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  1. confused about when to take meds and vitamins
    ... with D, I take fish oil my prescriptions are Lipator Gemfibrozil , and fosamax, I take the Fosamax on sunday mornings ... bedtime as suggested by my Dr. I was told to take the Gemfibrozil 2X a day, as well as the calcium, and take the fish...

  2. Help My Wife Please - Pain in Lower Chest - Abdomen
    ... yesterday (she had forgot) that she was also taking Gemfibrozil (Lopid) 800mg 1/day for about 6 months because doctor...

  3. Tricor and Rhabdomyolysis - HELP!!!!!!!!
    ... lovastatin was administered in combined therapy with gemfibrozil , a compound of the fibrate class related to fenofibrate ... capsules), micronized, Atromid-S (clofibrate), and Lopid ( gemfibrozil ), the adverse findings in 4 large randomized, placebo...

Pain Management board

  1. Afraid to talk with my doctor about meds
    ... Vytorin 10/40 1 daily Metformin Hcl 1000mg x2 daily Gemfibrozil 600mg x2 daily Byetta Sub derm injection 10mcg x2...

  2. change in pain meds
    ... yet. So I asked for an older similar drug called Gemfibrozil and pay only $10 co-pay. I realize the designer drug...

  3. question on oxycontin
    ... CP450, can make a huge difference. And I believe the gemfibrozil and one other might be affecting this. Your only...

Muscular Dystrophy board

  1. hurting
    ... muscle damage. Such damage may result from combining gemfibrozil with lovastatin, for instance, both used to treat...

Neuropathy board

  1. Any advice on Specialists and/or Hospitals
    ... cholesterol- Lovastatin (Mevacor), Indapamid (Lozol], Gemfibrozil (Lopid) # Drugs used to fight cancer- Vincristine...

  2. Statins, fenofibrates and neuropathy
    ... that they, along with the fenofibrates (tricor and gemfibrozil ) can cause peripheral neuropathy in some people.[...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Supplements and Rx meds
    ... the body: Atorvastatin, Doxorubicin, Fluvastatin, Gemfibrozil , Lovastatin, Perphe****ne, Pravastatin, Propranolol...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. Do any of you have trouble tolerating bran?
    ... 1039. I cannot tolerate the meds (fenofibrates and gemfibrozil ) to lower my TGs. They have simular adverse affects...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Hypothyroid
    ... with a hx of TIA x2; high cholesterol-controlled on gemfibrozil and Lipitor. My doc just recently changed me to TriCor...
    ... with a hx of TIA x2; high cholesterol-controlled on gemfibrozil and Lipitor. My doc just recently changed me to TriCor...

Heart Disorders board

  1. Another, "my numbers" post, but forgive me
    ... failed due to muscle pain and fatigue in my legs. Gemfibrozil initially did wonders for my trigs, but is not a good...

  2. Fatigue, Pain in legs
    ... Do you take statins or fenofibrates = (tricor or gemfibrozil ). Do you have creases in your earlobe? As long...

  3. hdl levels?
    ... and all my levels are fine except hdl is 29..i take gemfibrozil to control my triglicerydes my chol level was 122...

  4. legs going to sleep
    ... my triclycerides were extremely high so put me on gemfibrozil now everything is well...my cholesterol is normal...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. CoQ10 and lowering blood pressure...
    ... Cholesterol Fibric acid derivatives for cholesterol ( Gemfibrozil ) BETA BLOCKERS for high BP :) Antidepressant...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Tryglicerides
    ... Rosiglitazone and I also take Fluvastatin,so I can`t take gemfibrozil ..Any ideas ?...
    ... Rosiglitazone and I also take Fluvastatin,so I can`t take gemfibrozil ..Any ideas ? Dave, Visit the High Cholesterol...

