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... I really don't think you need to take Niaspan. ... (3 replies)
... ue t o exersise and I'm on the road to loose more. I'm not on any medications now other than Aciphex. The doctor didn't say anything about statins, just thought I should only take Niaspam but I thought I'd adjust my diet and exercise for a bit to see how it pans out. ... (3 replies)
... I should also add I don't smoke and have normal BP but I'm a bit of a hypochondriac so things like this make me really nervous and panic... ... (3 replies)

... Your HDL to TC is 4.6, which is a bit high. That's due to your LDL, which is a bit over the top. You've said nothing about your diet, but if you're eating a typical American diet then you've plenty of freight to throw overboard. I'd also be curious about any other meds or ailments you have. Niacin does raise HDL better than other meds, but diet modification to bring... (3 replies)
... I am very disappointed with my last cholesterol test although I am not surprised at the change. I recently started a new job and there are a lot of forbidden foods around all the time and my job is very stressful. ... (3 replies)
... Well I just got back my numbers and they were terrible. I have been taking 2000 mgs of non flush niacin and 1000 mgs of fish oil for 3 months now, and my numbers got worse, not better. ... (4 replies)
... When I first started Niaspan, I took it twice a day. I didn't realize that bedtime was the best time to take it. There is nothing wrong with taking it during the day, but I clearly had better results by taking it at night. ... (4 replies)
Need some advice
Jun 4, 2007
... Niaspan should only be taken at bedtime. You will be miserable if you take it during the day. Also, it is at nightitme that your liver produces most of it's cholesterol, so that is when you want to take Niaspan. ... (8 replies)
Niaspan Results
Sep 7, 2008
... Your doctor is wrong. You should test for particle sizes. ... (5 replies)
Gout and Niaspan
Feb 20, 2010
... I read that anyone who is "predisposed to gout" should not take this drug. ... (3 replies)
... I thought Niaspan was the wonder drug, I was taking slo niacin before switching to Niaspan, wondering if I should continue the Niaspan with the crestor or just take Niaspan without crestor, not too sure that genetics plays a role in all of this, I think our eating habits have a whole lot to do with it. ... (5 replies)
... This is of concern to me and I mentioned it to my Doctor. I have been taking 2,000mg immediate release Niacin daily since August. ... (12 replies)
... Niaspan is less prone to flushing and if you do experience them they should diminish over time. ... (38 replies)
Niaspan question
Feb 14, 2010
... is still 3X higher than it should be. I have never minded the "flush" feeling from Niaspan, I kinda like the feeling, but it is getting really expensive. I am wanting to switch to Niacin, but I don't know if the extended release is better or worse than the regular. ... (13 replies)
... As for medication, I'd suggest considering Niaspan once more. If the only side effect you have is a flush, there are things you can do. Eat a small meal with the Niaspan, or take an aspirin before dosing. ... (5 replies)
... and I don't take an aspirin with it. Best to just follow whatever advice your doc gave you. ... (8 replies)
... Hey Red been a while, Yea I kind of cheated with a cig today a little stressed but I am quit. the weight is really a struggle like I said I work out on the treadmill 40 minutes a few days a week and it seems like the weight is still there. ... (5 replies)
... I currently take 3,000 mgs a day. The problem is many people experience a face and neck flushing side effect whent they start this vitamin. ... (15 replies)
... at 250mg. I was wondering should I take one in the morn and another at bedtime? ... (27 replies)
... Personally, with 25 HDL, I would work thru the Niaspan without whining about the side effects... given the likley results of having to live with a low HDL number without Niacin. ... (5 replies)


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