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  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Simvastatin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Singulair Zetia

  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....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

  8. side effects 'Lipitor'
    ... have had one doctor immediately wish to prescribe me Tricor and no-flush niacin (which has no benefit), without...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

  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 ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Lopid Niaspan

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Lopid Lotrel Niaspan Pravachol

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Diovan

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Crestor Niaspan Zetia Zocor

  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. :)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lopid Niaspan

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Lopid Zocor

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

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

  18. Fish Oil/cholesterol drugs
    ... quite a smorgasbord of them - pravachol, crestor, tricor and prescription fish oil. Thanks....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Pravachol

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Simvastatin

  22. High Tryiglycerides
    ... onsumption in that which is why gotten higher. I am taking tricor 145/day. getting ready to look that up. also, he...
    ... I would get off of the tricor . Stay on your diet, and make sure you fast for that...
    ... that results in very high triglycerides and low HDL. Tricor is aimed pretty squarely at your numbers; it lowers...

  23. Lipitor/Tricor - Need advice
    ... now my doc has prescribed both Lipitor (10 mg), and Tricor 145mg) together. I see my doc Thursday morning, and ... I have not had any problems being on lipitor or tricor by them selves, but what is the increase in risk by ... switched me to Liitor 10mg. In Oct. they swtched me to Tricor , 145 mg. I also take magnesium and CO10. This...
    ... were you taking for each test date? Lipitor and Tricor together should be tolerable for most people. Perhaps...
    ... ombination is several times greater than when on Lipitor or Tricor alone. The chances are still remote that you will...
    ... trigs went back up. That's when they switched me to Tricor . We'll see how the next test comes out while taking ... both Lipitor and Tricor . It's kind of discouraging though because I've...
    ... speak of my own personal experience. I was put on Tricor (145mg) in addition to Lipitor (10mg), which I had...
    ... look at too many N/A's. If your doctor argues for Tricor instead of Lopid just tell him to look at your HDL...
    ... because I've had a few days over the last 2-3 weeks (on Tricor only) where my left thigh, calf and heel have hurt ... I agree - I had better results from the lopid than tricor - even the ldl and triglycerides were better on it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Lopid

  24. Should I take cholesterol medicine?
    ... stopped taking all cholesterol medicine. She was taking Tricor , Niacin, and Welcol. I've never heard of Welcol....
    ... my mom today. She said her doctor put her back on Tricor , a prescription niacin, and welchol. I strongly suggested...
    Medications also discussed in this post: welchol

  25. Need advice - Cholesterol at 275 for over a year
    ... high your HDL tends to be too low. I just swiched to Tricor for 90 days which is not a statin, it is a fibrate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Simvastatin Zocor

  26. experience with crestor?
    ... end on Lipitor (but only after it was combined with Tricor for about 2 months....). I take about 75-100mg...
    ... end on Lipitor (but only after it was combined with Tricor for about 2 months....). I take about 75-100mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Folic Lipitor Lopid

  27. Help!! Need Second Opinion!
    ... wouldn't he be considering instead a fibrate, like Tricor or Lopid, which is much better for high triglycerides...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lopid

  28. I am screwed....
    ... thinking that I should go after the triglycerides with tricor . I know better than to try to mix tricor with lipitor ... and such, so I'm banking on the tricor . How does this sound? Any other suggestions (besides...
    ... on meds, but I think I have to. Do you think that Tricor will be the best bet to get my trigs down? Jebus...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

  29. Don't want to be on statins
    ... they mix high dose statins with fenfibrates and or tricor , this is big no no and even warns against this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

  30. Tricor
    ... Tricor has some of the same side effects as statins . Just ... don't let him put you on both statins and tricor at the same time you are just asking for problems...
    ... them, the darn Trigs were a problem. Hopefully the Tricor will help, but as Vipper said, do not mix them with...
    ... drop. Everything else is in line. Oh well, maybe the Tricor will work! Tony...
    ... the same on every person, so hopefully the switch to Tricor will bring them down. Keep us posted, and best...
    ... eveyone, I'm interested in anyone's experience with Tricor . I have been on Zocor for about a year, and year before ... cardiologist has changed my medication from Zocor to Tricor and I'm just curious about any experiences you all ... may have had with Tricor . What kind of results or side affects has anyone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lovastatin Zocor

