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Niacin (AKA: Vitamin B3, Inositol Hexaniacinate, Niacinamide, Nicotinamide, Nicotinic Acid)

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-0.3  Effectiveness
5.9  Side Effects
1.8  Holistic Benefits

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17 Sep 2012 We switched from Flush Free Niacin to Slo Niacin. Within a week my wife could not take it as she turned as red as a beat and thought she was going to pass out. A few weeks later (late Dec.) I had a seizure and after every test the doctors could find nothing wrong with me. We thought niacin would help lower our cholesterol and after 1 year there was no difference in our numbers. We stopped taking Niacin about a week ago and the strange feeling I had in my head is now gone. It has me wondering if the Niacin was the cause of the seizures I had. Has anyone else had an experience like this?
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11 Mar 2011 after 2 week of taking slo niacin i begain having chest. i stop taking it ,but was told that it was doubtful the chest pain was caused by the slow niacin.about a month later i started taking it again and in about a week i started having chest pain.could it be the other ingrediants.hypromellose,hydrognated vegtable oil,silicon dioxide, magnesium,stearate,glycerly behenate,and red40
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28 Mar 2009 the painful burning rash made it impossible for me to continue using Slo-Niacin
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07 Dec 2008 What is the benefits of Sol-Niacin? I am take prescribed medication for high triglystrides.
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