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Niacin Flush
Nov 24, 2007
... I have been taking 2,000mg immediate release Niacin daily since August. I take two 1,000mg immediate release capsules at bed time. At first I would flush real bad and the flush would last for up to three hours. Now three months later I now flush for about 30mins. I was wondering if this is normal? ... (4 replies)
... I read that you began taking niacin a few days ago and thought you might like to hear what I read recently. I see that you had a slight reaction to it and the vit C you take may help you with that. ... (3 replies)
... Glad to see that you have received positive results with your numbers. Yes immediate release Niacin can be extremely intense at first. Currently, I take 1,500mg immediate release at bed time. I still flush but am used to it. ... (11 replies)

Niacin - Flushing?
May 21, 2007
... at bedtime and it's almost NEVER a problem, but if for some reason I awaken in the miiddle of the night and STAY awake, sometimes the flush bothers me a lot. I take mine with 650 mg. aspirin. ... (11 replies)
... That helps. Also, if you are able to take aspirin, one suggestion I've read is to take an aspirin 30 minutes before taking the niacin. If you can tolerate the flush in the meantime, it will get better, I promise. It might take a week or more, though. But try taking it each day. ... (8 replies)
... statins, niacin and daily booze. Do you drink? ... (2 replies)
... It is hard to say what your doctor will want to do. Perhaps he will want to change the statin. Perhaps he will want to add niacin to the statin. Perhaps he'll want you to give Niaspan a try. But if you are taking any niacin in addition to other medication, be sure to let your doctor know. ... (38 replies)
Advise Please
Dec 12, 2003
... I have tried it several times. I bought a bottle of 300 tabs of 500 mg. niacin. I took one.....I thought I was going to die. The term "flush" is, for me, a good synonym for "auto da fe." I have rarely suffered so much. ... (16 replies)
... at first to keep track of what I was doing and making sure I was meeting goals so I could learn what I needed to eat on a daily basis to meet these dietary goals. It might sound a bit overboard but to me the new numbers makes it all worthwhile to continue. ... (12 replies)
... in the treatment of hyperlipidemia. Most of the information I have been able to find is anecdotal. I understand that this product has been used in Europe for many years. ... (19 replies)
... Actually your body produces more cholesterol than you could ever eat. Cutting the fats in the diet is good to help the liver but it really does not do much in the way of lowering it. ... (7 replies)

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