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... and continued the 1500 mg of niacin daily. ... (9 replies)
... take the statin and no niacin for a while. There's no substitute for personal observation. ... (9 replies)
... This was the part of the article that I found might interest those of us interested in taking Niacin for our cholesterol...."Hoffer himself has taken 3 grams a day for the last 50 years".. He is over 90 now and looks in excellent health. ... (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)
... rse. I hope I can maintain my numbers. Most importantly if it was not for my diet and exercise I could have never achieved the numbers I did. I am happy to be on Niacin and I am very happy that many on this board suggested me to take Niacin and happy my Doctor agreed to put me on it. ... (17 replies)
... Have you tried niacin therapy? ... (24 replies)
... I strongly advise taking niacin under a doctor's care. ... (5 replies)
... I get somewhat rare side effects from niacin/niaspan, so I have to titrate slowly (and be careful) -- that's why I'm at 500mg. I'd like to get it up to at least a gram daily, but I probably should wait until my next blood work before attempting it. (5 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)
... have a good doctor!! First of all I would like to thank you personally for the help you have given me on this forum. It was your doctor's advice to start you on niacin and you telling us about it on this that gave me the incentive to give it a try also. ... (17 replies)
... Vipergg, i also took lipitor for three or four yrs like a good little patient. I complained about the muscle pain and all the other side effects, but my drs wounldnt listen. It finally caused liver problems and i ended up i the er. That's when i was taken off the lipitor. ... (9 replies)
... To evaluate the efficacy and side effects of niacin therapy in dyslipidemicindividuals. ... (0 replies)
... Niacin therapy is a very potent DRUG therapy, one among the choice of several drug therapies. ... (27 replies)
Niacin Studies
Oct 23, 2006
... Basically, as stated in Niacin for Lipid Disorders by W. ... (24 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 27, 2007
... counter version of Niacan. It's claim to fame is it's manufactured with polygel so that the niacin is delivered in a gradual and measured release. The result is less flushing and itching which are problems with Niacin. ... (8 replies)
... To reduce the chance of side effects, Niaspan therapy is usually started at a low dosage and gradually increased. If you stop taking Niaspan for an extended period, contact your doctor. ... (29 replies)
... It amazes me after all this they can sit there and state this stuff doesn't cause neuropthy after all the evidence , if they had to put up with it 24 hours a day like a lot of us do they might whistle a different tune . I never had any health problems like this until shortly after I started taking statins , I have zero doubt that statins caused the permanent nerve damage... (9 replies)
... Right now, I am concerned with the muscle soreness more than anything. I have been off the Lipitor and Niacin for two to three weeks and I feel that I am improving, although extrremely slowly. ... (9 replies)
... What have some of your side effects been on statins? ... (16 replies)
... this is something hypolipidemic therapy does not do. ... (44 replies)

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