3 patient evaluations for Vitamin B3 (Niacin) with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Jun 16, 2014 (Started Dec 04, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for high triglycerides)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    Mild (flushing)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 10, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (itching)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I never knew if I was going to experience the flushing and itching after taking it. Sometimes it didn't and other times it really hit. Drinking a lot of water when I felt it starting helped, but after a meal it made an uncomfortable few hours. It was like gambling, but it seemed I lost more times than not so I talked to the Naturopath and we stopped it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 29, 2012 (Started Feb 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for high cholesterol)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark
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