A 18-year-old female asked:
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my doctor prescribed me 40mg simvastatin and fish oil/omega 3 4x's a day to help lower my triglyl. levels. does this seem efficient since i'm only 18?

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Dr. Tonga Nfor
15 years experience Cardiology
Seems ok: What medication your doctor recommends depends on a combination of factors he/she assesses. That is a commonly used and safe combination. One of the most potent ways to reduce triglycerides is diet, exercise and weight loss.
Answered on Mar 28, 2014
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