Colestid for high Cholesterol

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by gmom605, Mar 26, 2006.

  1. gmom605

    gmom605 New Member

    any one out there taking it ,,would like to know?

    i can`t take liptor my liver was not doing to good

    so Dr. put me on this med. Dr. said this med shouldn`t

    affect my liver so he said,, so i`ll try it and see

  2. mbofov

    mbofov Active Member

    I don't know anything about colestid, but I would do my own research if I were you.

    Last November my cholesterol was high (240) and my doctor had me start taking flush-free niacin, in addition to a B-50 complex vitamin. I started out with two 500 mg. capsules of flush-free niacin twice a day, and one B-50 complex vitamin, twice a day. After two weeks I went up to 1,000 mg. flush-free niacin twice a day but kept the same B-50 complex.

    My cholesterol was re-tested a few weeks ago and it had gone down to 214, which I thought was pretty good, with no bad side effects.


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