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  1. What are you doing to boost HDL Levels?
    ... Taking one aspirin half an hour before the niacin stops the flushing...

  2. What causes high LDLs and Trys exactly?
    ... 400 units Vit D, 500 mg magnesium, a small dose of aspirin , along with Armour Thyroid and the lowest dose of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Armour Premarin

  3. familial combined hyperlipidemia (FCHL?)
    ... 145 mg Lipidil EZ 10 mg Ezetrol 81 mg daily aspirin 2000 mg omega 3 capsules I don't know the exact...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Pravachol

  4. do i need medication for high triglycerides
    ... but my cardiologist insists I stay on Plavix and aspirin because of my medicated stent (and I'm too chicken...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Niaspan Plavix

  5. Niacin flushing
    ... bothers you have a glass of cold water or take an aspirin with the niacin....

  6. question about niacin
    ... Some people say taking an aspirin before your niacin helps. Since most cardio people ... take an aspirin a day anyway. I take my niacin (2000mg) before bed...
    ... totally normal (the flushing) for niacin. taking aspirin or having a glass of cold water will help, or, as...

  7. Centrum Cardio
    ... blockages and so on. Do you at least take a daily aspirin ? Good luck....
    ... blockages and so on. Do you at least take a daily aspirin ? Good luck. Thanks for your answer. How do...
    ... policosinal for LDL and 20mg/day is same as 100mg of aspirin for sticky plateletes. With family history, take a...
    ... policosinal for LDL and 20mg/day is same as 100mg of aspirin for sticky plateletes. With family history, take a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor

  8. scared now that I know the numbers
    ... end of April), still taking Niacin (1000mg), baby aspirin , small amounts of vitamin E, and 4000iu's of Vitamin...
    ... end of April), still taking Niacin (1000mg), baby aspirin , small amounts of vitamin E, and 4000iu's of Vitamin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Toprol

  9. LP(a) over 100!
    ... than just having ldl. We got him on a statin, baby aspirin , and niacin. He's going to try the vit c and pauling...

  10. Niacin and warnings about doctor's supervision......
    ... that indeed it was a Niacin reaction, but that the aspirin he takes in conjunction with the Niacin had prevented ... repeat performance. The Docs advise was to take the aspirin at least half an hour BEFORE taking the Niacin, but...
    ... immediate release niacin per day. Any idea how much aspirin did they say to take before the niacin? one 325mg...

  11. Statin side effects and new numbers
    ... which might not be the culprit. Kind of like taking aspirin for a headache and finding out it reduces rates of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor

  12. high cholesterol and poor kidney function
    ... should be. Has prescribed me 20mg of Simvastatin, 1 aspirin and 1.25mg of Ramipril for my kidneys. I am concerned...
    ... these medications is kidney damage :). It sounds like aspirin has also been prescribed as a prophylactic. [QUOTE...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Simvastatin

  13. Niaspan and Gout?
    ... 500 mg of Niaspan at bedtime (I would take 325 mg aspirin 1 hour before). I was worried about the possible ... negatively affected by taking, among other things, aspirin and niacin. Gout attacks are caused by deposits of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Niaspan Pravachol

  14. Niaspan users please read
    ... He said to take 1 at night before bed with a full aspirin , not a baby aspirin. Will I flush a lot with this ... medicine at that mg level? Will the aspirin help? Should I get the chewable aspirin or does that...
    ... He said to take 1 at night before bed with a full aspirin , not a baby aspirin. Will I flush a lot with this ... medicine at that mg level? Will the aspirin help? Should I get the chewable aspirin or does that ... usually don't flush at all -- and I don't take an aspirin with it. Best to just follow whatever advice your...
    ... will it? I took the first pill last night with 1 baby aspirin and no flushing at all....
    ... He said to take 1 at night before bed with a full aspirin , not a baby aspirin. Will I flush a lot with this ... medicine at that mg level? Will the aspirin help? Should I get the chewable aspirin or does that ... You should call your doctor or nurse to ask how much aspirin you can take etcetera. Good luck!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Pravachol Niaspan

  15. A few questions for the smart peeps here..
    ... inflammation, but study results are inconclusive. Aspirin is an anti-infammatory, but causes stomach bleeding...
    Medications also discussed in this post: salsalate

  16. 6 month results of Niacin therapy
    ... the flush they recommend taking a small doesage of aspirin 30mins prior to taking your Niacin. However, I do...

