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Nov 9, 2007
... Thanks for all your input Ventureman. I definitelty will give everything a thought on what you said. Hey what is the difference between niacin and niaspan? ... (15 replies)
... NIACIN and NIASPAN are semantics and price. They are perfectly equivalent except one is by Rx and the other is over the counter. ... (6 replies)
... I appreciate the good information from ACE28 and others. It is very helpful. I'm trying answer a couple of questions in my mind and sensing that there may be more than one answer to both. ... (9 replies)

... I lost my bottle of niaspan and have to wait a few more weeks before my insurance company will pay for my next bottle. Is Niaspan and slow release Niacin the same? ... (3 replies)
... There is also a difference between Extended Release formulas versus Suspended release formulas. Oddly the NIASPAN Extended release has proven extremely safe even with statin use. ... (29 replies)
... Hmm, Ok I look at this like apples and oranges. For people with extrememly high LDL, lipitor is the way to go. I don't think that applies to us. ... (21 replies)
... Nameless, I am curious if you started back on the Slo-Niacin? I am considering starting back in addition to fish oil. Were/are you using Lipitor (or another statin) too? (6 replies)
... The posters below are correct, it is simply niacin with a timed release. ... (6 replies)
Niaspan....
May 6, 2003
... However, you will notice there is not much difference between these and the results observed for patients given the placebo. ... (6 replies)
... Since your LDL is all nice and fat, I'm not sure you need to be concerned about it. As for the difference between your last test and this one, I'd simply chalk it up to the VAP being much more accurate. Quite often regular lipid tests underestimate LDL levels. ... (3 replies)
... ps....Can anyone explain to me the difference between "extended release" and "sustained release"....they seem the same to me? ... (22 replies)


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