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Niacor allergy: Niacor (niacine) is a Cholesterol medication & vitamin. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse reactions see: http://www.rxlist.com/niacor-side-effects-drug-center.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What other cholestrol lowering medications can one go on other than statins (bad muscles aches) \u0026 niacin? I have genetically high cholestrol
Cholesterol meds: Welchol comes in a powder form that can be mixed with water and taken before dinner (also comes in pills but have to take 6/day). There is Zetia (ezetimibe) as well. Red yeast rice up to 2400mg a day together with coq10 200mg/day may result in less muscle pains. Discuss these options with your doctor. ...Read more
Am not getting niacin in India. Triglycerides 200+. Other lipids normal. regular walk. Cardio from 3 yrs. No improvement seen. Pls suggest medication?
Leave it alone: Some of my colleagues here will disagree. I do not believe in treating isolated hypertriglyceridemia. After fifty years, nobody's showed any real evidence that this is a risk factor for anything beyond being perhaps your body's way of asking for more exercise. Why not try getting some fitness stuff going instead? You're only 35; you could be far fitter than your peers, buffed up, easily. ...Read more
My mother has severe depression. She takes a series of medications and has had etcs, but nothing works. Thinking about tryibg niacin. Will it help?
Is nianci good to treat depression? I was diagnosed with suicidal depression, and after taking all sorts of prescription medication and finding nothing that worked, a friend recommended i go see a nutritionist who has me taking almost 15, 000 mg of niacin
Can taking niacin and experiencing a niacin flush help cease ototoxic medication induced tinnitus by improving circulation to my middle ear?
Maybe: In theory, Niacin helps increase blood flow. Taking a supplement has also helped some folks subjectively. So, some who take Niacin may notice improvement in their tinnitus, but it is likely not from the added circulation. Ototoxic damage is not reversed by increased blood circulation. ...Read more
See Below: Common side effects include flushing, itching, nausea, numbness in the extremities, and abdominal pain. In terms of interactions, these may be caused by using Niaspan (niacin) with alcohol, certain cholesterol lowering meds like simvastatin, and others. However, in general is is safe to use with other medications. ...Read more
Drug interaction of humira (adalimumab) with niacin
can taking niacin affect the effectiveness of humira (adalimumab)?
No: Though interactions were reported in patients taking these two agents, Humira (adalimumab) and niacin, the patients were taking multiple other medications. It was not shown to be an interaction between the Niacin and humira (adalimumab). To test it individually, the Niacin could simply be stopped for a month assuming the Niacin was being used to treat hyperlipidemia. Ask your doctor if it is safe to hold the niacin. ...Read more
Can I pass a drug test in 12 days if I'm drinking 4litters of water and taking 1000mg of niacin a day and I stopped smoking two days ago?
Likely to pass: Nicotine and cotinine should be out of your system in 14 days. Niacin is not likely to help. Now that you are off tobacco. do not ever use it again. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
I have taken 1 niacin, and 2 b-12 dietary supplements, will this help me pass a drug test? I am also wondering if the b-12 is considered a water pill?
Have minimal THC in system, drug test in 1 1/2 days.Will niacin & gatoraid work? Need my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) & Hydros to show up. I messed up can you please help
Ethics: I am very happy to report that not one of our physicians here at Health Tap is interested in helping you beat a drug screening process. Asking us to do so is asking us to break the very foundation of our hippocratic oath. We are very much interested in helping you find a solution to your addiction and to work with drug treatment programs and experts on the disease of addiction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Drug interactions with niacin atenolol vit c magnesium iron Zoloft (sertraline) melatonin and armour ?
Epocrates check: A quick check on my trusty med database program reveals 3 main negative interactions with those meds listed. Two of them are with armour. The armour interacts with both the iron and magnesium making the thyroid med less absorbed, so separate these vitamins from your armour by at least 4 hrs. The other major interaction is atenolol and niacin. Less cholesterol lowering effect and overlowering of bp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Niacin.: Supplementing with 2000-3000mg of flush free Niacin daily can help to control your cholesterol levels quite nicely, even increasing your HDL and converting your LDL to a less harmful subtype. As a negative, Niacin can cause facial flushing and redness so get the flush free variety. And have your liver enzyme values monitored, as they can be affected by Niacin use. NiaSpan (niacin) is prescription Niacin ...Read more