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  • Tricor Alternatives
    This eMedTV page lists Tricor alternatives, including other fibrates and other cholesterol drugs. The four other major classes of cholesterol drugs besides fibrates are statins, bile acid sequestrants, cholesterol absorption inhibitors, and niacin.
  • Tricor and Depression
    Depression is a rare Tricor side effect. This eMedTV page lists symptoms of depression -- including feelings of guilt, worthlessness, and helplessness -- and advises talking with your doctor if you're taking Tricor and depression becomes a problem.
  • Tricor and Joint Pain
    This eMedTV article lists some short-term pain-relief suggestions that you can try if you're taking Tricor and joint pain becomes a problem, including medications like Tylenol and aspirin; and heat and cold remedies such as a hot bath or cold back.
  • Tricor and Liver Problems
    This eMedTV page lists symptoms that can occur in a person who develops liver problems while on Tricor -- like stomach pain and feeling more tired than usual -- and advises talking to your doctor if you have concerns about Tricor and liver problems.
  • Tricor and Muscle Pain
    This eMedTV page explains that if you're taking Tricor and muscle pain, weakness, or tenderness occur while you have a fever or feel ill, it could potentially signify a serious muscle condition. Call your doctor right away if these symptoms occur.
  • Tricor and Weight Gain
    There are a number of possible side effects of Tricor, and weight gain is one that occurs rarely. This eMedTV page lists tips for helping with weight gain, such as eating a low-cholesterol diet, exercising regularly, and limiting your alcohol intake.
  • Tricor Dosage
    People with high cholesterol are recommended to take a starting Tricor dosage of 145 mg daily. This part of the eMedTV archives also lists the Tricor dose for those with high triglycerides (48 mg to 145 mg daily) and some general Tricor dosing tips.
  • Tricor Drug Interactions
    Statins and bile acid sequestrants are among the drugs that can potentially interfere with Tricor. As this eMedTV page explains, drug interactions can reduce Tricor's absorption into the body and raise the risk of bleeding, among other things.
  • Tricor Medication
    This page of the eMedTV Web library presents a brief overview of the fibrate medication Tricor. This article covers what it is used for, how it works, and how often it is taken, with a link to learn more.
  • Tricor Precautions and Warnings
    Tricor is associated with a rare but serious muscle condition called rhabdomyolysis. This eMedTV page lists Tricor precautions and warnings, like the safety of taking Tricor if you have kidney problems or are over the age of 65, pregnant, or nursing.
  • Tricor Side Effects
    Runny nose, body weakness, and nausea are among the common side effects of Tricor. This eMedTV page also lists some rare Tricor side effects (like anemia and anxiety) and side effects to report to your doctor immediately (such as fever or itching).
  • Tricor Tablets
    Tricor tablets are a prescription medication used to reduce triglycerides and cholesterol levels. This eMedTV Web resource offers more detail on this drug, including information on its uses, potential side effects, and available strengths.
  • Tricor Uses
    Tricor lowers cholesterol in those with high cholesterol and triglycerides in those with high triglycerides. This eMedTV page describes these Tricor uses in detail and explains how Tricor can reduce the risk of certain health problems in the future.
  • Tricore
    Tricor is a medication approved for the treatment of high cholesterol or triglycerides. This eMedTV article explains how Tricor works, lists side effects that may occur, and describes the effects of the drug. Tricore is a common misspelling of Tricor.
  • Triglceride Level
    This page from the eMedTV Web library explains that a triglyceride level of 200 mg/dL or above is considered high. This page also describes possible ways to lower triglyceride levels. Triglceride level is a common misspelling of triglyceride level.
  • Triglcerides
    The human body uses triglycerides to produce energy and build cells. This page from the eMedTV Web site discusses how triglycerides move throughout the body and why they are important. Triglcerides is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Triglicerid
    Triglycerides are used by the body to create energy. This eMedTV resource covers the other functions of triglycerides and explains what are considered normal and high triglyceride levels. Triglicerid is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Trigliceride Diet
    As part of a diet to lower triglycerides, it is recommended to limit the use of alcohol. This eMedTV article describes the other components of a triglyceride diet. Trigliceride diet is a common variation and misspelling of diet to lower triglycerides.
  • Trigliceride Diets
    Making dietary changes can help lower your triglyceride levels. This eMedTV page discusses some ways to lower your triglycerides through dietary changes, such as eating more fish. Trigliceride diets is a common misspelling of triglyceride diets.
  • Trigliceride Level
    A lipid panel can determine your triglyceride level, as well as several other things. This eMedTV selection offers a brief guide to testing your cholesterol. Trigliceride level is a common misspelling and variation of cholesterol level.
  • Triglicerides
    Triglycerides are used by the body to create energy and serve as building blocks for cells. This eMedTV segment gives an overview of triglycerides and provides a link to more information. Triglicerides is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Triglicerides Lower
    Lifestyle changes or certain drugs can help lower your triglycerides. This eMedTV page offers tips on how to lower your triglycerides and links to more detailed information. Triglicerides lower is a common misspelling of lowering triglycerides.
