Table 5.

Per-protocol analysis

ParameterPlacebo ArmNiacinamide Arm
Week 1Week 9PWeek 1Week 9P
Phosphorus (mg/dl)5.59 ± 1.535.96 ± 1.54NS6.45 ± 1.335.28 ± 1.220.002
Calcium (mg/dl)9.41 ± 0.589.60 ± 0.73NS9.47 ± 0.719.58 ± 0.64NS
Calcium-phosphorus product (mg2/dl2)52.47 ± 14.2657.02 ± 14.88NS61.00 ± 12.8850.54 ± 11.460.003
iPTH (pg/ml)296 ± 182277 ± 219NS305 ± 254311 ± 194NS
Uric acid (mg/dl)6.95 ± 1.776.67 ± 1.67NS7.01 ± 1.676.70 ± 1.56NS
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)139 ± 29134 ± 27NS137 ± 27143 ± 26NS
LDL (mg/dl)56 ± 2154 ± 28NS58 ± 2755 ± 22NS
HDL (mg/dl)52 ± 1750 ± 17NS49 ± 1658 ± 200.070
TG (mg/dl)153 ± 73148 ± 80NS150 ± 73157 ± 84NS
Platelet (1000/mm3)214 ± 72224 ± 59NS214 ± 52197 ± 56NS