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  1. Any ideas,always tired??
    ... and have a high bad cholesterol count. I was taking Tricor for the sugar counts, but have now been taken off...
    ... and have a high bad cholesterol count. I was taking Tricor for the sugar counts, but have now been taken off...

  2. Tricor/Please help
    ... Would anyone recommend another med to use in place of Tricor ? I really would like to diet and exercise to bring...

  3. Strange taste in mouth
    ... describe it. I do take some supplements as well as Tricor XL for hyperTG. Could my pancreas be acting up and...

  4. my husbands triglyceride level
    ... Mentioned something about his pancreas. He was put on tricor . What does this mean? is it cholesterol or the beginning...

  5. Tingling Feet And Calves - Help!!!
    ... medicines, such as statins (lipitor) and fenofibrates ( tricor ), can cause this in some people. A neurologist would...

  6. Tricor and Rhabdomyolysis - HELP!!!!!!!!
    ... one of the most serious possible side effects of Tricor (which is in the class of drugs called fibrates) besides ... also taking a statin drug in combination with the Tricor ? If so, this can have serious side effects. This ... gathered from a prescription drug information page for Tricor : "Rhabdomyolysis has occurred when lovastatin was ... combined therapy with an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor and TRICOR is not outweighed by the risks of severe myopathy ... that site regarding health warnings associated with Tricor : "Because of chemical, pharmacological and clinical ... similarities between TRICOR (fenofibrate capsules), micronized, Atromid-S (clofibrate ... studies with these other fibrate drugs may also apply to TRICOR . In a study, conducted by the World Health Organization ... shows that you are more likely to die if you take Tricor than a placebo, a 44% increase. 33% of the increase ... increased coronary events. So this shows that taking Tricor to reduce your cholesterol actually increases your ... such as cancer. So what is the purpose of taking Tricor in the first place if not to reduce your risk of death ... forum for more info. By searching for the keywords " tricor rhabdomyolysis" (no quotes), I got over 100 hits on...
    ... category. I wish that I had known more about the Tricor prior to my father starting on it to inform him. ... these pages and especially your statistics on the Tricor I feel that my father was a walking time bomb while ... medicine. Thank God that right now he is not on the Tricor . However my concerns at this point are: 1. Is there ... residual effect of the damage incurred from taking the Tricor ? 2. How can I get him to change his diet and lifestyle...
    ... Not a tricor patient but was on Lipitor 20 mg for 14 months and...

  7. Dizzy when turning head
    ... thing. Anyway - Does anyone have any Lipitor or Tricor issues? Please advise someone,me, with a family high...

  8. Coccyx Pain
    ... over 2000. Currently I am taking 2000 mg of Niaspan, Tricor 200mg, and (6) 1g tablets of colestid each day. With...

General Health board

  1. Statins\Lipitor
    ... OK but doesn't lower it enough either. Now I'm on Tricor , I get some aches, but not too bad yet. I find...
    ... recently has changed names but not sure to what)and tricor . Omacor is a prescription fish oil. It is so pure ... chol down to 137 from a high of 245. I got off the tricor and choles has stablized. The only side effect was...

  2. What could cause a constant burning sensation in the abdomen area?
    ... something more than just heartburn. I take the med tricor for elevated triglycerides. But I have been on the...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. Bitter melon... any one have experience or knowledge?
    ... enough that my doctor actually took me completely off Tricor (long story). Anyway, it is since then that I started...
    ... enough that my doctor actually took me completely off Tricor (long story). Anyway, it is since then that I started...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. I dont think she needs all this! any advice???
    ... provigil 100mg not sure if taken everyday indocin 25mg tricor 48 will any of these meds make her like fall asleep...
    ... provigil 100mg not sure if taken everyday indocin 25mg tricor 48 will any of these meds make her like fall asleep...

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

Pain Management board

  1. change in pain meds
    ... put me on a triglyceride lowering medication called Tricor . Bingo, it's $25 - no generic yet. So I asked for...

