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Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
12/18/2009 10:34:07 PM

Reviewer: calschapter8ahotmil.com, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
flushing

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
10/18/2009 7:18:34 PM

Reviewer: Nanahl, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Slo-Niacin for about 10 days and have never had any of the side affects mentioned. I only take 500 mg in the evening at this time. It will be increased to 750 at a few weeks. I hope it continues to improve my LDL, HDL and Tri(s).

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
6/24/2009 7:42:26 PM

Reviewer: slow - niacine, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am Paul Pham ,the firt month doctor gave me 500mg tiwce a day.but not help.The second month the dose increase 1000mg twice a day the cholesteral was 240 ;triglycerides was 475, hdl :38 ;ldl :130 .(these result were of the first month)after second month with increased dose the results : cholesteral :156 ; triglycerides :176 ; hdl :90 ;ldl 65 .I am taking the cholestid medicine too 1000mg twice a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
11/2/2008 2:09:40 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Just starting Niacin treatment after having lost 20 lbs. (yay, me!) Cut my triglycerides by 60 pt by adding 1 T. flaxseed meal to morning oatmeal so try this first! Re: Slo-Niacin, I take food with this, have only gone up to 375 mg so far, but had a pretty strong "niacin flush" last night that lasted one hour due to not eating. Will keep on and hope my labs are better by Dec -not convi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Combined High Blood Cholesterol and Triglyceride Level
9/28/2008 10:08:03 AM

Reviewer: Sally, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Used last two months. Taken baby asprin one-half hour before take Slo-niacin. Then eat bananna. Take Slo-niacin 500mg. At first slight tingle. Now experience no after affects. Will see dr. in November. Taking natural Niacin is so better than any statin. Will post results after dr. visit. Did take niacin one day without food. Got red all over and prickle feeling but went away after a half hour. Sti ... Show Full Comment

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