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Trilipix Dr

My husband has been on Trilipix DR for approx 6 months. About a month ago,he experienced a sudden temporary memory loss that lasted several hours. He was the hospital overnight and a battery of test all proved normal. His chlorestrol was elevated and the hospital Dr increased the Trilipix Dr to 135 mg. He developed severe headaches and extreme fatigue. We called the Dr and he decreased the med but symptoms continued. He finally stopped the Trilipix completely .After reading reviews from several sites, I now believe the memory loss may have been a build up of Trilipix in his system. Has anyone on this site had this type of side effect? ## I have been on Tripilix for five days now. I don't have the headache but I notice I keep getting a painful, stiff neck. Also, I have not slept at a...

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Atorvastatin Gluten Free

I have celiac disease and want to know if Atorvastatin is gluten free. Thanks ## The composition of inactive ingredients can really depend upon each manufacturer of Atorvastatin. Some may or may not contain any gluten, but if you know the marking or imprint on your tablet, I can go ahead and look up a list of these ingredients for you. Any additional details on the pill's physical properties (i.e. shape, color) would also be good to have as well. Look forward to hearing back from you! ## I am a celiac and also take atorvastatin It is white and oval with MX on front and A15 on back. Dont know if that is enough info to b able to tell me. Thanxs ## No this was not helpful, the question was simple, does it contain gluten yes or no ## The atorvastatin I have is white and imprinted with R...

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can i reduce atorvastatin 20mg to 10mg

i am 74 yr old male. Chlorestrol normal, but on advice of Doctor. Wouldit be OK to reduce dosage to 10 mg? ## Hello, Nestro31! How are you? If your doctor has instructed you to lower the dose, it would be best to do as they've directed. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and joint/muscle aches. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My husband was similar, so he weaned himself off the Statin (I forget which one it was) couldn't get any logical answer from the doc as to why not. He now takes no statins, and cholesterol is non existant.

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Increasing Atorvastatin dosage from 10 to 20 mg

I am 78 year old male from India. I am diabetic but under control and mild bp under control. My cholestrol level is 113, Tryglycerides 166, HDL 46, LDL 32 and VLDL 35 as on 16th dec 2020. Previously as on 15/9/2019 cholestrol is 111, tryglycerides 134, HDL 43, LDL 32 and VLDL 35. I have been taking Atorvostatin 10 mg since many years. But when this tryglycerides level is 166 from 134 recently , I feel i should raise the dosage and would like to take 20 mg atorvostatin. Since I am diabetic, i think i am not supposed to stop atorvostatin. Can i increase the dosage from 10 mg to 20 mg? Is there any harm in doing so? Kindly advise. ## Hi Veera, First a few questions, what type of diabetic are you? And do you have any other health issues like thyroid, liver etc and what other meds are you ta...

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clear oblong capsule with tiny white beads

Clear oblong capsule with tiny white beads inside. there are no markings on it at all. ## I found the pill in my sons room and was just wondering what is was. ## I am sorry, if there are no markings on it, then there is no way to positively identify it. The only thing I can tell you is that it is not a legal U.S. prescription drug , as by law, they are all required to have an imprint somewhere on the tablet or capsule to enable their identification. ## yeah, i found a pill just like that in my brother's room. he was recently doing marijuana and i think that maybe he is doing other drugs too so if u have any info on it please message me. ## I just found this pill in my brothers room... we thought it may be a steroid since he's into sports... but i dont think thats the case... any...

Updated in Niacin
euthyrox weight gain weight loss

I have been taking euthyrox 50ug and 100ug. 1day 50ug and 1 day 100ug for the pas 22 months due to Eltroxin being out of stock. My Thyroid was removed 17 years ago. I was diagnosed with Graves disease. I have lost a lot of weight since I have been on Euthyrox, is that normal, it never happed when I was on Eltorxin, I actually gained weight whe I was on Eltroxin. in 2014 I weighed 78 kg at the moment I weight only 55.7kg. According to my BMI my weight is in order and I have my TFT tests done evey 6 months. Is it possible to loose weight due to Euthyrox. I have heard of so many other people who also lost weight whilst on Euthyrox. I have had all cancer indicator tests, blood tests ie. diabetes, cholesterol (LDL showed a little higher than normal bot not serious.) I am taking Simvastatin f...

