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... 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)
No-flush Niacin
Aug 12, 2006
... niacin complex, I'm sure the liver perceives the blood's constant delivery of niacin in precisely the same way. ... (11 replies)
... Niaspan is Extended Release niacin. ... (17 replies)

Niaspan vs. Niacin
Jul 13, 2006
... A sure way to find out if you are getting REAL niacin in your supplement is to take a dose, or even a double dose, on an empty stomach...you'll probably feel a bit of the confirmatory flush. ... (5 replies)
... Niacin is either fast acting plain nicotinic acid, or mixed with agents to help slow down delivery. ... (12 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 27, 2007
... cholesterol walllop while minimizing the time your liver is exposed to niacin. ... (8 replies)
... acting, extended release, sustained release, time release, long acting, and XL all mean the same in my book...distinctions without difference. ... (6 replies)
... If I were to pick up time release niacin from health food store in say 250mg capsules, it would work just the same? ... (29 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 27, 2007
... I was wondering which to avoid. Many years ago I read that timed release formulations of vitamins and also prescription drugs could not equal the continual slow dose of a manual approach. ... (8 replies)
No-flush Niacin
Aug 11, 2006
... I disagree, particularly in respect to no-flush niacin (inositol hexanicotinate). With this form of niacin, higher doses may be required. Just my opinion. Of course, if you are taking a time-release form of nicotinic acid, then I see your point, and would tend to agree with you. (11 replies)
Low Dose Niacin
Feb 7, 2005
... ositol hexanicotinate when I use up my bottle of regular. I'm skeptical of the claims though that the IHex is in any quantitative way different from the timed or slow release formulations which seems riskier in regard to liver damage. I have to be doubly vigilant because of the statin use. ... (19 replies)
... Considering how sensitive you are to the effects of niacin, especially the immediate-release form, a slow or time-release product may be more suitable for you. Of course, the only caveat is the fact that you are also taking Lipitor, so you naturally need to be more cautious. So, did you finally use up that other niacin, you know, the one you said was about 14 years old?... (42 replies)
... is kinder than any immediate release niacin, but a slow start is STILL a good idea. A runaway extended flush is something truly unbearable, among life's worst agonies. ... (29 replies)
... Don't ignore the time release formulations either. ... (12 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)
Lab Numbers
Dec 4, 2002
... release form of niacin, it most likely contains other ingedients as well, since it must be formulated to allow for a very slow, sustained release over several hours. ... (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)
Niacin Flush
Nov 9, 2006
... There is a NO FLUSH NIACIN that can be purchased at your local health food stores or from Vitiman Co's. ... (21 replies)
... And it should be noted that Niaspan is the only niacin supplement that has the rigor of the FDA approval process behind it. ... (33 replies)
... Smith but that's because I find it often in a sale bin in one of my fave bargain stores. Even with the slow release formulations, taking it with some aspirin and last thing at night help prevent the slight flushing that might occur. ... (5 replies)




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