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Hyperlipoproteinemia...lomicrons VLDL 0 reviews 23 medications
   
10
Hyperlipoproteinemia...vated LDL VLDL 0 reviews 29 medications
   
8.0
Hypertriglyceridemia 9 reviews 49 medications
   
6.5
Hyperlipoproteinemia...Ia, Elevated LDL 2 reviews 29 medications
   
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Hyperlipoproteinemia 3 reviews 43 medications
   
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Summary of TriCor reviews 14 reviews 6.8

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For Hypertriglyceridemia "I have been on this for three months, no serious side effects. I am very super sensitive to statins so I had to get off of them. I haven't had my blood checked yet but will update on how it did. I plan on staying with this if it works because I feel no side effects at this point. Will update soon."

   
9.0

ninabeans December 1, 2013

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For Hypertriglyceridemia "My Doctor put me on TriCor 145mg because she said my triglycerides were way to high. I don't know what the numbers were. I just do what my doc says I should do. Went and did lab test. My doctor said Tricor brought my triglycerides and other things way down to where she is happy. I asked her if the dose was too big because TriCor left me feeling tired. She agreed that I could half the pill and take labs in a month. So, TriCor I would say is doing me good and will continue to take till the doctor says I don't have to take it anymore."

   
10

GasPasser (taken for 1 to 6 months) November 27, 2013

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For Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIa, Elevated LDL "Good experience, helped with my high level of cholesterol and triglycerides. I used the 145 without side effects."

   
9.0

Jefrey September 9, 2013

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For Hypertriglyceridemia "I can't tolerate statins. I have hypercholesterolemia and high triglycerides. I have taken Tricor with no side effects. "

green eyes 100 December 24, 2012

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For Hypertriglyceridemia "After being diagnosed with high triglycerides, I took Tricor for approximately 10 years. It controlled my triglycerides to just within the normal limit. After my insurance would no longer pay for Tricor, and I switched to the generic fenofibrate, my triglycerides and liver enzymes went back up."

   
9.0

Anonymous (taken for 5 to 10 years) August 16, 2012

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For Hyperlipoproteinemia Type IIa, Elevated LDL "I took Tricor for three years with non side effects. However, my LDL cholesterol level remained > 240. Use a statin when appropriate."

   
2.0

NewYorkZneil November 18, 2011

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For Hypertriglyceridemia "In 2 weeks my triglycerides dropped 700 points from 990 to 260 and cholesterol dropped 100 points from 310 to 215. My HDL increased 8 points from 30 to 38. No side effects so far. I hope it continues like this."

   
10

jimmytheturkish March 6, 2010

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For Hyperlipoproteinemia "The side effects were intolerable. It caused esophageal reflux and melena."

   
1.0

Anonymous December 8, 2009

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For Hypertriglyceridemia "I experienced chest pains and false ECG reading due to TriCor. My symptoms of angina, joint and muscle aches, and fatigue ended when I ceased the Tricor. After an expensive Cardiac Stress Test, I was given a clean bill of cardiac health. "

   
1.0

Timeless December 4, 2009

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For Hyperlipoproteinemia "Diarrhea a side effect."

   
6.0

vicTORIAR November 16, 2009

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For Hypertriglyceridemia "Tricor- caused me chest pain, fever, rapid heartbeat, impotence and erectile dysfunction."

   
2.0

Anonymous October 11, 2009

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For Hyperlipoproteinemia "I don't know exactly when I started using Tricor 145 mg tablets, but I suspect it was approximately in 2004. I have obtained this drug monthly from RiteAid drugstore, and the medications is made by Abbott Labs. Anyways, in November 2007 I suffered my first occurence of acute pancreatitis. I undertook many hospital tests, CT Scans, MRI's, X-Rays, Ultrasounds, of my pancreas, but none of those test revealed a cause of the acute pancreatitis. Since that first occurrence of acute pancreatitis, I suffered 2 other cases of pancreatitis, which put me into the hospital again, and 1 other case where I toughed it out a home. Reading the Tricor warnings, it states that in rare cases, it may cause pancreatitis. I stopped Tricor, problem solved."

   
4.0

R-Louie September 14, 2009

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For Hypertriglyceridemia "I continued drinking alcohol after my doctor told me not to. I found out the hard way - became extremely tired and started bad sleep habits. I stopped drinking with this medication and now feel great!"

Birdflower September 9, 2009

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For Hypertriglyceridemia "Developed rash on the palms of my hands. Then perpetual chapped lips. Discontinued as recommended by doctor."

   
1.0

CarolynJean August 31, 2009

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