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... I can say from personal experience prior to six months ago I took a high dosage of Red Yeast Rice 1,200mg twice daily for over three years with no issues and no side effects. However, Red Yeast Rice is a natural statin and acts like a statin. ... (5 replies)
... and continued the 1500 mg of niacin daily. ... (9 replies)
... Sorry in advanced to go off topic as well but namelessme you bring up a very good point and a very important point. Even though Niacin is a very simple B Vitamin when taken in high dosages it acts like a drug and should be treated that way. ... (24 replies)

... take the statin and no niacin for a while. There's no substitute for personal observation. ... (9 replies)
... What dose of Niacin would you consider safe, and is the type you can get at "Wal-Mart" the right type or is there some more effective? (17 replies)
... in fact, it may be the best one. I noticed that your HDL is quite low. When it comes to raising HDL levels, niacin is the champion. Also, niacin has been shown to not only lower LDL, but also to increase LDL particle size, rendering it less harmful. ... (17 replies)
... As for Niacin side effects vs Statin side effects, I'm not sure of any studies that directly compare the two. ... (24 replies)
... I went to see my Doctor today and he is took me off the Red Yeast Rice and switched me to Niacin 500mg non time released twice a day. I took 500mg this evening for the first time and I had the typical Niacin side effects for about 2 hours. ... (23 replies)
... AST and ALT results were 22 and 17 respectively, changed only one point each since before I started the niacin. I had minor flushing the first week and no other side effects. ... (3 replies)
... I've been on niacin only for over a year. I've never taken a statin. Since your numbers look good without niacin, I wouldn't add it. ... (22 replies)
... after a long period of use. I took Niaspan for almost two years with a gradually increasing dose. The side effects were tolerable until I reached the 2000 mg dose. ... (1 replies)
... ASU1997, CoQ10 is short for Co-enzyme Q10 - also known as ubiquinone. It is a vital enzyme that is used by the mitochondria in all your muscle cells and aids in the production of energy for the muscles. Statins are known to deplete this vital nutrient, and it is prudent to take some while you are on statins to avoid muscle myopathies. No one ever told me about this... (22 replies)
... I'm concerned about potential liver side effects. Has anyone had any side effects other than flushing? ... (3 replies)
... While I haven't had any side effects up to this point, my luck is as soon as I posted in this forum my improved numbers, I'll start having side effects in a few days! Hopefully not. ... (22 replies)
... rged me to increase the dosage to 40 mg, but I balked.I stopped all Zocor and started looking for alternatives. Seven months ago, I started taking CholestOut. No side effects! ... (9 replies)
... er I have had a slight headache since I started the Niacin. I did not ask my Doctor but what I have heard this should subside in a few weeks. If anyone who takes Niacin please let me know if this is a side effect. Thank you very much in advanced. ... (3 replies)
... Some pundits say that you can start with a tiny dose of "regular" niacin and work your way up with time. After many tries at this, I have found it to be completely untrue. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Hotdamn, Thanks for letting me know. My headaches seem to get better each day. I know that your are now taking a statin. It will defiantly lower your LDL significantly. I do not see that you will have to take that for a long time. After your numbers are more in control you can take Red Yeast Rice for maintenance. Also if you do not want to take any prescriptions entirely... (3 replies)
... I was taking it for 4 months and in the beginning I would have some flushing and headaches but they did not last long, take aspirin at night before you take the niacin it helps. ... (3 replies)
... Here's another piece of info about side effects of the statin drugs. Both my husband and I are taking 20mg. of Pravachol and have been for over two years. Ironically, we both started taking at the same time. ... (11 replies)

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