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... I just took this tonight and I am as red as a lobster!! :eek: My husband says it will go away but my whole body is red and tingly. I don't think I'm going to like this. :nono: (29 replies)
... time night sweats to me. If there really is a reason for it, then I'd say that's a good reason to take an OTC product that can be taken with meals instead. ... (29 replies)
... Is Niaspan more superior in terms of the results it provides over OTC ? ... (5 replies)

Low Dose Niacin
Feb 8, 2005
... Lenin, i got my niaspan thru a prescription, it costed me $38. I didn't know niaspan could be purchased otc. I started taking it but stopped bcuz of the asprin situation. Besides the flushing started with the niaspan. (19 replies)
... In your case, though, I doubt that dietary means will be enough. I would personally choose to try niacin therapy before going to a statin if it were me. Niacin raises HDL, while lowering LDL and triglycerides. ... (7 replies)
... or the OTC Niacin. ... (19 replies)
... release niacin for over two years. Costs me around five dollars a month. ... (28 replies)
Help with HDL
Nov 11, 2005
... What dosage of the niacin are you taking? ... (11 replies)
... do get adequate lipid lowering without needing to go to quite such high doses of niacin, though. I went from TC of 247 to TC of 190 on just 750 mg Enduracin, an OTC extended release niacin. Plus my HDL increased from 62 to 72. ... (8 replies)
... It is hard to say what your doctor will want to do. Perhaps he will want to change the statin. Perhaps he will want to add niacin to the statin. Perhaps he'll want you to give Niaspan a try. But if you are taking any niacin in addition to other medication, be sure to let your doctor know. ... (38 replies)
... Have you considered niacin therapy? ... (3 replies)
... Niaspan is different than Niacin. Niaspan is a prescription drug and contains ingredients not found in the OTC form of B3 Niacin, like Titanium Dioxide, for instance. ... (1 replies)
... to 750 mg. Therapeutic dose for most people is considered 1000 to 2000 mg. My liver enzymes are way under the maximum normal level, so I'm fine there. And my Niacin therapy is costing me less than five dollars a month. ... (9 replies)
... Finally, some people use niacin for lipid profile benefit. ... (18 replies)
... tested. My OTC niacin costs me less than five dollars a month. I would think that with a higher dosage, a person with your numbers could get them down with niacin by taking a higher dose. ... (3 replies)
... So... what brand of OTC Niacin are you using and why? ... (5 replies)
... niacin at all. Probably why most people hate niacin... the OTC niacin flushing can be extremely unbareable. It was for me. I didn't last more than a week on it. ... (15 replies)
Lower Numbers??
Dec 13, 2006
... If you know of any evidence that people with heart disease taking niacin to raise their HDL have the same rate of death as those in the Pfizer study, I'd sure like to see it. ... (24 replies)
... If he has started taking OTC niacin tablets and the doctor isn't aware of that, I'd suggest you call the doctor and see if he wants to schedule the next liver enzyme test sooner. ... (18 replies)
Help with HDL
Nov 11, 2005
... some years ago that I tried an OTC immediate release. Yikes! I thought I was going to burn up! ... (11 replies)

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