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    Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
    6/6/2012 2:34:36 PM

    Reviewer: sofedup1, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have been on Niaspan for a few years now. I am wondering if 1.anyone has found that injuries are more easily obtained and last longer. 2. after years of being on the med, do you aquire different side effects such as a spontaneous burning in the sides of heels just under ankles, nausea sometimes with vomiting, upset stomach, pain in the bottom of feet...i think it is a helpful med as far as the n ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
    5/12/2012 12:44:20 AM

    Reviewer: Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    DRUG IS VERY EXPENSE. IT HAD NO AFFECT ON MY CHOLESTEROL & TRIGLYCERIDE LEVEL. ALSO BROKE OUT WITH A RASH, WHICH CLEARED UP AFTER A WEEK WITHOUT THIS MEDICINE.

    Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
    4/26/2012 2:48:50 PM

    Reviewer: tennis nut, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    the flushing is the only side effect that I have noticed. It is effective in reducing cholesterol. The price is the only downside.

    Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
    3/6/2012 11:53:22 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Took a 500 mg dose for 3 weeks. I developed a rash on my face that I did not immediately associate with this medication. This past weekend, I had a "flushing" episode. Flushing is not a strong enough word to use. I thought I was having a stroke. Out of nowhere, I felt like I was burning from the inside out. Severe redness and swelling on my entire upper body. Dry heaves and nausea ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
    12/16/2011 4:50:05 PM

    Reviewer: Bob, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After about three months on this medication I experienced severe itching on both forearms when my arms were exposed to sunlight for as little as 15 seconds. All symptoms disappeared about a week after I stopped taking Niaspan. Two weeks later I started up again and the itching immediately returned. I have been off this medication for several months now and my arms are Fine. I have not seen any ... Show Full Comment

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