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

  2. Tricor and Rhabdomyolysis - HELP!!!!!!!!
    ... capsules), micronized, Atromid-S (clofibrate), and Lopid (gemfibrozil), the adverse findings in 4 large randomized...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Cholesterol Meds Causing Pain?
    ... Alternatives include Niaspan, Questran or Colestid, and Lopid and Tricor. Many professionals believe that these...

Neuropathy board

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

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) board

  1. Sleepiness from methadone?
    ... Neurontin, catapres patch, Norco, Wellbutrin, atenolol, Lopid , Prevacid, and low-dose aspirin as well). I read...

Weight Loss board

  1. Dr. to Prescribe Phentermine
    ... 600, but are now down to 229 and am on medication ( Lopid ). My primary care doctor is insisting that I lose...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Elevated TSH, but HYPER symptoms
    ... I am taking too much Synthroid? I also started Lopid for my high triglycerides and cholesterol 6 weeks...
    ... I am taking too much Synthroid? I also started Lopid for my high triglycerides and cholesterol 6 weeks ... triglycerides. I would be extremely careful with the lopid (i would stop), as it can be the cause of you being...

  2. New Problem
    ... trygliserides are high at 499. The doctor gave me Lopid for that and it seems to raise my sugars. With the ... Lopid I have a fasting of 123 in the morning. Which is better ... high sugar or high trygliserides? Should I stop the Lopid ? Joanie...

Heart Disorders board

  1. Sular(Nisoldipine) and Toprol?
    ... them, same as for the Statins like Zocor, Lipitor, Lopid . Now my Internal Med Doc wants to put me on Sular...

  2. WOW 2 stents ( 1 long stent) same LAD
    ... dressing or just take my own lunch. The Dr. put me on Lopid and since I don't drink to excess ( 1 beer a week...

High Cholesterol board

  1. Advice on triglycerides and medicine
    ... measured at over 600, then 464 after fasting :). With Lopid , however, I was able to get it down to 169 :)! ... on 10mg of Zocor, a simvastatin, in addition to the Lopid . 1. My question is, first of all, has anyone tried ... up a bit--only 31. 3. Does the mixture between lopid and zocor really make much difference, esp. weighing...

  2. Adive for taking fish oil
    ... lowering triglycerides as well. Tricor is stronger than Lopid , but has a whole lot more side effects. Ask you Doctor ... about switching your Tricor to Lopid . Keep up the good work. I've been dealing with...

  3. niaspan??, opinions please!
    ... and worst side effects. This is true for Tricor vs. Lopid ... both are fibrates but Lopid has half as many side...

  4. Supplements.......
    ... went on lipitor, raised eventually to 40mg QD and Lopid 600mg bid. my total chol was 300, ldl to high to count...

  5. Doctor wants to put me on Tricor...thoughts?
    ... your Doctor is stuck on the fibrates... I would take Lopid before Tricor as there are not nearly as many side ... effects with Lopid . I don't think I would ever consider Tricor... way...

  6. HDL raisers
    ... of fenofibrates (Tricor, Lofibra) and gemifibrozil ( Lopid ) which have been shown to build up the HDL levels...
    ... welcome! Mom's boyfriend was prescribed Lipitor and Lopid together. I told him they shouldn't be combined, he...
    ... than with either alone. By the way, I was also on Lopid for several years before statins ever came out. It...

  7. Triglycerides
    ... Niacin lowers TG's. Fribates like Lopid , also low TG's... but I believe you can not take statins...

  8. Zocor side effects
    ... legs hurt so bad I could hardly walk. Switched to Lopid ; same thing 2 wks. later. Then came Zetia, with no...

  9. should i or should i not you be my judge please!!!!
    ... 271 trig 224 hdl 42 ldl 184 that was with zetia and lopid then was taken off of lopid and put on liptor and...

  10. anyone experience side effects from lovastatin?
    ... There are a number of non-statin meds available. Lopid - Fibrates Welchol - Bile binder Zetia - Fat binder...

  11. High Tri's
    ... high tri. I am talking about <1400. I have been on Lopid on and off for 3 years and have seen the tris come ... weeks.. But I have also maintained that level without lopid with a low carb(south beach )diet for about 1 year...

