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... I do not find any difference between my prescription brand "NIACOR" or any other store bought niacin. ... (34 replies)
... prescription Niacin to help in their efforts to lower LDL and raise HDL, and, if so, has it worked? ... (34 replies)
... I've been taking Niacin for approx. 3 years. Niacin corrects all lipid abnormalities. ... (29 replies)

... Hello Yes! this is very helpful! Can you tell me what your numbers were before starting on niacin?? Thanks. :wave: (29 replies)
... From my own experience I've been taking niacin for nearly 20 years, and it has raised my HDL significantly. You don't need a prescription for it unless you are taking Niaspan, which is only available by prescription. ... (34 replies)
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
... in the prescription drug Niaspan. ... (5 replies)
... I believe Niacin raised my glucose a little from 94 to 103. I've also read that NIACIN raises homocysteine and uric acid levels. ... (5 replies)
... My philosophy about taking niacin was to take no more than necessary to do the job, so I started out with 250 mg a day for three months. ... (34 replies)
Niacin reaction?
Mar 5, 2009
... It is most likely an effect from the fenofibrate. The fenofibrate has it's laundry list of side effects. For Niacin to be therapeutic your dose should be increased to at least 1,000 mg a day after speaking to your doctor. ... (4 replies)
... I've been taking niacin approx 3 years, my HDL is about 47. ... (34 replies)
... I have been taking 500 mg niacin in the morning and 1500 after supper. I started doing this after reading Dr. Agatston's book "The South Beach Heart Program". ... (2 replies)
... know when you get your upcoming results. Hopefully, the niacin works for you! My HDL is currently at 36. It's been as low as 26! ... (34 replies)
... the American Heart Association and the National Cholesterol Education Program both take the position that only prescription niacin should be used to treat dyslipidemias, and only under the management of a physician. Not Inositol and many over the counter products.... ... (47 replies)
... but even when I was younger and more active than today, I was never able to budge my HDL above about 45. I hope the niacin finally budges it significantly. ... (34 replies)
Niacin and Lp(a)
Jan 30, 2007
... I just saw something that caught my attention concerning Niacin; In a review of eight years of studies, Dutch researchers determined that swallowing two grams of prescription niacin, a potent B vitamin, lowered Lp(a) by 17 percent and raised the number of large HDL particles by 18 percent. Ask your doctor for a slow-release version of niacin. This is a quote from a... (1 replies)
... Arizona, I guess everyone reacts differently to meds and supplements. I had a 'mild' reaction with the IH. I'm purposely taking it slow, and will gradually build up the doseage if I do not notice a significant increase in my HDL. However, I'd be afraid to go as high as 2000-3000mg - I don't know if I could handle that level. The instructions from internet site where I... (34 replies)
... Wow, that must mean that it contains niacin after all. ... (34 replies)
... s continued flushing that eventually remains permanent. If rosacea is in the cards for me eventually, I don't want to hasten it and thus I worry a bit with every niacin flush, although it's been a while since I've actually gone beet red...but I sure FEEL it pretty frequently. ... (34 replies)
... The one side effect I attribute to NIACIN is very dry skin. Primarily on my arms and legs. ... (34 replies)

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