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... about a month ago I was told I had high cholesterol 310. and since I had elevated liver enzimes I would not be able to take the medication to lower the number. ... (0 replies)
Niaspan vs Statins
Oct 16, 2003
... Additionally, SR nicotinic acid formulations have been noted as causing greater incidences of liver toxicity as described in Henken et al. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, Niacin is the one vitamin that is shorted the most in the USA. Everyone should take at least the MDR. Lipitor does virtually nothing for triglycerides. ... (0 replies)

... I'm one of those people with elevated liver enzymes due to a fatty liver. ... (9 replies)
Dec 20, 2000
... Is Niaspan a prescription form of niacin ? ... (0 replies)
... Can anyone bear, or has anyone here KNOWN anyone who can bear a dose of "regular" immediate releast niacin of 1000 mg. ... (33 replies)
... Your post prompted me to do a bit of research on Niacin and I would strongly recommend you to do the same. It seems that Niacin can cause liver damage in certain cases but it is considered to be an effective medication for raising HDL levels. ... (36 replies)
... You said at your first post that this is good for the liver so why did the healthfood guy say it could cause damage to the liver. I was just going to go out and buy this and I read your post. ... (11 replies)
Feb 21, 2001
... and worms that they can find. Meat protein is necessary for them and for us, and so is a small amount of saturated fat or fish oils. If you hate meat, take cod liver oil. ... (4 replies)
... I take an Immediate release Niacin called NIACOR. ... (14 replies)
Aug 26, 2002
... I've never taken any cholesterol lowering drug, and I was worried about the potential long term liver damage with Lipitor, so my doctor suggested niacin. I also want to have other people on this board tolerated niacin? ... (41 replies)
... His doctor advised him, through a MA and over the phone, to up his niacin to 1500 mg a day. Our naturopath contradicted that and said niacin is the worst thing he can do if his overall cholesterol is already bottomed out like this, and that he needs to do fish oil. We are both confused. ... (2 replies)
... diet and started taking Enduracin. I take one 500 mg tablet in the morning and one at night. I have been tested regularly to monitor my cholesterol and check for liver damage. My levels are GREAT and there is NO damage to my liver. ... (0 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 27, 2007
... release. Individuals were less likely to suffer damage to the liver. ... (8 replies)
No-flush Niacin
Aug 15, 2006
... the bad stuff than my body can get rid of and I have been on every satin that has hit the market ending with Lipitor and ending up with side effects with muscle damage to my legs. I am now off that nasty stuff. My Dr. also agrees that I should not take any satin based lipid lowing drugs. ... (11 replies)
... Gardeninggal, I've been taking 500mg/day of Inositol Hexanicotinate. The brand I take is "No-Flush Niacin" by Source Naturals. It contains: Niacin (as Inositol Hexanicotinate) 500mg Inositol (as Inositol Hexanicotinate) 142mg A site that advertises this brand said "Although both nicotinic acid and inositol hexaniacinate have... (6 replies)
... to prevent liver damage. Do you guys eat a lot of sausage or hamburger? ... (12 replies)
Sep 21, 2006
... ve seen other labs top out at 48 or even 32. Most sources agree that signs of liver damage or drug damage ti the liver shows ALT's that are an order of magnitude 50 times that high. I wouldn't give that ALT of 61 a second thought. ... (24 replies)
... I too was a heavy drinker, until I had a ultra sound done which showed a "mass" on my liver which propmted a CAT SCAN and that showed no cancer of the liver but turned up some ALCOHOL DAMAGE of my liver and was told to stop the booz -- all. Was off the stuff for over nine years and feel great. Botom line -- I drank ALCOHOL FREE beer and never wished it was the genuine... (9 replies)
... Does inositol work as well as niacin for lowering high cholesterol? ... (3 replies)

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