  17. Low-carb cholesterol total: 347
    ... smoker, no formal exercise routine, no meds (not even aspirin for a headache), and I almost never get seriously...
    ... smoker, no formal exercise routine, no meds (not even aspirin for a headache), and I almost never get seriously...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Pravachol

  18. new to health board, questions re: VAP results
    ... resume the 20 mg of Lipitor. Additionally I take: 1 aspirin 2 G pharmaceutical Fish Oil (each tab has 400 mg EPA...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

  19. Feedback on my next steps, please?
    ... either a statin, RYR or high dose niacin. A daily aspirin might not be a bad idea either, but discuss it, as...

  20. Should I be on medication?
    ... do. Eat a small meal with the Niaspan, or take an aspirin before dosing. Or perhaps try it every other day until...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan

  21. Ladies, Niacin Flush anything like hot flashes?
    ... at least I have a chance to control it with a baby aspirin , which does not always work. No control over a peri...
    ... be frightening for some at first. Try a 81mg baby aspirin about 20 minutes before it and it should help, not...

  22. Niacin Flush
    ... Taking an aspirin 30 minutes before (or with) the niacin will help reduce...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan

  23. New Numbers
    ... need to ask your doc about it, no need to take a baby aspirin either! My LDL went from 192 to 160 also. I also...

  24. New Numbers.....YIKES....help
    ... alcohol to 1 drink daily. Are you taking a low-dose aspirin daily? It fights inflammation and helps make your...
    ... Hubble Rules says: Are you taking a low-dose aspirin daily? It fights inflammation and helps make your...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lovastatin

  25. Omacor or Plant Stanols and Med Reactions
    ... is that the doc also had me double my daily dose of aspirin to 650 mg/day and added a tiny dose of Crestor (2...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor

  26. 81 mg aspirin vs. 325 mg aspirin
    ... my first question to you would be are the 325 mg. aspirin 's you bought by mistake also "enteric" coated? If ... stomach lining which will happen over time with regular aspirin ....
    ... QUOTE=superman10;3262126]I just started a regimen of aspirin and lipitor about 3 months ago. I used Ecotrin aspirin ... $8. Thanks. Hi Superman10, I do not take aspirin but to my understanding it is best to take the baby ... aspirin dosage of 81mg daily. Taking too much aspirin will thin your blood to much which is not good....
    ...
    ... The trick to taking any aspirin is to drink at least 12 oz of water before taking ... it. That way, the aspirin lands in water and can move around in your stomach...
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    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor ecotrin

  27. Supplements.......
    ... flax seed oil, about 6gm of vit c, coq-10, and an aspirin . I went back to the MD, figuring Id get my butt chewed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Lopid

  28. Elevated hs-CRP- How Bad Is It?
    ... all, in fact the level is increasing despite taking aspirin . My doc feels I can't overlook the significance...
    ... I already take multi's, B-complex, and folic and aspirin - which is why my doc feels the increasing c-Reactive...
    ... lower my hs-CRP since I am already taking 650 mg of aspirin and other anti-inflamms every day for my spinal conditions...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Crestor Niaspan Tricor Zetia Zocor Folic

  29. Do These Number Required Medication
    ... statins are actually prescribed along with a low dose aspirin to patients at risk for atherosclerosis-related diseases...

  30. Question on Niacin Side Effects
    ... flushing and headaches but they did not last long, take aspirin at night before you take the niacin it helps. the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan Zocor

  31. Could someone tell me what they think of my numbers?
    ... with such pain) I switched to 1000mg Niaspan, 81mg aspirin and 10mg Zetia. I'm not below 200 but my cholesterol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Niaspan Zetia

  32. Advicor,gone up to higher dose
    ... 90 minutes after taking it, even with the low dose aspirin which was working really well for flushing on the...

  33. Niaspan ?
    ... the flushing didnt bother me that much, I took an aspirin before taking the slo niacin at bedtime. Dont know...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan

  34. Newbie here
    ... very hot and itchy even taking it with a low dose aspirin . But I never thought of asking about it for myself...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan

  35. Adivicor and flushing
    ... no worse for the wear. I am going to try a 81 mg aspirin before I take it tommorow. Still workin on the drinkin...
    ... end of the stick) lol Anyway i tried the low dose aspirin today and so far no flush, YAY!!!!! But ya know in...

