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Are Niacin Pills Giving My Face A Red Flush
Many: Ryr can cause abdominal pain, allergic reaction, dizziness, liver and muscle inflammation with muscular pain, flatulance (gas), stomach pain, and headache. Aside from flushing, Niacin can cause liver damage, itching, low blood pressure, upset stomach, diarrhea, vomiting, gout, rashes, headache, diabetes, liver inflammation, and blurred vision. ...Read more
It's called flushing: This reaction to Niacin (nicotinic acid) is due to prostaglandin release (chemical mediators), which gives you the unpleasant sensation. It is a known side effect, it doesn't interfere with the cholesterol-lowering. Ways to minimize this include taking an Aspirin before-hand, or taking your Niacin with food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I took a multivitamin for niacin. I started feeling extremely hot and sweaty with my skin tingling and getting red. Is this a normal side effect?
I stopped taking 1200 red yeast rice after reading about post exercise pain. My muscle pain disappeared! also take niacin otc. Take less ryr?Stop nia.
Will simvastatin 40mg and 1000mg of niacin and 2gs of fish oil and 1200mg of red yeast rice 1200mg help bring my cholestrol come down.
I am 34 years old, 365 pds, i take niacin, red yeast rice and fish oil, for high cholesterol, hbp at what age should I consider a asprian regimen?
Probably 50: Because of your age, your risk is still on the low side, so instead of starting aspirin, you should do your best to lose weight. I know I am not offering groundbreaking news to you, but often we discount the most important thing that we can do and look for the esoteric. A 34 year old non-diabetic, does not need to be on aspirin, you need to lose weight, no matter what length you'd have to go to. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood red, painful, burning, skin.Blurry eye sight, vomiting, extreme head ache.Are these severe symptoms of a reaction from niacin?How long will it last?
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