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another name for niacin

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Niacin.: Supplementing with 2000-3000mg of flush free Niacin daily can help to control your cholesterol levels quite nicely, even increasing your HDL and conve ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Long acting: Niacin is useful to lower cholesterol level and has some other uses. Taken as a standard pill, it commonly causes an itchy flushing starting about 1/ ... Read More
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Dr. William Cromwell
34 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Modified niacin: Flush free Niacin can either refer to a slow release preparation or inositol. Slow release preparations are better tolerated than immediate release pr ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Niacin.: Supplementing with 2000-3000mg of flush free Niacin daily can help to control your cholesterol levels quite nicely, even increasing your HDL and conve ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: Just uncomfortable. The mechanism of the flush (vasodilation) is the same mechanism that occurs when you're embarrassed and your face turns red and yo ... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: The flush you get from some forms of Niacin is not dangerous,, but it sure it annoying, isn't it? Get a flush free version over the counter.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Niacin.: Supplementing with 2000-3000mg of flush free Niacin daily can help to control your cholesterol levels quite nicely, even increasing your HDL and conve ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
No: No.It is one component of vitamin b complexes.In high doses it can be used for hyperlipedimia.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
None: You're 38. What is your indication for taking niacin? If you have high cholesterol, change your diet and life style.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
NO but: You don't, but your profile says you're 48. Huh?
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Niacin.: Supplementing with 2000-3000mg of flush free Niacin daily can help to control your cholesterol levels quite nicely, even increasing your HDL and conve ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Niacin: 500mg a day is not a large dose.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Niacin: Niacin isn't an agent that has calming effects in most folks.

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