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Twinlab, Niacin ( B-3 ) Caps, 1000 mg, 100 Capsules

$9.88
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4.6 out of 5 based on 97 reviews
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be carefull with this supplement

9 people found the following review helpful

Posted by Reviewer1793784 on Oct 03, 2008

Purchased at iHerb

I took this pill to be effective against anxiety and it realy seemed to be effective!!!! However, I have taken many different pills in my life, without being sensitive to side effects. When I took this 1000 mg niacin it gave me a big surprise! I took it after a breakfast and within 10 minutes I started to feel a tingling sensation inside my head and that scared me a bit. It grew stronger and my entire face started to feel like it was on fire, burning! This spread out to the whole body, even my feet. After 2 hours it didn't burn anymore, but I had a red face all day. I googled on it and discovered that this happens more often and is called a niacin flush. In such case one should lower the docis drastically and increase slowly over a 2 week period and then the body will get used to it and the flush will no longer occur. Also I read that such high docis can cause liver damage when taken for prolonged periods of time, so EVERYONE who takes this, don't take a whole pill the first time. I would recommend to open the capsule and just take a quarter for first time.

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Flushing

Posted by Reviewer1449735 on Sep 26, 2011

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I've experienced a lot of flushing. Now I'm taking niacinamide form instead.

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Works like magic - super!!!

Posted by Reviewer2080067 on Nov 01, 2014

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This particular form is potent and gives hot flushes, something I already have with menopause. It made me feel nauseous only because its high potency. But now I take the form that causes no hot flushing and its better than any 'happy drug' out there. It beats the blues like magic!Take it with food and judge your own tolerance.

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