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What causes high triglyceride levels with weakness?

I am 37 years old. High Bp patient for the past two years.I take Nebicard 5mg,daxid 50 mg in morning and taking cresar 40 mg and somproz 40mg in the night. My triglycerides is 366 when glucose test done for sugar in appollo hospital. sugar range is before 110, after 210 mg.doctor give capsule maxepa for lowering tgl. after taking 1 month, i feel that tired and standing is difficult. doctor recommend lowtgl tablet instead of maxepa capsules. But after that all times hugry and no energy and strength totally. What is the reason?
Thu, 31 May 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Muscle weakness due to medication for decreasing lipid is pretty common. I suggest you to hold the medicine for few days. Get a test called Serum CPK done. Decrease fat intake in diet and do some exercise.

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