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... No, I didn't go back on Niacin. Although it's an excellent option for everyone else. I think it's a great therapy for most, especially if their HDL is lowish. ... (6 replies)
... and I guess I should discontinue my Vit.C and Vit. E til I find out if there's an adverse interaction. ... (27 replies)
... I take 3500mg daily of niacin with 20mg of simvastatin daily. ... (2 replies)

... Thanks for your responses. I was wondering if anyone has had success with RYR and Niacin combo. I want to add 500mg non time released Niacin once a day to help boost my HDL. Right now my HDL is 42 as of my test a week ago. I know that HDL needs to be above 40 and optimal levels are 60 or greater. ... (7 replies)
... The risk of liver problems is extremely rare for Immediate Release Niacin. I've been taken the Immediate release at very high doses for over seven years and never had an elevated liver enzyme reading. Lipitor was another story. My liver enzymes began to increase after about 2 months. ... (27 replies)
... K a year for medical for myself and family... I'm going to take advantage of it... including taking a proven prescribed medication called Niaspan. ... (23 replies)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... release OTC niacin instead. I've had no problems with liver enzyme elevation whatsoever in the 38 months I've been on it. I've only been taking 750 mg, though. ... (5 replies)
Very low hdl
Jun 13, 2005
... I can't think of anyone I've seen where the advice "Eat more eggs" would be more appropriate. Eggs typically increase both HDL and LDL, but with your low TC, you can take it. ... (3 replies)
Niacin
Dec 30, 2007
... I suppose because your TC numbers are in the normal range... he has looked past your extremely low HDL and extremely high TG's. ... (3 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)
Types of niacin
Jan 28, 2007
... IF you are taking Lipitor, I think you should be content with taking the 800 mg. niacin, especially in light of your superb HDL's. We niacin takers suffer with niacin only becasue of miserable HDL's...niacin isn't very good at lowering total cholesterol or LDL. ... (8 replies)
... Niacin therapy typically increases HDL while lowering LDL and trigs. That's why some doctors are now combining niacin therapy with a statin. I think there is one prescription med out now which combines the two. ... (10 replies)
Niacin
Jul 27, 2004
... I did see an increase in my HDL on niacin. ... (23 replies)
... This had to be a lab error. HDL can fluctuate a little in a short time. Bouncing back up to 45 from 32, tells me it was a lab error. Raising the Niaspan to 2000 mg. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks Lord Taff...this has been a tough waiting time now as I am in an extremely gray area and do not know what to expect with 2,000mg immediate release niacin. ... (24 replies)
... I agree with you completely and know that Niaspan is an excellent option for those that do not want to take statins. ... (23 replies)
... s orders. I started on 500mg and my Doctor worked me up to now 2,000mg immediate release at bedtime. I am tolerating it very well now and the flush does not bother me at all. ... (6 replies)
... I think that most people can safely take up to 1000mg. Sometimes I'll still experience a flushing sensation, and other times I won't. I'm not sure why that is. ... (23 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)
... LDL is 151 and Trig is 59. I have changed my diet A LOT though, so I don't know what my numbers will be when I go back in December. ... (6 replies)




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