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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)
... I'll go back on the Trilipix awhile after surgery, I think... ... (20 replies)
... Got my last round of bloodwork back after 4 weeks on Trilipix and a second month of Simvastatin. ... (20 replies)

... I'm also on my 2nd month of Simvastatin 20mg daily and 2nd week of Trilipix 135mg daily. ... (20 replies)
... The nurse just called and said the good doctor is still concerned about the elevated Trig's and very low HDL, so would like to to add Trilipix to the mix, as well. ... (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)
... 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 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)
... I'm not sure if you really need Trilipix on top of a statin plus fish oil. ... (20 replies)
... Thanks for the replies, everyone. I've completely cut out alcohol, I am down to 2 slices of whole-wheat bread daily and the fruits I consume consist of mainly banana's and apples with the occasional mixture of blackberries, raspberries and blueberries every night in place of ice cream (yes, I gave that up a couple of evenings ago and I don't realy miss it with the fruit in... (20 replies)
... a day. This will help to balance all your cholesterol numbers and improve other blood markers. Simvastatin and Niacin taken together have a dramatic effect in cleaning plaque from your arteries. The immediate release niacin is the safest to take. ... (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)
... or Trilipix before I ask to try Niaspan? ... (7 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)
... First, we stopped simvastatin for a week. The cramps stopped. Then, moved to Crestor 5mg M,W,F. ... (5 replies)
... Weight loss can temporarily decrease HDL. Once weight is stabilized, it should go up again. (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. My GP says he wonders if that will help the chronically high triglycerides, too (not why it's coming out...I... (20 replies)
... Why is your HDL dropping?That's the one number you want to be higher. (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)
... 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)




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