Niacin Hypercholesterolemia

by Cathy Parkes July 20, 2020 Updated: December 29, 2021

Niacin Hypercholesterolemia
Niacin (Vitamin B3) can be used to treat hypercholesterolemia. Key side effect is flushing of the face.

My face doesn't look very nice after taking niacin (because it is flushed!).


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