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Gout and Niaspan
Feb 20, 2010
... mg. a day and only had a Uric Acid increase once in the past 7 years. If the choice was a statin like Lipitor or Crestor instead of Niacin, It would be more than the big toe affected. ... (3 replies)
... Even a worse offender with uric acid buildup is a thiazide diuretic which really can CAUSE gout in some people...for me daily thiazides during the 1980's CAUSED my gout to surface. ... (15 replies)
... the statin and joint pain is no joke. ... (15 replies)

... Personally, I believe you may have already placed your body into 'self destruct mode'. Doses over 3 grams per day of niacin can produce serious side effects after prolonged use. Serious side effects include liver problems, gout, ulcers of the digestive tract, loss of vision, high blood sugar, irregular heartbeat, along with a host of other issues. Large doses of Niacinamide... (9 replies)
... I would agree with you that life would be unbearable without it. I allowed myself to suffer with gout attacks for approximately 8 years and wish I would have started on Allopurinol when they started. ... (15 replies)
... Zetia combo. I've always ready about Niacin causing gout attacks. Have you had any problems or do you think the Allopurinol 300 mg takes care of it? ... (15 replies)
... Did they completely rule out GOUT as the cause of your dreadful foot inflammation. If it happens again, a course of colchicine should be tried because gout can be illusive and a response to colchicine is so dramatic as to be diagnostic since it cures nothing else but it will stop a gout attack dead in its tracks. ... (3 replies)
... heart medications like belladonna and the ancient gout treatment from crocus stamens, colchicine. ... (11 replies)
Policosanol
Sep 21, 2006
... Thanks Lenin. I am sorry to the others that we got off track but it is fantastic to find a fellow gout sufferer especially one with so much knowlege. ... (24 replies)
... My husband's dr. wanted to put him on Niaspan, but did tell him he would need the same periodic tests as a statin. This is what I found on Niaspan: Special warnings about this medication Niaspan is an extended-released form of niacin. It is not interchangeable with immediate-release or sustained-release forms of niacin. Niaspan can cause problems if your liver is... (29 replies)
... I have become so paranoid that I am wondering if that was left off the US version so that drug companies could sell more Vioxx and Bextra for the pain caused by statin drugs. ... (58 replies)
... ought to be related to children's use of aspirin in treating a viral infection or a fever of unknown origin. Aspirin is also considered dangerous for people with gout and ulcers, and for pregnant women, as it can cause bleeding. Fourty three people die every day from aspirin related allergies and complications. ... (36 replies)
New Test Results
Dec 29, 2003
... I just went to see the doc the day before. He put me on a statin. I asked him about allopurinol but he said that i should wait a while before start taking. Actaully he said that i should start taking it once my uric acid level exceeds 8! I dont buy his argument. Like you i think that i should already be on allopurinol. This is even more so important after the doc opined that i... (5 replies)




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