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... I'm not really sure how the niacin works, but believe it probably works by lowering the liver's production of cholesterol. I do know it can present problems with liver toxicity. ... (6 replies)
... I'm assuming that the niacin in these vitamins are the immediate or 'fast' release variety. ... (17 replies)
... and checking with a doctor about other conditions which might make niacin therapy inappropriate for him. ... (13 replies)

New Numbers
Apr 20, 2005
... With much experience with NIACIN over the past 3 years. The flush is actualy very beneficial. Recently on the news, N.Y.C. firemen were featured taking several hundred mg. ... (10 replies)
... release niacin in high doses, then I would probably do so only under the care of a physician. ... (9 replies)
... Can anyone bear, or has anyone here KNOWN anyone who can bear a dose of "regular" immediate releast niacin of 1000 mg. ... (33 replies)
... worse than most I've seen here, so I'm nervous to see responses about how I should be on meds. I'm currently doing 1000mg of salmon oil twice per day, 700mg of immediate release niacin twice per day, and 800 mcg of folic acid once per day. ... (11 replies)
... The niacin I take is prescription Niaspan. It's an extended niacin that doesn't cause nearly as much flushing as immediate release niacin. You have to get your Doctor to prescribe it. If you don't have insurance to pay for prescriptions, Niaspan can be quite expensive... ... (7 replies)
3000 mg niaspan??
Jul 31, 2008
... I think that is higher than the manufacturer's upper limit. For extended release niacin, I thought 2 grams was the limit, while for immediate release, 3 grams or more. ... (1 replies)
Help with HDL
Nov 11, 2005
... some years ago that I tried an OTC immediate release. Yikes! I thought I was going to burn up! ... (11 replies)
... Be aware that there are differences with the other types. The immediate release is the safest for long term high dose use, though you still need regular liver enzyme checks. But you are likely to get major flushing until you get used to it. ... (5 replies)
... Have you tried niacin therapy? ... (24 replies)
... Quick update things are continually to go well on the 1,000mg immediate release once at bed time. I have been on this dosage for two months now. I am due to have my next lipid panel done in February. I hope this stuff works!!!! ... (25 replies)
... So, I'm totally off the niacin until I see my Dr. this week. After that, if he approves, I'll go with immediate release niacin. ... (11 replies)
... OTC immediate or slow release should be okay though. When taking high dose niacin, you really should take it under the care of a doctor. ... (9 replies)
... Doing well still on 2,000mg immediate release Niacin daily. I am having my lipid panel done later this week. I am eager to see my results as I have been on 2,000mg immediate release daily for the past six months. ... (5 replies)
... Wintergarden, I have an issue with low HDL myself, which has been very difficult to budge over the years, even when I was much more active than today and used to jog 25 miles/week... I just recently started a variant of Niacin called Inositol Hexanicotinate (try to say THAT 3 times fast) - it is a Non-Flush brand. I buy it under the label of 'No-Flush Niacin', by... (9 replies)
... I take an Immediate release Niacin called NIACOR. ... (14 replies)
... If you don't want to go with a statin, you might want to discuss Niacin therapy with your doctor. ... (18 replies)
... Just ordinary immediate-release niacin is more effective at raising HDL than the time-release versions, and it's probably safer too. I'm not taking statins, but I have been taking niacin (250mg four times a day) for at least 15 years or so. I believe it has done wonders for my HDL, and I have had no problems tolerating it. In your case, since you are on a statin, you need... (17 replies)




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