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... I noticed exactly the same thing when I was on Niaspan. My glucose went up around 112 which was slightly out of normal range. ... (3 replies)
... I just tried Niaspan on top of my Crestor and Zetia to see if I could get my HDL numbers up some. Well I tried the 500 mg for about two weeks and I had to stop. ... (3 replies)
... I take Niaspan and have noticed my fasting glucose levels have gone up from the 90's to 104-108 as measured at a lab. Since this puts me in the "pre-diabetic" range I sometimes wonder if I'm doing more harm than good (especially since I've seen only negligible HDL rise). But..my LDL levels are about 10% lower than Zocor alone and I've read that Niacin has other cardio... (3 replies)

... alone or in combination with a statin, significantly improved lipid profiles in patients with type 2 diabetes and had minimal impact on blood sugar control. ... (22 replies)
... This concerned me a great deal because now my doctor was ordering tests to check me for diabetes. I stopped the Niaspan on my own and my glucose dropped down to 75. ... (5 replies)
... I recently had another bloodwork done. I take 1000mg of Niaspan daily. ... (2 replies)
... Your suspicion is probably correct as there are many reports stating Niaspan can affect blood sugar levels. Report your blood sugar levels to you physician so he can futher advise you. ... (5 replies)
... t cause nearly as much flushing as immediate release niacin. You have to get your Doctor to prescribe it. If you don't have insurance to pay for prescriptions, Niaspan can be quite expensive... ... (7 replies)
... My doctor increased my niaspan doseage to 2000 mg. ... (5 replies)
... Ok , guys and ladies to set the record straight. The reason Niaspan has a patent is because of its delivery system. ... (33 replies)
Niacin: 200 mg/day
Mar 28, 2003
... When I was taking 1500 mg Niaspan, my fasting glucose was 91. ... (1 replies)
... Yes cook, niacin will raise glucose levels somewhat. ... (2 replies)
... I read your post again. You r taking niaspan 2000 mgs. ... (22 replies)
... Lenin, Wow! Fantastic advice! I was thinking of going to the drugstore to see what I could find. I feel a lot better now! Gail (2 replies)
... increased blood blow and blood pressure lowering due to the vasodilation. Side effects can include dry skin, slight glucose increase, mild stomach issues and skin irritations or a temporary rash. They most often subside. ... (4 replies)
Advise Please
Dec 13, 2003
... A couple comments. It looks like these studies were geared to show niacin off in the best light. Why for example, compare with gemfibrozil rather than Lipitor? Even with this favorable comparison, the results for 2000 mg/day show 20% and 25% increases in HDL....this is, for example, a change from a wretched 30 to a wretched 36-37. Not enough to benefit most people. And then... (16 replies)
... and particle sizes. Glycated hemoglobin will be a good marker for your glucose intake and diabetes risk. Some would also say heart disease risk too. ... (18 replies)
Niacin: 200 mg/day
Mar 27, 2003
... day niacin. Can I take over the counter 200 mg NIACIN instead of niaspan with out so called flusing? ... (1 replies)
... I had mentioned that I would post my latest lipoprofile results. I have also worked up my last 1.5 years of blood profiles, pre- and post- MI for those interested. In summary, I have discovered that by weight loss and exercise I have been able to come off of all prescription meds (minus the zyrtec for allergies). I have reversed type II diabetes. The most significant... (17 replies)
... The following is taken from one of the Niaspan patents. This is a quote. ... (22 replies)




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