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... To evaluate the efficacy and side effects of niacin therapy in dyslipidemicindividuals. ... (0 replies)
... I think your statement might be easily misinterpreted. There have been more cases of liver damage with sustained release formulas than with the other formulas. But problems still affect only a very small proportion of users. ... (29 replies)
... sustained release NIACIN, I would choose the NIASPAN. ... (29 replies)

... release niacin is best used to increase HDL. ... (15 replies)
... I've been taking NIACIN immediate release for approx. 6 years. Doses ranged from 2,000 to 5,000 mg daily. I am now taking a prescription immediate release Niacin called NIACOR. ... (10 replies)
... Don't mix any form of Extended Release Niacin with either plain or Sustained release. Besides, how do you know these over the counter niacins are really sustained release if they are not FDA approved. You don't kid around with niacin. Mixing the sustained niacins is where liver failure can become a reality. ... (3 replies)
... Hi JJ, I'm one of those on the board taking Niacin, too. I take Enduracin, a sustained release form, which can be ordered online. I tried an immediate release niacin once years ago, and just hated the flushing, so chose to go with one which might have a slightly higher risk but which I could tolerate. ... (15 replies)
Low Dose Niacin
Feb 8, 2005
... D, is not releasing niacin in any useful amount. ... (19 replies)
Niacin Studies
Oct 23, 2006
... Basically, as stated in Niacin for Lipid Disorders by W. ... (24 replies)
Low Dose Niacin
Feb 9, 2005
... jtu, what did you find about the interaction of Niaspan and aspirin that caused you to stop taking it? When I looked up the interactions, it just said that "aspirin may cause blood levels of niacin (also referred to as "nicotinic acid") to be increased. This interaction is poorly documented and is considered minor in severity." So as I see it, we are just getting more bang... (19 replies)
... d the inositol hexanicotinate myself. I did try the immediate use many years ago and knew I didn't want to put up with the flush of that, so I've been using the sustained release nicotinic acid in a 250 mg dose. I did have some minor flushing and itching the first week with it, but after that it totally disappeared. ... (8 replies)
... Hi mghealth, I have been on an OTC sustained-release niacin, Enduracin, for about two years. Presumably some of the OTC niacins are riskier for liver enzymes than the other forms, but I've had no problems at all. My last AST and ALT results were 22 and 17 respectively, changed only one point each since before I started the niacin. I had minor flushing the first week and... (3 replies)
... meals. I know most people on Niaspan seem to take it at bedtime. That would never work for me, as I am a very light sleeper, and having "night sweats" from the niacin would wake me up for sure. The meals buffer the flush effect, and at least it is in the daytime. ... (29 replies)
... Tmax. By the term "intermediate release," it is used herein to characterize the nicotinic acid formulations of the present invention which release their medication in vitro or in vivo over a period of time which is greater than about 1 to 2 hours, i.e. ... (22 replies)
... counter niacin for dyslipidemia. ... (19 replies)
... to avoid or reduce the cutaneous flushing, a number of materials have been suggested for administration with an effective antihyperlipidemic amount of immediate release nicotinic acid, including guar gum in U.S. Pat. No. 4,956,252, and mineral salts as disclosed in U.S. Pat. No. ... (33 replies)
... than on the nicotinic acid form of niacin, so I'm not really sure how they compare. Nicotinic acid comes in both an immediate release form and a sustained release form. The flush is much reduced in the sustained release form. ... (38 replies)
... release niacin for over two years. Costs me around five dollars a month. ... (28 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)
... I take a prescription Niacin called "NIACOR" I believe it is the only immediate release form of niacin available. ... (8 replies)

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