  • Triglicerites
    This eMedTV page explains that high triglycerides can lead to problems, such as heart disease and heart attacks. This page also discusses who is more susceptible to developing high triglycerides. Triglicerites is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Trigliserides
    Triglycerides store fat, create energy, and serve other functions within the body. This page on the eMedTV site briefly discusses triglycerides and provides a link to more detailed information. Trigliserides is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Triglycerid
    Triglycerides break down to form other fats used to build cells within the body. This eMedTV Web page further discusses what triglycerides are used for and explains where they come from. Triglycerid is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Triglycerides
    Triglycerides are the main storage form of fat in the body. As this eMedTV article explains, they are used to create energy and serve as building blocks for cells. This Web page provides an in-depth look at triglycerides.
  • Triglycerids
    A triglyceride level less than 150 mg/dL is ideal. This part of the eMedTV site describes the function of triglycerides, explains where they come from, and covers the risks of high triglycerides. Triglycerids is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Triglycerites
    As this eMedTV article explains, triglycerides are important for the overall functioning of the body. This page takes a quick look at triglycerides and provides a link to more information. Triglycerites is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Triglycirides
    Triglycerides come from the fats in foods but are also made in the liver. This eMedTV resource explains how triglycerides help the body function and explores the risk of high triglycerides. Triglycirides is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Triglyerides
    Triglycerides are used by the body to create energy. This eMedTV Web article provides a brief overview on triglycerides, including information on what is considered normal triglyceride levels. Triglyerides is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Triglyseride Level
    The level of triglycerides in your blood can be measured in a test called a lipid profile or a lipid panel. This eMedTV segment offers an overview of cholesterol testing. Triglyseride level is a common misspelling and variation of cholesterol level.
  • Triglyserides
    As this eMedTV segment explains, the body needs triglycerides to produce energy and build cells. This article also discusses how high triglyceride levels can cause problems, such as heart disease. Triglyserides is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Trilipex
    Trilipix is a prescription drug used to treat unhealthy triglyceride and cholesterol levels. This eMedTV page explains how Trilipix works, explores its effects, and lists possible side effects of the drug. Trilipex is a common misspelling of Trilipix.
  • Trilipix
    Trilipix is a prescription drug approved for the treatment of high triglyceride and cholesterol levels. This eMedTV article describes how the drug works, explains when and how to take it, lists some of the possible side effects, and more.
  • Trilipix and Breastfeeding
    Currently, breastfeeding women are advised to avoid taking Trilipix (fenofibric acid). This eMedTV article offers a more in-depth look at breastfeeding while taking this drug, and explains what problems may occur if an infant is exposed to Trilipix.
  • Trilipix and Muscle Pain
    This eMedTV segment explains that there is a link between muscle pain and Trilipix (fenofibric acid) use, but it isn't usually a cause for concern. However, if muscle pain and weakness occurs with a fever or you feel ill, seek medical attention.
  • Trilipix and Pregnancy
    The full risks of using Trilipix (fenofibric acid) during pregnancy are not known at this time. This eMedTV Web page offers more information on this important topic and explains what problems occurred when a similar drug was given to animals.
  • Trilipix Dosage
    The recommended starting dose of Trilipix for most people with high cholesterol is 135 mg once daily. This eMedTV page also provides dosing guidelines for the treatment of severely high triglycerides and offers tips to ensure a safe treatment process.
  • Trilipix Drug Interactions
    If Trilipix is taken with warfarin, cyclosporine, or bile acid sequestrants, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV segment lists specific products from these drug classes and explains what problems may occur as a result of Trilipix interactions.
  • Trilipix Medication Information
    As this eMedTV article explains, Trilipix is a medication used to treat unhealthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels. This resource gives a brief overview, with information on side effects, dosing guidelines, and more.
  • Trilipix Overdose
    As with any medication, it is possible to take too much Trilipix (fenofibric acid). This article from the eMedTV library explores the potential effects of a Trilipix overdose and describes some of the common treatment options that are available.
  • Trilipix Side Effects
    Common side effects of Trilipix include arm or leg pain, headaches, and dizziness. This eMedTV Web page lists other common side effects, as well as some of the less common but potentially serious problems that require immediate medical attention.
  • Trilipix Uses
    Trilipix is a medication that can treat unhealthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels. This eMedTV segment explains these uses of Trilipix in more detail, discusses possible off-label reasons, and addresses using the drug in children.
  • Trilipix Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Trilipix if you have gallbladder disease. This eMedTV resource offers more warnings and precautions for Trilipix, including information on side effects that may occur and a list of people who should not take the drug.
  • Trygliceride
    Triglycerides are the main storage form of fat in the body. This article from the eMedTV archives explains what triglycerides are used for and discusses the potential risk of high triglycerides. Trygliceride is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Tryglicerides
    Although the body needs some triglycerides, high levels in the blood can lead to health problems. This eMedTV page provides an overview of triglycerides and what they are used for in the body. Tryglicerides is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Trygliserides
    As this eMedTV page explains, if they occur for a long time, high triglycerides can lead to problems such as heart disease or heart attack. This page also discusses when levels become high. Trygliserides is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Tryglyceride
    This eMedTV article explains how the body uses triglycerides to function properly. This page also describes how high triglyceride levels may lead to problems such as heart disease or a heart attack. Tryglyceride is a common misspelling of triglycerides.
  • Tryglyceride Lowering Diet
    This eMedTV Web resource discusses ways of lowering your triglycerides through dietary changes. This page also provides a link to more detailed information. Tryglyceride lowering diet is a common misspelling of triglyceride lowering diet.
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