Niaspan ER Side Effects

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  1. link Judy75002
    Niaspan ER simcor, simvastatin, heavy dose, niacin, alon
    I was on simcor, which is heavy dose of niacin plus simvastatin.Was taking simvastatin alon and i was fine. my lipids and trygllicerides were very high so put me on this medication'' I'm sure its the niacin that is the culprit. sever itching on back - 49% more...
    Judy75002- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Niaspan ER
  2. link Bobby
    Classic symptoms from Niacin overload. Many people find it untolerable. The human body is simply not designed to have toxic levels of niacin, but rather is designed to function on a healthy balance of vitamins and minerals. Is it any wonder people ge - 9% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  3. link Dar68meyer
    baby aspirin before taking niaspan
    I was told to take aspirin 30 mins before I take Niaspan. Is baby aspirin okay, and if so, how many should I take?
    Dar68meyer- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  4. link Judywellls
    Niaspan ER gray color, comatose, bedtime, ems, san antonio
    Last night I woke up burning all over and about to explode from the firey heat. Made it to the bathroom where my husband found me, eyes fixed and unresponsive...I was worse than comatose...I was dying. He talked to me and keep me "with him" - 59% more...
    Judywellls- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Niaspan ER
  5. link Judy75002
    i took prescription niacin along with simvastatin. I was itching but continued taking it for a month. I am off of it now for a week. Still itching and have a rash. I will neve take that agin
    Judy75002- over a year ago
  6. link Judy75002
    i was on prescription niaspan with simvastatin took for a month, in spite of itching. now been off of it for a week still have rash No more for me
    Judy75002- over a year ago
  7. link Bobby
    Judy, saw your posting on about your experience with niaspan. I had a similar severe alergic reaction to Niaspan 7 yeras ago. Been studying cholesterol and cholesterol drugs ever since. Hope you are better. Bobby Tyler, Texas
    Bobby- over a year ago
  8. link Dmichals
    Niaspan ER explanations, yogurt, aspirin, low fat, goodness
    My doctor said I might experience a little "flushing". You have got to be kidding. The first night I was not awakened by any side effects. The second night I awoke 6 hours later, on fire. The third night, after one hour hour I awoke, red, a - 48% more...
    Dmichals- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Niaspan ER
  9. link Reynosa112555
    please tell me becasue I am about to take niaspan tonight please reply I will thank you a lot if you do
    Reynosa112555- over a year ago
  10. link Jb1331
    Niaspan ER fire head, cortizone, skin crawl, towell, aspirin
    After about 8 weeks of taking the 500mg dose, I have experienced some skin crawling, maybe a little itch on occasion. Tonight I took an aspirin at 8:30, and niaspon at 9:00. Went to bed at 10:00. At 1:30 am I woke up and I was on fire! Head to Toe, i - 67% more...
    Jb1331- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Niaspan ER
  11. link Bobby
    Skin crawling is a symptom of potassium being off range. The medical literature on niaspan says that potassium determinations should be made. Potassium levels that are not correct can and will induce altered heart beats. Giving excess potassium is ho - 32% more...
    Bobby- over a year ago
  12. link Bunny234
    I went to bed at the same time you did after taking the aspirin and niaspan about the same as you did with the same exact results. At 1:30 AM, I was on fire. I use a Cpak and thought that was burning up! It's so good to be able to read your experienc - 17% more...
    Bunny234- over a year ago
  13. link Woomy
    I took my first Niaspan 500 mg last night and I will NEVER take another one. I few hours after taking it I statred to have nausea and pressure in my chest, then I was on FIRE!!! my skin could not stand to have anything touch it , I itched horiibly, m - 39% more...
    Woomy- over a year ago
  14. link Lliam
    Niaspan ER bad cholesterol, bcak, bathroom mirror, garden sprinkler, sheer panic
    My GP, (doctor) prescribed Niaspan Prolonged Release Nicotinic acid (Ph Eur) 8 days ago to lower bad cholesterol. It came in a starter pack 7x375mg - 7x500mg-7x750mg for three weeks to run consecutively, which I take in conjunction with Zimverstatin - 77% more...
    Lliam- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  15. link Jimcazin
    Niaspan ER drink alcohol, fatty foods, bedtime, cholesterol
    Taking Niaspan my cholesterol dropped from 414 to 186 in ONE MONTH. I get the flush and itching BAD if I eat FATTY FOODS or drink alcohol before bedtime. Other wise, I take 1500mg and nothing bad.
    Jimcazin- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  16. link Ninanana9
    Niaspan ER skin itchy, tingling skin, high fever, sore throat, chills
    rash - mostly on arms. few spots on neck and abdomen,high fever, severe sore throat (thought I had strep), severe joint pain (mostly knees- could barely walk, jaw, elbows, wrist), tingling skin, itchy face and eyes, chills, nausea, depression (crying - 1% more...
    Ninanana9- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  17. link Ninanana9
    For the first time user of Niaspan
    For a first time user of Niaspan, isn't 1000 ER too much to begin taking to reduce cholesterol?
    Ninanana9- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  18. link Woomy
    Niaspan ER wash cloths, cold wash, face and body, emergency room
    I took my first dose of Niaspan last night and it will be my last. A few hours after taking it I started to feel tingling and itching in my feet and legs. Suddenly I started having a nauseated pressure in my chest and then the firey itching started. - 63% more...
    Woomy- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  19. link Shroom
    Niaspan ER niaspan 500mg, good cholesterol, cholesterol, diet
    My Doctor gave me the Niaspan 500mg today to try out...should I take it or should I try and have my diet deal with the low "good" cholesterol?
    Shroom- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  20. link Lowhdllady
    Niaspan ER simcor, niaspan, zocor, medication, problem thanks
    I had to discontinue Niaspan due to intolerable side effects. My doctor has prescribed a new medication called SIMCOR which has only been on the market for about 3 weeks. This is a combination of Zocor & Niaspan but the side effects are supposed - 35% more...
    Lowhdllady- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Niaspan ER
  21. link Narita4u
    How is your simcor doing? Do you have any side effects? I just got mine from the drugs store and I am going to take as what you did. I would like to find out how is yours so I can make decision about mine. Please help me and we all will not face the - 20% more...
    Narita4u- over a year ago
  22. link Jls1944
    Niaspan ER blurry vision, ears, sleep
    I have the burning, itching, no sleep, joint discomfort, constipation. I also have blurry vision and my ears are clogged. What can I do?
    Jls1944- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  23. link Chacha8254
    niaspan 500 er
    how long should the flushing last after taking a dose of niaspan, took 1 dose today around 11:00 a.m and my body felt like on fire hot and rapid heartbeat and at 1030p/m my skin is still red in areas but no more tingling feeling but still itchy how l - 11% more...
    Chacha8254- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  24. link Kglo444
    quit niaspan cold turkey
    can i quit niaspan cold turkey?
    Kglo444- over a year ago - in Niaspan ER
  25. link Jurycom
    Niaspan ER cholesterol hdl, lower back pain, niaspan, good cholesterol, hands and knees
    My name is Charles and I had a major heart attack in 1998 after suffering through great stress. I now have 4 stents that work pretty well for me although each day without pain is a blessing and I am just not as energetic as I was BHA. My doctor recen - 73% more...
    Jurycom- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Niaspan ER
  26. link Emaw51
    I also take Niaspan. But tonight is it for me. NO MORE NIASPAN. I itch so bad from this stuff. Almost scratch my skin off. And my back had hurt for 2 weeks. Muscles getting weaker every day. I took Zocor for about 3 years and almost lost all use of m - 41% more...
    Emaw51- over a year ago