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... I broke out with a rash, started on my back, upper chest, stomach and it was SEVERE itching. Stopped Niaspan about 4 days later however rash persisted for another 10 days then resolved. ... (4 replies)
... As far as the pains and aches, join the crowd. I was only on it a month and my reaction was awful. Not only the tiredness,aches and pains, but stomach problems, lack of appetite, and lost 13 lbs. in a little over 2 weeks. ... (8 replies)
Niaspan Reaction
Jan 20, 2003
... th was fine, no probs. Suddenly, after taking the medicine, I systematically feel tingling, itching, burning and redness from the top of my head all the way down to my ankles. Sometimes this happens an hour after I take it, or 4 hours after I take it. It is very uncomfortable and hurts to the touch. ... (5 replies)

Oct 23, 2003
... Here is another interesting article on Lp. My Lp was low at last test but I wish I had history before I started Niaspan 6 years ago. From my family backgroundI believe my Lp was probably high contributing to my heart attack at 58. ... (42 replies)
May 8, 2002
... I think you should just wait and see what this dr. is going to say or do before getting yourself in such a frenzy. Niaspan has been very good for some and not so good for others, just like any other med., but you don't even know what this dr. is going to suggest. ... (1 replies)
... oh i remember those 50 yard dashes to and from. ... (7 replies)
... I had a real bad reaction to Lipitor. My LDL and total Cholesterol is still high so I asked the doctor to let me try Niaspan which is the slow release Niacin. ... (1 replies)
... I am new to this board. ... (6 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)
... Thanx for the answer Lenin, like I said, it just didn't make any sense to me, but hey, what do I know........ ... (6 replies)
... Thanks, JJ. I am allergic to niacin. ... (10 replies)
... I take a prescription niacin called "NIACOR" this is not an Extended release formula. NIASPAN is an extended release formula. The dose allowed is much less then an immediate release niacin. ... (29 replies)
... My cardiologist put me on Niaspan in late 1997. That was the first year it was available. I had triple bypass in 1996. I first tried diet and exercise and they helped. ... (22 replies)
Aug 17, 2003
... My cardiologist put me on Niaspan in late 1997. That was the first year it was available. I had triple bypass in 1996. I first tried diet and exercise and they helped. ... (10 replies)
Red Rice Yeast
Aug 14, 2003
... Let me clarify that it was not the RYR that had the reaction with the other medications.It was what was WITH or in the RYR that reacted.They had been on Lipitor and Zocor before they stopped it and started doing the RYR. ... (12 replies)
... I was not aware there was a reaction with aspirin and bp meds. Can you tell me more? ... (19 replies)
... Thanks guys, but it isn't a flushing reaction that I get from niacin, 100mg has me breaking out in hives and having violent sneezing attacks for three to four hours, and have to take two benadryl to calm it down, then it is sleepy time for several hours. No way am I trying niaspan! ... (10 replies)
Niaspan Reaction
Mar 6, 2003
... Tried Niaspan and had no reaction the first 5 nights. On the 6th night I turned lobster red from my scalp to my toes, broke out in a rash and blew up like a balloon. ... (5 replies)
... That would probably be a good drug to start with to see if you can get a good response to niacin. ... (8 replies)

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