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Dr. Georgia Latham
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If u take 7 vauim 5mg and take niacin ANd driNkAwwater and don't take them alot how long will it take to get out of your system?

If u take 7 vauim 5mg and take niacin ANd driNkAwwater and don't take them alot how long will it take to get out of your system?

That depends: on whether you took the Valium all at one time (although 35 mg would be an overdose), or over what time period you took the Valium. Valium is a very long acting drug, and its half-life can vary from 20-100 hours. In general, it requires 5 half-lifes for a drug to be out of your system, that would be 100-500 hours (4-21 days). Metabolites may so on drug testing for up to 42 days (6 weeks). ...Read more

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Niaspan (Definition)

Niaspan is an extended release version of niacin. It is used to raise good cholesterol (hdl), lower bad cholesterol (ldl), and reduce triglycerides. Niacin is a vitamin (b3), also ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Werner
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I've been taking advicor for five years and now my doctor is switching me to zocor. How long does the niacin stay in your body.. Flushing?

I've been taking advicor for five years and now my doctor is switching me to zocor.  How long does the niacin stay in your body..  Flushing?

Good question: I researched your question: the half life of extended release Niacin in Advicor is very variable, & depends on gender, dose, & individual characteristics. It peaks 5 hours after a single dose. Following years of treatment, it's probably safe to assume that it will take days (3-5) to wear off completely. Possibly longer depending on dose. ...Read more

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Will 100mg of niacin clean your system?

Will 100mg of niacin clean your system?

No: The dose required to lower cholesterol is in the range of 500 mg to 2, 000 mg or more if tolerated. It's safe to say that 100 mg won't even "clean the windshield". ...Read more

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Dr. Gerald Neuberg
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Does non flush niacin work for clearing your system?

Does non flush niacin work for clearing your system?

Clearing what?: Niacin is only prescribed for high triglycerides and sometimes for cardiac patients with other lipid abnormalities. It's not a general body cleanser and why would you expect such a thing? ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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Does niacin pills really work and for how long?

Does niacin pills really work and for how long?

Modest: They produce a modest drop in bad (LDL) cholesterol and rise in good (HDL) cholesterol. If you already take a statin, Niacin hasn't been shown to add any additional benefit. What benefit is seen will persist as long as you take the medicine. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can I take niacin to flush my system from cokecaine ?

Can I take niacin to flush my system from cokecaine ?

I don't know if the: niacin works - but I do know that people have become toxic from niacin while engaging in this endeavor. ...Read more

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Dr. Caroline Cribari
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Will niacin flush free clean out my system for thc?

NO: Only time will help clear thc. It can take uo to 1 month for thc to clear. ...Read more

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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Niacor (Definition)

Niacor is a cholesterol/lipid lowering agent which is a ...Read more


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