  36. Could The Problem Be The Cinnamon?
    ... 100mg of COQ10 Fish Oil B Complex vitamin 81mg aspirin Flaxseed oil magnesium 500 mg What about any...

  37. Ornish is killing me
    ... lower it. He also says that people should not take an aspirin a day as even though it is shown in studies that people...
    ... lower it. He also says that people should not take an aspirin a day as even though it is shown in studies that people ... promotes fish, omega 3's, olive oil, canola oil and aspirin . See, even the great Ornish can change!:D Corn and...
    ... you are doing what your cardiologist recommends re: aspirin , and not what you read in a book or on a message board...

  38. Help! need to know the inactive ingredients of Locholest
    ... manufactured. In general, the active substances (such as aspirin ) may not be easily administered and absorbed by the...

  39. Does Lipitor decrease your heart rate?
    ... cholesterol production, thins the blood like baby aspirin , and raises HDL. I don't know if my diet, the supplements...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

  40. Triglycerides
    ... a one a day vitamin , a B complex pill and 1 baby aspirin . Will start taking Niacin soon too :) I feel pretty...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

  41. Questions on Slo-Niacin
    ... I read somewhere that if you take an aspirin with the niacin you wont get any flushing.....

  42. I am soooo confused!
    ... adjusts. Only take it at bedtime. Some folks take aspirin 30 minutes before the niacin to reduce the flushing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan

  43. Low dose aspirin (81 mg.)
    ... I've never heard of aspirin helping with cholesterol... where did you read that ... elevated cholesterol level will actually interfere with aspirin 's ability to reduce heart attacks. That is, 60% ... those with T-C 220 or higher received no benefit from aspirin , bit it did help 80% of those with T-C of 180 and ... holesterol needs to be lowered first before deciding to add aspirin to your regiment of heart desease medications....
    ... If you are taking niacin, taking an aspirin with or 1/2 hour before you take the niacin may help ... Otherwise, I don't think it matters when you take the aspirin . The purpose of taking an aspirin is that it reduces ... seen anything that suggests a relationship between aspirin use and cholesterol level (but I suppose it is possible ... There are bleeding and gastric risks of taking aspirin everyday, so you really should discuss it with your...
    ... said, the time of day doesn't matter at all. When aspirin attaches to a platelet it makes that platelet semi...
    ... seen anything that suggests a relationship between aspirin use and cholesterol level ...... A study done by ... had platelet aggregation, in spite of daily 325mg aspirin . It kinda suggests that this doesn't work for most...
    ... said, the time of day doesn't matter at all. When aspirin attaches to a platelet it makes that platelet semi...
    ... not it would be beneficial for me to take an 81 mg. aspirin in the am/pm like yourself. My numbers are TC=225 ... says, "There are bleeding and gastric risks of taking aspirin everyday, so you really should discuss it with your...
    ... not it would be beneficial for me to take an 81 mg. aspirin in the am/pm like yourself. My numbers are TC=225 ... says, "There are bleeding and gastric risks of taking aspirin everyday, so you really should discuss it with your...

  44. Who has tried Niaspan or Niacin before making a decision...?
    ... release formultion of 500 mg. at 11PM with 625 mg. aspirin ...but I think my stomach was empty. Yep, I tried...
    ... Lenin, I assume you are taking your aspirin with or 30 min before you take the Niacin?? I...
    ... Connie posted: Lenin, I assume you are taking your aspirin with or 30 min before you take the Niacin?? ... You know, I have been taking the aspirin WITH the niacin. After reading your post, I'm now...

