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... 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
... What you describe sounds like a not common flushing response with one of the slow release formulations like Niaspan. ... (11 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)

... I have been on 1000 mg niaspan for close to 5 months now and am encouraged by the results. My HDL went up for the first time in my life after the first three months from about 42 to 56. ... (11 replies)
... could counteract the oxidation of adrenochrome , protect brain receptors and reduce adrenaline stress. B vitamins are now commonly referred to as stress busters.,but back then the theory was revolutionary. ... (3 replies)
More on Niacin
Jan 9, 2008
... What a great improvement! You numbers are fantastic. Glad that you finally found a treatment that works well for you. I will be going in to see my Doctor in three weeks for my lipid panel. I have been taking 2,000mg immediate release Niacin for six months now. ... (4 replies)
... It's not very clear exacly HOW niacin works as an antilipidemic but it's almost surely through an action in the liver. ... (8 replies)
More on Niacin
Jan 8, 2008
... vious tests was around 42 so the 52 was a significant improvement and I was very pleased with the test at the time. After taking the Niaspan for three months the flushing seemed to be getting less and less. I decided at this time 3 months ago.. after talking with my doctor to try regular niacin and doubled the dose. ... (4 replies)
Low Dose Niacin
Feb 10, 2005
... Da, i didn't say anything about interaction with asprin. My cardio told me to take the niaspan 30 mins. after taking an asprin and a meal. I stopped taking asprin bcuz it interacts with my bp meds. ... (19 replies)
... I think that you are getting good advice from your doctor. I started on 500mg niaspan for one month . Then 1000 mg for 3 months. I then switched to 2000 mg of niacin and after 3 months on niacin had dramatic increase in my HDL. I think that taking the niaspan was the secret to buildin g up tolerance for regular niacin. ... (8 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)
... Hi JJ, I posted on the old boards as Bob Travis and since I was at the switchboard when God said "Let There Be Light", I am using the name Oldguy. I want to tell you to save yourself some bucks. Niaspan is Niacin. So go to your local Wallyworld and get some of their brand of time delay niacin, 500mg. ... (12 replies)

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