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Tricor vs Welchol

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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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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iver, took Tricor and it gave me PVC's. This is the last m...
" ...is my first day on welchol. I also take lovaza. I ...up my liver, took Tricor and it gave me PVC's. This is the last ...which contains phytosterols, which is natural and also works like welchol... "

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cause my numbers are good due to WelChol and Tricor.I ha...
" ...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...
" have you had nightmares while on welchol?I have been on it ...only 3 days after stopping tricor due to... "

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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.... "

ad even with medication. I am taking Tricor, Welchol and C...
" ...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 ,... "

take the following Welchol for Cholesterol, Tricor for hig...
" ...calculation) Ratios look to 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...
" Anybody had any experience with this , went to the doctor today , told him 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... "

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 worseI have been on Welchol for about 4 months. 1st w...
" 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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