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What're the dangers of taking niaspan (niacin)?

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Dr. Gavin Noble
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Hard to say

Many people get flushing, which is a minor side effect.
Some people get an increase in HDL (good cholesterol) but the value of this change with Niacin has recently been challenged by the aim-high study.

In brief: Hard to say

Many people get flushing, which is a minor side effect.
Some people get an increase in HDL (good cholesterol) but the value of this change with Niacin has recently been challenged by the aim-high study.
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