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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)
... 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)
... RYR can contain the full compliment of fourteen known monacolins. However, even RYR without monacolin 'k', but with approximately seven other monacolins of only a few milligrams. ... (20 replies)

... so it is wise to have a blood test to check your liver enzymes. ... (10 replies)
... Atually WARD there are several ways of reducing cholesterol in the blood. ... (7 replies)
... did. But then again, I work with my Doctor and tell him everything... ... (11 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)
... I would say niacin works in the liver. But, as Lenin said, it probably isn't a good idea to start taking niacin on top of a statin without consulting with your doctor first. Although statins excel at lowering TC and LDL, niacin possessus other advantages. ... (7 replies)
... My understanding so far is that there are two ways of reducing cholesterol levels in the blood. One way is in the intestines by reducing the absorption of cholesterol from foods we ingest. An example of this would be soluble fiber. ... (7 replies)
... Actually, I just found the answer to my one of my own questions! Seems the liver produces the most cholesterol at night, so taking niacin at night has the greatest effect. ... (9 replies)
... Health Canada, the Canadian equivalent to the FDA today put out a warning on EZTIMIBE which is one of the drugs in VYTORIN. ... (7 replies)
... I read an article said it is not safe to drink alcohol and RYR at the same time, that worry me a little. ... (11 replies)
... I use psyllium Husk fiber. I think all fiber supplements are good, it's just this ones the cheepest and available on "store brand" labels. ... (2 replies)
... and in my back where the liver is located. My dr brushed it off as nothing and wanted me to continue taking it. I refused. ... (7 replies)
... release niacin is at higher risk of liver problems than other types of niacin. ... (17 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)
... My numbers are horrible...LDL of 165 and HDL of 29 I have no clue 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. ... (16 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)
... My understanding is immediate release niacin will not hurt your liver... ... (2 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)




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