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Why is my triglyceride so high after taking medicine ? I have high BP also

hi, i a woman 57 years old having high blood pressure and taking lescol 80 for high cholesterol . My latest analysis shows elevation in gamma gt 36 it should be (7-32) my Hdl is 47 while it should be more than 50 and also triglycerides 208, while normal level should be less than 150. My doctor told me to change medication from lescol 80 to crestor 10 . I know that both of them are statin what should it change. and why my triglyceride are so high after taking medicine, before it was normal.
Asked On : Tue, 10 May 2011
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Hi Nadia, Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum.
You are having Hypercholesterolemia, You can continue taking lescol once daily in the evenings after supper. In addition to taking Medicines, you should be avoiding high calorie foods and eat healthy nutritious balanced diet. You may want to exercise and go for brisk walks for an hour daily. Stick to your Treatment Plan and go for regular follow up.
These steps will ensure that your Cholesterol levels come to normal in a Month.

Wish you Good Health, Take Care.
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