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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of niacin Oral.

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Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
11/23/2008 1:24:46 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My tri & chol increased due to Hypothyroidism, doc recommended i start Niacin 100 gradually increasing to Niacin 1500 per day (take 3 times day) but I fear taking it. Within 10 mins I feel like I'm on fire, itching severly & my face gets bright red. I don't like what happens when I take it.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
11/17/2008 1:59:15 PM

Reviewer: MPL2008, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This is the best option for low HDL, high cholesterol and high triglycerides if you don't want to take prescription drugs. It was far superior than Vytorin and shocked my doctor when it performed better than prescription drugs for me. My HDL went from 29 to 45.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
11/9/2008 11:28:35 PM

Reviewer: ssgtcoffey, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken two doses of X 2 250 miligram capsules of this medication, my reaction was severe the next day, dizzy and weak, I fear taking more.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
9/18/2008 8:41:08 AM

Reviewer: Shamus, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started with triglicerides over 500, LDL of 171 and HDL of 29. My triglicerides are now 95, LDL is 94 and HDL is 54. The flushing has continued but I will continue as long as there are no liver complications. The results are great and would recommend this treatment as long as your doctor is consulted prior to use.

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
8/5/2008 9:03:40 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Niacin seems to make me ache some what.

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