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New Numbers
Nov 9, 2007
... Thanks for all your input Ventureman. I definitelty will give everything a thought on what you said. Hey what is the difference between niacin and niaspan? ... (15 replies)
... I appreciate the good information from ACE28 and others. It is very helpful. I'm trying answer a couple of questions in my mind and sensing that there may be more than one answer to both. ... (9 replies)
... I lost my bottle of niaspan and have to wait a few more weeks before my insurance company will pay for my next bottle. Is Niaspan and slow release Niacin the same? ... (3 replies)

... NIACIN and NIASPAN are semantics and price. They are perfectly equivalent except one is by Rx and the other is over the counter. ... (6 replies)
... I don't really use a website or any one book per se. Some interesting reading that I found along the way was the Ornish diet books coupled with some advice in Julian Whitaker's "Reversing Diabetes" book. ... (21 replies)
... sustained release NIACIN, I would choose the NIASPAN. ... (29 replies)
... Since your LDL is all nice and fat, I'm not sure you need to be concerned about it. As for the difference between your last test and this one, I'd simply chalk it up to the VAP being much more accurate. Quite often regular lipid tests underestimate LDL levels. ... (3 replies)
... Nameless, I am curious if you started back on the Slo-Niacin? I am considering starting back in addition to fish oil. Were/are you using Lipitor (or another statin) too? (6 replies)
... The posters below are correct, it is simply niacin with a timed release. ... (6 replies)
Niaspan....
May 6, 2003
... I took this for close to a year. Unfortunately, I was one of the rare individuals that had the liver bilirubin elevated from Niacin. It really is one of the more benign treatments available for certain types of dyslipidemia. ... (6 replies)
... ps....Can anyone explain to me the difference between "extended release" and "sustained release"....they seem the same to me? ... (22 replies)


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