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can I take niacin if im taking blood thinner

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Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There is no significant clinical interaction between niacin and Xarelto.

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
No specific answer: Is available. Why are you taking Niacin in the first place? The only way to see is to monitor your blood sugar as you take niacin. Generally, the nonp ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Regular dose.: In standard effective doses of 2000-3000mg daily in divided doses, flush free Niacin will have a small but clinically negligible effect on the blood s ... Read More
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Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
A long time: Cannabis (marijuana) can take a long time to get out of your system up to 2 weeks or possibly even longer if you have been using on a regular basis f ... Read More
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Stradling: Don't stradle friend -- stop the weed and your body will rid off the poison.
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Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Judgement call: Your high HDL is very good. Ldl not bad. What other risk factors do you have? Smoker? Diabetes? Hypertension? Family history? Obesity? Sedentary? ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
For chronic users: About 30 days for urinary detection...Please don't use marihuana unless medically prescribed.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Increase blood sugar: Increase blood sugars is a side effect seen with niacin.( a dose-related effect). Close blood glucose monitoring is advised for diabetics/ potential ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
Lipids & liver: Response to treatment with levels of cholesterol and lipids, as well as liver panel to check for possible adverse effects.
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Niacin: Niacin has been studied frequently over the years and studies show a 10% to 25% reduction in LDL with Niacin. There is not as much evidence, but niac ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No: It does not.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
niacin: Niacin can cause blood sugar to elevate.

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