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Jun 5, 2006
... Anyone taking niacin with a strong tendency to flushing can benefit by taking it with an aspirin or two right before bedtime. The aspirin will attenualte the flush and the sleep will anaesthetize you to it. ... (8 replies)
... rol in 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)
... week with dinner. ... (9 replies)

... Is it ok to take No flush Niacin 800 mg together with Lipitor? ... (0 replies)
Niacin and Lipitor
Dec 28, 2003
... High cholesterol runs in the family. I also have a brother who had heart bypass surgery at around 60 yrs. I've been taking the timed release formula of niacin, and the Inositol Hexanicotinate, flush free Niacin. ... (6 replies)
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)
... 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. It's ability to increase HDL is unsurpassed. ... (7 replies)
... wanted to be sure you are aware that lipitor and niacin aren't usually meant to be taken together. ... (17 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)
... always check with your doctor first! ... (17 replies)
Lipitor---dry eyes
Apr 10, 2011
... More numbers from later in 09 after stopping lipitor, exetrol. And just being on niacin TC 202, HDL 46, LDL 139, Tris 84. ... (8 replies)
... boost in my HDL with Lipitor. ... (16 replies)
... I'm not really sure how the niacin works, but believe it probably works by lowering the liver's production of cholesterol. I do know it can present problems with liver toxicity. One should have your liver enzymes checked before starting on therapy, just as one should with a statin. ... (6 replies)
... There are other cholesterol lowering agents you can try before Lipitor. Did your doctor suggest trying over the counter niacin or prescription Niaspan? ... (3 replies)
... You absolutely need to be on statins.. And definitely stick with the dietary changes. ... (16 replies)
Sep 9, 2006
... most definitely can. That's not to say Niacin is free from any side effects. For instance, as a blood thinner, Niacin can increase the risk of bleeding.... although, the same can be said for aspirin. ... (13 replies)
... I drink one or two light beer each day, I always concern about the two don't mix well. but I had been taking Lipitor for 3 years with no big problem. I had my blood test every 3 months and the number on the liver is OK. ... (11 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)
Lipitor or niacin?
Dec 20, 2004
... the highest just before I started niacin therapy was 247. And my figures for LDL, HDL and trigs have improved, too. My liver enzymes have had negligible changes as a result of taking niacin. ... (17 replies)

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