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... I can attest to how great Niaspan is and works. ... (23 replies)
... I cannot say the effect of SLO NIACIN on my LDL because it is a pea shooter compared with the big guns of Lipitor 20 or even 10 mg. I have never taken the niacin alone except for a brief EXTREMELY short trial of straight niacin bvefore statins were invented... ... (3 replies)
Low HDL forever
Apr 10, 2005
... I ALWAYS have to look up that conversion factor and I HATE the mmol. ... (5 replies)

... Thanks for your response. I am happy that Red yeast Rice has worked well for you as too! I have been on it for three years and it has kept me off of taking any prescription statins. I am currently on 1,000mg immediate release Niacin at bed time to help boost my HDL. ... (35 replies)
... I take one twin labs 1,000mg capsule at bed time. Niaspan is time released Niacin available by prescription only. ... (23 replies)
... Thank you for your response. I stopped the Niacin this past week but want to go back on it. I had major flushing and a real bad headache all week while I was taking it. I think my problem was that I was doing 500mg a day for three days then I bumped it up to 500mg twice a day. ... (23 replies)
... Also, it is a good idea to work with your doctor on the optimal dose. He may want you to take 500 mg a day for awhile, and then check your blood results. ... (34 replies)
... I was looking up information about vitamins and happened to come across the niacin info. ... (14 replies)
... I take Now Foods plain Red Yeast Rice extract. It comes in 1,200mg capsules in both 60 and 120 count. I take one in the AM and PM both with food. It has worked great! I highly recommend this brand and all of their dietary supplements are second to none. ... (23 replies)
... I like onions, and eat a lot of them... ... (7 replies)
... That is precisely what my Doctor told me. He expects that with this dosage 2,000mg immediate release will significantly improve my HDL and lower my TRIG more. However, as you stated and my Doctor advised it will not lower my LDL as much as any type of statin. ... (24 replies)
... Great to see the Lipitor is working for you and the tingling and muscle pains are going. Don't be too upset about the HDL, I'm sure the Niacin will help that, but at least the overall numbers have improved greatly. ... (16 replies)
... I think you are looking and waiting for a response that will sway you back onto the RYR that worked very effectively in your case, as you really cannot wait until February. ... (24 replies)
... workers yesterday and I was shocked when they told me their numbers. They all had perfect cholesterol and they eat fast food and junk food all the time. ... (6 replies)
... Immediate release Niacin is the benchmark for all other forms of niacin to compare to. The reason other forms of niacin were developed is that most can't take the flushing from immediate release Niacin. ... (23 replies)
... I currently take 1,200mg of Red Yeast Rice twice a day. It has helped lower my LDL and Triglycerides significantly and are all in a normal range. However I now need to boost my HDL and know that Niacin is best for that. ... (11 replies)
... Your doctor is right...you're asking for liver damage if you take all 3 meds. Niacin works better for HDL and triglycerides than it does LDL in my experience. ... (9 replies)
... Zip and jblondi have already told you some things that will greatly help. ... (3 replies)
... I am in a very low range but am concerned as very low cholesterol could be a bad thing. For men HDL needs to be above 40. Being just 2 points above the normal range makes me very uncomfortable as a year ago my HDL was at 55 which is good. ... (34 replies)
... I'm not a doctor, but I find it interesting that both Arizona and hotdam were told not to take Niaspan. I have taken many combinations of statins, zetia, and niacin and my experience is that Niacin helped me the most. The statins lowered my total cholesterol but my hdl, ldl, and trig. were all out of wack. ... (34 replies)




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