Table 3.

Summary of laboratory findings

ParameterPlacebo ArmNiacinamide Arm
Week 1Week 9PWeek 1Week 9P
Phosphorus (mg/dl)5.85 ± 1.675.98 ± 1.40NS6.26 ± 1.28a5.47 ± 1.49a0.02a
Calcium (mg/dl)9.35 ± 0.579.52 ± 0.76NS9.39 ± 0.729.45 ± 0.70NS
Calcium-phosphorus product (mg2/dl2)54.47 ± 14.8056.73 ± 13.22NS58.72 ± 12.42a51.56 ± 13.48a0.02a
iPTH (pg/ml)288 ± 240280 ± 222NS291 ± 240296 ± 195NS
Uric acid (mg/dl)7.15 ± 1.676.88 ± 1.56NS7.25 ± 1.566.81 ± 1.50NS
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)142 ± 30141 ± 32NS142 ± 30150 ± 28NS
LDL (mg/dl)57 ± 2159 ± 29NS63 ± 2960 ± 25NS
HDL (mg/dl)55 ± 1953 ± 20NS50 ± 17a61 ± 21a0.04a
TG (mg/dl)145 ± 74145 ± 86NS146 ± 70150 ± 84NS
Platelet (1000/mm3)216 ± 68225 ± 57NS216 ± 53199 ± 55NS
  • a Values changed significantly.