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Is Lipitor A Better Drug Than Tricor
They're different: They are used for different profiles of abnormal cholesterol. Lipitor, or generic atorvastatin, is a medication that mostly is used to lower LDL the "bad cholesterol." that is enough for most people. Tricor is used to correct a mixed profile, when someone has not only high ldl, but also high triglycerides (blood fat level) and low hdl, the "good cholesterol.". So they're used differently. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I take multiple medicines and can never seem to get enough sleep medicines such as paxil, trazadone, clonozapan, singular, protonix , tricor, Lipitor ?
Reevaluate sleep: You can develop a tolerance to the sedating effects of medications such that they stop working to help you sleep. Have your doctor evaluate your sleeping problem. How many hours are you sleeping, is it disrupted, are you sleeping 8 hours but really want to sleep 12? What other factors may be causing sleeping problems for you? These are all important questions to be addressed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello. Is omega XL safe for diabetics taking insulin metformin glipizide Lipitor diazid tricor & bp meds, spiriva advair. ?
Exercise caution: you are already on multiple medications, some possibly interact together, you don't want to add more unless really needed, even if it is a supplement, fatty acids in omega fish oil might increase lipids in your system, this is not against any drug but rather for your own safety, please revise all your meds with your doctor on regular basis, good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: Gemfibrizol is a fibrate that was used commonly to lower triglycerides, but inhibits the metabolism of statins thus causing higher concentrations of statins. This combination has been reported to increase chance of statin muscle damage. Fenofibrate does not have this effect on statin metabolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi: The two together can cause serious muscle damage and must be tightly controlled by your doctor. I suggest you take 300 mg of coenzyme q10. Once you have high blood pressure and if your CPK goes high then your kidneys can be subsequently affected. Keep well hydrated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Metabolized by the liver.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the best drugs for the hyper cholestrolemia ? Do the deiet have an effect ? Iam taking Lipitor and ezeritol together, anuany thing better?
I take Lipitor and, since starting, have developed a cough. Could there be a connection? If so, is there a long-term, non-drug solution.
How long does it take for your body to get rid of the statin drug after stopping Lipitor that was taken for 10 years?
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