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Liver & Niacin
Mar 17, 2008
... I have been experiencing periodic weakness and exhaustion over the past four months. My overall cholestroel is 160 and I am at 3,000 mg of niacin daily. My cardiologist says it is a safe level. Two years ago while on a statin, I had several medical problems and my liver functions were impacted. ... (0 replies)
... The liver deals with HARD problems...it detoxifies the body. ... (9 replies)
... release niacin is at higher risk of liver problems than other types of niacin. ... (17 replies)

... I think your statement might be easily misinterpreted. There have been more cases of liver damage with sustained release formulas than with the other formulas. But problems still affect only a very small proportion of users. ... (29 replies)
... mg a day. I once took several OTC niacin products with very poor blood test results. Some products gave me no flush at all. The prescription NIACOR gave me better and more consistent results. ... (29 replies)
No-flush Niacin
Aug 12, 2006
... niacin complex, I'm sure the liver perceives the blood's constant delivery of niacin in precisely the same way. ... (11 replies)
... My Father is a health fanatic. He is 69 years old and was an Alcoholic for many years. He is currently taking 500MG of Niacin per day. ... (2 replies)
... I've been taking NIACIN immediate release for approx. 6 years. Doses ranged from 2,000 to 5,000 mg daily. I am now taking a prescription immediate release Niacin called NIACOR. ... (10 replies)
... Niacin, vitamin B3 is also a drug which is thought to do it's HDL reducing work on the surface of the liver. It is thought that Niacin decreases the surface expression of beta chain of ATP synthase in cultured HepG2 cells. ... (20 replies)
... Anyone know where the cut off point is for niacin doses to prevent liver damamge. I'm presently on Lipitor, but i don't have a drug plan and it's costing me an arm and a leg.... ... (9 replies)
... My understanding is immediate release niacin will not hurt your liver... ... (2 replies)
... how my HDL got so low when I exercise and I'm vegetarian I am obese and do have type 2 diabetes which is controlled by diet. My question is since I can't take a niacin supplement, is it alright to eat foods higher in niacin in order to get my niacin in? ... (16 replies)
... As far as I know, the muscle problems are related to the statins and are not a side effect of niacin. The major side effect of niacin is the "flushing" which some people cannot tolerate. ... (3 replies)
... With Niacin my AST was at 35.... ... (17 replies)
... sustained release formulas. Of course NIASPAN which is Extended Release and Lab tested to precise standards has not caused these liver problems. NIASPAN is also very expensive. If you have Prescription Insurance this is not a concern. ... (9 replies)
... I would not risk taking Niacin unless you cleared it with your doctor. He needs to find out what's wrong with your liver before you can safely take any Niacin supplements. Niacin in doses sufficient to affect cholesterol is somewhat toxic to the liver. ... (16 replies)
... release formulation and should have very similar cautions relative the liver as the time release versions in the Health Food stores. ... (29 replies)
... I read that you began taking niacin a few days ago and thought you might like to hear what I read recently. I see that you had a slight reaction to it and the vit C you take may help you with that. ... (3 replies)
... I believe in approaching use of niacin with extreme caution. ... (27 replies)
... If your only liver problem is a slightly "fatty liver" there should be no problem with taking a statin... ... (16 replies)




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