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... There are no issues with immediate release niacin. It is the benchmark of niacin therapy. It's not in wide use because most can't tollerate the flushing... not because it has been proven harmful. ... (12 replies)
... Niacin would be a better option for you as time released Niacin to my understanding works better lowering your LDL. Go with 1,200mg RYR twice daily once AM and once PM. ... (25 replies)
... Da's suggestion of trying Enduracin may be worthwhile. From what I have read about it, it is a reputable niacin supplement. ... (18 replies)

... My Doctor now has me taking 2,000mg immediate release Niacin daily. I have been on Niacin for over six months now and am having my lipid panel in two weeks. I am very eager to see how the Niacin has been working. ... (5 replies)
... It is hard to say what your doctor will want to do. Perhaps he will want to change the statin. Perhaps he will want to add niacin to the statin. Perhaps he'll want you to give Niaspan a try. But if you are taking any niacin in addition to other medication, be sure to let your doctor know. ... (38 replies)
... Wow, thats quite unusual at such a modest dose. Taking it all at once would definitely reduce the effect on liver enzymes, but might not affect the other markers. There is a Dr - Joseph Keenan, MD, who has done a lot of clinical trials with niacin, and he has observed that some people are "poor methylaters", meaning they run out of methyl donors required for the amidation... (11 replies)
... Glad to see you back. Also glad to see that your HDL has gone up to 42 from 27 that is great. keep it up! I am doing well on the Niacin. I am still on 2,000mg immediate release at bed time. My lipid panel will be during the first week of February. This will give me a good six months on 2,000mg daily dosage. ... (16 replies)
... I am in an extremely gray area now but will be retested during the first week in February. I agreed with my Doctor that I would give Niacin a try for six months. ... (27 replies)
... Gardeninggal, For many years I have been taking 1000mg (250mg four times a day) of immediate-release niacin. I've heard that most people can safely take up to that amount, and since I've been doing this on my own, I don't get any routine liver function tests done. If I needed to take much more than that, then I think that I would only do it while under a doctor's care.... (26 replies)
... I also believe that NIACIN helps. I am currently taking aprrox. ... (13 replies)
... This is of concern to me and I mentioned it to my Doctor. I have been taking 2,000mg immediate release Niacin daily since August. He said he does not want me in for a liver function or lipid panel till the first week in February. ... (12 replies)
... I am on a prescription brand called "NIACOR" which is an Immediate Release form. NIACOR will make you flush more etc.. ... (17 replies)
... Hang in there buddy. Like wise prior to taking Niacin my HDL was at 34 a year ago. After a sold six months of taking 2,000mg immediate release my HDL went up to 70. I have never had my HDL that high. So hang in there you should see more positive results the longer you take Niacin. ... (5 replies)
... d improving circulation and many other ailments. Red Yeast Rice is great and I am all for it! I had outstanding results when I took it but my Doctor had me go on Niacin in hopes to raise my HDL more. ... (4 replies)
... Thankyou for the kind words. The previous posts were mentioning the (Linus Pauling (LP) theories. I believe Linus Pauling was very accurate in his understanding of heart disease. He was convinced, as many other researchers are that vitamin supplementation can heal and prolong life. Unfortunately, as many other great people, they are pushed aside and mocked. One Researcher, I... (34 replies)
Low HDL
Nov 6, 2005
... I hope the niacin works for you. ... (13 replies)
... release niacin is best for raising HDL. ... (10 replies)
... I would try immediate release niacin, must be immediate release. It brought down my triglycerides numbers down. Ask your doctor about it. It's cheap and you can buy it everywhere. ... (4 replies)
... You are right. Under no circumstances will my Doctor prescribe me Niaspan. My Doctor has me currently on 1,500mg of crystalline immediate release Niacin taken once at bed time. I heir that most Doctor's out there are unwilling to prescribe Niaspan for some reason. I asked my Doctor last time I saw him. ... (25 replies)
... Heck, Arizona77 worked thru taking 1000 mg immediate release... took him two weeks. If he can work thru that... ... (25 replies)


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