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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of NIACIN AND NIACINAMIDE VITAMIN B3.

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Reason for taking: Cholesterol
12/14/2013 11:38:36 PM

Reviewer: ksmike, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My first review here because this stuff CAN be a miracle. Take it with Inositol (makes it flush-free), and be careful not to over do this as liver toxicity can happen! I was already on generic Lipitor, but not getting good results as my lipid profile was horrid. So-so cholesterol, but triglycerides of 700+ and I was recovering from an early age stroke. Niacin/flush free, with the small amount of g ... Show Full Comment

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
10/19/2013 4:13:57 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Reason for taking: Cholesterol
3/10/2013 7:20:01 PM

Reviewer: severe flushing, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have taken Niaspan (prescription Niacan) for about two years. I started with 500mg and my doctor increased to 1000mg about 60 days later. I have had flushing on occasion and two very severe experiences with exteme itching. It was intollerable to the point that my legs would tremble uncontrolably. I have decided to stop taking this medication because the reaction was so severe.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
1/27/2013 8:44:47 PM

Reviewer: Jackw3306, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've taken niacin for nearly 5 years. Started w/250mg twice/day. Increased by 250mg as flushing subsided at each level. Now taking 1000mg twice/day. HDL up 50%, LDL reduced 50%, triglycerides now in normal range. No side effects except for flusing. MD advised not to take no flush, it does not have the chloesterol reducing effect.

Reason for taking: Cholesterol
4/10/2012 9:31:45 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Consumer)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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