  31. When do you take your medicine?
    ... high cholesterol. I was giving thyroid medicine and Tricor and Vytroin. I am also on the BC pill and I am trying ... thyroid) and I noticed one of the side effects of the tricor or vytroin is insomnia so I dont know if I am just...
    ... high cholesterol. I was giving thyroid medicine and Tricor and Vytroin. I am also on the BC pill and I am trying ... thyroid) and I noticed one of the side effects of the tricor or vytroin is insomnia so I dont know if I am just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour

  32. High Triglycerides
    ... BRING DOWN YOUR TRIGLYCERIDES WITHOUT MEDS...I AM ON TRICOR AND ZOCOR..IT HAS BEEN A YEAR AND MY TRIYGLYCERIDES...
    ... They specifically warn on the tricor side effects about using both statins and fenfofibrates ... it . Below is some warnings. The combined use of TRICOR and HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors should be "avoided ... administration of fenofibrate (equivalent to 145 mg TRICOR ) and pravastatin (40 mg) once daily for 10 days increased ... renal failure. The use of fibrates alone, including TRICOR , may occasionally be associated with myositis, myopathy ... , or rhabdomyolysis. Patients receiving TRICOR and complaining of muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness ... ermination. If myopathy/myositis is suspected or diagnosed, TRICOR therapy should be stopped....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor Pravastatin

  33. Tricor AND Vytroin?
    ... month.......the Vytorina is for cholesterol and the Tricor is for Triglycerides.......
    ... I have been told that the combination of a fibrate( Tricor ) and statin(vytorin) greatly increases the risk of ... personally had a serious problem when my doctor added Tricor to my Lipitor regimen. In about a month I started...
    Medications also discussed in this post: vytorin Lipitor

  34. New Numbers
    ... another agent that might aim at those triglycerides? Tricor or Zetia perhaps? I think you can give the SLO...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia

  35. Tricor and Omega's together - can they be harmful?
    ... is harmful to the pharmaceutical industry.;) I take Tricor 145 mg and Omega 3 daily. My numbers came down dramatically ... I then ask my doc if I can go to a lower dosage of Tricor and he says no. Okay. With that he does say that the ... He says we may be able to eventually stop taking Tricor . Great! Then with a straight face he tells me about...
    ... take your Omega-3 oil 12 hours separated from the Tricor . The combo isn't HARMFUL but the Tricor can render...
    ... are just not working for me.......i wonder about the Tricor ......many people have told me that the OMEGA's would...

  36. Question on Crestor and Co-enzyme Q10 and Side Effects
    ... also shortly after my doctor started me on a 2nd med ( Tricor ). Combining any statin and a fibrate like Tricor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor

  37. Is Lipitor Good or Bad for you?
    ... dose along with the fact that you were also taking tricor along with it which is not recommneded except ... . The warning against this combo is right in the tricor side effects sheets . I hope your doctor has been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor

  38. Initial Crestor Results
    ... muscle problems I had 2 1/2 years ago when he added Tricor (another fibrate) to my Lipitor regimen. I'll try...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor

  39. Almost 1 Year-Still Pursuing Complete Recovery From Statin Side Effects
    ... Lipitor for about 7 years, and when my doctor added Tricor to the mix, I had serious muscle aches within months...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor

  40. Newbie with Vytorin results.
    ... started vytorin about 10 weeks ago after trying lipitor, tricor and lopid without much success. My results from ... 138 Ldl: 65 HDL: 43 Last test after being on tricor were: Total: 249 Trig: 168 HDL: 43 Ldl: 172 ...
    ... VYTORIN lowerd even your triglycerides far better than Tricor , which is supposed to target triglycerides specifically...
    ... VYTORIN lowerd even your triglycerides far better than Tricor , which is supposed to target triglycerides specifically...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Lopid vytorin

  41. Need some help with my high cholesterol numbers
    ... cheat here and there. The doctor recommended I take Tricor to lower my triglycerides which he seems to think...

