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Niaspan - I just am going to pick a script ot 10mg want to know if it will lower pressure?

my pressure is low i am afraid this will make it lower and i will pass out. the good cholestrol is good the bad is over 200 but since i had a tia the dr wants me on the meds. thanks

Posted 27 May 2016 0 answers

Current anti-niacin press; relation to Niaspan?

It has been well known for some years that large doses of niacin can be harmful. Is there a distinction made between such doses and large doses of Niaspan (say, 1 gram)? Do these recent studies ...

Posted 19 Jul 2014 1 answer

Niaspan - what can I do about the flushing , red rash, iching , burning on my skin?

I took NIASPAN 500 MG AND NOW WITH NIASPAN 1000 MG. i experience this kind of episodes

Posted 18 Jan 2014 2 answers

Niaspan not working dr upped dose but not using lipiror or crestor?

My uncle is a 60yo black man with high cholessterol dr prescribed niaspan 500 mg over 2 yr ago after 1 yr no change so dbld dosage another year gone by now wants to up it to 1000 mg (seems same to ...

Posted 11 Oct 2013 4 answers

I am taking crestor(40mg), niaspan(1000mg) and zetia(10mg) daily. Am experiencing significant?

... weakness in my legs and loss of balance. What do you suggest? I am 72 years old and male. George W

Posted 25 Jul 2013 3 answers

How do I stop niaspan?

Side effects of stop taking 1000 mg niaspain

Posted 25 Apr 2013 1 answer

Would it be prudent to stop Niaspan (6 yrs, 1000mg)before starting Janumet for new onset of diabetes

I have been taking 1000 mg Niaspan for over 6 years and have recently been diagnosed with type II diabetes (A1C>10). Now I have been prescribed Janumet for the high blood sugar. Might the blood ...

Posted 3 May 2013 1 answer

Niaspan ER - Dose flush free nician have the same effect in lowering cholesterol as regular nician?

I took regular niacin for 6 months, lowered my bad and raised the good by 30%. Switched to niacinamide to lower the cost but my count went back up by 20%. Since found out that niacinamide dose not ...

Posted 21 Jan 2012 1 answer

My pharmacist said to halve the Niaspan. Did I negate the time released property of the pill?

My mom and I were put on the Niaspan together, as we both are highly allergic to all the statins. But she can't afford the Niaspan, so I split my prescription with her. But if we can continue to ...

Posted 6 Feb 2012 3 answers

Is there a generic or otc drug I could use instead of niaspan?

my insurance does not cover niaspan. is ther something else i could take that is just as effective as niaspan?

Posted 31 Mar 2011 2 answers

I have started taking Niaspan. How can I reduce or treat the "flushing" side effect?

once I've taken the medicine?

Posted 30 May 2011 2 answers

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