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Liver & Niacin
Mar 17, 2008
... I have been experiencing periodic weakness and exhaustion over the past four months. My overall cholestroel is 160 and I am at 3,000 mg of niacin daily. My cardiologist says it is a safe level. Two years ago while on a statin, I had several medical problems and my liver functions were impacted. ... (0 replies)
... I recall reading somewhere that too much Niacin can interfere with your Liver? ... (12 replies)
... Hi cossette2 I don't know how much is too much.... ... (9 replies)

... called "Niaspan." According to my doctor, it's good as it spreads out the release of niacin throughout the day, but otherwise it is no different from the niacin you get at a health food store. ... (12 replies)
... My doctor said it was fine but he just needed to monitor my liver enzymes several times a year. My HDL went up about 5 points and my TRIGS came down about 100 pts. on that dosage. ... (42 replies)
... Also I am just concerned my Doctor has me on is too high of a does of Niacin at 2,000mg immediate release once at bed time. My LDL is at 75 and Trig are at 87. ... (23 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)
... The form of niacin to use may depend on what you're particularly concerned about. ... (12 replies)
... I too was a heavy drinker, until I had a ultra sound done which showed a "mass" on my liver which propmted a CAT SCAN and that showed no cancer of the liver but turned up some ALCOHOL DAMAGE of my liver and was told to stop the booz -- all. Was off the stuff for over nine years and feel great. Botom line -- I drank ALCOHOL FREE beer and never wished it was the genuine... (9 replies)
... statin combination was withdrawn due to liver issues in trials. too much of a good thing is too much I guess. ... (9 replies)
... I took 1000 mg twice a day and it helped my numbers, but not too much. Then I started taking it only at bedtime, and that is when my numbers got wayyyy better. ... (11 replies)
... I take a prescription Niacin called "NIACOR" I believe it is the only immediate release form of niacin available. ... (8 replies)
... I wish it could go up 10 points a month. A total of about 10 points is what you can expect. This happens rather quickly also, if you take niacin everyday. As you increase the dosage, the HDL will increase even more. It is not unusual to hear of increases of more than 20 points. ... (15 replies)
Lipitor or niacin?
Dec 20, 2004
... the highest just before I started niacin therapy was 247. And my figures for LDL, HDL and trigs have improved, too. My liver enzymes have had negligible changes as a result of taking niacin. ... (17 replies)
... If I had as much trouble with a statin as your husband did, I doubt that I'd be willing to try a diffferent one. ... (18 replies)
... if you eat a cube of butter a day, your HDL will improve quite a bit. However, moderation is key. No one is recommending you eat a cube of butter... can't be too good for anyone. ... (11 replies)
... I have had much better luck on diets low in carbs. Fat didn't make a difference... and still doesn't. I don't eat too much red meat... I eat mostly chicken... always have. That's another reason my Doctor wanted to put me on meds... ... (40 replies)
... If you want to hold off on the niacin for now, you can always try fish oil, lecithin, and garlic. These have helped raise HDL for some people. ... (3 replies)
... Also, don't use "sustained release niacin" since it has been related to liver toxicity. ... (3 replies)
New Numbers
Jul 20, 2007
... The doc is going to retest both lipid and liver panels and thyroid as well in about a month. ... (22 replies)


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