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... My Father is a health fanatic. He is 69 years old and was an Alcoholic for many years. He is currently taking 500MG of Niacin per day. ... (2 replies)
... eventually damage my liver. ... (9 replies)
... My understanding is immediate release niacin will not hurt your liver... ... (2 replies)

... cin. If you take doses higher than that, you really should be doing so while being periodically monitored by your doctor. You most certainly run the risk of both liver damage and muscle damage from Lipitor, which is why your doctor will frequently check for this via blood tests. ... (9 replies)
... Hi zip2play My Cardiologist said that 161 would be fine if I was a man but not for a woman with heart disease he wants My total Cholestrol around a 100 I believe. I don't remember all my #'s he just said that my good Cholesterol was to low and my Triglecerides were too high. When I get it check in a couple of weeks I'm going to write down my numbers. Thanks for the... (9 replies)
... Of course the combination of statins and niacin compounds GREATLY enhances the chances of liver damage over either used alone. ... (9 replies)
... I'm also very worried about liver damage by taking Lipitor or any lowering Cholesterol drug. ... (9 replies)
... With either choice make sure you get liver enzymes checked...certainly after the first month. ... (9 replies)
... On 10/29/2007, my lipid panel showed; Triglycerides - 262 Total Cholesterol - 270 HDL - 37 LDL - 181 On 12/10/2007 readings were; Triglycerides -117 Total cholesterol - 164 HDL - 39 (2 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)
... mg a day. I once took several OTC niacin products with very poor blood test results. Some products gave me no flush at all. The prescription NIACOR gave me better and more consistent results. ... (29 replies)
No-flush Niacin
Aug 12, 2006
... niacin complex, I'm sure the liver perceives the blood's constant delivery of niacin in precisely the same way. ... (11 replies)
... I've been taking NIACIN immediate release for approx. 6 years. Doses ranged from 2,000 to 5,000 mg daily. I am now taking a prescription immediate release Niacin called NIACOR. ... (10 replies)
... sustained release formulas. Of course NIASPAN which is Extended Release and Lab tested to precise standards has not caused these liver problems. NIASPAN is also very expensive. If you have Prescription Insurance this is not a concern. ... (9 replies)
... as not confertable of having my HDL just 2 points above the normal range for men. At that time my Doctor slowly worked me up to take 2,000mg of immediate release Niacin at bed time. It was a tough journey working my way up to 2,000mg. Now six months later I hardly flush anymore and it does not bother me. ... (17 replies)
... Next time you see your doctor, take 1000 mg. plain old niacin on an empty stomach about 30 minutes before you get to his waiting room. ... (12 replies)
... I wish it could go up 10 points a month. A total of about 10 points is what you can expect. This happens rather quickly also, if you take niacin everyday. As you increase the dosage, the HDL will increase even more. It is not unusual to hear of increases of more than 20 points. ... (15 replies)
... a day did not cause liver damage when used for psychiatric purposes. ... (15 replies)
... Your doctor is right...you're asking for liver damage if you take all 3 meds. Niacin works better for HDL and triglycerides than it does LDL in my experience. ... (9 replies)
... Hmmm...you could be right, maybe I'm getting the two confused. :o All I know is my doc told me that I would probably get muscle pain/damage from Niacin because I do get pain/damage from the statins. (zocor/lipitor, etc). Thanks for catching my boo-boo! :) (5 replies)




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