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... since you flushed with NIASPAN at 1000 mg. ... (14 replies)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... frame is "Just Right." That always struck me as poppycock. I'm sure Niaspan works fine...just like all the far cheaper alternatives. ... (5 replies)
... About 15yrs ago, I first tested and found high Cholest & Trigly. By adjusting my diet, with moderate exercise, my Cholesterol came to border line (190 - 216). I am in late 40s, male, vegetarian and take 3000mg fish oil increased from 1200mg (stopped Salmon after the Japan earthquake). I am 5' 7" and about 150lb. No dairy stuff other than cream for tea, ice cream. Take... (0 replies)

... So my doctor is recommending Niaspan 500. ... (2 replies)
... Nameless, I am curious if you started back on the Slo-Niacin? I am considering starting back in addition to fish oil. Were/are you using Lipitor (or another statin) too? (6 replies)
... Ok, so the cardiologist is preaching patience when it comes to the cholesterol numbers. Mentioned that if the Trilipix/Simvastatin combo along with exercise and weight loss haven't budged my numbers enough in 3-6 months, that we'll start looking at alternatives, such as Niaspan (probably Simcor to combine the Simvastatin I'm on with Niaspan). I still get to go in for an... (20 replies)
... that do show benefit too. But there may be a slightly increased chance of liver problems from timed release. For some people, there may be no difference between Niaspan and IR release, regarding benefits or liver problems. ... (6 replies)
Lipitor???
May 13, 2009
... There are alternatives to statins. ... (9 replies)
... CONNIE, NOT TO SOUND STUPID, BUT WHAT CAN I REPLACE REFINED SUGARS WITH? I KNOW I CAN REPLACE WHITE FLOUR WITH WHEAT, I CANNOT HAVE ASPARTIME BECAUSE CAUSES ME MIGRAINES. I TOOK 1/2 OF A LIPITOR LAST EVENING WHICH WOULD BE 5MG AND DID NOT HAVE THE HEART FLUTTERS OR THE ITCHY PRIVATE PARTS. THANKS FOR YOUR REPLIES YOU ARE MOST HELPFUL ALONG WITH THE OTHERS:blob_fire (8 replies)
... are statins, like Zocor, which some claim are a more "natural" form of statin than Lipitor. If you do have multiple risk factors, then I'd discuss one of these alternatives with your doctor. However, they probably will not lower your LDL as much as Lipitor. ... (8 replies)
Need some info
Apr 25, 2005
... Your LDL is not that high. Encourage your doctor to try alternatives to "normalize" your cholesterol. I don't like to use the term "lower your cholesterol". ... (5 replies)
... supplemental CoQ10. I really don't understand why more doctors don't tell their patients about this. In any case, if your pain still persists, you should discuss alternatives with your doctor. Nobody should have to put up with those symptoms, nor should they. ... (8 replies)
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Originally posted by Moon: One person was told by the Doc that their cholesterol level 310 would have to be controlled by other ways that would not harm the liver. They suggested the normal stuff. Watch what you eat, exercise etc. If it was going to work it would work in 3 to 6 months. The peson... (10 replies)




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