  42. Policosanol
    ... the muscle problems I had when I was on Lipitor plus Tricor . I'm still taking CoQ10 (Q-Gel, 60mg/day) as a preventive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor

  43. "grossly lipemic" sample
    ... certainly put you on one of the fibrates like Lopid or Tricor and recommend a VERY low fat diet along with sugar...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lopid

  44. HELP PLEASE, my mom has high cholesterol and trigliseritis
    ... were 3,000 and cholesterol 800. she was put now on tricor and a strict diet, excersie. what other natural medication...
    ... with the time frame. Was the 3000/800 BEFORE the Tricor and the 1600/400 AFTER? Or, I hope, was the Tricor ... give it 30 days and get her retested to see what the Tricor is doing. Tricor is a drug that is geared specifically ... triglycerides. With numbers that hight, she may need Tricor AND a statin. Does she have diabetes? Is she obese...
    ... obese she weights 130 pounds, she has never taken tricor before thdoc gave it to her just now before she took...
    ... 210 when I reduced my alcohol intake. I was also on Tricor during that perion and am now on Lopid Al......
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor Lopid

  45. Provachol and swelling??
    ... around 380 so my doctor is putting me on Zocor and Tricor . I'm not exactly happy with the combination but I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Pravachol Simvastatin Zetia Zocor vytorin

  46. Vytorin AND TriCor... Results too!
    ... Dave, I'll go with your doctor. The Tricor is specifically aimed at your triglycerides, a problem ... and muscles. Give it a month with the Zocor and Tricor and have a retest to see what you cholesterol numbers...
    ... say to give it a try! I reluctantly started with the Tricor last week and today I got my perscription filled for...
    ... appear to be , below is blurb from the warnings from tricor . CPK checks do not always catch the problems early...
    ... later. If you want to give it a try WITHOUT the TRICOR , why not do a month with no alcohol or sugar and see...
    ... If it was me with Daves numbers I would take Tricor alone as this will keep regular choleterol down ... look pretty good other than the slightly low hdl . Tricor will lower regular cholesterol and raise the hdl along ... s . I would first try the lowest available dose of tricor first , just this guys opinion though . I have lived...
    ... that while decent now, they would SOAR with just the TRICOR . If the numbers reported were the BASELINE numbers...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Simvastatin Zocor vytorin Zetia

  47. New and hoping for help
    ... Colitis (IBD) --- now this! Doc is starting me on Tricor and said to call immediately if I have any abdominal...
    ... you'd feel the effects of pancreatitis there. The tricor will drop them pretty quick though, so that risk will ... as they target trigs too. The combination of 145mg Tricor and 7200mg fish oil (which equals 2160mg EPA+DHA ...
    ... Tricor is also hard on the liver and can cause gallstones...
    ... Thanks for the great feedback. I start the Tricor today and will consider the fish oil. Since fish...
    ... I would use the natural products before using the tricor ....

  48. Lipid panel after 3 months on Tricor
    ... Indeed... I guess that makes you the poster boy for Tricor ...the least ABBOTT should do is give you free meds...

  49. High triglcerides for a 27 year old?
    ... difference in my numbers, but I still need a fibrate ( Tricor ) to get my and keep my trig's down. I have read that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Gemfibrozil

  50. Snakeeel Beta Blocker?
    ... Started on Tricor 3 days ago. Feeling very sluggish so far. Hope that...

  51. Strange numbers - need advice
    ... However, if you change diet at the same time you add the Tricor , you will have no idea how much any change could be ... attributed to dietary changes and how much to the Tricor . Of course, your doctor will likely attribute it ... all to the Tricor , unless he has specifically instructed you to change...
    ... pre diabetes. Do these last two sound like you? Tricor is probably the very best drug for you. If it doesn...
    ... I do like my bacon and eggs! I'm sure that the Tricor will work but I don't like the idea of taking medication ... following his orders. My hope is to get off the Tricor ASAP but don't know how much a diet change will help...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  52. 3 month follow-up
    ... trigs with that (over what I'd already acheived with Tricor and a statin). The effects of increased exercise...

