Tricor vs Zocor
What to choose Tricor or Zocor
Zocor is pill of type Statin while Tricor is of Not A Statin type. Zocor and Tricor are both brand pills. Zocor is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., while Tricor is manufactured by AbbVie. The main substance of Zocor is Simvastatin. The available dosage for Zocor is 5mg / 10mg / 20mg / 40mg. The main substance of Tricor is Fenofibrate. The available dosage for Tricor is 160mg / 200mg.
The current cost for Zocor is roughly €136 for 30 pills while actual price for Tricor is around €176 for 30 pills, said Wes Ross, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Southern Colorado and a Medical Director at a clinic that uses Zocor and Tricor.
Tricor and Zocor Comparison
|Type:||Not A Statin||Statin|
|Manufacturer:||AbbVie||Merck & Co.|
|Dosage:||160mg / 200mg||5mg / 10mg / 20mg / 40mg|
|Average Price:||€176 for 30 pills||€136 for 30 pills|