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... I take a prescription Niacin called "NIACOR" I believe it is the only immediate release form of niacin available. ... (8 replies)
... release niacin is at higher risk of liver problems than other types of niacin. ... (17 replies)
... Glucose can increase a little with Niacin. The benefits of taking Niacin far excceed the increase in Glucose. As long as Glucose keeps under 120. Even diabetics are being prescribed Niacin with beneficial results. The Niacin your taking 1,000 NIASPAN is OK... ... (3 replies)

My results
May 12, 2005
... The vitamins you are taking are great. In my experience, vitamins have not had much effect on my cholesterol values. I believe they help in many other ways. ... (31 replies)
Niacin Question
Feb 5, 2013
... The tradeoffs I can see is a single dose will increase the flushing due to the longer period between dosages, but reduce the chance of liver damage due to the reduced metobolic time. ... (3 replies)
... release niacin. Each tablet is 250mg, and I take one four times a day. I give it much credit for significantly higher HDL levels, and I see no reason to change to other brands. ... (15 replies)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... release OTC niacin instead. I've had no problems with liver enzyme elevation whatsoever in the 38 months I've been on it. I've only been taking 750 mg, though. Before I started it my numbers were TC 247, LDL 158, HDL 62, trigs 133. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you for your response. I stopped the Niacin this past week but want to go back on it. I had major flushing and a real bad headache all week while I was taking it. I think my problem was that I was doing 500mg a day for three days then I bumped it up to 500mg twice a day. ... (23 replies)
... se, I will tell you that my doctor has used the same type of niacin, inositol hexaniacinate, for many years and told me he is prescribing it more all the time. I can not take a statin and have been taking that niacin and on my last test my total had dropped 40 points. I have been taking 1000mg's each evening with my meal. ... (12 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)
... 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)
Niacin: 200 mg/day
Mar 27, 2003
... t means, I want LDL to be less than 100. The reason for this measure is that I sometimes get accational pains in the heart, which I believe is angina. Hence I am taking baby asprin everyday. ... (1 replies)
... D Alcohol does not interact with either supplement other than to increase HDL! Have a drink and relax. ... (11 replies)
Jan 29, 2011
... and my HDL went from 23 to 33. The highest my HDL has ever been is 29 back in 2003. ... (1 replies)
... my doctor uses is every six months or after three months if you have increased your dosage. Your doctor may have a different schedule, but I've read of patients taking niacin whose doctors failed to have those tests done, and I just wanted to emphasize the importance in the remote event your doctor is like that. ... (3 replies)
... Glad to see you back. Also glad to see that your HDL has gone up to 42 from 27 that is great. keep it up! I am doing well on the Niacin. I am still on 2,000mg immediate release at bed time. ... (16 replies)
... I think that you are on the right track switching to niacin. Your ratios are good and the niacin will only make them better . I was on Zocor for quite a number of years after a mild heart attack in 2002 . ... (19 replies)
... he Immediate release at very high doses for over seven years and never had an elevated liver enzyme reading. Lipitor was another story. My liver enzymes began to increase after about 2 months. At the time I was not taking Niacin. My doctor then switched me to Lescol, and later on to Pravachol at a very low dose. ... (27 replies)
... I've been taking 2000mg immediate release Niacin every night for about 3 months. ... (7 replies)
... What type of niacin are you taking? ... (5 replies)

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