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Niaspan ?
Sep 14, 2007
... niacin, so I would think you will not have any trouble tollerating Niaspan. My numbers improved after 3 months... but it was after taking Niaspan for about a year that I achieved my best results. ... (13 replies)
... After my last physical the numbers didn't lie...didn't change. I had high tri's, low good cholesterol, high bad cholesterol so the doctor put me on Niaspan at 500 mg at night. ... (1 replies)
... Are you sure it's the Niaspan that's upsetting your stomach and not the aspirin? ... (5 replies)

... My doctor prescribed me Zetia due to elevated ALT levels and other issues with Crestor 5 mg. I had tried Niaspan but the flushing was bad. I went to pick up the Zetia today and was talking to my pharmacist. ... (14 replies)
... I have been taking Niaspan for about five years. I have put up with flushing that almost drove me insane. About four months ago my new MD told me to drop the Niaspan. ... (16 replies)
... To be more specific, for more than ten years my HDL was 28 and nothing I did would improve it. However, during the time I was taking Niaspan my HDL began to increase and Niaspan was credited for the improvement, but during the same period I added fish oil, 3000mg daily. ... (16 replies)
... When can I take Niaspan instead of at bedtime. ... (4 replies)
Niaspan vs Statins
Oct 16, 2003
... Wondering if anyone is taking Niaspan. My doctor does not want me to take it. But I can't handle the side effects of statins anymore. ... (3 replies)
Dec 12, 2012
... I have been taking Niaspan in conjunction with A statin. ... (3 replies)
... My doctor prescribed Niaspan for cholesterol 240 with high trig, but I also am a heavy alcohol user for 20 years and have high GGT liver enzymes. ... (0 replies)
... I am taking Niaspan and I am a brittle type1 diabetic. My blood sugar levels have been extremely high. even up to above 600. Is the niaspan causing these elevated sugar levels? ... (0 replies)
... I have been taking Niaspan for about 18 months. I started off with 250mg and worked up to 2000mg. For me there are virtually no side effects. ... (0 replies)
... I had to stop taking Niaspan ER 500 mg after taking it every other day for a month due to severe stomach problems. ... (4 replies)
Niaspan Reaction
Jan 20, 2003
... months. The first month was fine, no probs. Suddenly, after taking the medicine, I systematically feel tingling, itching, burning and redness from the top of my head all the way down to my ankles. ... (5 replies)
... fish oil my numbers were around 286 total, I have since changed my diet started taking the above and my numbers went through the roof 319. ... (6 replies)
May 5, 2003
... Hi I am a 25 year old housewife. I found out about a year ago that I have extremely high cholesterol. I am not overweight so we are really at a lose as to what is causing my cholestrol to be so high. I am 5'5" and weigh 145 pounds. Right now I am suppose to be taking niaspan (the doctor perscribed it but I haven't been taking it like I should) 500mg. Has anyone else taken this... (6 replies)
Niaspan ?
Sep 13, 2007
... I have an appt with the Doc on Tuesday,so your saying by taking Niaspan instead of slo niacin that would work the best. ... (13 replies)
... From my own experience I've been taking niacin for nearly 20 years, and it has raised my HDL significantly. You don't need a prescription for it unless you are taking Niaspan, which is only available by prescription. ... (34 replies)
... Niaspan can cause problems if your liver is weak. Before you start taking this medication, your doctor may order a blood test to check your liver. ... (29 replies)
... pretty well the last medication left on the shelf for her. I have printed out your post for her to read as you say it much better than I can. I also started with Niaspan and my cholesterol numbers have improved dramatically. I am hoping that my wife can find a way to start taking niaspan also. ... (40 replies)

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