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... Ok, so the cardiologist is preaching patience when it comes to the cholesterol numbers. Mentioned that if the Trilipix/Simvastatin combo along with exercise and weight loss haven't budged my numbers enough in 3-6 months, that we'll start looking at alternatives, such as Niaspan (probably Simcor to combine the Simvastatin I'm on with Niaspan). I still get to go in for an... (20 replies)
... Hello. I am 38 , m, 189. I had very high trig. of 1,700. I was on niaspan and pravastatin and my trig. ... (0 replies)
... I'm not sure if you really need Trilipix on top of a statin plus fish oil. ... (20 replies)

... Not that anyone's tracking this thread but me at this point, but here's an update. Since my last post in July 2009, I had my gallbladder removed and my doctor has also switched me from Simvastatin and Trillipix to Simcor 1000/20 (20mg Simvastatin and 1g Niaspan). After approximately a year on the Simcor and nearly 2 years now of daily exercise, I've dropped more than... (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... ... (20 replies)
... Hi Starling, The KYOLIC is very good to take. KYOLIC (garlic extract) has a blood thinning effect and helps a little with the cholesterol numbers. The Added Omega-3 in the Kyolic is also a big plus. If you have prescription Insurance I would definitely ask your doctor to prescribe LOVAZA. The price of LOVAZA is approx. 125.00 for only 100 (1000 mg soft-gels). The EPA/DHA... (20 replies)
... High dose niacin or prescription Niaspan may be a better option than a statin or a fibrate, as it will help raise HDL much better than any other drug. But only take niacin under a doctor's care. ... (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. ... (30 replies)
... e neuropathy has already begun, albeit mildly. But my gut feeling is this is my last hurrah with statins. Crestor, Lipitor, and Zocor were intolerable. As was Niaspan ER. ... (1 replies)
... or Trilipix before I ask to try Niaspan? ... (7 replies)
... Why did Niaspan increase your Trigs so much, I thought it was suppose to lower them? ... (30 replies)
... My trig's were 1,700. Talk about being scared. Crazy thing is that they were 700 and when I got on Niaspan they doubled to 1,700. Im on Trilipix now and prava. ... (30 replies)
... Don't worry. Talk about being scared. My TC was 700 and it doubled when I got onto Niaspan! Now it's down to 180 on Trilipix and pravastatin. I pray it gets into the normal range. ... (30 replies)

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