  53. Destined for CAD?
    ... seems the most effective medication. Alternatively, tricor (fenofibrate) is also commonly prescribed. Either ... combo therapy is to be used, the better choice is tricor and a statin. Hypertriglyeridemia is a risk factor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Gemfibrozil

  54. How bad are my numbers?
    ... those problems have not recurred - and I also take tricor which just enhances the whole muscle pain problem...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor Zocor

  55. Curious about people's experiences with High TG's
    ... Well I hope the Tricor lowers those Trigs, that is a mighty high number!...
    ... Well it has been 3 months now since I was put on Tricor 145 for extremely elevated TG levels. It read 1859 ... I went on gemfibrozil at first, but switched to tricor awhile back as I also take a statin (fibrate+statin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Gemfibrozil

  56. Are Cholesterol Meds For Life????
    ... combination of meds for the rest of my life - currently tricor and crestor, but I'll be watching some of the new...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor

  57. Lovastatin
    ... LDL directly, as the statins now do). I also take tricor (145mg) for my triglycerides (which were up to near...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Lipitor Lovastatin Zocor

  58. cinnamon update
    ... I been taking one cinnamon cap a day along with my tricor 145 mg. I am going to take two cap a day of cinnamon...
    ... What is Tricor ?...
    ... [QUOTE=Mr. Detail]What is Tricor? Tricor Oral is used to treat the following: High Cholesterol ... bathroom as did some of the other statins I tried. Tricor does not mess with my stomach. I stopped taking zocor...
    ... I been taking one cinnamon cap a day along with my tricor 145 mg. I am going to take two cap a day of cinnamon...
    ... sinnamon. I do believe if you are talking about the tricor 145 mg is the highest they make....
    ... sinnamon. I do believe if you are talking about the tricor 145 mg is the highest they make. Nope talking ...
    ... my numbers went right back up.My Doctor put me on Tricor several months ago and my numbers went down and having...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor

  59. Zetia side effects?
    ... for many years and had many problems I am now taking tricor and I have had no problems . I was switvhed from Inderal...
    ... for many years and had many problems I am now taking tricor and I have had no problems . I was switvhed from Inderal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Inderal Lipitor Zetia Zocor

  60. Increased Provachol dose
    ... ..I have had two angioplasties since 1998...am on Tricor , Toprol and the Provachol, so I'll give the 20mg a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  61. Can TG's spike while taking Tricor and fish oil?
    ... I'm taking Tricor 145mg every day, I've been on Tricor for about 2 years (dosages have varied). Every so...
    ... exercise daily, and follow a sound diet, but without my tricor and fish oil, my triglycerides would still be well...

  62. My mom's lab results are in and I need help!
    ... many people with high triglycerides and cholesterol, tricor is often prescribed along with a statin. Again, the...
    ... many people with high triglycerides and cholesterol, tricor is often prescribed along with a statin. Again, the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Verapamil Zocor

  63. Tricor and leg pain
    ... Hello all. I am wondering if anyone taking tricor is experiencing leg pain and fatigue? I know it is ... appreciate all reponses. ediot, I was put on put on Tricor after about 7 1/2 years on Lipitor (and prior to that ... another fibrate). So at that time, I was on both Tricor and Lipitor. Within 2 months, I experienced profound ... did not ache however. I stopped both Lipitor and Tricor about 1-2 months after I noticed the problem - it ... disappear. For me, I think it was the combination of Tricor and a statin that was the problem. I later found ... weakness continues or gets worse, try stopping the Tricor for a month to see if you begin to feel better. ...
    ... supplemental to a fibrate. Does it change the efficacy of tricor ? Thanks again....
    ... come from a UK study with Gemfibrozil and a statin - tricor and a statin are better tolerated, but Gemfibrozil ... The CoQ10 supplements do seem to help some people on Tricor . The link is more tenuous then with the statins though ... directly related to your questions. However, I take both Tricor and Crestor, and trial and error with other statins...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Lopid Crestor Gemfibrozil