  12. Statins, diet and exercise
    ... medicine I've had that really knocked it down was Lopid - but I've been off that for 15 years... Yes - I...

  13. Can't lower my cholesterol
    ... as juice). I believe another med (non-statin) is lopid . I would guess, you would like to lower chol without...

  14. Should I take Lipitor?
    ... have been around MUCH longer though...I'm thinking Lopid ....

  15. Need some advice
    ... instead of cakes and pies. There are some drugs like Lopid that target triglycerides directly and you might be...

  16. Cholesterol too low?
    ... bypass immediately afterwards. He now takes Lipitor, Lopid , and Zetia. His LDL is lower than his age now (LDL...

  17. High Triglycerides, Help Please with Natural Remedies
    ... much longer than statins even. I found an entry for Lopid in my 1987 PDR. It is specific for people who suffer...

  18. Lipitor/Tricor - Need advice
    ... anything else I can do? Med History - Started the Lopid in Apr, 06: .........................Apr,06... ... .204........177..........N/A.......148 I as on Lopid 600 mg between Apr, 06 and Jul 06. In Jul, they switched...
    ... for the dates on the meds. The july test I was on Lopid , and the Oct test I was on just the Lipitor, which...
    ... Fran, I would say do the Lopid plus 10 mg, Liipitor. The Lopid clearly gave you the ... s. If your doctor argues for Tricor instead of Lopid just tell him to look at your HDL's...only Lopid gave...
    ... work early. I agree - I had better results from the lopid than tricor - even the ldl and triglycerides were...

  19. experience with crestor?
    ... and so far I have not had muscle problems. I was on Lopid (5yrs) and Lipitor (7yrs) before - and ran into serious...
    ... and so far I have not had muscle problems. I was on Lopid (5yrs) and Lipitor (7yrs) before - and ran into serious...

  20. Help!! Need Second Opinion!
    ... he be considering instead a fibrate, like Tricor or Lopid , which is much better for high triglycerides. Continue...

  21. How Do I Go Off My Lipitor And Zetia Safely?
    ... ALL THIS, BEFORE THE LIPITOR I WAS ON THE ZETIA AND LOPID , I SOMEHOW CONTRACTED H.PYLORI SEVERE DIAHERRA STOMACH...

  22. Need Lots Of Good Wisdom Here
    ... I HAVE BEEN ON ZETIA FOR ALMOST A YEAR AND WAS ON LOPID , 2 MONTHS AGO THE DR TOOK ME OFF LOPID AND PUT ME...
    ... previously thought. It works on the Niemann-Pick gene. Lopid can do horrible things to your bones and muscles....
    ... LDL as much as Lipitor. I don't know enough about Lopid to comment......
    ... Are Just More Knowledgeable, I Have Not Been On The Lopid For 2 Months, And During The Time I Was On It I Contracted ... Meds For That Was Worse Than The Illness I Wonder If Lopid Had Anything To Do With That? Im On The Meds Because...
    ... LDL as much as Lipitor. I don't know enough about Lopid to comment... CONNIE, NOT TO SOUND STUPID, BUT...
    ... previously thought. It works on the Niemann-Pick gene. Lopid can do horrible things to your bones and muscles....

  23. Lipitor strikes again!
    ... hi, new to this site, i started zetia and lopid a year ago dropped my triglcerides right away, dr ... down fast enough about 2 months ago took me off the lopid kept me on the zetia and added lipitor, i now am so...

  24. Newbie with Vytorin results.
    ... about 10 weeks ago after trying lipitor, tricor and lopid without much success. My results from vytorin...

  25. "grossly lipemic" sample
    ... almost certainly put you on one of the fibrates like Lopid or Tricor and recommend a VERY low fat diet along...
    ... You were right, Lenin! The doc put me on Lopid and I will retest tomorrow morning just to see if...
    ... I hope you can take the Lopid without too much gastric "kickback." :D I feel...

  26. HELP PLEASE, my mom has high cholesterol and trigliseritis
    ... was also on Tricor during that perion and am now on Lopid Al......

  27. 3 month follow-up
    ... "not good enough!". He is switching my meds from lopid 1200 mg/day to lipitor 10mg. I'm also still on toprol...
    ... your HDL boost. If not, you can always add back the Lopid . But the Lipitor will do a lot more for your LDL ... 's than the Lopid . edit: I see our posts were at the same time....

