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Niacin Studies
Oct 16, 2006
... NIACIN with any extended release niacin product, or indeed, with Niaspan, but probably not the inositol hexanicotinoate product which is really a different molecule than niacin. ... (24 replies)
... Hi, Niacin is the one vitamin that is shorted the most in the USA. Everyone should take at least the MDR. Lipitor does virtually nothing for triglycerides. ... (0 replies)
... I don't know how much niacin you were taking, but if you had success with it, I think that it would be to your advantage to use niacin instead. I think it's more beneficial than Lipitor, and far less costly. I would certainly discuss this with your doctor. ... (9 replies)

... week with dinner. ... (9 replies)
... There are other cholesterol lowering agents you can try before Lipitor. Did your doctor suggest trying over the counter niacin or prescription Niaspan? ... (3 replies)
... Nameless, I am curious if you started back on the Slo-Niacin? I am considering starting back in addition to fish oil. Were/are you using Lipitor (or another statin) too? (6 replies)
... No, don't mix niacin with Zocor. The combination is much more risky. You really need to discuss using niacin as an alternative with your doctor first. ... (6 replies)
No-flush Niacin
Aug 15, 2006
... This may be redundant,but I have been using NO FLUSH Nician for some months now and have had zero side effects and combined with other natural Clo. lowering agents, I have my Cho. down to normat limits. ... (11 replies)
... along with a ton of supplements, vitamins, and anything that even remotely promised to lower LDL. ... (9 replies)
... I take a prescription Niacin called "NIACOR" I believe it is the only immediate release form of niacin available. ... (8 replies)
... immediate release formula. I think 1000mg a day is OK. I also started with between 500 and 1000mg before seeing my doctor. ... (42 replies)
... I was on Lipitor for about 7 years when my doctor combined it with Tricor, and within months I was almost an invalid. I had so much pain in both my arms, I could hardly lift anything. ... (5 replies)
... The issue with niacin I had were minor palpitations and some fatigue. For the majority people this will never occur. ... (6 replies)
... I am working my way up SLOWLY trying to mitigate the flush. With my 10 mg. ... (34 replies)
... Lenin, What is your HDL when using slo-Niacin? Are you seeing any LDL/Total reduction from it? I remember you use Lipitor already but I'm wondering if you've ever been tested with just the slo-Niacin. I've not had any flushing with the slo-Niacin thus far and am taking 500 mg in the am and 500 mg in the pm. Definitely, you're the cholesterol guru Lenin (well maybe I'll... (3 replies)
... Well, that's certainly one of the advantages of using niacin. Niacin can promote a favorable shift toward Pattern A LDL. As a matter of fact, I work with someone who is currently taking Advicor. He didn't remember what his numbers were, except that they were all lousy. ... (10 replies)
Types of niacin
Jan 27, 2007
... I will schedule a visit with my Dr. before I up my dose past 1g. I take Lipitor, a much lower dose of which I need since I added niacin, from 80mg down to 20mg. This has made my ratio 2. ... (8 replies)
... level has a characteristic adhesiveness, which can combine with oxidized LDL and become deposited in the arteries. ... (14 replies)
... than diet and exercise will probably not lower your LDL. I've tried everything and have had to resort to using lipitor. My dose has been all over the place, but I find that on a low dose 10mg I don't have any side effects. ... (5 replies)
... mg range to control LDL. You'll have to gradually work up to those dosages and you should monitor your liver enzymes with high dosage niacin. If your not already using fish oil it's a good idea to get started. ... (3 replies)

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