  2. High Triglycerides, Help Please with Natural Remedies
    ... will post definite # tomorrow). The doctor put me on Gemfibrozil , but I have not taken it because I would prefer some ... can find one that will work. As I understand, this Gemfibrozil can cause gastrointestinal side effects, and is "hard ... P.S. One more question. Does anyone know how long Gemfibrozil has been in use in the U.S. or worldwide? Another...
    ... One more question. Does anyone know how long Gemfibrozil has been in use in the U.S. or worldwide? Another ... is because I"m leery of "new" drugs. Liquim, Gemfibrozil has been around for a coon's age, much longer than...
    ... get back, but I have old #s and news #s after taking Gemfibrozil for 4 weeks: Dec Total 259 HDL 31 LDL ... taking fish oil....then I stopped in Jan to see how the Gemfibrozil would do by itself. So, all in all, not too bad. ... anything else. So everything is fine otherwise. Gemfibrozil is cheap (compared to all the statins) and seems to...
    ... taking fish oil....then I stopped in Jan to see how the Gemfibrozil would do by itself. So, all in all, not too bad. ... before going to bed. Also a friend of mine is on Gemfibrozil and experiencing an itching problem so do watch for...
    ... so glad you got such an excellent response from the gemfibrozil . Now you need to boost your HDL somewhat. Why...
    ... before going to bed. Also a friend of mine is on Gemfibrozil and experiencing an itching problem so do watch for...
    ... so glad you got such an excellent response from the gemfibrozil . Now you need to boost your HDL somewhat. Why...

  3. High triglcerides for a 27 year old?
    ... doctor didn't at least have you go on a 30-day round of gemfibrozil just to at least get the trig's down quickly (triglycerides...

  4. Destined for CAD?
    ... cholesterol numbers not outlandish, just trigs), gemfibrozil seems the most effective medication. Alternatively ... and problems by some 40x that of a statin alone. Gemfibrozil and a statin is not recommended, since gemfibrozil...

  5. Curious about people's experiences with High TG's
    ... but I have had trigs of 685mg/dL before. I went on gemfibrozil at first, but switched to tricor awhile back as I ... fibrate+statin is high risk of side effects anyway, but gemfibrozil +statin is the worst combination). It's pretty well...

  6. Tricor and leg pain
    ... I think those numbers come from a UK study with Gemfibrozil and a statin - tricor and a statin are better tolerated ... , but Gemfibrozil actually inhibits an enzyme specifically involved...

  7. Lipitor and tingling sensation???
    ... Has your doctor said anything about Tricor or Gemfibrozil in addition to the Lipitor? These fibrate drugs are...

  8. does anyone take amaryl and vytorin together?
    ... Unless he NEEDS to take a statin, maybe something like gemfibrozil , a fibrate, that targets triglycerides might be an...

  9. A quote from Pfizer about Lipitor
    ... malaise or fever. The combined use of Baycol® and gemfibrozil should be avoided. It is recommended that liver...

  10. Lipitor Question.....
    ... lowering triglycerides. Or even adding agents like gemfibrozil or clofibrate. Also LOTS of soluble fiber like psyllium...

  11. Fats
    ... hypertriglyceridaemia) when fish oil is added, or gemfibrozil is added. Yet, in type V, there is a lowering of...

  12. Is it safe to take Vytorin and Niacin at the same time?
    ... high soluble fiber diet), and using fibrates like gemfibrozil that work in the liver also by causing less fat to...

  13. Is it safe to take 2 statins drugs?
    ... used in combination with other drugs such as niacin, gemfibrozil (Lopid) or fenofibrate (Tricor) to further reduce...

  14. I need advice for my mom
    ... going to assume should put her on some fibrates. Gemfibrozil (Lopid) or Fenofibrate (Tricor) These will significantly...

  15. cholesterol of 525! Anyone else that high?
    ... choice. You might consider adding one of the fibrates ( gemfibrozil ) to your drug regimen if triglycerides remain high...

  16. Hi Everyone..A little Help
    ... fenofibrate (not a statin), and at least one more, Gemfibrozil (fenofibrate), that are prescribed to specifically...

  17. My first post, need everyone's advice
    ... you are taking, including cyclosporine, warfarin, gemfibrozil , or antacids. Simple blood tests are needed to check...

  18. Ed With Zocor
    ... Five reports identified seven cases of ED following gemfibrozil . Rechallenge confirmed the effect in two. Therapy ... reports 11 cases of ED due to clofibrate, six due to gemfibrozil and 42 cases of ED in association with simvastatin...