  28. Tricor and leg pain
    ... years on Lipitor (and prior to that about 5-6 years on Lopid - another fibrate). So at that time, I was on both...

  29. Fh
    ... willing to experiment and take me off the cholestol med ( lopid ) to see if I can keep them there for 3 months with ... really really really want to be able to get off the lopid and bp medicines. And I can definatley relate to...

  30. Co-Enzyme 10 To Counter Statin Side Effects
    ... dosage you should take, and whether it works with Lopid as well....

  31. I know I'm in trouble - what else can I do?
    ... 422 HDL - 39 LDL - 204 They gave me scripts for lopid 2x 600 mg/day, Toprol XL 25 mg/day, and prilosec 20...
    ... normal if it's high. Get lots of exercise. The Lopid is a good drug to lower triglycerides...I'm surprised...

  32. Splitting Pills
    ... that can't be split. There is that big oily capsule ( Lopid ???) that cannot for mechanical reasons. Even my...

  33. Is there any safe drug?
    ... statin? Lenin, Some background info: I was on Lopid (another fibrate) for about 5 years before going on...

  34. A poll among the member's please
    ... All, I started on Lopid (a fibrate) and was on that for about 5 years. My ... total cholesterol used to be around 220 on Lopid . Then a new doctor put me on Lipitor. I was on...

  35. triglyceride levels
    ... or supplements fail, try one of the fibrate drugs ( Lopid or Tricor), just be careful about side-effects, and...

  36. What Triglyceride level is considered high
    ... me a script for not sure about mg I believ 300mg of lopid . 2x day. I went to see him in three months and my ... fast foods and other crappy stuff). I stuck with the lopid for another 2 months before stopping it myself and...

  37. 22 year old with high cholesterol

  38. Statins versus Red Rice Yeast - Need info!
    ... RYR. It controlled my husband's cholesterol (as did Lopid , Zocor & Lipitor), but RYR produced all the same nasty...

  39. Vytorin and Tricor
    ... that US guidelines state that statins and fibrates ( Lopid , Tricor) should only be combined with great caution...

  40. Lipitor and tingling sensation???
    ... the least. Has your doctor said anything about Lopid or Tricor (fibrates) instead of a statin? (Instead...

  41. Lipitor & Constipation
    ... problem -- however, before I was on Lipitor, I was on Lopid and also Questran. They were all the same as far...

  42. Cholesterol and Vitiamin E
    ... other proven CHD risk factors... I myself was on Lopid , then Lipitor, for a total of over 12 years - at the...

  43. Crestor Safe ?
    ... Good question. Here's another scenario. Patient takes Lopid .... doesn't lower cholesterol fast enough, so Lipitor...

  44. My results
    ... invalid??? If I try anything at all, it would be Lopid . I was on that for a good 5 years before the Lipitor...
    ... full physical in Aug. OH JOY! Hubby tolerated the Lopid also very well, but like you, now he is reluctant...

  45. lopid?
    ... cholesterol test numbers? If your doctor is suggesting Lopid , I would imagine he's doing that due to high triglycerides ... . I was on Lopid for about 5 years, and it gave me about a 15% drop...
    ... My husband was on Lopid for a few years also, and had no problems, but as...

  46. Statin side effects are lasting
    ... started long before the diagnosis of diabetes. He was on Lopid for 2 years and had no problems, but the dr. insisted...

  47. Any Info On Triglycerides??
    ... referred me to a cardiologist, I am 37 and just put on Lopid I am taking 2400mg a day. I also have high blood pressure...
    ... I'm repeating some of it here... Stay on the Lopid - you need it to get your triglycerides down... ...
    ... referred me to a cardiologist, I am 37 and just put on Lopid I am taking 2400mg a day. I also have high blood pressure...
    ... might be the better choice for someone to treat you. Lopid is normally the starting med for individuals with...
    ... I'm not on cholesterol meds now - had been on Lopid or Lipitor for 12 years or so, but stopped them 15...
    ... advise a class of drugs called fibrates which include Lopid , Tricor. I do not know how well the new Vitoryn will...

