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My triglyceride is 187 but cholestrol, HDL and LDL are within limits . Is continuing crestor (rosuvastatin) 5 mg recommended?

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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Probably

Unless you've made major dietary changes, odds are the Crestor (rosuvastatin) is the reason your lipids are in control.
Crestor (rosuvastatin) doesn't actually cure hyperlipidemia, if you stop it (and don't make major dietary adjustments), the hyperlipidemia will come back.

In brief: Probably

Unless you've made major dietary changes, odds are the Crestor (rosuvastatin) is the reason your lipids are in control.
Crestor (rosuvastatin) doesn't actually cure hyperlipidemia, if you stop it (and don't make major dietary adjustments), the hyperlipidemia will come back.
Dr. Swati Avashia
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Dr. William Lizarraga
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

It depends largely on your risk factors and history as to whether you need a statin like crestor (rosuvastatin).
The range listed on your blood work sheet is generic and may be too strict (if you have no risk factors) or allow too high cholesterol (if you have heart disease or diabetes). Crestor will not help your triglycerides as much as other products (fish oil, eg) but shouldn't be stopped unless ok w/ doc.

In brief: Maybe

It depends largely on your risk factors and history as to whether you need a statin like crestor (rosuvastatin).
The range listed on your blood work sheet is generic and may be too strict (if you have no risk factors) or allow too high cholesterol (if you have heart disease or diabetes). Crestor will not help your triglycerides as much as other products (fish oil, eg) but shouldn't be stopped unless ok w/ doc.
Dr. William Lizarraga
Dr. William Lizarraga
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Consider adding omega 3 fatty acids, such as fish oil or flaxseed oil to help with the triglycerides.

In brief: Yes

Consider adding omega 3 fatty acids, such as fish oil or flaxseed oil to help with the triglycerides.
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
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