Skin Problems board

  1. skin numbness
    ... diaganoised with diabetes. They started the drugs Tricor and Glucophage. I don't know if these drugs are connected...

  2. numb skin
    ... diaganoised with diabetes. They started the drugs Tricor and Glucophage. I don't know if it's contected to...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Update on 57 yr. old hubby
    ... He takes Tricor and Advicor for cholesterol....

Headaches & Migraines board

  1. severe headaches after lunch
    ... back in 01 and was on 80 mg. of lipitor along with tricor and plavix until the fall of 05. started having muscle ... end. it's been almost 7 mos. now without the lipitor/ tricor /plavix. was on mega vitamins, fish oil, garlic, vit...

Neuropathy board

  1. Statins working against neuropathy?
    ... yes there is , you have things like Tricor (fenofibrate) , Zetia works in the intestinal track...

  2. Neuropathy from shoulders to, and including hands.
    ... PN can also be caused by medicines. I think that Tricor caused PN in my lower extremities. Tricor is used...

  3. skin numbness
    ... diaganoised with diabetes. They started the drugs Tricor and Glucophage. I don't know if these drugs are connected...

  4. Statins, fenofibrates and neuropathy
    ... decrease my numbers. I was desperate to take statins and tricor (tricor=fenofibrate that lowers triglycerides). I ... have found that they, along with the fenofibrates ( tricor and gemfibrozil) can cause peripheral neuropathy in ... discovered this is true for myself, by experimenting with tricor . I took this med for around 8 months, and I developed ... PN in my legs. I read where tricor could cause this, so I stopped it before the PN became ... permanent. I have to take tricor at certain intervals, to maintain my tg's <1000. I...

Restless Leg Syndrome board

  1. RLS & Bipolar w/ Psychosis
    ... Baclofen, heart meds, 4 inhalers for his COPD, and also Tricor & Vitorin, and Morphine.....he has many health issues...
    ... Baclofen, heart meds, 4 inhalers for his COPD, and also Tricor & Vitorin, and Morphine.....he has many health issues...

Spinal Cord Disorders board

  1. I have been diagnosed with a Cervical Myelopathy
    ... Myopathy"---I was on statins for 5 years---4 years of tricor , and 1 year of Lipitor. Lipitor really sucked, made...

  2. skin numbness
    ... diaganoised with diabetes. They started the drugs Tricor and Glucophage. I don't know if these drugs are connected...

TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint board

  1. I need advice on if i may have TMJ and where to go from here im lost Please
    ... ambien for sleep. Synthroid .05mg, remeron 30mg 2x day, tricor 140mg, and prevacid 30mg for an ulcer. This also makes...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Maybe time to see MD.
    ... doctor i was going to stop zocor and he switched me to tricor and I fear no more going out. Life is great now. No...

Hormone Problems board

  1. having problems and don't know where to go.
    ... heck is going on. I am taking fish oil 4 a day and TRICOR 145 one a day. I think that I am going in the right...
    ... 10/325 Hydrocodone Pills. Omicor 4 a day (fish oil) TRICOR 145 Actos 25 one a day because I am insulin resistant...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Hypothyroid
    ... emfibrozil and Lipitor. My doc just recently changed me to TriCor and Lipitor. She said it might be better. My total ... have been changed and are there bad side effects with TriCor ? I went for an outside second opinion from my group...
    ... emfibrozil and Lipitor. My doc just recently changed me to TriCor and Lipitor. She said it might be better. My total ... have been changed and are there bad side effects with TriCor ? I went for an outside second opinion from my group...

  2. Hypothyroidism and insomnia
    ... The rash did clear up considerably after stopping Tricor , my cholesterol medication. I had taken Pravachol...

  3. TSH Level over 150
    ... 300 and triglicerades (sp?) over 400. Put me back on Tricor . Also put me back on Lexapro wich is an anti anxity...
    ... you to watch out for any muscle pain while taking Tricor . It is not suggested for people with hypothyroidism...

