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... day of niacin. If you take doses higher than that, you really should be doing so while being periodically monitored by your doctor. ... (9 replies)
... I've been taking NIACIN immediate release for approx. 6 years. Doses ranged from 2,000 to 5,000 mg daily. I am now taking a prescription immediate release Niacin called NIACOR. ... (10 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)

... there were very few cases of elevated enzymes, which reversed quickly after lowering the dose. ... (29 replies)
... release niacin for over two years. Costs me around five dollars a month. ... (28 replies)
... Next time you see your doctor, take 1000 mg. plain old niacin on an empty stomach about 30 minutes before you get to his waiting room. ... (12 replies)
... Only you can decide how much risk you are willing to take. But both high cholesterol and drugs present some risks. In all probability your risk is low of having a cardiovascular event in the next few years. ... (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 keep seeing warnings to those on Niacin therapy for their cholesterol that they should use alcohol cautiously if at all. Does anyone know what the reasoning is behind this? ... (4 replies)
Low Dose Niacin
Feb 7, 2005
... I will consider the inositol 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. ... (19 replies)
... oil. It is effective in itself and is convertible in small amounts into the fish oils EPA and DHA. ... (12 replies)
Liver problems
May 5, 2001
... I was on lipitor for 2 years and have the liver blood test every 3 months. I am told over time it can cause liver damage and only shows up in the blood test! once it shows up you can not correct the liver damage. ... (7 replies)
... Krissy..seeing you have Mitral Valve Prolapse and also a little liver problem I seriously would stay away from any kind of Statin, whether natural or prescribed. ... (8 replies)
... my Triglecerides were out of this world......I'm planning on getting all my results next week We'll see if the Niaspan is lowering my Triglecerides, hope so. ... (9 replies)
... Anyway, thats the first I heard of it. ... (9 replies)
... The following is taken from one of the Niaspan patents. This is a quote. ... (22 replies)
... is used in cholesterol control, but not niacinamide. Before you start taking niacin, though, you really should read up some on it's use in cholesterol control. ... (13 replies)
... Anyone taking SloNiacin should read this. It is not effective and it is dangerous. Your doctor should know this. ... (33 replies)
Niaspan vs Statins
Oct 16, 2003
... Studies in hyperlipidemic patients have been conducted with a number of SR nicotinic acid products. ... (3 replies)
Dec 20, 2000
... Is Niaspan a prescription form of niacin ? ... (0 replies)

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