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... Both substances are hard to the liver thus more care is warranted when taking 2 than taking one. I imagine someone on statins-niacin-alcohol combination could be really placing his liver squarely behind the eight ball. (4 replies)
... I keep seeing warnings to those on Niacin therapy for their cholesterol that they should use alcohol cautiously if at all. Does anyone know what the reasoning is behind this? ... (4 replies)
... Consumption of alcohol while taking large doses of niacin may also increase the flushing side effect of the niacin. ... (4 replies)

... D Alcohol does not interact with either supplement other than to increase HDL! Have a drink and relax. ... (11 replies)
... My philosophy about taking niacin was to take no more than necessary to do the job, so I started out with 250 mg a day for three months. ... (34 replies)
... To my understanding it is extremely unsafe to drink any form of Alcohol while taking Niacin and or RYR. I currently take Niacin and my Doctor advised me that I am not allowed by any circumstances to drink while taking it. ... (11 replies)
... NIASPAN is a prescription form of NIACIN which has been researched and shown great results with almost no liver toxicity. This Niacin blend is an Extended Release form. Apparently, it is much safer than the Slow Release form. ... (42 replies)
... After reading this message board for some time now, I finally got my doctor to supplement the basic lipid panel with tests for homocysteine, lipoprotein (a), and CRP. My results in the lipid panel were good, that is, TC-134 (HDL-68; LDL-57; and Trig-45). My other results though were (in my opinion, not his), not very good except for CRP, which was .015. The "not very... (5 replies)
... You must balance benefit against risk. So maybe somebody might not want to add zetia to a statin or zetia to a statin plus niacin AND alcohol while working in a chemical plant and popping Tylenols. ... (9 replies)
... Good luck!! I have seen the Slo Niacin at one of my local pharmacies. As U know, I tired the lousy 100 mgs. of no flush and couldn't handle it, iched like crazy. ... (42 replies)
... Perhaps more caution is needed regarding alcohol while taking sustained or time-release niacin, since it is being processed in the liver for longer periods of time, as opposed to the immediate-release form. I'm not really sure. But I take my niacin in divided doses throughout the day (immediate-release), with my last 250mg tablet being taken around 7:00PM. But I love my beer,... (4 replies)
... and as someone who was today told my doc to start 500mg Niacin slow release, I'd like to know the answers to this as well. ... (7 replies)
... Not a bad report Lenin, I think alot of folks would be happy with your results, and hopefully next time will even be better...Good going!!! (42 replies)
... The niacin only got my HDL to 40 rather than the over 50 I can get with booze. ... (42 replies)
... SLO NIACIN which is polygel controlled release niacin...500 mg. ... (42 replies)
... I've been contemplating starting Niacin for my cholesterol. ... (7 replies)
... and alcohol all can put a strain on your liver, so I don't think it is wise to take them on your own without some medical oversight. ... (11 replies)
... hould try following the Pauling Therapy, and begin using the lysine, proline, and vitamin C at the recommended dosages. Of course, you should continue taking the niacin as well. By the way, what brand of niacin are you taking? ... (42 replies)
... Do not drink alcohol or hot beverages with Niaspan because they may intensify the flushing and itching effect of the medication. ... (29 replies)
... I go back to the doc on 8/19. Liver was fine and has been always EXCEPT 22 years ago when I took a sulfa drug for a UTI and it elevated my liver enzymes big time. Went back to normal the following month. So because I have had a liver problem in connection with a prescription drug, that is why I am a little leary about this stuff. I don't even think I would drink at all... (3 replies)

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