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... After relaying to my Dr that I am now taking pain meds for statin induced pain, he has agreed to try something else. That being Niacin ER at 500 mg. I'm hopeful that this will help to change the particle size like I have read in several articles and books that it will. ... (9 replies)
Niacin Flush
Nov 25, 2007
... the niacin will help reduce the likelihood and severity of a flush. ... (4 replies)
... Master44, I don't know why your doctor put you on such a low dose, I will tell you that my doctor has used the same type of niacin, inositol hexaniacinate, for many years and told me he is prescribing it more all the time. ... (12 replies)

... My doctor has suggested taking the regular flush niacin to reduce these levels. ... (12 replies)
New Numbers
Apr 20, 2005
... With much experience with NIACIN over the past 3 years. The flush is actualy very beneficial. Recently on the news, N.Y.C. firemen were featured taking several hundred mg. of Niacin, shortly before working out on a treadmill. ... (10 replies)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... and raise the HDL and got good results and it wasn't until statins came out that they were advised to switch and he did but as of late he is back to prescribing Niacin again to several patients a week. Not all can take statins. ... (5 replies)
... At this point all I can do is hope for the best. All I do know to my understanding and I am no expert by any means is that Niacin is extremely good for cholesterol. Not only does it effectively raise your HDL and raise it turns your HDL to a more proactive size. ... (24 replies)
... I am a new member to this board, but frequent on other health boards. I signed up mainly because I noticed that the community here for cholesterol issues looked loaded with knowledge. So here is my question to all you experts.. ... (9 replies)
... release niacin is at higher risk of liver problems than other types of niacin. ... (17 replies)
New Numbers
Apr 15, 2005
... I've always heard that the niacin flush is from a histamine release it causes. If that is true then taking 50mg of benadryl 30minutes before the niacin might reduce the flushing effect. I personally would be more apt to believe that the flushing is more from a vasoldiator effect. ... (10 replies)
... I, too, champion the flush niacin. It has worked wonders for me as well. I was on a higher dose for a few years, about 1200 mg a day. ... (3 replies)
Niacin Flush
Nov 25, 2007
... shirt up to expose my torso to the cool air is more than adequate to reduce any flushing while sleeping. I now do this in my sleep without even waking up. ... (4 replies)
... I take a prescription Niacin called "NIACOR" I believe it is the only immediate release form of niacin available. ... (8 replies)
Niacin
Jan 7, 2004
... free" Niacin you would not experience any flushing. ... (5 replies)
Niacin no-flush
Dec 6, 2007
... Was she doing anything else at the time for her cholesterol? ... (7 replies)
... The following is taken from one of the Niaspan patents. This is a quote. ... (22 replies)
... while increasing "HDL" particles. In fact, IR nicotinic acid has been well regarded as an effective drug in the treatment of high cholesterol since about the early 1960s. ... (33 replies)
... Niacin is a vitamin in small doses. But in the high doses that are required to help lower cholesterol, it is definitely a drug. ... (28 replies)
Niacin
Jan 7, 2004
... of all heart attack victims have none of the standard risk factors such as smoking, obesity, genetics or high cholesterol. It's the homocysteine level that needs to be watched. My next blood test will include this. ... (5 replies)
Niacin no-flush
Dec 6, 2007
... Inositol hexanicotinate has been extensively researched over here in Europe, but very few studies have been carried out in the States. ... (7 replies)




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