  48. A quote from Pfizer about Lipitor
    ... had a computer, but we didn't. At first he was on Lopid and he seemed to do fine, but our dr. retired and...

  49. Lipitor bad side effects
    ... and by Sunday I was 100% better, My Dr switch me to Lopid I am taking 2400 mg a day I seem to be doing okay...
    ... and by Sunday I was 100% better, My Dr switch me to Lopid I am taking 2400 mg a day I seem to be doing okay ... triglyceride level, you have to be on medication. Lopid is actually better than Lipitor at reducing triglycerides ... avoid problems down the road... I don't know if Lopid depletes CoQ10 - anyone on the forum have an answer...
    ... diabetes till he was taking Lipitor also..:) He was on Lopid for almost 3 yrs. before the Lipitor and had no problems...

  50. Side Effects Lipitor and Tricor
    ... Tricor in addition to Lipitor. The Tricor replaced Lopid . His symptoms are extreme fatigue, some mental fuzziness...
    ... Lipitor (which I had been on for about 7 years, was on Lopid prior to this for a number of years) - and I ran into...

  51. Can food help?
    ... have had high triglycerides for a long time. I was on Lopid , but quit taking it due to financial reasons. Recently...

  52. 18 years old... extreme high cholesterol!!
    ... your doctor to put you on a fenofibrate drug like Lopid instead. Also make sure you get tested regularly...

  53. Husbands blood results and ?s
    ... Lopid is gemfribozil and is specifically geared to lowering...
    ... i took the lopid for about 10 years with no real good results last...

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

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

  56. Tricor
    ... and cholesteral i couldnt tolerate the zocor and the lopid wuit working so now im on tricor and omega 3 no...

  57. Well, I tried everything, now I've gotta go back on Statins...
    ... mg today. I've been on Crestor, Zocor, Pre****l, Lopid , some kind of powder drug (can't remember name) and...

  58. 28yr-old needs guidance
    ... results on my lipids with supplements. I used to take Lopid (Lopid is not a statin) for years and then decided ... to try supplements due to the fact that Lopid GREATLY increases your risk of cancer. I didn't really...

  59. Newbie here, please help!
    ... hypercholesterolemia/hypertriglyceridemia and was on Lopid for a long while until I started reading all the bad...

  60. What are the 'stats' on cholesterol-lowering supplements?
    ... at a "desirable" level. He prescribed a drug called Lopid , but I've been doing much reading on statins and have ... aches and cramping. I have decided NOT to take the Lopid and try and do this thing on my own. I went to a site ... specifically for information on Lopid and it said that this drug should only be prescribed...
    ... The reason that the doctor was talkking in terms of Lopid (not a statin) is that it is specifically for very ... meals, get weight way down, avoid booze and retest. Lopid isn't the WORST drug if you really need it (but it...
    ... triglycerides giving me such a high reading. I know the Lopid is specifically for that, but I'm afraid to take it...
    ... triglycerides giving me such a high reading. I know the Lopid is specifically for that, but I'm afraid to take it...

  61. Tricor
    ... Dr just switched me from lopid and zocor to tricor has anyone had any good results...
    ... Dr just switched me from lopid and zocor to tricor has anyone had any good results...
    ... no the dr took me off the lopid and the zocor i had quit tqking the zocor in march...

  62. Seriously high triglycerides, 500+
    ... affordable prices. I'm told that gemfibrozil ( LOPID ) is best for lowering triglycerides. Do any of you ... take 500mg of niacin, twice a day, in addition to Lopid and or something like Lipitor or Provochol, which...
    ... my Trig were back up there .. Then i got on Lopid and that stuff made me so sick to my stomach feeling ... made me tired .. So, then instead of taken Lopid twice a day i tryed it once aday and the hurt was ... affordable prices. I'm told that gemfibrozil ( LOPID ) is best for lowering triglycerides. Do any of you ... take 500mg of niacin, twice a day, in addition to Lopid and or something like Lipitor or Provochol, which...

  63. Extremely high triglycerides?
    ... 800 i am on zocor 20 mg omega3 1 gram 2x a day and lopid 600mg 2x a day when going low card with the high triglyceri...

  64. New test results -so much for diet...

  65. lopid
    ... I was on lopid a long time ago. Felt like #$#$... Lipitor same...


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