  64. Statins to Tricor
    ... shame that the 5 mg. Lipitor was tough on you, The Tricor is aimed at triglycerides but you can exppect somewhere...
    ... Agreed that the tricor is used most often to target getting triglycerides ... seems more common). And you are going on a heavy tricor dose right away. The max FDA approved dose in the ... 2004 was the same time that Abbott Labs, who make Tricor , also came out with a new formulation that didn't...
    ... the havoc statins have caused, he has opted to try Tricor (my cholesteral is gentically high, so diet route ... that is culprit, HDL and Trigs are good. Will the Tricor - 165mg help with LDL ? Lipitor worked wonders at ... disease in familiy. No more statins! I have been on tricor for several months and my hdl is up 25, my ldl is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Zocor

  65. Side effects from statins ?
    ... problems that they caused for years The Dr put me on Tricor and I feel great. I have been on that for about a...
    ... weakness and the burning in the chest and back? Does the Tricor do that?? Thanks in advance for any answers you can...
    ... problems that they caused for years The Dr put me on Tricor and I feel great. I have been on that for about a...
    ... weakness and the burning in the chest and back? Does the Tricor do that?? Thanks in advance for any answers you can ... stomach issues but that made having a normal life hard. Tricor to me is the best. Good luck....
    ... flight of stairs. I really wish U tons of luck with the Tricor ...... :)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor Zetia Baycol Lipitor

  66. High Triglycerides
    ... the above combination of fish oil and fenofibrate ( Tricor ). Tricor is a prescription med. so don't concern...
    ... the above combination of fish oil and fenofibrate ( Tricor ). Tricor is a prescription med. so don't concern yourself ... cholesterol responds to fish oil. I would imagine the Tricor is responsible for most of the triglyceride reduction...
    ... ... Total Cholesterol 250.... Doctor put me on Tricor ....I'm going to start taking fish oils though too...
    ... BethyGirlie, I would imagine the Tricor is responsible for most of the triglyceride reduction ... Dietary changes, increasing exercise and 145mg/day of Tricor did manage to get my Triglycerides down into the mid ... reduction, the fish oil had about as much affect as the tricor . I've had enough lipid panels in the past 2 years ... to know that stopping either treatment ( tricor or fish oil) causes my TGs to rapidly start climbing...

  67. What would be a high reading for HDL???
    ... though said he has the levels the best he can. I am on tricor since zocor and other statains have never worked this...
    ... though said he has the levels the best he can. I am on tricor since zocor and other statains have never worked this ... confused with these things..... :D Seeing U are on Tricor and your dr. feels things are ok, I wouldn't worry...
    ... I am on tricor since zocor and other statains have never worked this ... of warning... Don't ever combine a statin with Tricor - it greatly increases the chances of muscle problems ... bdomyolisis. I know, because a month after my doctor added Tricor to my Lipitor regimen, my arms ached so much I could...
    ... of warning... Don't ever combine a statin with Tricor - it greatly increases the chances of muscle problems ... bdomyolisis. I know, because a month after my doctor added Tricor to my Lipitor regimen, my arms ached so much I could ... numbers went right back up to the 300's. My primary said Tricor 145 mg would be the best for me and my stomach and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor Lipitor

  68. Alcohol and blood lipids?
    ... beer like a hybrid Irishman/Viking and I got stuck on Tricor ? My question is if a person abstains from drinking...
    ... beer like a hybrid Irishman/Viking and I got stuck on Tricor ? My question is if a person abstains from drinking...
    ... think that 30 days should do the trick. How is the TRICOR treating you?...
    ... Hey, The Tricor does bring down the Tri's but for a while I was drinking...
    ... HDL was in the low 30's I think. I got the 145mg of Tricor ...I want to get off this drug. Has anyone else gotten...
    ... Mousely, I too am taking Tricor and cannot wait to get off the stuff. My tri's were...

  69. HIGH Triglycerides
    ... s, and I do remember this were, 1,859!!! Was given Tricor 145mgs. Will this med lower that number significantly...
    ... I don't think pancreatitis is a side-effect of Tricor , it is a side-effect from extremely elevated (> 750 ... pancreatic failure - which is life threatening. Take the Tricor , be mindful of unexplained muscle-pains, and elminate...
    ... Don't get upset. I'm sure if you just take the Tricor and follow the other suggestions to get your trigs ... levels under control, which is why he prescribed the Tricor ... to prevent any long-term complications to your...
    ... Tricor can cause pancreatitis....
    ... Thanks Lenin, I stand corrected. Didn't realize Tricor had that potential side-effect... HubbleRules ...
    ... avoidance of alcohol and sugars/ starch along with the tricor reduce the numbers greatly. I will rely only on diet...

