Generic Name: NIACIN - ORAL Pronounced: (NYE-a-sin) Niacin (Inositol Niacinate) Oral Uses
Niacin (nicotinic acid) is used to prevent and treat
niacin deficiency (pellagra). Niacin deficiency may result from certain medical
conditions (e.g., alcohol abuse, malabsorption syndrome, Hartnup disease), poor
diet, or long-term use of certain medications (e.g.,
Niacin deficiency can cause diarrhea, confusion
(dementia), tongue redness/swelling, and peeling red skin. Niacin is also known
as vitamin B3 , one of the B-complex vitamins. Vitamins help to support the
body's ability to make and break down natural compounds (metabolism) needed for
good health. Niacinamide (nicotinamide) is a different form of vitamin B3 and
does not work the same as niacin. Do not substitute unless directed by your
How To Use Niacin (Inositol Niacinate) Oral
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Take this medication by mouth with food, usuall...
As I discussed in my last blog post, niacin can be a useful vitamin and nutritional supplement to correct many causes of heart disease . But, there is an alternative. Take a look: Niacin (vitamin B3): Raises HDL and shifts HDL towards the healthier and more effective large (HDL2b) subclass. Reduces total LDL . Reduces the especially undesirable small LDL particles . Reduces triglycerides and triglyceride-containing particles like VLDL and IDL (intermediate-density lipoprotein). Reduces fibrinogen, a clotting protein that causes heart disease. Reduces inflammatory responses. Weight loss achieved with a low-carbohydrate diet : Raises HDL and shifts HDL towards the healthier and more effective large (HDL2b) subclass. Reduces total LDL. Reduces the especially undesirable small LDL particles. Reduces triglycerides and triglyceride-containing particles like VLDL and IDL (intermediate-density lipoprotein). Reduces fibrinogen, a clotting protein that cau...
What nutritional supplement increases "good" HDL cholestero l 10-20 mg/dl, reduces triglycerides, reduces small LDL particles (the number one cause for heart disease in the U.S.), even reduces risk for heart attack substantially with no side-effects? It doesn't even require a prescription.
If we believed the advertising claims, that bill would fit inositol hexaniacinate , commonly known as "no-flush" or "flush-free" niacin.
Sound too good to be true?
Yes, it does. And, indeed, it is too good to be true.
While niacin?the real stuff?does raise HDL, reduce small LDL particles and achieve all those other wonderful effects, it also can cause an annoying "hot flush" that feels like the warm flush of acute embarrassment. It occasionally causes more intense rashes. This has dampened enthusiasm for niacin, despite its unquestioned benefits.
I've used plenty of niacin in my program for reversal and control over coronary disease (plaque) and have found it a...
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