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Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 29, 2003
... The highlight is what I'd take heart with. I'd recommend back to the 10 mg. Lipitor and add fish oils to up the HDL and a test of some rather severe low carbbing to lower the triglycerides. ... (6 replies)
Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 23, 2003
... I wouldn't dream of combining that much niacin with that much Lipitor. I think you are asking for MAJOR problems. ... (6 replies)
Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 23, 2003
... Hmmm, this is indeed highly unusual. You've taken very high doses of Lipitor in the past, and have not seen much of an effect on your cholesterol? ... (6 replies)

... come in part. The reduction of HDL is not good, as this is probably the only part of the choleseterol test that I find benificial. Also you shouldn't be taking niacin with the statins as the greatly increase the chance of myopathy. From you liver test it appears that you are having the early symptoms of myopathy. ... (19 replies)
... I would ask the dr. if U can go on 10 mgs., as the numbers are good, but are only going to get lower, and it has been proven, too low a cholesterol is as bad as too high. ... (19 replies)
... drop. I've increased exercise during the last two tests and continue to take niacin and omega 3 fish oil. Also, are my trigs still too high? ... (19 replies)
... I take a 325mg asprin every day. ... (24 replies)
... Numbers have been as low as 90 in statin medicated individuals with no harm whatsoever, moreover your LDL's are absolutely superb and even your HDL's, though somewhat lower are really offset by the LDL to HDL ratio. ... (19 replies)
... Try taking more niacin to get it up. Three drinks a day will help a lot with this if you don't drink any now. ... (24 replies)
Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 23, 2003
... That was going to be my question, as well. (6 replies)
... Hi, Niacin is the one vitamin that is shorted the most in the USA. Everyone should take at least the MDR. Lipitor does virtually nothing for triglycerides. ... (0 replies)
Niacin Studies
Oct 16, 2006
... NIACIN which is the brand name of the extended release product made by Upsher Smith and available without a prescription. ... (24 replies)
... has gone generic and is getting cheaper and cheaper and is still a potent statin, thus you WILL get a very large drop in your LDL. ... (16 replies)
... I would say niacin works in the liver. But, as Lenin said, it probably isn't a good idea to start taking niacin on top of a statin without consulting with your doctor first. Although statins excel at lowering TC and LDL, niacin possessus other advantages. ... (7 replies)
... Brendap, I took 10 mg of Lipitor for a few years and it did a great job of lowering the cholesterol and like you I wanted to save some money so asked to be switched to Lovastatin. ... (8 replies)
... Your doctor is right...you're asking for liver damage if you take all 3 meds. Niacin works better for HDL and triglycerides than it does LDL in my experience. ... (9 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 26, 2007
... I take 200mg 4x a day of plain old Kroger brand niacin together with Lipitor 20mg. Flushing is minor but I built up the dose over time. ... (8 replies)
Niacin Studies
Jan 24, 2007
... I take 200mg 4x a day of plain old Kroger brand niacin together with Lipitor 20mg. ... (24 replies)
... I take 5mg of Lipitor daily by cutting the 10mg pills in half. Why? ... (6 replies)
... I am 41 years old. My doctor put me on Lipitor 20mg for high cholesterol a month back. I have been taking Nature Made Multi vitamins for him for almost 6 months now. ... (3 replies)




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