  45. I'm new here with high cholesterol - please help
    ... in my estimation when used in multi gram doses) but ASPIRIN is not...it is a regulated drug, just like Lipitor...
    ... in charge of overseeing the safety and efficacy of aspirin . I think unregulated supplements are a train wreck...
    ... in charge of overseeing the safety and efficacy of aspirin . I think unregulated supplements are a train wreck...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Lipitor Lovastatin Avandia Vioxx

  46. Elevated CPK .. trying Welchol now!
    ... EXTREMELY sedentary and don't take ANY drugs...even aspirin raises CPK. Of course, always be on the lookout...
    ... lower my chol or CPK's ! I have been taking an 81 mg aspirin daily for many years ... maybe its as simple as that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia

  47. What is it with higher cholesterol once you stop the statin?
    ... along with my 500 mg. slow release niacin and 650 mg. aspirin . The OLD story was that statins workd best overnight...
    ... You must have an iron stomach to take that much aspirin every night! My ears would be ringing and I'd be up...
    ... I can't take aspirin . I have asthma. But I do take 1000-2000 mg of cinnamon...
    ... [QUOTE=ainfante;3081839]I can't take aspirin . I have asthma. But I do take 1000-2000 mg of cinnamon...
    ... along with my 500 mg. slow release niacin and 650 mg. aspirin . The OLD story was that statins workd best overnight...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor Pravastatin vytorin

  48. New Numbers -And Another Drug Is Suggested By Dr.
    ... Try niacin your next go-around. Some folks take a aspirin with the niacin so that they don't get the flushing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan welchol

  49. How does everyone eat healthy at barbecues/parties?
    ... the next day. Then I take my Lipitor, Niacin, and aspirin and go to bed. Thank GOD for the drugs because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor

  50. Natural Alternatives
    ... It makes 90% of the world's vitamin C, 50% of the aspirin , 35% of the acetaminophen as well as most of the vitamin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen

  51. afternoon lightheaded
    ... prescriptions of .137 synthroid and 91 grain coated aspirin . Here is the problem. I feel pretty good until...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  52. Niacin - Flushing?
    ... a trial of Zetia. However I have read that taking aspirin can help with the flushing. There is also a Frush...
    ... the flush bothers me a lot. I take mine with 650 mg. aspirin . REGULAR niacin (nicotinic acid) is very quickly...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia Niaspan

  53. Ratios
    ... watching my fat intake) I don't even like to take an aspirin for a headache if not totally necessary. Thanks...

  54. Is it possible to reverse heart disease?
    ... rushing to develop drugs to treat inflammation (a better aspirin ?). If you don't develop plaque in the first place...

  55. Concerned
    ... supposedly harmless, but can be minimized by taking aspirin 30 minutes before (or with) the niacin. I take the...
    ... good fit). Does you doctor have you on fish oil , aspirin and COq10? If not, why not?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Niaspan Zetia vytorin

  56. Quit Lipitor - Cholesterol sky high
    ... longer in heart failure mode), isosorbide, digoxin, aspirin and now Lipitor (given samples provided by sales)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Coreg Isosorbide Lipitor Lisinopril

  57. Genetically High Cholesterol?
    ... thought that I read somewhere that you can take an 81mg aspirin with the Niacin to prevent the flushing. Check that...

  58. Any medication that reverses plaque?
    ... exercise as well as some medications. Taking a baby aspirin a day and taking Plavix can prevent platelets from...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Plavix

  59. How bad are my numbers???
    ... taking the niacin. Make SURE you are also taking an aspirin every day of your life. My prediction is that you...

  60. Home Cholesterol Tests
    ... immediately before jabbing your finger. Perhaps an aspirin or two the night before will help....

  61. Lipids
    ... avoid this highly unpleasant side effect, take a baby aspirin 30 to 60 minutes before niacin and also take it with...

  62. Is High Cholesterol The Only Issue?
    ... little fishy to me, not unlike touting expensive BAYER aspirin over the half-penny dollar store stuff. Anyhoo...
    Medications also discussed in this post: bayer

  63. Fish Oil or Flax Seed Oil
    ... but started having nose & gum bleeding. I kept the aspirin and stopped the vitamins but now I'm not so sure it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia

  64. Question About Supplements?
    ... should stop Zetia. Here's what I take daily: Aspirin 81mg. COQ10 150mg Folic Acid 800mg B6 100mg B12...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Zetia Zocor

  65. What's your HDL and LDL levels?
    ... follow your doctors advice. MAke sure you take daily aspirin . Next blood draw, ask your doctor to test your...
    ... follow your doctors advice. MAke sure you take daily aspirin . Next blood draw, ask your doctor to test your...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lipitor vytorin Niaspan

