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... Master44, I don't know why your doctor put you on such a low dose, 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. ... (12 replies)
... I've been taking niacin approx 3 years, my HDL is about 47. ... (34 replies)
... I have been taking Niacin for 10 years now and it does work. You should really consult your physician though as you need a liver enzyme test to get a base line before you start. ... (34 replies)

... Thanks for all the responses... ... (12 replies)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... and raise the HDL and got good results and it wasn't until statins came out that they were advised to switch and he did but as of late he is back to prescribing Niacin again to several patients a week. Not all can take statins. ... (5 replies)
... insositol hexaniacinate is non flush Niacin. ... (47 replies)
... Hmmm, that is interesting, never knew there were 2 different kinds. Thanx for the tip on that Hubbel. ... (17 replies)
... Actually your body produces more cholesterol than you could ever eat. Cutting the fats in the diet is good to help the liver but it really does not do much in the way of lowering it. ... (7 replies)
... Dr has been wanting me to get on meds for a couple of years for this but I'm afraid of Staten's. ... (7 replies)
... that it has done so for me. ... (9 replies)
... I can see her concern, but I dont think she is fully aware of the side effects that I might be having...and the possible muscle and kidney failure problems of taking both medications. ... (21 replies)
... I did however, get intense chills and the itching, like creepy crawlies the first month I was on Policosanol. I started taking that at bedtime, and don't notice any side effects. ... (8 replies)
Jul 26, 2004
... ninelives, i was taking the non flush 500 mg a day and it didn't improve my hdl numbers at all, it may or may not have helped my total cholesterol but i'm not sure, so that's why i switched over to the regular niacin. ... (23 replies)
Mar 7, 2004
... for 30 days, then dropped down to 200 for the next 30 days. Then to 100 a day ever since. ... (11 replies)
... Well your numbers aren't great, but I still think for your age, they should try something besides meds. Did they mention anything about U possibly taking over the counter Niacin, low dose of course? ... (26 replies)
... gardeninggal, I think we are all in the same boat. One minute something is good for you, next week it isn't. Like hubby's dr. said, he just didn't feel taking large doses was as great as first expected, so we just decided to take one less thing. ... (86 replies)
... I take a prescription Niacin called "NIACOR" I believe it is the only immediate release form of niacin available. ... (8 replies)
... hage a day. The Dr put her on lovastatin that did not touch the trigs. So he put her on tricor which dropped the trigs but she was found to have gall stones of cholesterol so all cholesterol meds had to be stopped. I did some research and told the DR we were going to try inositol hexanicinate at 500 mg a day. He said ok. ... (20 replies)
... appear to work. This leads me to believe, that the quality of the ingredients in this country are not the real deal. Consumer Labs has conducted many studies on Non FDA approved vitamins, including INOSITOL supplements, and most have failed for lack of correct ingredients. We really don't know what we are really taking. ... (47 replies)
... No statins, was on Lipitor and Baycol, MAJOR GI problems, weakness, and developed high BP. Strange, for 59 yrs. it was very low..Hmmmmm Tried Welchol, felt like a constipated whale, so ditched that too. Tried non flush Niacin, still got itchy on a lousy 100 mgs. ... (16 replies)

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