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... s approval and under his care. He approved of me taking 1,000mg Niacin a day and I am due to have another lipid panel done in February. I am slightly confused on what form of Niacin will be best to raise my HDL. ... (23 replies)
... From my own experience I've been taking niacin for nearly 20 years, and it has raised my HDL significantly. ... (34 replies)
... Perhaps more caution is needed regarding alcohol while taking sustained or time-release niacin, since it is being processed in the liver for longer periods of time, as opposed to the immediate-release form. I'm not really sure. But I take my niacin in divided doses throughout the day (immediate-release), with my last 250mg tablet being taken around 7:00PM. But I love my beer,... (4 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. ... (23 replies)
... Niaspan is Extended Release niacin. ... (17 replies)
... Yes 2,000mg is way to high. I spoke with my Doctor yesterday after having these side effects and he brought me back to 1,000mg immediate release once at bed time. I heard once you reach the 1,500mg mark that side effects such as liver issues and blood sugar problems can begin. ... (14 replies)
... If you're going to order niacin from Puritan's Pride, you'll notice that there are three different kinds to choose from. ... (12 replies)
... The particular kind of niacin you take pretty much depends on what you are trying to accomplish. ... (29 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)
... I am now taking 500mg regular non time released niacin twice day totaling 1,000mg. I know this is a low dosage as some take up to 3,000mg a day. I was just wondering if my current dosage 500mg twice a day immediate release is going to be hard on my liver? ... (23 replies)
... Thanks for your information and concern. I guess all of us are different in what we can each expect. You stated your husband has a pacemaker. Well I am not there yet thank God. I am 52 and otherwise very healthy. ... (10 replies)
... For years I have had high cholesterol. 2 years ago I was tested and it was still high. I started taking supplements to lower it but I wasn't consistent with them. My doctor never suggested taking a statin. ... (6 replies)
Niacin
Dec 18, 2007
... I would ask your Doctor about prescription Niaspan... has way less flushing than immediate release niacin. ... (6 replies)
... At this point all I can do is hope for the best. All I do know to my understanding and I am no expert by any means is that Niacin is extremely good for cholesterol. Not only does it effectively raise your HDL and raise it turns your HDL to a more proactive size. ... (24 replies)
... Usually, I'll just take two tablespoons of lecithin after a meal with a glass of water. Sometimes I'll take it after breakfast, and other times I'll take it after dinner. I don't think it really matters which time of day you take it. ... (11 replies)
... started taking Immediate release niacin about 4 years ago. ... (9 replies)
... First off, great board. It's funny how only a small percentage of people are supposed to have side effects from statins and that "small percentage" all managed to find this board. I wonder if Mandy Patinkin would still pimp Crestor if he read all this. ... (26 replies)
... NIASPAN is a prescription form of NIACIN which has been researched and shown great results with almost no liver toxicity. This Niacin blend is an Extended Release form. Apparently, it is much safer than the Slow Release form. ... (42 replies)
... sustained release formulas. Of course NIASPAN which is Extended Release and Lab tested to precise standards has not caused these liver problems. NIASPAN is also very expensive. If you have Prescription Insurance this is not a concern. ... (9 replies)
... sustained release NIACIN, I would choose the NIASPAN. ... (29 replies)




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