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... My understanding is immediate release niacin will not hurt your liver... ... (2 replies)
... rse. I hope I can maintain my numbers. Most importantly if it was not for my diet and exercise I could have never achieved the numbers I did. I am happy to be on Niacin and I am very happy that many on this board suggested me to take Niacin and happy my Doctor agreed to put me on it. ... (17 replies)
... excercise. I am planning to take 81 mg of asprin as soon as eat. ... (2 replies)

... have a good doctor!! First of all I would like to thank you personally for the help you have given me on this forum. It was your doctor's advice to start you on niacin and you telling us about it on this that gave me the incentive to give it a try also. ... (17 replies)
... ll but have just stopped using due to thyroid issues. I went to an Endo and he began questioning me about using Niacin. I came home and researched to find that Niacin can have a negative effect on the thyroid. ... (24 replies)
... release niacin is at higher risk of liver problems than other types of niacin. ... (17 replies)
Dec 18, 2007
... To give you your answer, niacin is most theriputic at 2000 mg a day. It is best taken at bedtime, for the best results. ... (6 replies)
... Cheers Ventureman will do :) (13 replies)
... I have to believe that 2000 mg will be more than theraputic for you. That's the normal recommended ceiling dose for most folks. You return for your money become less after 2000 mg. ... (13 replies)
... My doctor first tried Niaspan with me. I started at 500 mg then to 1000 mg and then the flushing, etc. ended that experiment. At that time, he told me I would have to get to 2000 mg to see any positive impact. ... (17 replies)
Low Dose Niacin
Feb 9, 2005
... jtu, what did you find about the interaction of Niaspan and aspirin that caused you to stop taking it? When I looked up the interactions, it just said that "aspirin may cause blood levels of niacin (also referred to as "nicotinic acid") to be increased. This interaction is poorly documented and is considered minor in severity." So as I see it, we are just getting more bang... (19 replies)
... I started taking niaspan about 9 months ago with very favourable results. I was taking 1000 mg a day . About 6 months ago I doubled the dose to 2000 mg of regular niacin. ... (0 replies)
Sep 6, 2006
... Yes indeed, therapeutic doses of Niacin can be BRUTAL... ... (13 replies)
Mar 27, 2006
... You cannot get therapeutic doses of niacin from food. ... (8 replies)
... I've been battling high cholesterol for a couple years now. Started out at 358 and triglycerides over 1000. Started on 10 mg Lipitor, then 20, 40, then 80 mg. ... (6 replies)
... A reminder, though, for anyone reading this and considering niacin. It is just as important to have regular liver enzyme tests on niacin as it is on a statin. ... (1 replies)
... Arizona has a good suggestion in his post that I agree with. He asks about the addition of Niacin rather than Zetia. Looking at your numbers, I would agree based on my own experience. ... (34 replies)
... What did your blood work show after taking 2000 mg.? ... (2 replies)
... every medicine available for lowering my cholesterol. I expereinced severe muscle pain, weakness, and also an increase in liver enzymes. He now has me on 2500 mg of niacin. He increased it from 2000 mg to 2500 mg when my cholestrol level was 251. My quetion is, is that much niacin safe? ... (0 replies)
May 13, 2005
... I do take selenium. I don't take Lipitor, but I am experimenting with 1000 mg Niacin right now. ... (25 replies)

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