  19. Lipitor / Statins Using Bad Statistics
    ... Medicine inhibiting metabolism by other means: gemfibrozil Disease states: diabetes, hypothyroidism, renal ... reports) dose ≥ 40 mg (33), cyclosporin (19), gemfibrozil (21), diltiazem (20) and diabetes (15). Over half...
    ... cases, the person was on a second cholesterol drug, gemfibrozil , known to especially increase the risk of problems...

  20. Anyone know about Crestor?
    ... cannot take any of the statins or fenofibrates (tricor, gemfibrozil ). Yet when a new one comes out, I am always tempted...

  21. Cholesterol Test
    ... But whether raising HDL levels with drugs such as gemfibrozil and bezafibrate can help to reduce the risk of heart...

  22. Low HDL
    ... equivalent to the effect obtained by taking the drug gemfibrozil . Fish oils tend to increase the levels of low-density...

  23. Seriously high triglycerides, 500+
    ... drugs there at affordable prices. I'm told that gemfibrozil (LOPID) is best for lowering triglycerides. Do any...
    ... drugs there at affordable prices. I'm told that gemfibrozil (LOPID) is best for lowering triglycerides. Do any...

  24. Both Lipator & Tricor at same time?
    ... lovastatin was administered in combined therapy with gemfibrozil , a compound of the fibrate class related to fenofibrate...

  25. Advise Please
    ... (Niaspan) was compared to the pharmaceutical drug gemfibrozil (Lopid). The study involved 399 male and female ... Subjects took an aspirin as-needed to prevent flushing. Gemfibrozil 600 mg was administered twice daily over the entire ... over 25%, compared to an increase of 13.3% due to gemfibrozil . Gemfibrozil actually raised LDL (the “bad” cholesterol ... remember?), while niacin slightly lowered this fraction. Gemfibrozil lowered triglyceride levels by 40%, compared to a ... in the lipid profile which exceeded that induced by gemfibrozil ....
    ... (Niaspan) was compared to the pharmaceutical drug gemfibrozil (Lopid). The study involved 399 male and female ... Subjects took an aspirin as-needed to prevent flushing. Gemfibrozil 600 mg was administered twice daily over the entire ... over 25%, compared to an increase of 13.3% due to gemfibrozil . Gemfibrozil actually raised LDL (the “bad” cholesterol ... remember?), while niacin slightly lowered this fraction. Gemfibrozil lowered triglyceride levels by 40%, compared to a ... in the lipid profile which exceeded that induced by gemfibrozil . A couple comments. It looks like these studies ... off in the best light. Why for example, compare with gemfibrozil rather than Lipitor? Even with this favorable comparison...
    ... off in the best light. Why for example, compare with gemfibrozil rather than Lipitor? Even with this favorable comparison...

  26. Fish Oil*Friend or Foe?
    ... correct secondary causes (through diet, exercise, and gemfibrozil ) have proved inadequate.7 Although a negative aspect...

  27. Policosanol
    ... pravastatin and simvastatin), fibrates (bezafibrate and gemfibrozil ), acipimox, and probucol involving nearly 3,000 subjects...

Lyme Disease board

  1. dieoff toxins may get re-used by lyme
    ... Nutritional Considerations: **The activity of statins and gemfibrozil may decrease coenzyme Q10 levels. **Avoid grapefruit...

Gallbladder board

  1. Pain in Gallbladder
    ... triglycerides as well (852!) My doctor put me on Gemfibrozil and not only did the gallbladder pain go away, but...

  2. Triglycerides and gallbladder
    ... thinking about having surgery. My internist prescribed Gemfibrozil to get my triglycerides down and within a couple of...

Acne board

  1. The Acetyl-CoA theory of acne, and fibrates for treatment
    ... only fibrate that generally doesn't cause this is gemfibrozil , but most any other fibrate does. If you don't want...
    ... and the acetyl-CoA effects are unknown. Just like gemfibrozil , which is a PPAR-alpha agonist, it can be "poor" at...

Aging Issues board

  1. Leg Aches and Pain
    ... to statins (lipitor, etc)and fenofibrates (tricor, gemfibrozil ) take them too long before realizing that they are...

Women's Health board

  1. please help
    ... Grandmother is on Meclizine, Lisinopril, Synthroid, Gemfibrozil , Claritin, baby asprin (once daily). She has been...