cholesterol and PROBABLY the best LDL though it couldn't be calculated. ... (6 replies)
... The chances of muscle problems on this combination is several times greater than when on Lipitor or Tricor alone. The chances are still remote that you will develope problems, but you should be aware of the symptoms to watch for just in case. ... (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)
... Lipator does not lower trigs. The drug that does is Tricor but that does not touch cholesterol. My wife tried both and although the tricor did lower the trigs she had to stop all drugs because of gall stones that was discovered,. ... (20 replies)
... even the ldl and triglycerides were better on it now that you pointed it all out. I go back for blood work in 3 months and I'll talk to him about it then. ... (6 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)
... No, Tricor is a drug which is used to lower triglycerides. Statins, such as Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor, and Pravachol are used primarily to lower cholesterol. ... (4 replies)
Lipitor and tricor
Sep 27, 2004
... I believe Tricor is a fibrate, and with all the whiz bang over statins, it isn't prescribed as much these days. ... (24 replies)
TRICOR 1st results
Jul 31, 2004
... After being on Tricor for many months Doc says my triglycerides were cut in half 350 to 175 but bad cholesterol went up a bit hmmmm........... i am to be on a bit longer, re-evaluate and perhaps a change. no lipitor though-- made the muscles and joints feel horrible !! (1 replies)
... I am on both of those drugs now, and have been for a little over 2 years. The lipitor works well with lowering cholesterol, and the tricor has an added kick to the triglicerides. ... (6 replies)
... According to the Oregon Health Science University, Statens such as Zocor, Lipitor, Pravachol etc do not have a great deal of effect on very high Triglycerides. They advise a class of drugs called fibrates which include Lopid, Tricor. I do not know how well the new Vitoryn will work cause I just started it. The diet mentioned by HUBBLERULES is right on....spoindex (23 replies)




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