Birth Control board

  1. Switched to Ovcon, no period - normal?
    ... reasons I am concerned is because I just started taking Tricor for cholesterol and Tricor should not be taken by...

Anemia board

  1. Intro/Frustration/Long (sorry)
    ... prescribed (but I've not yet taken) [COLOR="purple"] Tricor for the cholesterol, [COLOR="purple"]Flexeril for...

Angina board

  1. prinzmetal's angina?
    ... thus I feel that even though I'm taking Niacin and Tricor for my triglycerides, a beta blocker and calcium channel...

Heart Disorders board

  1. Feels like it misses a beat
    ... smoker about 30 lbs overweight, somewhat active, taking Tricor 145 mg for elevated TG's for about 3 years now, diagnosed...

  2. Scary way to wake up.
    ... I am taking Coreg 6.25 mg 2x daily and 145 mg of Tricor for elevated tri's. I have had all sorts of cardiac...

  3. 45yr old but Heart of 75 yr old according to Heart Scan/Results from Echo/Stress
    ... referred to as "unstable plaque/" i am on crestor, tricor , omacor. i am loaded down with the meds. #'s are much...

  4. Chest Pains ongoing after stents/cath please help
    ... Crestor 10mg (recently changed from 40 mg Lipitor) Tricor 165 mg Any advice would be appreciated...these...
    ... Crestor 10mg (recently changed from 40 mg Lipitor) Tricor 165 mg Any advice would be appreciated...these...

  5. Statins and arrhythmias??? HELP?
    ... load of meds for these #'s . I take . Are ya ready?? Tricor , Omacor (really pure omega 3 that is by rx only) welchol...

  6. Trouble catching my breath
    ... the SOB that scares me a bit. I am on Toprol XL and Tricor . I did see a side effect of toprol is SOB, but after...

  7. Another, "my numbers" post, but forgive me
    ... other fibrates at least), so it was replaced with Tricor . Then, a massive heart attack interrupted the program ... mg/dL HDL - 41 mg/dL My current lipid meds are Tricor (145mg), Crestor (10mg), and Fish Oil supplement ...

  8. Any thought on chronic chest pain?
    ... and have high cholesterol and TG's for which I take Tricor . I take Toprol XL for the IST. I would get these pains...

  9. Bloated feeling at night...
    ... Is anyone taking tricor and toprol and feel a bloated feeling in the upper...

  10. todays heart attack
    ... in addition to Plavix, Lisinopril, asprin, Vytorin, Tricor , Coreg, Lasix, Elavil and Protonix. I will be seeing...

  11. Muscle cramps with Lipitor??
    ... tell your doctor ASAP and stop using it. I am now on Tricor and have been fine so far. Good luck!...

  12. Plavix discontinued
    ... removal from system??...Still taking aspirin (325mg), Tricor , Toprol and Provachol Thanks......

  13. Fatigue, Pain in legs
    ... glucose level? Do you take statins or fenofibrates = ( tricor or gemfibrozil). Do you have creases in your earlobe...

  14. update
    ... Was hospitalized with rhabdomyolysis in 01. I take Tricor for a short while, then have to stop from side affects...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. Benicar and Tricor
    ... Can Benicar and Tricor be taken together together? Do they cause aches...

  2. Blood Pressure
    ... Hi all, I stopped my Lipitor and Tricor over 3wks. ago because of the severe side effects...

  3. Lower readings than normal
    ... than high. Also, the doctor put me on 145mg of Tricor to lower my triglycerides and is keeping me on 40mg...

  4. diuretics and lipid elevation
    ... my lowest total cholesterol was 96 mg/dL, I was on: Tricor 54, Altace 10, Toprol 50, Ziac 5/6.25 (Ziac has the...

  5. New Here.. Many Questions
    ... more down, nor exercise any less. Into the mix came Tricor to combat my high triglycerides, which reached the ... that I was doing with my lifestyle. Bottome line, Tricor is gone, my 600+ unmedicated TG is now at 30-40 mg...

