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... your HDL will rise dramatically. Nothing available can raise HDL higher than Niacin. Doctors prescribe a prescription Niacin called NIASPAN. If you take Niacin, you can probably stop taking statins. ... (12 replies)
... I strongly advise taking niacin under a doctor's care. ... (5 replies)
Dec 18, 2007
... I would ask your Doctor about prescription Niaspan... has way less flushing than immediate release niacin. ... (6 replies)

... Why do you keep saying this? This is just pure hogwash. I go on google scholar all the time, and have seen numerous studies which conclude INH is either as effective, or even slightly more effective, than pure niacin, for stabilizing lipids. (47 replies)
... The below form of Niacin has been studied multiple times over, here in Europe, but very little in the USA. ... (47 replies)
... slow release prescription niacin daily.... ... (3 replies)
... Aschichler, It was recommended that I take flush free niacin. Over the counter, WalMart. I bought some but NEVER took any. I wanted to try to lower my cholesterol on my own with no drugs. I, too, have heard that OTC niacin products don't do much good. Good luck to you! (12 replies)
... meds thyroid which you can get without a prescription whenever my thyroid is not working well which you can find out by checking your body temperature and I notice the effect on my cholesterol level. ... (2 replies)
... niacin, then I would ask your Doctor to prescribe Niaspan... a slow release prescription niacin you take at bedtime. It reduced my LDL from 222 to 112 in a little over a year... something a statin could never achieve for me... ... (15 replies)
Niacin - Flushing?
May 20, 2007
... I was given Naispan ( presc. Niacin ) told to take it in at bed time but am on a trial of Zetia. However I have read that taking aspirin can help with the flushing. There is also a Frush Free Niiacin that can be purchased on line or over the counter at many stores. You can take the same amount of Mg's that equal your prescription. That may work better for you. I have taken... (11 replies)
... Ok, as long as he is aware of it. Can't see why he would want U to take the Lipitor if the RYR is working, but oh yeah, he can't write a prescription for RYR. Gee, with numbers as low as U have, I wonder if U just took the Zetia and Niacin would be enough? ... (6 replies)
... I would say it took about an hour or so and then I fell asleep and this morning I seemed fine. You sound like my husband! He said "what's the point in taking niacin if you are not going to get the buzz? ... (29 replies)
... Finally, some people use niacin for lipid profile benefit. ... (18 replies)
... release niacin which also have controlled clinical studies published, verifying there dissolution, kinetics, safety, and efficacy. ... (47 replies)
... Plain Immediate Release Niacin and Prescription Extended release NIASPAN will always work. Scientific research has proved this in numerous studies. Physicians prescribe it all the time. ... (47 replies)
... Probably the ingredients being used.... Most Policosanol products, probably the same. Keep in mind that MD's and pharmaceutical companies consider Niacin to be one of their own. This limits the quality of products being sold, to be highly inferior to true FDA tested prescription brands. Such as NIASPAN and NIACOR. ... (47 replies)
... is excellent for reducing triglycerides and is the most potent for increasing HDL cholesterol levels. It also improves almost every other lipid abnormality. The prescription niacin is called NIASPAN, and the immediate release is called NIACOR. You can discuss the Niacin alternative with your doctor. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the update Jen... Yes, I take Immediate Release Niacin. I take a prescription Niacin called NIACOR (500 mg tablets). This is much cheaper for me because I only make a co-payment and I can purchase 90 days through MEDCO mail service. The carbs is something I have to definitely be more aware of. I love pasta, potatoes, rice, chocoate chip cookies etc... The list goes... (10 replies)
Niacin reaction?
Mar 5, 2009
... Thanks for the tip about the prescription versions of niacin. ... (4 replies)
... Doctor asked me to give a try for 3 months without any prescription drugs and follow an hour of exercise for 5 to 6 days a week..along with following.. ... (5 replies)

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