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Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... and raise the HDL and got good results and it wasn't until statins came out that they were advised to switch and he did but as of late he is back to prescribing Niacin again to several patients a week. Not all can take statins. ... (5 replies)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... Dietary supplement niacin must not be used as a substitute for prescription niacin. It should not be used for cholesterol lowering because of potentially very serious side effects. ... (5 replies)
Policosanol
Oct 30, 2002
... in and ordered "non flushing niacin". ... (39 replies)

... I think that you are on the right track switching to niacin. Your ratios are good and the niacin will only make them better . I was on Zocor for quite a number of years after a mild heart attack in 2002 . ... (19 replies)
... diabetes". Could my 67 point drop in total cholesterol be mostly due to my great drop in trigs? ... (1 replies)
... insositol hexaniacinate is non flush Niacin. ... (47 replies)
... Well, just for the record, if you are taking RYR, you are taking a statin - specifically, lovastatin (admittedly at a low dose, and lovastatin is amongst the least potent of the statins, but it is in the RYR - that's where it was first isolated from). But, looking at your numbers, I agree that I wouldn't be overly concerned with them. Assuming you don't have other risk... (31 replies)
... Hello all; I am a healthy male, 50 yrs. old, 6'4" and 175 lbs. soaking wet. Over the last 10 to 15 years I have had borderline high cholesterol and lately some hypertension (145/90). My family doctor has recommended I try a statin to lower my numbers but when you read my numbers below you might think otherwise. I have always believed in trying to use natural or homeopathic... (31 replies)
Low Dose Niacin
Feb 8, 2005
... they are often advertised that way. I don't doubt that they are useless for purposes of cholesterol control. ... (19 replies)
... I am sorry to say that the niacin wasn't enough for me! ... (9 replies)
... If there wasn't a flush, you probably won't get a flush, nor will you have any idea whether or not it is doing anything for your cholesterol until your next blood test. ... (27 replies)
... or maybe 1 aspirin afterwards might help reduce flushing effects. But of course, ALWAYS consult a doctor before taking anything like this. ... (17 replies)
... Wintergarden, I have an issue with low HDL myself, which has been very difficult to budge over the years, even when I was much more active than today and used to jog 25 miles/week... I just recently started a variant of Niacin called Inositol Hexanicotinate (try to say THAT 3 times fast) - it is a Non-Flush brand. I buy it under the label of 'No-Flush Niacin', by... (9 replies)
... I shopped and found the "real" niacin. Non-coated, full flushing. I have been taking it with food and yes I get a deep flush. I want that red face, heavy tingling as it means it is working. Went to 1500 yesterday and just meant an afternoon flush now too. Motivation is a powerful ally :) (4 replies)
... JJ, some of the research says that the inositol hexanicotinate is worthless for cholesterol control. ... (15 replies)
... at is what my cardio doc suggested. He said we can always work upward if 10 mgs does not lower the numbers. I take 10 mg of PRAVACHOL before going to bed, and my cholesterol numbers are always approx around 200. I also take NIACIN, 3 enteric coated fish oil tablets, and 2 capsules of KYOLIC Garlic. ... (2 replies)
Help with HDL
Nov 11, 2005
... What dosage of the niacin are you taking? ... (11 replies)
... B3 Niacin and Niacinamide FUNCTION Release energy from food; support mental function, cholesterol metabolism, sex hormone formation RESEARCH Reduce cholesterol and triglyceride OPTIMUM DOSAGE 10-20 mg niacin and 100-250 mg of niacinamide (34 replies)
... has side effects, causes flushing and can cause liver damage. There is a FDA approved extended release form of Niacin which lessen these side effects. It is called Niaspan. I have been on Niaspan since late 1997. ... (9 replies)


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