High Cholesterol

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(Hypercholesterolaemia)
Hypercholesterolemia is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It is not a disease but a metabolism derangement that...
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Common High Cholesterol treatments discussed around the web
Lipitor 3,900 Zocor 1,230 Crestor 1,172
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Tricor
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Welchol
Other name: Fenofibrate (Fenofibrate)
Other name: Colesevelam (Colesevelam)
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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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Colesevelam is a bile acid sequestrant administered orally. It is developed by Genzyme and marketed in the US by Daiichi Sankyo under the brand name WelChol and elsewhere by Genzyme under the tradename Cholestagel...
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Weight Loss
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Muscle Pain
8
Weakness
4
Tiredness
4
Heart Attack
4
Allergies
3
Sleepy
3
Depression
3
Weight Gain
2
Pancreatitis
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Nausea
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Bloating
5
Itching
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Weight Gain
3
Depression
3
Burning
2
Dizzy
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Heart Attack
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Joint Pain
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Tiredness
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Heart Attack
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Tri
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4
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About Tricor
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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Tricor
About Welchol
Colesevelam is a bile acid sequestrant administered orally. It is developed by Genzyme and marketed in the US by Daiichi Sankyo under the brand name WelChol and elsewhere by Genzyme under the tradename Cholestagel...
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liver, took Tricor and it gave me PVC's. This is the last...
" ...is my first day on welchol. I also take lovaza. I ...Lipitor and it messed up my liver, took Tricor and it gave me PVC's. This is the last med I will try. ...is natural and also works like... "

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because my numbers are good due to WelChol and Tricor....
" ...couple of weeks but I don't think it will tell much because my numbers are good due to WelChol and Tricor. I have now purchased 12 bottles of Slim Signals and Integra Lean. After... "

after stopping tricor due to severe muscle pain.I give up...
" ...while on welchol?I have been on it only 3 days after stopping tricor due to severe muscle pain.I... "

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Welchol (which also reduces blood sugar levels for reasons...
" I take Welchol (which also reduces blood sugar levels for reasons unknown to science) and Tricor which is an anti-triglyceride med.... "

bad even with medication. I am taking Tricor, Welchol and...
" ...profiles are always bad even with medication. I am taking Tricor, Welchol and... "

Tricor for a little while and there is no doubt the stuff...
" I took Tricor for a little while and ...unfortunatly it was aggravating my peripheral neuropathy which I believe was ...to anything it will be Welchol first then Tricor if that doesn't work ,... "

meds. I take the following Welchol for Cholesterol, Tricor...
" ...be okay but these results are from me being on meds. I take the following Welchol for Cholesterol, Tricor for high Triglycerides, and Niaspan to help bring up my HDL's.... "

to see if it would do anything without all the side effects...
" ...I couldn't take statins anymore , i suggested he try Welchol which he was going to do but then he came back and said to try TriCor first . It's not a statin , it's a fibrate so I agreed to it to... "

her doctor put her back on Tricor, a prescription niacin,...
" ...today. She said her doctor put her back on Tricor, a prescription niacin, and welchol. I strongly suggested that she ...seems like a lot. Will Niacin hurt me? I need to do... "

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gets worse I have been on Welchol for about 4 months. 1st...
" it just gets worse I have been on Welchol for about 4 months. 1st with Tricor and now by itself. At first no problems at all. But now that I'm just taking six pills a day I... "

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