Updated in Simvastatin
Fenofibrate causing dry heaving and itching

I have been on fenofibrate for about 6 months. The last month almost every time I take it I dry heave. It doesn’t matter if I drink a lot with it or eaten first. Also lately I am having horrible itching all over. Can This happen over time?? ## I'm curious why you are still taking it. Have you told your doctor. It sounds like there's an allergy. ## Those can be common side effects, according to FDA reports, but as Jan stated, the itching could also be due to an allergy, so you should have this checked out by your doctor, because allergic reactions tend to get worse with repeated exposure. Other side effects of Fenofibrate may include headache, runny nose, back pain, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Repatha side effects

What side effects have been experienced with this drug? I have been advised to take Repatha. Since I am sensitive, and had a bad experience with another Amgen drug, I am skeptical. What have others experienced? ## What other medication did you have a problem with? Reactions to a medication are usually due to an ingredient, and are rarely manufacturer dependent. Repatha is used to treat high LDL cholesterol, many of these types of medications are known to cause some very annoying side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, and joint/muscle aches. How high is your cholesterol? What other methods have you tried for lowering it? Are you on any other medications? ## Currently I take Rosuvastatin, my Cholesterol has come way down to almost perfect, but I fo have a plaque problem. I hav...

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watson 312 round pill

Round white pill and the pharmacy doesn't know what it is ## Hi Kelly, The only white pill I'm finding marked with "312" happens to be oblong in shape and not round, as you described it. This particular pill is identified as Vytorin (ezetimibe 10mg + simvastatin 20mg), which is prescribed for high cholesterol. For verification, it's National Drug Code is 66582-0312 and the manufacturer is Merck & Company. Also the size of this tablet is reported to be approximately 11.00 mm. Another close match is a white round pill marked with "512" as opposed to 312. It happens to have a score line on the back side and is identified as generic Acetaminophen 325mg + Oxycodone 5mg; used for moderate to severe pain. This is manufactured by Mallinckrodt and has a National D...

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Anyone please identify pill found, white capsule shape, coated, imprinted with GC 226 on one side only

white capsule shape, coated, imprinted on one side only GC 226 ## This tablet contains 20mgs of Lovastatin, used to help lower cholesterol. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headaches and joint/muscle aches. Read more: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## I believe it is a less expensive over the counter migraine pill. A Generic version of “Excedrin Migraine”. 250 Aceteminophen 250 Asprin 65 mg Caffeine

Updated in Lovastatin
white round pill blank on one side and only a score line on the other

I was at the gym when I found a flatish white round pill, blank on one side and blank on the other side besides a single score mark. It's about the size of a large pea. ## Hi Vendi, Because the description of this pill is so broad/vague, I think there's only so much one can do to narrow it down through research alone. On that note, here is a list of other white round pills reportedly bearing a score line on one side with no other markings: Vitamin C oral tab 500mg Vitamin B6 oral tab 50mg Niacin 100mg tab Melatonin 3mg tab Counterfeit/Alleged 'Hydrocodone' 10/325 (from Costa Rica) This might only turn out to be a small list of possibilities at that. So your best bet in my opinion may just be to have its contents analyzed by a lab and/or drug panel in order to pinpoint a ...

Updated in Niacin
Rosuvastatin 40mg uses

I need to know what Rosuvastatin 40mg is used for? ## Rosuvastatin is used to help lower cholesterol levels. Its typical side effects may include nausea, headache, joint/muscle aches, and dizziness. Is there anything else I can help with?

Updated in Rosuvastatin
fenofibrate side effects that have not gone away

Very fatigued, ABD pain and nausea. MD did blood work to check liver enzymes, BMP, Amylase, Lipase. Ultra sound completed today of gallbladder, pancreas, liver. Was only on fenofibrate for 20 days 145mg. Could not take lipitor for severe muscle cramps. However lipitor was out well the muscle pains ended 36 hours after taking the med. I don't feel better yet after D/Cing the fenofibrate for 4 days. Results not back with the test, will know if any damage to my gallbladder in 2 days. ## Fenofibrate is no longer being taken and the fatigue, abdominal pain, sneezing and nausea continue after 5 days not ingesting this medication. No results on the test are back. Is anyone experiencing extended side effects from this medication after stopping for 5 or more days? Is it possible this medicat...

