Niaspan ER Side Effects

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  1. link Twotoyoutoo
    Niaspan ER nasal passages, runny nose, menopause, burns
    I get intense flushing of my face and nasal passages to the point that the inside of my nose burns. I don't really like the side effects and I've been on the drug for a few months. If I take it at night with dinner I wake up, burning with runny nose. - 34% more...
    Twotoyoutoo- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  2. link Anssepha
    Niaspan ER open heart surgery, heart attack, statin drugs, mosquito bites, muscle damage
    After 2 months of 2 grams I have unbearable itching from my shins to my ankles. I have un-normal histamine response to mosquito bites..so much so that I am going to quit this drug.I had heart attack and open heart surgery 2 years ago and have tried a - 22% more...
    Anssepha- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Niaspan ER
  3. link Crawfishgalb
    Niaspan ER niaspan, ankles
    Two people taking Niaspan experianced swelling of there ankles and legs after taking niaspan over a two months period. Would like to know if anyone else has any swelling.
    Crawfishgalb- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  4. link Crawfishgalb
    Niaspan ER swelling of the ankles, niaspin, niaspan
    swelling of the ankles and feet.Two people taking niaspan started swelling after two months of taking niaspin.Could this be a side effect ?
    Crawfishgalb- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  5. link Bobby
    Niaspan ER lowering cholesterol, cholesterol numbers, nicotinic acid, lipid profile, drugs
    Niaspan has one of the highest drop out rates of any drug on the market. The reason is due to most people finding the side effects unbearable. The reason the side effects are so harsh is simple. We are inducing nicotinic acid poisoning for the sake o - 73% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  6. link Sstrain22
    Niaspan ER baby aspirin, top of my head, sound sleep, niaspan, hydralazine
    I have been on Niaspan for quite a while, the flushing is almost unbearable. I take the med at bedtime with acephex, hydralazine, baby aspirin, lipitor and zetia. The flushing does not occur until about 4-5 hrs after taking it. It wakes me up from a - 56% more...
    Sstrain22- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Niaspan ER
  7. link Oceanplm
    Niaspan ER t touch, hurt so bad, cool down
    I felt a burning of my chest. It was so bad it woke me up and I had to sit in front of a fan to cool down. I couldn't touch my skin it hurt so bad.
    Oceanplm- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  8. link Lucky1_555
    Niaspan ER niacin, fulminant hepatic failure, fibrates, ldl, lipid clinic
    IR is tricky with 3 doses a day,.. STAY AWAY FROM DIETARY SUPPLEMENT NIACIN !!! Unless,.. you are an expert identifying the safe, from the toxic, from he 'placebo'. YES.. most of the $20-35 a month NO FLUSH have NO BENEFIT. Do NOT work. Safe??.. yes! - 91% more...
    Lucky1_555- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  9. link Lucky1_555
    Niaspan ER niacin, alka seltzer, aspirin, ajus, niaspan
    Not a big deal. ~90% of ALL patients can tolerate niacin 1-2 gms/day,.. IF,.. the prescriber knows a few tricks. Dr. Wm. Castelli [Framingham study ??No one knows more about CAD & niacin, which is his favorite drug,.. Dr. Castelli is still 'alive - 79% more...
    Lucky1_555- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  10. link Redjack
    Niaspan ER back scratcher, niaspan, hot showers, warm showers, best bet
    I've been taking the 1000mg for about three years now. Yes, itching was a major problem at first, but it decreases with time. My best tip for new users is to NOT take it at bedtime like they say. Take it in the area about two hours after dinner and t - 84% more...
    Redjack- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  11. link Tjradja
    Niaspan ER niaspan, severe itching, control situation, 3am, frustration
    severe itching in calves taking niaspan at the 1500mg per day level for a month. wake at night with severe itch in calves. scratching gives some psychological relief - generally in a poor control situation when awakening at 3am - little control - see - 54% more...
    Tjradja- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  12. link Jgeenen319
    niaspan
    Is stomach pain a side effect of niaspan?
    Jgeenen319- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  13. link Rmeechan
    Niaspan ER
    itch all over legs mostly
    Rmeechan- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  14. link Mickdoo22
    Niaspan ER half hour, midieval, accupuncture, al qaida, needles
    This medication must have been developed by Al Qaida! What a heinous way to spend an evening! I take 1000mg of this poison each night. I would say on average of once a week i wake up and my whole body feels like it is under the influence of a gas gri - 47% more...
    Mickdoo22- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  15. link Bobby
    Niaspan ER liver function tests, drug niaspan, cholesterol lowering drugs, vitamin b3, niacin
    The hard truth about sustained release niacin ( NIASPAN) The Drug Niaspan will raise your HDL, but the prescribing physician won't tell you that this drug has one of the highest drop out rates. The reason? The side effects are unbearable for most peo - 75% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  16. link Njterii
    Niaspan ER
    Yes and it was bad I felt like my insides were buring up and my outside was freezing
    Njterii- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  17. link Shrivers
    Niaspan ER niaspan, uveitis, eye doctors, eye doctor, doctor check
    Niaspan can cause Uveitis (inflammation of the eyes.)This leads to vision loss. If you are on this drug beware of any vision changes you might have and have your eye doctor check for Uveitis. I went to three eye doctors before they figured out that n - 14% more...
    Shrivers- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  18. link Last_of_ten96
    Niaspan ER niaspan, uncoated aspirin, hdl, snack, niacin
    The Key to taking Niaspan: Look, you will flush.. The key to taking this medication is all in the pre-treatment. Most of your Dr's do not give you the proper education you need to take this drug successfully. Niaspan is an amazing drug and WILL save - 85% more...
    Last_of_ten96- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  19. link Baqar_1
    Niaspan ER niaspan
    I have put on extra 10 pounds After having 1000mg of Niaspan in 6 months.
    Baqar_1- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  20. link Philbad
    Niaspan ER niaspan, imediately, gas pressure, severe gas
    6 weeks ago my doctor started me on 500 MG aday of Niaspan. I imediately noticed morning nausea and pain in my back ,stomach and severe gas pressure around my heart . I continued for two weeks until the sytoms got so bad I ended up in the hospital. I - 28% more...
    Philbad- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  21. link Kimfromky2002
    Niaspan ER medican, thankyou
    burning all over, redeing of the skin, and itching i want too know of some outher medican too thankyou
    Kimfromky2002- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  22. link Pamwaynecc1
    Niaspan ER niaspan, fda
    I took niaspan my face is on fire. How did this medicine get past FDA. My face is on fire. The is wrong to feel like this.
    Pamwaynecc1- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  23. link Lrouse
    Niaspan ER burning sensation, tingling sensation, niaspan, 30 minutes, sleep well
    Last night I took Niaspan for the first time. I took it at 9:30 pm and then went to bed. At 12:30 am I woke up suddenly. My whole body was on fire. My nose was all congested and I felt like I could not breathe well. I got out of bed and looked in the - 76% more...
    Lrouse- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  24. link Poohwho
    Niaspan ER niaspan, scratch
    my dr. has me taking 1000mg niaspan twice a day. since i started taking it the itching is unbearable. i actually scratch until the blood runs. i tried taking less, even quitting, but the itching continues. is there any treatment for the itching? its - 7% more...
    Poohwho- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  25. link Spgthd1
    Niaspan ER doctors say, niaspan, extreme side, bedtime, freezer
    I have been taking this drug for four years. I have moved up and down from 500 to 1000mg depending on my mood. I do take an aspirin about 1 hour before I take the niaspan (bedtime) and found it works better than 30 minutes prior. I have always had th - 60% more...
    Spgthd1- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER