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... Thank you for your response. I stopped the Niacin this past week but want to go back on it. I had major flushing and a real bad headache all week while I was taking it. ... (23 replies)
... Glad to see that you have received positive results with your numbers. Yes immediate release Niacin can be extremely intense at first. Currently, I take 1,500mg immediate release at bed time. I still flush but am used to it. It took me a good two months to get used to the flushing and other side effects. ... (11 replies)
... Yes 2,000mg is way to high. I spoke with my Doctor yesterday after having these side effects and he brought me back to 1,000mg immediate release once at bed time. I heard once you reach the 1,500mg mark that side effects such as liver issues and blood sugar problems can begin. ... (14 replies)

... To evaluate the efficacy and side effects of niacin therapy in dyslipidemicindividuals. ... (0 replies)
... I take 5mg of Lipitor daily by cutting the 10mg pills in half. Why? Because the 10mg pills gave me severe physical depression and a feeling that I would soon die. The 5mg dose helps to lower my LDL without noticeable side effects. I take 500mg of slo-niacin at bedtime. Why? because I notice no flushing and my cardiologist regards that dose as safe without close medical... (6 replies)
... With Niacin my AST was at 35.... ... (17 replies)
... painful flush symptoms that come from immediate release niacin. ... (6 replies)
... panel this past August my HDL was at 42. I was very surprised as I am do high impact cardio 30mins at five days a week. After I told my Doctor that he recommend Niacin as working out and diet did not raise my HDL. ... (11 replies)
... If you're going to order niacin from Puritan's Pride, you'll notice that there are three different kinds to choose from. ... (12 replies)
... From my own experience I've been taking niacin for nearly 20 years, and it has raised my HDL significantly. ... (34 replies)
Jan 16, 2008
... I am having my lipid panel done next week and will share my results with everyone. I have past my sixth month mark on 2,000mg immediate release Niacin. ... (6 replies)
... Red Yeast Rice daily for the past three years. It has worked great but my Doctor told me to stop the Red Yest Rice two days ago and now he has me taking 2,000mg immediate release Niacin at bedtime. The flush is intense but I am used to it and it does not bother me. My numbers this past August were as fallows. ... (13 replies)
... Yes I agree with you fully that anyone trying to teat high cholesterol should do it under a Doctor's care. I have been using 1,000mg immediate release niacin. I wanted to ask if you know how many points one can typically expect their HDL to be raised with 1,000mg immediate release Niacin after six months? ... (23 replies)
... The form of niacin to use may depend on what you're particularly concerned about. ... (12 replies)
... The particular kind of niacin you take pretty much depends on what you are trying to accomplish. ... (29 replies)
... That's right babydog, It is niacin, aka nicotinic acid, in a matrix made to deliver the drug in a "medium" amount of time...4 to 6 hours or some such. The quick release causes a fast flush and is done...the extended release, which presumably takes longer to release than niaspan is harder on the liver. ... (29 replies)
... I flush BIG time from niacin but I find that I can get a boost in my HDL which I need in addition to the huge LDL drop I get from Lipitor. ... (8 replies)
... Don't mix any form of Extended Release Niacin with either plain or Sustained release. Besides, how do you know these over the counter niacins are really sustained release if they are not FDA approved. ... (3 replies)
... Years ago I tried an immediate release. I don't recall if it was 250 mg or just 100 mg, but I thought I was going to burn up. It isn't dangerous, but it was uncomfortable. ... (8 replies)
Lipitor or niacin?
Dec 21, 2004
... Start off slow and build up. I've read recommendations to start with as little as 100 mg. of immediate release or 250 mg. sustained release for several days or a week before increasing. This gives your body time to adjust. ... (17 replies)

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