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What will taking flush free niacin do to a pregnant lady

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No: This is a common ingredient in most vitamins. If you're taking additional doses of it, it should be under a physician's advice/care, but it's a normal... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 36 years experience
Yes: Niaspan (niacin) is a slow release formulation of the vitamin Niacin which is safe to use when pregnant and is included in much lower amounts in prena... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: Niaspan (niacin) used in normal amounts as part of a multivitamin is considered a category a or the safest medication category during pregnancy. If us... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Not clear: You should certainly discuss it with your obstetrician if you become pregnant. If you are placed on a vitamin by your doctor while pregnant, you shoul... Read More
Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 24 years experience
Which form: Which forms the vitamins are can matter. For example, B6 comes inactive and also active. The active form of B6 is pyridoxal-5-phosphate. Too much inac... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Not necessarily: All pregnant women do not get free medical care, but there are "free clinics" in areas for women who are pregnant and have no medical insurance. The ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Not Necessarily: Short answer is we're not sure. Almost all with celiac disease have variants of the HLA-DQA1 and HLA-DQB1 genes which seem to increase risk of inappro... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Yes.: Works just as well and tolerance is better. Shoot for 2000-3000mg daily in divided doses.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Flush: The literature is sparse on Niacin with respect to thc and Niacin flush free has even less data re thc.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
Cardiology 48 years experience
Yes: They work the same way: very little. It may help triglycerides and improve good cholesterol but all studies show that even if the numbers are better, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Not true: It is inositol niacinate - a different formulation of niacin.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Cribari
Psychiatry 23 years experience
NO: Only time will help clear thc. It can take uo to 1 month for thc to clear.

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