  6. Bp Med? Reduce Sex Drive
    ... has allowed me to reverse the diabetes, come off of Tricor , and have bp readings in the 100/60 range unmedicated...

High Cholesterol board

  1. what could happen if i take tricor and simvastatin together
    ... QUOTE=vbblack;3763920]what could happen if i take tricor and simvastatin together 1: Severe myopathy and rhabdomyol...

  2. Husbands Cholesterol 600!
    ... His bp was also a little high 130/90. Dr put him on Tricor . He has been on this for about 6 weeks. He went...
    ... His bp was also a little high 130/90. Dr put him on Tricor . He has been on this for about 6 weeks. He went...

  3. Side effects of TRICOR....is it really necessary?
    ... Tricor isn't necessary... but dietary changes are. He ... drinking -- no nutritional value, just sugar. Downing a Tricor with Mountain Dew is pretty insane. He should drink ... Lovaza, the prescription form of fish oil, instead of Tricor . 3 grams daily of Omega 3s will help some. But unless...
    ... replying, I just realized I put 775mg on the dosage of Tricor , I meant 75mg...sorry about that, his other cholesterol...

  4. don't want to go on meds
    ... been little positive change they want to put me on Tricor 145mg for a month and check it again. I hear Tricor...
    ... carbs (including wheat). I'm not a big fan of Tricor myself. The studies on fibrates are less than convincing...
    ... been little positive change they want to put me on Tricor 145mg for a month and check it again. I hear Tricor ... physical condition, you should not have been prescribed Tricor . Your TC/HDL ratio is excellent at 3.73 (=<4.5 being...
    ... After a lot of deliberating i ended up going on the Tricor . I have been on it for a month and a half now and...

  5. Advice on triglycerides and medicine
    ... doctors putting you on both statins and something like tricor ....

  6. Want to share my recent experience...
    ... have been taking Lipitor for 9 years. I started on tricor a couple months ago. While on this site I was reading...
    ... doctor says. And a statin is a better choice than tricor , at least statins have some studies behind them....
    ... doctors were always right either. Just avoid the Tricor if you can help it. I'd definitely choose a statin...
    ... Exactly Tricor is the one I want to avoid. But what else is their...
    ... 10 pounds overwieght, I definately do not like the tricor . I am taking fish oil, but it too seems to have little...
    ... have been taking Lipitor for 9 years. I started on tricor a couple months ago. While on this site I was reading ... Mark Mark, You are right that combining statins and tricor can be dangerous - it greatly increases your chances ... for over 7 years and then my doctor combined it with Tricor . Within a few months I had chronic muscle pains in ... doctor still tries to get me to take the Lipitor plus Tricor - but I refuse. I remember almost feeling like an...
    ... prescription product, so it'd have the same exact co-pay as Tricor . If it was me, I'd at least try fish oil + statin ... before going on Tricor . Worst case, you get the health benefits from omega...

  7. Statins cause alarming reduction in coQ10?
    ... years on Lipitor (after my doctor combined it with Tricor ), and I gave up all cholesterol meds cold turkey....
    ... years on Lipitor (after my doctor combined it with Tricor ), and I gave up all cholesterol meds cold turkey....

  8. side effects 'Lipitor'
    ... have had one doctor immediately wish to prescribe me Tricor and no-flush niacin (which has no benefit), without...

  9. RYR, CardioChek, Kaiser Test - Lost and need help
    ... pains and weakness after my Lipitor was combined with Tricor - and it took 1.5 years to recover. I am back on...

