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... eing off it hasn't seemed to help at all so I think the problem is unrelated to the niacin. I'll probably wait until I see the doctor next week before going back on niacin, though. ... (34 replies)
... and as someone who was today told my doc to start 500mg Niacin slow release, I'd like to know the answers to this as well. I usually am good at taking pills before bed, but if I have to do twice, one at morning and one at night, I'm usually bad about forgetting the morning dose. ... (7 replies)
... I've been contemplating starting Niacin for my cholesterol. ... (7 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. ... (29 replies)
... Congratulations on your splendid success! I don't think I've ever seen anyone make such terrific changes so fast. ... (24 replies)
... Tylenol is hard on the liver. ... (9 replies)
... C. And I know this will not be true for everyone. Candy and sugar seems to have the same effect on me. ... (8 replies)
... Perhaps more caution is needed regarding alcohol while taking sustained or time-release niacin, since it is being processed in the liver for longer periods of time, as opposed to the immediate-release form. I'm not really sure. But I take my niacin in divided doses throughout the day (immediate-release), with my last 250mg tablet being taken around 7:00PM. But I love my beer,... (4 replies)
Low HDL
Nov 6, 2005
... I hope the niacin works for you. ... (13 replies)
... Both substances are hard to the liver thus more care is warranted when taking 2 than taking one. ... (4 replies)
... lot since I adopted a low fat diet. It lowers LDL but lowers HDL as well so I don't really understand the point of the whole exercise. My ratio today is worse on a healthy diet than it was when I ate pastries chocolate and pizza all the time. ... (3 replies)
Niacin or statin
Nov 19, 2007
... that, so does supplementing with Omega 3 fish oil. Try and stay away from high sugar foods, carbs and alcohol. There is a possibility you could add a low dose of Niacin to bring your triglycerides more. ... (3 replies)
... I read an article said it is not safe to drink alcohol and RYR at the same time, that worry me a little. ... (11 replies)
Niacin Flush
Nov 9, 2006
... A lot of things cause the variation. What you ate before. Alcohol intake, stress, exercise, etc. ... (21 replies)
... I opted to go lower on the Lipitor, adopt better eating and exercise, and add supplements because I was afraid my liver was being damaged. ... (9 replies)
... I drank ALCOHOL FREE beer and never wished it was the genuine stuff. ... (9 replies)
... Crestor, niacin, ANY statin, alcohol, any solvents, too much fat, and MANY drugs are all hard on the liver because the liver is the site where all most foreign material is destroyed and eliminated... but it's a matter of degree. ... (2 replies)
... If I had known I would end up taking niaspan for asking for the VAP test, I never would have gone there. ... (6 replies)
... probably due to the beer I had the night before. I'm staying off alcohol 48 hours before the next test. ... (18 replies)
... uch about my numbers. At the time I was pretty ignorant about cholesterol, trigs, etc. I have always been in pretty good shape, I carry a good amount of muscle on my frame, but I knew I was a little overweight last year. I was in the doctor's office for a routine appointment in Oct 06 and I showed him these results. ... (1 replies)




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