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... called "Niaspan." According to my doctor, it's good as it spreads out the release of niacin throughout the day, but otherwise it is no different from the niacin you get at a health food store. ... (12 replies)
... Wow, you are right! The doc prescribed this 2x a day. I think I should be taking half as much to start with. I went to the website and it says people usually start on 500mg to start and build up gradually. ... (29 replies)
My results
May 12, 2005
... The vitamins you are taking are great. In my experience, vitamins have not had much effect on my cholesterol values. I believe they help in many other ways. ... (31 replies)

... I take a prescription Niacin called "NIACOR" I believe it is the only immediate release form of niacin available. ... (8 replies)
... hr dissolution times, with niaspan actually being the slowest in this study! ... (3 replies)
Niacin: 200 mg/day
Mar 28, 2003
... I have seen reports of flushing with as little as 50 mg. I would be hesitant to start taking large doses of niacin without letting your physician know, or without requesting a prescription. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for your information and concern. I guess all of us are different in what we can each expect. You stated your husband has a pacemaker. Well I am not there yet thank God. I am 52 and otherwise very healthy. ... (10 replies)
... There is also a difference between Extended Release formulas versus Suspended release formulas. ... (29 replies)
... I have been reading up on natural remedies to lower my cholesterol and triglycerides for a couple of weeks now. I have been to every website there is on the subject...well maybe not EVERY one, but it FEELS like it. ... (18 replies)
... I am a new member to this board, but frequent on other health boards. ... (9 replies)
... Thank you very much for your support and encouragement as well. Also I want to thank everyone else on this board who have helped me with the transition to Niacin. ... (17 replies)
... CRESTOR will definitely help lower inflammation and your blood CRP level, which is a strong indicator of inflammation. ... (15 replies)
... I'm curious how much Niacin you're taking. Usually the good lipid results are achieved with 1000 mg or more a day. ... (11 replies)
... Sounds like your eating pretty healthy, but go easy on that lunch meat or any processed foods. I can't take statins, they just don't agree with me, so I tried the oatmeal for about a year, it just kept my numbers borderline. ... (11 replies)
... I think that a nice long walk would be just fine. You don't have to go out and run marathons or train for the olympics. ... (7 replies)
... What do you think you are going to do the rest of your life... eat food you really don't like... ignore parties and situations because of your cholesterol...? ... (21 replies)
... If you don't want to take statins read up on niacin therapy for cholesterol lowering. ... (4 replies)
... The decision on whether or not to continue taking Lipitor is a personal one which only you can make. But since you've been off it for a relatively short period of time, you can continue to implement changes which may improve your numbers. ... (24 replies)
... I posted a week or so ago and got some good advice from some of you. Thanks for that! ... (4 replies)
... no expert but I know you want some responce to your post, so I will share some thoughts, my husband and I tried to take the Cholestoff and we found we forgot to take it in time like it said to do and we decided it was not something that worked into our eating schedule so don't really know how well it works. ... (7 replies)

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