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Niacin: 200 mg/day
Mar 27, 2003
... Any kind of risks? ... (1 replies)
Niacin: 200 mg/day
Mar 28, 2003
... I have seen reports of flushing with as little as 50 mg. I would be hesitant to start taking large doses of niacin without letting your physician know, or without requesting a prescription. ... (1 replies)
... Niacin instead of taking prescription Niaspan. ... (3 replies)

... There is also a difference between Extended Release formulas versus Suspended release formulas. Oddly the NIASPAN Extended release has proven extremely safe even with statin use. ... (29 replies)
... I think your statement might be easily misinterpreted. There have been more cases of liver damage with sustained release formulas than with the other formulas. But problems still affect only a very small proportion of users. ... (29 replies)
... The particular kind of niacin you take pretty much depends on what you are trying to accomplish. ... (29 replies)
3000 mg niaspan??
Jul 31, 2008
... Your doctor recommended 3 grams of Niaspan? ... (1 replies)
Gout and Niaspan
Feb 20, 2010
... Niaspan is the best choice of cholesterol lowering medications. I doubt that at such a low level of Niaspan, your husband developed gout. ... (3 replies)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... release OTC niacin instead. I've had no problems with liver enzyme elevation whatsoever in the 38 months I've been on it. I've only been taking 750 mg, though. ... (5 replies)
... The pharmacist did though. The pharmacist recommended I take just 1 niaspan instead of 2. ... (5 replies)
Niaspan question
Feb 14, 2010
... I am currently taking 2000mg of Niaspan. ... (13 replies)
... Initially overmedicate often with no consideration of side effects. ... (23 replies)
Niaspan ?
Sep 13, 2007
... I have an appt with the Doc on Tuesday,so your saying by taking Niaspan instead of slo niacin that would work the best. ... (13 replies)
... sively over in Europe for so long, while most people here, including doctors, still appear to be pretty much in the dark about it! Sometimes I wonder who's ahead of who! ... (14 replies)
... Niacin would it make a difference if I took the 1000 mg at night instead of twice a day? ... (17 replies)
... That's one of the reasons I quit taking the Zocor in the first place. My liver enzymes went from 18 to 35 while on Zocor. If Niaspan is extended release, why doesn't that also increase liver enzymes and why do doctors prescribe it instead of just regular Niacin? ... (47 replies)
Oct 2, 2003
... The oat bran may possibly help by absorbing some of the cholesterol from the intestine. To what extent it may help, I don't know. ... (1 replies)
... Well, after approx. 6 months of niacin therapy, I got new blood results in. Somehow, my HDL has gone down on 500mg Niaspan daily. ... (5 replies)
... since you flushed with NIASPAN at 1000 mg., why not instead try the hexanicotinoate or, as I do, a SLOW ACTING OTC formulation like SLO NIACIN, made up of teeny polygel encapsulated particles that dissolve slowly. ... (14 replies)
... No, don't mix niacin with Zocor. The combination is much more risky. You really need to discuss using niacin as an alternative with your doctor first. ... (6 replies)

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