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Slo-Niacin - 500Mg: Over what time period does it release?

Posted 13 Jun 2016 by Mark Vaughan 0 answers

What is the slo release time period? Is the slo release time different in the day time when a person is active than when a person is sleeping? What should be the time spacing be between two 500Mg doses in a 24 hour period?

Is Slo-Niacin, with hydrogenated oils, safe to take when you have heart disease?

Posted 26 Sep 2012 by Smadge 1 answer

I have been taking the Niaspan brand of niacin for about 15 years and it has been completely satisfactory. I receive my medication through the Veterans Administration Pharmacy system and have tried without success to continue the Niaspan brand of niacin but VA insists that I change to Slo-Niacin, ...

What is difference between slo nician and niaspan?

Posted 26 Sep 2010 by billvet 1 answer

I have been on niaspan for years and it has worked well but have learned that the cost of slo niacin is much less. Should I consider this? I am a little nervious about changing at this point since the niaspan was doing what it was prescribed to do but if the slo niacin will do as well as niaspan ...

Slo-Niacin - if slo niacin is just a vitamin how can you get side effects ? or do you. zzztop?

Posted 31 May 2011 by zzztop 1 answer

My Dr. has given me statins i cannot take them. so he gave me this SloNiacin.250MG SA tablets. I,am only taking a 1/2 tab. 125 mg.. what kind of side effects can I ?get and when do vitamins give people side effects

I have been taking Niaspan for several months with good results?

Posted 2 Feb 2010 by Don Lee 2 answers

The price has gone up for me because of deductible issues on my insurance policy. Question, has anyone switched from Niaspan to Slo-Niacin and if so what was the impact on cholesterol levels? As I understand it they both contain the same form of the vitamin.

What if my husband opens the Slo-Niacin capsule to take it?

Posted 21 Sep 2009 by jminny 1 answer

He has a swallowing problem when it comes to taking pills. He opens the capsule and takes it that way. They do not have a liquid. Is this harming him? Should he just take the regular Niacin instead? (Maybe less harmful) Please help. They just started him on Crestor with it also.

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