  10. Adive for taking fish oil
    ... know taking three at once. I also take 145mg of Tricor and 20mg of Lipitor everyday. My LDL is ok (under ... had the tri's at 325 , That was with a low dose of Tricor and now it has been put up to 145mg. I take the...
    ... You and your doctor are taking a risk by combining Tricor with a statin. The combined use of TriCor and statin...
    ... raising HDL and lowering triglicerides... although Tricor is great at lowering triglycerides as well. Tricor ... side effects. Ask you Doctor about switching your Tricor to Lopid. Keep up the good work. I've been dealing...
    ... 500 range, I expect his doctor feels the benefits of Tricor + statin outweigh possible side effects. If Tricor ... take it... it may be best to just keep taking it. Tricor + Niaspan + fish oil might be another option, but...
    ... level and trying varios things, my doctor decided on tricor . I have had no more side effects with Tricor and Liptor ... test was when I was taking 20mg Lipitor and 48mg of Tricor . Total = 165 LDL = 63 HDL = 37 Tri's = 325 ...

  11. niaspan??, opinions please!
    ... the most and worst side effects. This is true for Tricor vs. Lopid... both are fibrates but Lopid has half ... as many side effects as the synthetic Tricor . Baychol worked the best... but it was taken...

  12. Side effects from Lipitor? Help please!
    ... the Lipitor - my doctor had just recently prescribed Tricor in addition to the Lipitor - that's what put me over...
    ... last go-around, the problem for me was in combining Tricor with the Lipitor. I didn't know then, but combining...
    ... answers---I have to add my name to the list---Took Tricor for 4 years. It was ok at first,but then, I started ... was ok at first 6-8 months not much different than tricor ---Then it really kicked in---muscle, joint pain, lethargy...

  13. Elevated hs-CRP- How Bad Is It?
    ... Since being taken off of that (Jan 2007), I've tried Tricor (muscle pain), Zetia (digestive upset), and Niaspan...

  14. Doctor wants to put me on Tricor...thoughts?
    ... 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 to many side effects. WOuld rather have high ... TG's than take Tricor . Good luck. :)...

  15. HDL raisers
    ... Hi, I've just heard of fenofibrates ( Tricor , Lofibra) and gemifibrozil (Lopid) which have been...
    ... You CAN take a statin along with Tricor , I do. Both my cardiologist and my family doctor reccommend ... 58, HDL 38 and Tri's 333. That's why they put me on Tricor along with the Zocor for a short time to get my HDL...
    ... QUOTE=Toneman;3170098]You CAN take a statin along with Tricor , I do. Both my cardiologist and my family doctor reccommend...
    ... factors that led your doctor to prescribe Zocor plus Tricor - he's probably very concerned about your triglycerides ... combining statins with fibrates. I was on Lipitor and Tricor for a few months 2 years ago, and I developed severe...

  16. anyone experience side effects from lovastatin?
    ... many years, and then only after it was combined with Tricor . Do you have any unexplained, chronic muscle pain...

  17. Vytorin - Muscle Problems??
    ... statin-related to me. I had problems with Lipitor and Tricor used in combination - and the muscle pain and weakness...

  18. Fish Oil/cholesterol drugs
    ... quite a smorgasbord of them - pravachol, crestor, tricor and prescription fish oil. Thanks....

  19. High Cholesterol - Zocor
    ... are having arm pain it could be from the statins and tricor , which in themselves is not a good combination. I ... would do this...... 1. stop taking the zocor and tricor NOW! 2. Make sure your doctor has a correct thyroid ... 3. IF he argues with you about the zocor and the Tricor .....tell him he can look it up on lexi-comp online...

  20. when do you take your meds
    ... i take my tricor in the evening as i was told years ago to do when...
    ... I would take Tricor in the morning, with breakfast, because the drug acts ... same time though, you may have to reconsider because Tricor may interfere with their aborption. I take Lipitor...

  21. I think I got it
    ... month ago. My Doc had me on Simvastatin (40mgs) and Tricor (145mg) and I'm not sure if it was related but I sneezed ... taking the Simvistatin (40mg) and used a lower dose of Tricor (48mg) that I had. I also adjusted my diet. I ate ... Toxicity) but he still wanted me to take the 145mg of Tricor despite the previous issues. I'll keep what I'm...
    ... before my test. I'm still taking them (taking the tricor at a lower dose) Dave...


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