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... When you first started taking the IR "Immediate release" niacin did you start out with say 250 mg. per day for one week and then bump it up progressively? ... (23 replies)
... Niacin instead of taking prescription Niaspan. ... (3 replies)
... I was taking it for 4 months and in the beginning I would have some flushing and headaches but they did not last long, take aspirin at night before you take the niacin it helps. ... (3 replies)

Niacin - Flushing?
Jun 11, 2007
... I'd try prescription Niaspan and see how that works for you before you disregard niacin altogether. ... (11 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 27, 2007
... I was wondering which to avoid. Many years ago I read that timed release formulations of vitamins and also prescription drugs could not equal the continual slow dose of a manual approach. ... (8 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 27, 2007
... differences are a gray area that represent different rates at which the niacin is absorbed. Most actually use nicotinic acid in various formulations to slow down delivery and thus mitigate flushing. ... (8 replies)
... I talked to my mom today. She said her doctor put her back on Tricor, a prescription niacin, and welchol. I strongly suggested that she go see a heart doctor. I don't know if she will take my advise. ... (22 replies)
Sep 17, 2006
... for 30 days and then 1000 mg. For anyone who has never experienced the true Niacin flush, I certainly hope you don't ever have it! I never saw my labs with Niaspan because I couldn't handle the flushing. ... (24 replies)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... to take effect. Maybe with the niacin and some other supplements I can bring my numbers down and raise my HDL without heading down the statin highway. ... (5 replies)
... ficial effect on your HDL, you would need to take a supplement which is standardized for at least 4,000mcg allicin. Aged garlic just won't cut it. And, as far as niacin is concerned, it is very good at elevating HDL levels. However, I'm not so sure that I would take too much of it if I was taking a drug like Crestor. ... (23 replies)
... Looks like I have given up the ship. My doctor has given me a prescription for Niacin which I began today. I will have my numbers checked again in 3 months. ... (29 replies)
... I hear ya Uff. Niacin may not be for everyone, but if folks can try it and get results like U did, why not. My dr. ... (27 replies)
Low Dose Niacin
Feb 8, 2005
... All these conflicting studies certainly get confusing. And with more than 50% of people with heart attacks having normal cholesterol levels, it does make me wonder if we are all worrying about cholesterol and gulping pills for nothing. Will it be another case like the former recommendation to eat margarine instead of butter, where millions of people did so only to learn 20... (19 replies)
May 25, 2004
... Everyone with high cholesterol should give niacin a try. It is cheap and doesn't need a prescription. ... (5 replies)
May 24, 2004
... Is niacin safe to take.? ... (5 replies)
Sep 6, 2001
... I am taking 1.5 grams/day of Enduracin, a slow release variety of regular niacin. Not sure what the differences are between Niaspan and Enduracin other than one needs a prescription. By the way, niacin along with oat bran worked/works well for me. Foggy (4 replies)
... symptoms. My doctor said to not exceed 2,000 mg. a day to avoid some of the side effects. High dose Niacin or Fish Oil increases bleeding risks. ... (4 replies)
Niaspan question
Feb 16, 2010
... called NIACOR. It's very cheap, considering it's a prescription niacin. ... (13 replies)
... I think it was more of a general question being asked regarding the dosage of Niacin to raise HDL. The information was not meant to be specific regarding dosage. Prescription NIASPAN is started at pretty high dosages of 500 mg a day, but this is only under medical supevision. ... (15 replies)
... I will add that I am also currently taking 10 mg. of Lipitor. The Niacin I am taking (500mg/night) is NOT the non-flush kind and it's a supplement - not prescription, so I take an asprin and it's tolerable and over before bedtime. My TOTAL = 150 LDL = 82 HDL = 40 LPa = 107.4 Triglycerides = 246 Input is appreciated! (2 replies)

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