A 47-year-old member asked:
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should i take niacin to calm me down?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Niacin: Niacin isn't an agent that has calming effects in most folks.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
It's not for that.: Unless having a lower cholesterol will calm you down, Niacin has no direct calming effect.
Answered on Dec 27, 2015

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
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None: You're 38. What is your indication for taking niacin? If you have high cholesterol, change your diet and life style.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
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500 mg: Try 500 mg.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Up to 3 grams in : Divided dose. But why are you taking it? Did your physician recommend?
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Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
15 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Depends: This depends on your response and the specific reason you are taking it. If you respond appropriately, your doctor may take you off it. Please discu ... Read More

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