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... The particular kind of niacin you take pretty much depends on what you are trying to accomplish. ... (29 replies)
... Hi JJ, I'm one of those on the board taking Niacin, too. I take Enduracin, a sustained release form, which can be ordered online. I tried an immediate release niacin once years ago, and just hated the flushing, so chose to go with one which might have a slightly higher risk but which I could tolerate. ... (15 replies)
... of nicotinic acid over a period of about 5 to about 9 hours when administered as a single oral dose for achieving a balanced lipid alteration in individuals at a time when the rate of serum lipids, lipoproteins, cholesterol and cholesterol precursor biosynthesis is believed to be at its highest. ... (22 replies)

... sustained release NIACIN, I would choose the NIASPAN. ... (29 replies)
... I think your statement might be easily misinterpreted. There have been more cases of liver damage with sustained release formulas than with the other formulas. But problems still affect only a very small proportion of users. ... (29 replies)
... release niacin is best used to increase HDL. ... (15 replies)
... Which type of niacin? Years ago I tried an immediate release. I don't recall if it was 250 mg or just 100 mg, but I thought I was going to burn up. It isn't dangerous, but it was uncomfortable. Then a couple of years ago when I decided to use it to lower my cholesterol, I used 250 mg Enduracin, a sustained-release OTC product, and took it, as directed, with a meal. I had... (8 replies)
Lipitor or niacin?
Dec 21, 2004
... Start off slow and build up. I've read recommendations to start with as little as 100 mg. of immediate release or 250 mg. sustained release for several days or a week before increasing. This gives your body time to adjust. ... (17 replies)
... The form of niacin you use may depend on what you intend to use it for. ... (19 replies)
Help with HDL
Nov 11, 2005
... What dosage of the niacin are you taking? ... (11 replies)
... to avoid or reduce the cutaneous flushing, a number of materials have been suggested for administration with an effective antihyperlipidemic amount of immediate release nicotinic acid, including guar gum in U.S. Pat. No. 4,956,252, and mineral salts as disclosed in U.S. Pat. No. ... (33 replies)
... Have you tried niacin therapy? ... (24 replies)
... Personally I think the 500 mg enduracin will only give you a tiny LDL lowering, but everyone behaves differently. It probably won't hurt to give it a run for the money. At least the price is low! ... (19 replies)
... Enduracin, but I take only 250 mg at a time, and take it with meals to minimize flush. There is also the recommendation to take an aspirin 30 minutes before the niacin to minimize flush, but I never felt that was necessary. ... (13 replies)
... te lipid lowering without needing to go to quite such high doses of niacin, though. I went from TC of 247 to TC of 190 on just 750 mg Enduracin, an OTC extended release niacin. Plus my HDL increased from 62 to 72. However, I did make some dietary changes at the same time, so the total amount may not have been from the niacin. ... (8 replies)
Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... release OTC niacin instead. I've had no problems with liver enzyme elevation whatsoever in the 38 months I've been on it. I've only been taking 750 mg, though. ... (5 replies)
... I take niacin to lower cholesterol myself. ... (6 replies)
... some are safer than others. He might want to switch to the prescription form of niacin, Niaspan. Or perhaps cut the dosage. If he does continue to take niacin in any form, I'd think he may want to have another liver function test in three months to make sure things weren't getting worse. ... (7 replies)
... statin as your husband did, I doubt that I'd be willing to try a diffferent one. But his numbers aren't good, so I expect he'll want to do something. How much niacin is he taking? ... (18 replies)
... With your family history, I would play it cautiously. Your ratios aren't good. I'd consider niacin therapy if I were you. Niacin can both lower LDL and raise HDL. It does a better job of raising HDL than the statins. ... (2 replies)

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