Updated in Fenofibrate
simvastatin tabs

I have been taking simvastatin tabs for 2 months now, choslerol count is good but my trigleride level has increased from taking Vytorin 141 count to taking simvastatin now 232 ## What is the difference between simvastatin and Vytorin.my doctor change my medication from Vytorin to simvastatin 3 months ago. I now have muscle pain in my back and legs. Could this come from the change? ## That is unusual, these medications are generally known to help lower triglyceride levels. What has your doctor advised? Are you watching your diet? Sharon, Vytorin contains Simvastatin with Ezetimibe, so he has just changed you to taking only one of these medications, rather than both. Typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, joint/muscle aches, and stomach pain. Thus, what you're e...

Updated in Simvastatin
Rozavel 10mg

My father is having BP since 4+ years,he is TB Cured person(No Sugur). Why Rozavel 10mg and how long..? ## Rozavel contains the active ingredient Rosuvastatin, which is used to help lower cholesterol. Learn more Diclofenac details here. As to how long he needs to take it, it really depends on how severely high his cholesterol levels are and how he responds to it, plus lifestyle and dietary modifications. What other medications is he on? ## My father is having BP and sugar since 10+ years Recently he is having Kidney problem and doctor suggested caltive 0.25mg capsule. Why this one? ## my dad has bp prob frm past 3-4 yrs.. nw he is a CKD patient.. he takes medicine - cardivas 12.5 mg pan 40 emesnt 10 longizep rozavel 10 trika 0.25 clopilet 75mg are these tablets suitable & non side e...

Updated in Rosuvastatin
Can I eat grapefruit while on Zocor?

My father in law is on a cholesterol lowering medication and is no longer allowed to eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice. I have just begun Zocor and am concerned. ## I just read that you can't drink more than a quart of juice or large amount of grapefruit. That being said, I'd ask your pharmacist. ## my father eats grapefruit, but his doctor told him not to eat it very often ## I eat 1/2 a grapefruit in the AM and take my Zocor at night. Is there a problem with doing this? ## There is an enzyme in grapefruit that can inhibit your body's ability to break down some medications, such as Zocor, which could result in you absorbing too much of the given medication. Thus, it is best to abstain from eating grapefruit, or drinking its juice, while taking Zocor. However, if your...

Updated in Zocor
clear capsule with white powder

its a thin, clear capsule, white powder, no imprint, nothing to tell me what medication it is. ## Clear capsule appears white from powder inside no imprint ## Sorry, if there is no imprint, there is no way to positively identify it, unless you would have it lab tested. ## Possibly Niacin, Vitamin B-3, one of a few unmarked white capsules. It's used by the body as a co-enzyme for energy metabolism. Supposedly helps nervous, digestive, and cardiovascular systems. Used widely for drug detoxifications, increased metabolism... ## people r starting to bring 30 mg oxycodone up from florida in a capsule form with no imprint. they r being made right in the pharmacy.. if u found one in your teens room.. have them take a test... stop it early b4 it becomes a major problem. drugs kill ## Just f...

Updated in Niacin
fluvastatin na

gold/brown lescol ku 118 ## I'm trying to help my Mom with taking her prescriptions, and she had an un-labled bottle full of these pills and she doesn't have any idea what they are. They are capsules, one side is white, the other is gold/tan. The marking on it says KU 118. Have any ideas? She believes that they were some OTC item she bought a long time ago and just placed it in one of her old prescription bottles, but she is not for sure. So is this OTC, or and actual RX? Thanks for your help! Austin ## Theese are not OTC they are 20 mg Omeprazole ## That identification is correct, however, they are now available over the counter in the U.S. It is most commonly used to treat heartburn, gastritis, and ulcers. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, flat...

Updated in Fluvastatin
Aspavor side effects

aspavor side effects and drug information ## Atorvastatin is the active ingredient in Aspavor, which is used for lowering blood cholesterol. There is a substantial list of side effects associated with Atorvastatin; many of which occur in only 1-10 percent of patients. Headache is the most common side effect.Other rare side effects include: Weakness, Insomnia and dizziness. Chest pain and peripheral edema. Rash, Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, dyspepsia, flatulence, nausea. Urinary tract infection, Arthralgia, myalgia, back pain, arthritis sinusitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, rhinitis Infection, flu-like syndrome, allergic reaction. Elevation of alanine transaminase (ALT) and aspartate transaminase (AST) has been described in a few cases. To learn more about Atorvastatin and other...

Updated in Atorvastatin
Teva 7201

small pink TEVA 7201 ## This tablet contains 20mgs of Pravastatin, the active ingredient in Pravachol, it used to help lower cholesterol. Side effects can include: nausea, dizziness, headache and joint/muscle aches. More details: Are there any other questions? ## Trying to find out what else is in pill #7201, i.e. fillers

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