  66. Husband cut Vytorin pills in half...surprisingly GREAT results....
    ... Antibiotics in over a year and NEVER touches any kind of aspirin or Tylenol and never drinks, so it must be the Vytorin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol vytorin

  67. Zocor and elevated liver enzymes
    ... noticeable symptoms. I also take 50 mg. Toprol XL and an aspirin a day. I don't drink, have not been diagnosed with...
    ... prolapse and a little atrial fibrillation) and a daily aspirin . I almost expect there to be gallstones - seems almost...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Zocor Acetaminophen

  68. Fish oil supplements.....
    ... not want to push too much on him, as he takes the aspirin plus 3 BP meds., and also 2 for his PN pain. Naturally...
    ... not want to push too much on him, as he takes the aspirin plus 3 BP meds., and also 2 for his PN pain. Naturally...

  69. Don't stop taking your aspirin
    ... are at middle-to-high risk for CAD, who discontinue aspirin therapy, more than triple their chance of a major ... for an adverse effect was 10 days after cessation of aspirin therapy. The authors said that patients should ... not discontinue aspirin therapy prior to surgery (except in very limited cases...
    ... him. I really can't remember if hubby stopped his aspirin before his artery cleaning in 94 or not. Oh God, I...
    ... Since it bears repeating: DON'T STOP TAKING YOUR ASPIRIN . After years of suffering heart disease AND GERD ... , the doctors stopped my mother's aspirin becasue her stomach hurt...she'd taken it for 20 years ... heart attack for 20 years but had one 6 days after the aspirin was stopped. Anyone without stomach problems from ... it should take daily aspirin after a certain age. What that age is is up for grabs...
    ... I take the enteric-coated aspirin - it is dissolved in the intestine - supposedly reduces...
    ... gov publication. METHODS: Ninety-eight patients on aspirin (160 mg/day) for at least one month were enrolled ... . Aspirin resistance was measured by the platelet function analyzer ... coated cartridge on the PFA-100, the prevalence of aspirin resistance was 29.6% (n = 29). Aspirin-resistant patients ... 25 were reevaluated after having taken 300 mg/day aspirin for at least one month. Only 11 patients still have ... saying is that of the 98 chosen to receive 160 mg. aspirin , 29 remained "quick platelet clotters" and thus remained ... Then when you add on top of that the fact that aspirin in reasonably high doses is probably the best inflammatory ... being super-scrupulous in recommending a teeny dose aspirin and then adding Plavix, a really dangerous drug in ... me seems really nutsy thinking. aspirin at JACK'S $.99 STORE in Manhattan...a bottle of 250...
    ... I've had stomach upset in the past from regular aspirin when I took it for an extended period. I'll stick...
    ... Wow, I am going to continue my aspirin no matter what. The last thing the surgeon that did ... my bypass told me was not to ever stop taking my aspirin no matter if another doctor told me to or not. He ... two eye surgeries and the docs. wanted me off the aspirin for 2 weeks but I said no. I think the cardiologist...
    ... than Excedrin, if your only reason for taking it is aspirin therapy. Excedrin contains acetaminophen and caffiene...
    ... than Excedrin, if your only reason for taking it is aspirin therapy. Excedrin contains acetaminophen and caffiene ... when I get a headache, and switch to good old Bayer aspirin for day to day use....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Plavix Acetaminophen bayer

  70. need advice for hubby
    ... continue to take 3 grams of fish oil, green tea, aspirin , Vit.C and B vit's. and I will take tumeric and garlic...

  71. Help!! Need Second Opinion!
    ... treated aggressively right away with statins, daily aspirin , and a low-dose diuretic to reduce blood pressure...

  72. How Do I Go Off My Lipitor And Zetia Safely?
    ... Quickly, And To Take Coq10 Which I Do And Low Dose Aspirin , And Fish Oil And Folic Acid....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic

  73. Lower Numbers??
    ... the medication ones stopped taking their plavix and aspirin combintion...they had twice as many heart attacks...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Plavix

  74. Trans Fats???
    ... niacin in a 500 mg. dose. Take it at bedtime with your aspirin and it WILL raise your HDL...the only question is...

  75. Has anyone had the NMR LipoProfile?
    ... The Dr has me on Niasipan and I'm taking an 81mg aspirin . I was taking Zetia but stopped when I had some stomache...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Zetia


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