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... Previously, I have taken herbal capsules with results similar to that of Niaspan, slightly inferior. But these capsules were once unavailable and I stopped it. ... (0 replies)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... frame is "Just Right." That always struck me as poppycock. I'm sure Niaspan works fine...just like all the far cheaper alternatives. ... (5 replies)
... since you flushed with NIASPAN at 1000 mg. ... (14 replies)

... So my doctor is recommending Niaspan 500. ... (2 replies)
May 13, 2009
... There are alternatives to statins. ... (9 replies)
Need some info
Apr 25, 2005
... Start taking omega 3 . Our PCP recommends starting with 1,000mg and increasing to 6,000mg. ... (5 replies)
... that do show benefit too. But there may be a slightly increased chance of liver problems from timed release. For some people, there may be no difference between Niaspan and IR release, regarding benefits or liver problems. ... (6 replies)
... I am considering starting back in addition to fish oil. ... (6 replies)
... Ok, so the cardiologist is preaching patience when it comes to the cholesterol numbers. ... (20 replies)
... hould be. Try taking about 100mg per day, and see what happens. Statins deplete CoQ10, creating a shortage which can result in muscle pain and weakness. You need to compensate for that with supplemental CoQ10. I really don't understand why more doctors don't tell their patients about this. ... (8 replies)
... As for the Lipitor, I've never had any problems with it, but some people do. The most serious side effect is the muscle weakness, so you definitely need to discuss that in detail with your doctor. ... (8 replies)
... One person was told by the Doc that their cholesterol level 310 would have to be controlled by other ways that would not harm the liver. ... (10 replies)

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