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... I am thinking of stopping the Red Yeast rice and taking 500mg Niacin twice daily. Is this also effective in lowering LDL and TRIG. My LDL and TRIG are great now but I really want to raise my HDL. ... (23 replies)
... e red yeast rice. Your total cholesterol is not even close to being high. In fact, it's rather low. However, I do agree that you should try to raise the HDL. Niacin should help. I know it has helped me. ... (23 replies)
... From my own experience I've been taking niacin for nearly 20 years, and it has raised my HDL significantly. ... (34 replies)

... s approval and under his care. He approved of me taking 1,000mg Niacin a day and I am due to have another lipid panel done in February. I am slightly confused on what form of Niacin will be best to raise my HDL. ... (23 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 27, 2007
... I was wondering which to avoid. Many years ago I read that timed release formulations of vitamins and also prescription drugs could not equal the continual slow dose of a manual approach. ... (8 replies)
... I also got cramps taking Lipitor. I also got neck and joint aches. When my liver enzymes began to rise my doctor switched me to a lower dose of Pravachol, which is a much milder drug. ... (5 replies)
... I've been taking NIACIN immediate release for approx. 6 years. Doses ranged from 2,000 to 5,000 mg daily. I am now taking a prescription immediate release Niacin called NIACOR. ... (10 replies)
... I take one twin labs 1,000mg capsule at bed time. Niaspan is time released Niacin available by prescription only. ... (23 replies)
... Niaspan is the only FDA approved form of niacin. Standard niacin will indeed lower Triglycerides, Lp and LDL. It will also raise HDL. ... (22 replies)
May 24, 2004
... In my opinion, niacin is by far both better and safer than statins. ... (5 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)
... four times a day, for a total of 1000mg. I would hesitate to go much beyond that unless I was under a doctor's care. But that dosage has resulted in a significant increase in my HDL. ... (17 replies)
... release niacin product approved by the Food and Drug Administration should come as no surprise, since it is, to the best of my knowledge, the only form of niacin that is currently available by prescription. That means that Niaspan is the only product that the FDA by law is required to evaluate. ... (33 replies)
LP(a) over 100!
Jun 10, 2008
... You need to give us the rest of his numbers, i.e. ... (7 replies)
... Glad to see that you have received positive results with your numbers. Yes immediate release Niacin can be extremely intense at first. Currently, I take 1,500mg immediate release at bed time. I still flush but am used to it. ... (11 replies)
... and continued the 1500 mg of niacin daily. ... (9 replies)
Niaspan ?
Sep 13, 2007
... You're taking SLO Niacin... and I can't speak to how well that works or how well any other form of niacin works other than Niaspan, other than what I have read. ... (13 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)
... The form of niacin you use may depend on what you intend to use it for. ... (19 replies)
... Have you tried Niaspan. This is a prescription form of Niacin. The side effects are much less than Niacin. Flushing is the side effect most common. If you can tolerate it for awhile it usually goes away. ... (4 replies)

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