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... A proven cholesterol fighter which definitely does not cause sexual dysfunction is "NIASPAN". This is an extended release version of the vitamin Niacin. ... (27 replies)
... I am currently taking 4 250mg. tablets of Enduracin, Sustained Release Niacin with food and 1 450 mg.tablet of Immediate Release Phytosterols before each meal as directed to lower my LDL cholesterol and raise my HDL. ... (0 replies)
... Qty 1, 600 mg. tab of Nature's Plus Extended Release RYR at bedtime. ... (11 replies)

CoQ10 question
Jun 20, 2005
... Arizona, if I were you, I'd get liver enzyme tests every six months while on niacin. I know you are on immediate release, which doesn't have the same level of potential toxicity as the sustained-release I'm on, but from what I've read, it could still cause a problem. I know it costs money out of pocket, but at least you are still a working stiff. I'm not yet old enough for... (17 replies)
Low HDL forever
Apr 9, 2005
... What type of niacin are you taking, immediate release or sustained release? ... (5 replies)
... Have you tried immediate release niacin? ... (4 replies)
... I already take 3000mg of immediate release niacin for HDL. Which raises it nicely, doctors happy here. Doesn't do anything for LDL though. I also told him that it will raise my blood sugar, said he'd look it up. ... (8 replies)
Jun 29, 2010
... So jenj770, are you personally using the "immediate release" niacin? If so, can you tell us what your increase was. (i.e. from an HDL of 50 to 62.) (19 replies)
... Is it safe to take immediate release niacin with Simvastatin and Trilipix or is it usually a substitute for one or both of them? ... (7 replies)
... In addition, you may want to see if the rest of your diet can be cleaned up. For example: Avoid trans-fats and hydrogenated oils. These are commonly found in processed foods (read the ingredients), margarine, shortening, and fast food (look up their nutritional information -- burger places have trans-fat all over the menu). Limit saturated fat. This is commonly found... (5 replies)
... hotdam; Sounds like you have done many good things to try and make a difference. Are you physically in good shape, meaning are you overwieght at all? Do you smoke? All these things can add to your increased numbers. Not sure how Niaspan compares to good 'ole IR (immediate release) niacin. That is the kind that will give you a flush for awhile until your body adapts but... (5 replies)
... Do you think Niaspan is better than getting over the counter immediate release niacin at this point? ... (3 replies)
... Given how low your HDL is, you may want to consider niacin as this is the only known substance to increase HDL significantly. Some take immediate release, but the flushing can be really bad, and others take Niaspan, which does not cause as much flushing. ... (10 replies)
... Thanks for your response. My next test is at the end of November. I also have cut out fast food and rich foods. I was drinking a caramel machiatto with whole milk EVERY DAY for breakfast, had fast food regularly for lunch and often had frozen dinners for dinner. My diet is drastically different now. I start every morning with oatmeal with skim milk, soy milk, raisins,... (11 replies)
... Hi Allison965, I feel your concern completely. My LDL used to be almost as high around 140. After dropping fast food and rich foods for almost three years now I managed to get my LDL down to 75. I discussed this with my Doctor when I saw him last month as I have been so worried about my HDL, he advised me Doctor's are 78% concerned about your LDL. The reason being as my... (11 replies)
... Thank you Lord Taff for your detailed post. I very much appreciate it and already started following it about a week ago. ******* was the poster from the past. I am presently taking just one 600 mg. RYR cap each night before bed along with some IR (immediate release) niacin to help raise my measely 43HDL number. I also take 50mg. in the a.m. and 50mg. in the p.m. of... (6 replies)
... ee if the pain and fatigue goes away. I've been off it since Friday and I seem more energetic and it's not because I'm getting any more sleep. I took immediate release Niacin the first time around and fish oil, 1500 mg and 1000 mg daily respectively, so I'll do that again but I'm looking to beef up my regimen if my blood is... ... (26 replies)
... Hubble, My personal experience has always been with niacin, just ordinary nicotinic acid, the immediate-release form. But, as far as the flush-free form, inositol hexanicotinate, I think you may have to take considerably more than 500mg. With inositol hexanicotinate, you may have to take as much as 2000-3000mg in order to see any results in HDL elevations. (18 replies)
My results
May 11, 2005
... I am going to try the Niacin and see how I tolerate it. ... (31 replies)
... Lenin, You should get a kick out of this FDA Approval memo - it's every bit as legit as yours, and is for Baycol, the statin drug which was recently pulled from the market due to safety concerns. So much for 'FDA Approval"... HubbleRules :cool: :cool: :cool: ========================================================= (34 replies)

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