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Tricor vs Vytorin

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Other name: Fenofibrate (Fenofibrate)
Other name: Ezetimibe-Simvastatin (Ezetimibe-Simvastatin)
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Fenofibrate is a medication of the fibrate class. Fenofibrate was developed by Groupe Fournier SA, before it was acquired in 2005 by Solvay Pharmaceutical, a Business owned by the Belgium corporation, Solvay (company) In 2009 Solvay Pharmaceutical was ac...
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Ezetimibe/simvastatin is a drug combination used for the treatment of dyslipidemia. It is a combination of ezetimibe (best known as Zetia in the United States and Ezetrol elsewhere) and the statin drug simvastatin (best known as Zocor in the U.S.). The ...
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Fenofibrate is a medication of the fibrate class. Fenofibrate was developed by Groupe Fournier SA, before it was acquired in 2005 by Solvay Pharmaceutical, a Business owned by the Belgium corporation, Solvay (company) In 2009 Solvay Pharmaceutical was ac...
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Ezetimibe/simvastatin is a drug combination used for the treatment of dyslipidemia. It is a combination of ezetimibe (best known as Zetia in the United States and Ezetrol elsewhere) and the statin drug simvastatin (best known as Zocor in the U.S.). The ...
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had been taking Vytorin and Tricor for almost a...
" ...I had been taking Vytorin and Tricor for almost ...found out that Vytorin AND Tricor BOTH CAUSE alopecia.....baldness. I also found that Niacin would do basically the same thing with even better results... "

had been taking Vytorin and Tricor for almost a...
" Ezetimibe/Simvastatin\ I had been taking Vytorin and Tricor for almost ...found out that Vytorin AND Tricor BOTH CAUSE alopecia.....baldness. I also found that Niacin would do basically the same thing... "

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is but my husband takes Vytorin and his dosage is 10/40 I...
" ...is but my husband takes Vytorin and his dosage is 10/40 ...know of. First he was on Tricor then switched to Advicor and now it's Vytorin. It has 2 medicines in... "

Vytorin makes my left leg totally numb, and I cannot har...
" ...one it is, but either Tricor or Vytorin makes my left leg totally numb, and I cannot hardly walk. I am currently on ...Type II for 12 years now. I currently take Novolin N/R, Actos and Metformin.... "

my total cholesterol is good (Vytorin and Tricor) my HDL...
" ...\"trying\" - to walk some everyday - Doc said she'll beat my butt if I don't start getting some exercise. While my total cholesterol is good (Vytorin and Tricor) my HDL/LDL ratio is awful.... "

so they switched me to Tricor. It was very expensive...
" ...took it. now I have that tearing burning feeling in my legs along ...much worse! I just complained about the pain from the Vytorin so they switched me to Tricor. It was very expensive even... "

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Advicor and now he's on Vytorin. I haven't had a physical...
" ...for the same thing. Good cholesterol is too low and bad cholesterol is too high. He started out on Tricor, then went to Advicor and now he's on Vytorin. I haven't had a... "

ig level. The Tricor is more effective at reducing the trig...
" ...the doctor has him on Tricor due to the risk of ...extremely high trig level. The Tricor is more effective at reducing the triglycerides than the Vytorin is. I don't know what ...probably why he's... "

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am on Vytorin 10/40 and my numbers have been great, TC 151,...
" ...a reply. I too am on Vytorin 10/40 and my numbers have been great, TC 151, LDL51, HDL ...still high so they added Tricor, we'll see how that works. ...effort wasted if there is an issue with Zetia . Thanks... "

crusher....I take Vytorin,Tricor,Toprol, and Diovan daily...
" #1 Okay, I am in the market for a good pill crusher....I take Vytorin,Tricor,Toprol, and Diovan daily and that's a lot of big pills I won't be able to take when... "

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