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... 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 and liver
Sep 28, 2007
... I have been taking 1,000mg of immediate release Niacin once daily at bed time as opposed to time released Niacin. I have heard immediate release Niacin is not as harsh on your liver and is also better at raising your HDL? ... (2 replies)
... Thank you for the reply. I first read about in Dr. Agatston's book "The South Beach Heart Program". I discussed it with my doctor and started on the niaspan. At the time he said that none of his patients were taking niaspan. ... (9 replies)

... did. But then again, I work with my Doctor and tell him everything... ... (11 replies)
... Anyone on niacin therapy? ... (0 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)
... D Alcohol does not interact with either supplement other than to increase HDL! Have a drink and relax. ... (11 replies)
Niacin and liver
Sep 29, 2007
... ediate release capsule at bedtime. The flushing is intense for about 30mins than subsides. Most of what I have heard is that time released can be harsher on your liver in general and has the potential of other side effects. Thanks again for the input. ... (2 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)
... The risk of liver problems is extremely rare for Immediate Release Niacin. I've been taken the Immediate release at very high doses for over seven years and never had an elevated liver enzyme reading. Lipitor was another story. My liver enzymes began to increase after about 2 months. ... (27 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)
... 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)
... 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 am now taking 500mg regular non time released niacin twice day totaling 1,000mg. I know this is a low dosage as some take up to 3,000mg a day. ... (23 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)
... 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)
... Next time you see your doctor, take 1000 mg. plain old niacin on an empty stomach about 30 minutes before you get to his waiting room. ... (12 replies)
... With Niacin my AST was at 35.... ... (17 replies)
... I believe in approaching use of niacin with extreme caution. ... (27 replies)
... so it is wise to have a blood test to check your liver enzymes. ... (10 replies)




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