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... OTC immediate or slow release should be okay though. When taking high dose niacin, you really should take it under the care of a doctor. ... (9 replies)
... Which is better for lowering cholesterol: inositol nicoinate or nicotinate acid? (0 replies)
... There is no correlation between type 2 diabetes and Niacin. Someone that has their blood sugar in the normal range may have their blood sugar go up a few points". ... (17 replies)

... Heck... if you can manage 2000 mg fast release niacin a day... go for it. Most people can't handle it... me included. This type of niacin is suppose to be about the best form... but intolerable to most. ... (23 replies)
... take 500 to 1000 mg of niacin a day, it will work better than fish oil for your tryglcidrides, and zetia lowered the crap out of my ldl 59 points in about a month or more (5 replies)
... Oh and the best way to raise HDL is daily BOOZE. ... (23 replies)
... first read about in Dr. Agatston's book "The South Beach Heart Program". I discussed it with my doctor and started on the niaspan. At the time he said that none of his patients were taking niaspan. I did try one niacin 500 mg tablet about three years ago and broke out in nasty red welts every where. It was quite scary. ... (9 replies)
... Thanks for the encouragement. My main problem is that I have to be careful with the niacin dosing and type of niacin. I initially tried IR niacin, but got minor heart palpitations, so had to stop it. ... (5 replies)
... After seeing these results my Doctor wanted me to raise my HDL more as he was not confertable of having my HDL just 2 points above the normal range for men. At that time my Doctor slowly worked me up to take 2,000mg of immediate release Niacin at bed time. ... (17 replies)
... Quick up date on the Niacin. Things are continually going well on 2,000mg immediate release daily. I am now in my fifth month of treatment. I just saw my Doctor this Friday and he ordered my lipid panel during the first week of February. ... (24 replies)
... immediate release will significantly improve my HDL and lower my TRIG more. However, as you stated and my Doctor advised it will not lower my LDL as much as any type of statin. Previously I was taking Red Yeast Rice for the past three years which is an over the counter dietary supplement that acts as a natural statin. ... (24 replies)
... It would be best to tell your Doctor even if you are taking 500mg of Niacin and or any over the counter dietary supplements. Niacin is a very powerful substance and has the potential to cause problems if you are not under the care of a Doctor. ... (23 replies)
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... Catherine, I was on Lovastatin and had many terrible side effects so I went on the net and researched and decided to try that particular type of niacin. I read about the doses and decided on the 1000mg. ... (7 replies)
... What type of niacin are you taking? ... (5 replies)
... there were very few cases of elevated enzymes, which reversed quickly after lowering the dose. ... (29 replies)
... gram of niacin a day has not helped. In fact, it's higher now than ever. ... (8 replies)
... do want to start the Flush you really should start at a very low dose, like 50 or 100mg. and then ramp up slowly. You want the flushing effect, just not too much of it. ... (4 replies)
... Red Yeast Rice. The best source is Nature's Plus by Source Naturals. ... (3 replies)
... I haven't tried Niacin because it's metabolized in the liver like the statin drugs, and I'm trying to avoid those type of treatments until it's the only ones left. ... (2 replies)
... I strongly advise taking niacin under a doctor's care. ... (5 replies)




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