  70. cinnamon
    ... days back and I have been taking it along with my Tricor . My HDL is very good it is up to 80 and I am hoping ... hated and took for many years) came down to 232 and tricor ranges between 221 and 251. So we will see if cinnamon...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zocor

  71. Co-Enzyme 10 To Counter Statin Side Effects
    ... Tricor was just prescribed for me, Oh Joy! CoQ-10 should...
    ... Tricor was just prescribed for me, Oh Joy! CoQ-10 should...

  72. Hmmm, found this interesting....
    ... Was doing a lil research on Tricor and within the articles I found this: Tricor is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol

  73. Lipitor Questions
    ... COQ10 enzime, and another doctor is having me try Tricor . I am so oooo tired of the pain, and esp the weakness...
    ... satins, He did however, put me on a one month trial of Tricor , a trigliseride ( spelling ?) lowering drug that...
    ... itself. I suspect your will have problems with the tricor . The problems from cholesterol medications never...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Zocor

  74. New Med
    ... drug. It's in the same class of drugs that includes TriCor , so hopefully, you'll experience no muscle pains....
    ... Tricor is not a statin , it is a fenofibrate . Sounds like ... triglide is the same as tricor except that you can take it anytime as opposed to...
    ... Did your doctor tell you this? I thought TriCor was a statin (yes, its used to lower triglycerides ... on the net and got several links where it says that Tricor is a statin, and to watch out for muscle pain etc ... . No, as Vipper said, Tricor is not a statin, but yes, U can get almost the same ... ************************************************ Tricor is the brand name for one version of fenofibrate. ... *********** Seems most people have problems if Tricor is taken with a statin, as some drs. do combine the...
    ... No, as Vipper said, Tricor is not a statin, but yes, U can get almost the same ... ************************************************ Tricor is the brand name for one version of fenofibrate. ... *********** Seems most people have problems if Tricor is taken with a statin, as some drs. do combine the...
    ... ago. Had been on Lipitor for 7.5 years, and then Tricor was added to the mix. Within a month my arm muscles...
    ... ago. Had been on Lipitor for 7.5 years, and then Tricor was added to the mix. Within a month my arm muscles...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

  75. Could this be the Tricor I am taking?
    ... to put my face cream on. I have just started taking Tricor and Avapro (I have taken the Avapro before with no ... any ideas or know that this is a side affect of the Tricor , I'd be glad to hear from you. Thanks![/QUO ... Tricor has some harsh side effects as do all cholestoerol ... shingles). I would bet that it is a reaction to the tricor if you hadn't had it before. You might tell your ... cause this time or just hypersensitivty caused by the tricor . Watch what you have closely, and if you notice...
    ... cholesteral is at 256. This is the reason for the Tricor . Anyway, you have given me more information than...
    ... cholesteral is at 256. This is the reason for the Tricor . Anyway, you have given me more information than...
    ... This is a list of possible side effects for tricor . Usually statins are worse than fenofibrates though...
    ... vipergg22! And you too, finres! I knew it was the Tricor , but couldn't seem to find the info I needed. Thanks...
    ... Interesting.... tricor , a fenofibrate has herpes zoster and simplex listed ... ... Just defies all logic I knew it was the Tricor , but couldn't seem to find the info I needed. Thanks...
    ... Interesting.... tricor , a fenofibrate has herpes zoster and simplex listed ... Cobalt...You'll have to argue with the people that make tricor ... it came out on their product information sheet...
    ... Momma, It CAN'T be the Tricor that is next to impossible. Only 2 out of 100 show...
    ... Cobalt...You'll have to argue with the people that make tricor ... it came out on their product information sheet...
    ... I am still not sure it was the Tricor . It seems to have gone away by itself now. I don...
    ... it was unaviodable. My opinion is just that the tricor reduced the immune system ( as statins are known to...
    ... My opinion is just that the tricor reduced the immune system ( as statins are known to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avapro Lipitor


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