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... Got my last round of bloodwork back after 4 weeks on Trilipix and a second month of Simvastatin. ... (20 replies)
... About a month ago, I went to the doctor to talk about my anxiety and high blood pressure which seemed to be related to high stress levels. ... (20 replies)
... I'll go back on the Trilipix awhile after surgery, I think... ... (20 replies)

... I still get to go in for an echocardiogram and a treadmill test in 10 days, so here's hoping nothing negative shows up there! ... (20 replies)
... I'm not sure why the Niaspan didn't work. Trilipix is a fibrate yes and it's the only one approved to be used with a statin. It can be a little rough with the muscle pain and cramping on both of those , so you have to watch it. ... (30 replies)
... mg DHA, and 240mg aged garlic extract powder. ... (20 replies)
... I would follow your doctors advice for sure, but don't be afraid to ask questions. The Trilipix can lower your trig. vastly. He just wants you to get out of the dangerous range. ... (20 replies)
... with some fish, lots of chicken and red meat once per week. ... (20 replies)
... heart issues. Cardiologist wants me to continue with Trilipix for a couple of months and then revisit. Exercise is helping with overall feeling good, if anything, and the weight continues to come off. ... (20 replies)
... I'd recommend dropping the toast, bananas, granola bars, corn, rice and potatoes. If you do go with rice, make sure it's brown rice. Mashed potatoes is pretty much a useless food, little nutritional value and lots of carbs. ... (20 replies)
... ham sandwich with a slice of fat free cheese, pickle slices and mustard plus a single serving bag of baked chips. ... (20 replies)
... I take Simvastatin and Tricor. My tri's are about 210 with Tricor, and me and my doctor are happy about it. ... (20 replies)
... has a blood thinning effect and helps a little with the cholesterol numbers. ... (20 replies)
... Do what your doctor tells you. FISH OIL IS GROSS. Not everyone agrees but I would rather take a fibrate over fish oil anyday. Exercise is the best medicine. You and I are similar boats. Good Luck. ... (20 replies)
... which may not be good for your triglyceride levels. You may want to substitute a slower digesting whole fruit like a citrus fruit or berries, and substitute oatmeal or other whole grain hot cereal for the toast. ... (20 replies)
... No clue why HDL keeps dropping. Doctor says I may have to try Niaspan as his normal course of meds isn't helping the HDL number at all, despite weight loss and daily exercise. First things first, though...have to get that ol' gallbladder removed in a couple days. ... (20 replies)
... that I have dropped my trigs from 402 to 276 my doctor is not pressuring me to take a fibrate. What a relief!! The only bad thing is that since I have been on Simvastatin my liver enzyme tests are going up and now my doctor is telling me that my kindey function is not quite what it used to be.. ... (30 replies)
... Triglycerides probably don't cause heart disease directly. But what happens is, triglycerides tend to have bad friends: small particle LDL, for instance. To say a level of 209 is not bad for most people is false. If your doctor didn't give you a VAP or lipoprotein test, he honestly has no idea if your 209 is okay or not. Ideally, triglycerides should be below 100 for most... (20 replies)
... Cut out the daily ice cream, sweets and any junk food you may be eating. ... (20 replies)
... try reducing intake of sugars, simple carbohydrates, and alcohol. ... (20 replies)

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