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... Yeah... a lot of folks who take that first 500 mg tab of immediate flush niacin without understanding its side effects swear it almost killed them... that niacin is extremely dangerous stuff and should be taken off the market... ... (23 replies)
... It would be best to tell your Doctor even if you are taking 500mg of Niacin and or any over the counter dietary supplements. Niacin is a very powerful substance and has the potential to cause problems if you are not under the care of a Doctor. ... (23 replies)
May 21, 2004
... Add fish oil and fish to your diet. EPA and DHA have been shown to be beneficial to lipid profiles. ... (9 replies)

Niacin Flush
Nov 9, 2006
... My experience is that NOTHING affects it much with the possible exception of HUGE quantities of booze and even then only slightly. Niacin works a bit but only a for few percent change. ... (21 replies)
... fasting test and the HDL was 19. His doctor had him come in for a fasting test and a NiaSpan rx. ... (3 replies)
... On the other hand there could CONCEIVABLY be reason for further intervention if your HDL's are VERY low and the bulk of your TC is made up of LDL...another goal is controlling LDL to 100 in patients with a history of heart disease. ... (9 replies)
... Hello. I'm concerned about my husband's HDL of 23 since I understand this is a big predictor of heart disease. ... (3 replies)
Niacin or statin
Nov 19, 2007
... Relay depends on your situation. If your LDL is very high you will need to take a statin to bring it down. If you have low HDL and good LDL then go Niacin. ... (3 replies)
... When you first started taking the IR "Immediate release" niacin did you start out with say 250 mg. per day for one week and then bump it up progressively? ... (23 replies)
... From everything I've read the immediate release Niacin is the most effective and safest of the two. Since the immediate release is not harmful to the liver those who can tolerate it gradually work their way up to as much as 3000mg. ... (23 replies)
... Please remember (for safety) that there is NOT a 1:1 ratio between the different Niacin products so if you switch from dietary supplement niacin and go to Rx Niaspan you do have to re-titrate. Same is true if you switch from immediate release to sustained to timed to whatever. (23 replies)
... I am going to see my Doctor next week and will defiantly ask him about prescribing Niaspan. ... (23 replies)
... Thanks for all of your responses. I am going to add 500mg of Niacin and see what happens. Can I continue to take Red yeast Rice with the Niacin? ... (23 replies)
... I started the Niaspan after statins and lifestyle changes alone did a good job with reducing my LDL and total, but had no effect on my dangerously low HDL. ... (17 replies)
... has just about gone away. I don't have any more muscle soreness, either. The only thing that persists is the constipation, but popping a stool softener every now and then helps out. ... (16 replies)
... s he just said that my good Cholesterol was to low and my Triglecerides were too high. ... (9 replies)
... Hi Lord Taff and Boubou....Thanks for your replays. Only time will tell. I have been on 2,000mg immediate release flush Niacin daily since August. ... (24 replies)
... bad breath and booze..... ... (35 replies)
... Arizona77, normal HDL for me is around 60 and it went up more to near 70 with extra fish oil, olive oil in food, plant stanols and a little booze plus lots and lots of excercise. ...Okay, the excercise didn't raise it but it makes me feel better. FYI, I'm also a pescatarian. ... (35 replies)
... I was surfing the web today looking for information on raising HDL and ran across a condition called, Tangier disease. Have they checked you dad for this? ... (4 replies)

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