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Low Dose Niacin
Feb 8, 2005
... Lenin, i got my niaspan thru a prescription, it costed me $38. I didn't know niaspan could be purchased otc. I started taking it but stopped bcuz of the asprin situation. Besides the flushing started with the niaspan. (19 replies)
... Apparently Canada is far more truthful and honest regarding prescription drug dangers than the U.S. ... (7 replies)
... Hello again mommaof5! I know I've already given you some advice on the vitamin board, but I'd just like to add one other thing. Although your doctor appears to be in a hurry(you've only been given 3 months to show improvement) to prescribe Pravachol, I can also understand your reluctance to take it. But if worse comes to worse, why not ask if you can try... (9 replies)

... In your case, though, I doubt that dietary means will be enough. I would personally choose to try niacin therapy before going to a statin if it were me. Niacin raises HDL, while lowering LDL and triglycerides. ... (7 replies)
Help with HDL
Nov 11, 2005
... What dosage of the niacin are you taking? ... (11 replies)
... free niacin you have is probably inositol hexanicotinate. It is niacin bound to inositol. It is generally regarded as being equal to or better than ordinary niacin, but much safer in terms of side effects. ... (9 replies)
... release niacin product approved by the Food and Drug Administration should come as no surprise, since it is, to the best of my knowledge, the only form of niacin that is currently available by prescription. That means that Niaspan is the only product that the FDA by law is required to evaluate. ... (33 replies)
... Have you tried niacin therapy? ... (24 replies)
... The amount of niacin necessary to lower cholesterol is WAY more than the RDA, often 70 to 150 times the RDA and occasionally even more. ... (8 replies)
Niaspan ?
Sep 14, 2007
... ratio with over the counter niacin products. ... (13 replies)
... Niaspan is less prone to flushing and if you do experience them they should diminish over time. If you have health/prescription insurance because Niaspan is a prescription drug your insurance should pay for it and the follow up cholesterol/lipid and liver enzyme blood tests. That may be a consideration for you. (38 replies)
... and dropped the magnesium, niacin, b100, c, calcium, betasitosterol and alpha lupeic acid. I'm going to start taking C again today though and I'm considering the niacin too. ... (12 replies)
My results
May 12, 2005
... The beauty of NIACIN is it corrects almost all aspects of your lipid panel. ... (31 replies)
... rease after about 2 months. At the time I was not taking Niacin. My doctor then switched me to Lescol, and later on to Pravachol at a very low dose. I then added Niacin and have never had high liver enzymes since. ... (27 replies)
... Niacin or prescription Niaspan can help you avoid any flush. ... (30 replies)
... Niaspan is different than Niacin. Niaspan is a prescription drug and contains ingredients not found in the OTC form of B3 Niacin, like Titanium Dioxide, for instance. ... (1 replies)
... I'll make one tiny addition to the cost somparisons that lipidprofiler gave: the cost of the same 2000 mg./day taken as prescription NIASPAN is $130/month. (19 replies)
... Take the niacin with meals. ... (38 replies)
Niacin: 200 mg/day
Mar 28, 2003
... I have seen reports of flushing with as little as 50 mg. I would be hesitant to start taking large doses of niacin without letting your physician know, or without requesting a prescription. ... (1 replies)
... Occacionally, rash with niacin is severe and can limit therapy. It seems to affect people who normally have "sensitive" skin, are fair skinned, or get frequent dermatoses. ... (4 replies)

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