Drug interactions are reported among people who take Lipitor and Trilipix together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lipitor and Trilipix. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 317 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 130,123 users)
Trilipix has active ingredients of choline fenofibrate. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Trilipix 3,729 users)
On Jul, 21, 2016
317 people who take Lipitor, Trilipix are studied.
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I have never had this problem till i began lipitor, and cannot find any other reason for this. I have no physical findings on physical examination of the area. I have been on lipitor for two months and am a 58 yr old caucasian male. Does anyone know if this is a problem besides having this discomfort that is?
I started with Tricor due to high triglycerides. Two years later (some 8 years ago now) my doctor switched me to Trilipix. I didn't have a cholesterol problem, just high triglycerides though my HDL is a bit lower than normal (a genetic trait). After using trilipix for a year I noticed a big drop in libido in general. During the next year the ED started making itself known. For the past 6 years I have not been able to get and/or maintain an erection even with Viagra. My testosterone levels were way below minimum normal levels so I started injecting one CC of depo-testosterone (200mg/ml) once a week. This has helped but not solved the problem. I noticed that a few times when I had not taken my trilipix that the next day I would experience a partial erection (about half way up, so to speak). That is what led me to looking up any connection between the trilipix and ED. I may try not taking the trilipix for 30 days to see what, if any, effect it may have.
On eHealthMe, Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Trilipix (choline fenofibrate) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
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