It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

High Cholesterol Message Board

  • Medications for high cholesterol and triglycerides

  • Post New Thread   Reply Reply
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 03-31-2017, 05:09 AM   #1
    GWBQ's Avatar
    Join Date: Mar 2017
    Location: Qatar
    Posts: 1
    GWBQ HB User
    Medications for high cholesterol and triglycerides

    I've just had the following test results. All measurements are mg/dl unless stated.

    Glucose 113 (ref range 70-100)

    Total cholesterol 266 (desirable <200)

    HDL cholesterol 45.4 (desirable <40)

    Triglycerides 259.5 (desirable <150)

    VLDL cholesterol 51.9 (no range indicator)

    LDL cholesterol 168.7 (desirable <130)

    Cholesterol / HDL ratio 5.86 (desirable <5.0)

    I have been given medication as follows:

    Lipomax (atorvastatin) 20mg, 1 every morning after food (likely to reduce to 10mg after 3 months and further tests as per doctor)

    Lipanthyl (fenofibrate) 300mg, 1 every evening after food.

    I live in the Middle East, where the quality of doctors and medical care can vary wildly.

    I'd like some reassurance from a medical professional (ideally) that these medications and dosages are appropriate for the condition and the test results.

    Many thanks for your help in advance.

    Reply With Quote
    Sponsors Lightbulb
    Reply Reply

    cholesterol, cholesterol drugs, hdl, ldl, triglycerides

    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off

    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:45 PM.

    © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!