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... I am presently up to 750 mg. of immediate release niacin per day. Any idea how much aspirin did they say to take before the niacin? ... (10 replies)
... I am now beginning my second month of Niacin therapy in hopes to raise my HDL. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Arizona77, In all the years that I have been taking niacin, I have never had any problems with it. I take the immediate-release niacin (250mg four times a day). I think that most people can safely take up to 1000mg. Sometimes I'll still experience a flushing sensation, and other times I won't. I'm not sure why that is. Aside from the fact that immediate-release... (23 replies)

... I've been taking Niacin for approx. 3 years. Niacin corrects all lipid abnormalities. ... (29 replies)
... I've been taking 2000mg immediate release Niacin every night for about 3 months. ... (7 replies)
... Nameless, I am curious if you started back on the Slo-Niacin? I am considering starting back in addition to fish oil. Were/are you using Lipitor (or another statin) too? (6 replies)
... Also I am just concerned my Doctor has me on is too high of a does of Niacin at 2,000mg immediate release once at bed time. My LDL is at 75 and Trig are at 87. My HDL is at 42 and my Doctor wants it back in the 50's or higher where I was a year ago. ... (23 replies)
... I am now taking 500mg regular non time released niacin twice day totaling 1,000mg. I know this is a low dosage as some take up to 3,000mg a day. ... (23 replies)
... Hello Yes! this is very helpful! Can you tell me what your numbers were before starting on niacin?? Thanks. :wave: (29 replies)
... I take immediate release tablets. ... (34 replies)
... Hi JJ, I'm one of those on the board taking Niacin, too. I take Enduracin, a sustained release form, which can be ordered online. I tried an immediate release niacin once years ago, and just hated the flushing, so chose to go with one which might have a slightly higher risk but which I could tolerate. ... (15 replies)
... The posters below are correct, it is simply niacin with a timed release. ... (6 replies)
... Not wanting to make a joke here, but this sounds SO much like Goldilocks trying out Papa, Mama, and Baby Bears' things. I think the differentiation that KOS Pharma makes between "extended," "sustained," long-acting," and "slow-release" is pure semantics...a distinction without difference. (17 replies)
... Perhaps more caution is needed regarding alcohol while taking sustained or time-release niacin, since it is being processed in the liver for longer periods of time, as opposed to the immediate-release form. I'm not really sure. But I take my niacin in divided doses throughout the day (immediate-release), with my last 250mg tablet being taken around 7:00PM. But I love my beer,... (4 replies)
... I also believe they are effective. Your correct about monitoring the liver enzymes. It seems any Suspended Release or Extended release Niacin formulas carries a much greater risk of liver damage than plain Immediate Release. ... (47 replies)
Dec 20, 2007
... My Doctor advised as well that he prefers his patients to be on 2,000mg max daily. He said you can go up to 3,000mg or more on immediate release but there is a possibility that more side effects can occur when dosages are above the 2,000mg mark. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for your response. My Doctor approved me taking up to 2,000mg immediate release at bed time. I am currently on 1,000mg immediate release. I hope that Niacin will boost my HDL. I have been on 1,000mg for over a month now. I hope by this coming February when I have my next test that I will have an improvement. ... (2 replies)
Niacin and liver
Sep 28, 2007
... I have been taking 1,000mg of immediate release Niacin once daily at bed time as opposed to time released Niacin. I have heard immediate release Niacin is not as harsh on your liver and is also better at raising your HDL? ... (2 replies)
... release niacin day after day, any flushing that I experience is rather minimal. Many times I feel nothing. ... (15 replies)
Low Dose Niacin
Feb 7, 2005
... To be quite honest with you, I'm not exactly sure how inositol hexanicotinate is supposed to work. For the most part, I have always used the ordinary immediate release niacin, but I have tried the inositol hexanicotinate from time to time. The bottle I have in front of me is the Twinlab brand. ... (19 replies)

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