Niaspan Niacin ER and/or alternatives

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Niaspan 500mg

Marketed as Niaspan FCT in Canada Manufacturer: Sepracor Pharmaceuticals Inc (Sunovion) Source Country : Canada

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Niaspan 1000mg

Marketed as Niaspan FCT in Canada Manufacturer: Sepracor Pharmaceuticals Inc (Sunovion) Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada

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Niacin ER 1000mg

Generic Alternative to Niaspan 1000mg
Marketed as Niascor in Turkey Manufacturer: Kocak Farma Source Country : Turkey

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Description of Niaspan

The generic name of the drug is Niacin. It belongs to a family of medicines known as antihyperlipidemic. Niaspan is available in the form of an extended release tablet for oral consumption. It is supplied in three strengths: Niaspan 500mg, 750mg and 1000mg. The drug is a prescription medication which means you need to consult your doctor before you buy Niaspan online.

Indications & Dosage of Niaspan

Niaspan is used to lower cholesterol and triglycerides levels in patients with hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia. It is also used to slow down the progression of atherosclerosis in patients with history of high cholesterol and coronary heart disease. Niaspan is only a part of the treatment to lower cholesterol and triglycerides levels. You need to follow the diet and exercise regime recommended by your doctor to get maximum benefits from the treatment.

Your doctor will give specific instructions regarding the dosage. The dosage of Niaspan depends on several factors such as patient’s age, medical condition that is being treated; other medical conditions patient is having and other medicines patient is using.

Doctor’s start the treatment with smaller dose to reduce the risk of side effects. The recommended starting dose of Niaspan is 500mg, once daily before retiring at night. The dose may be increased to Niaspan 1000mg after 4 weeks.

Side Effects & Interactions of Niaspan

Niaspan may cause mild to severe side effects in some people. It is not necessary that every person taking the medication will experience some side effect. Many people using Niaspan do not complain about any side effects.

Less serious side effects associated with Niaspan: headache, vomiting, nausea, heartburn, flushing of the face, stomach pain, and diarrhea, generalized pain, rashes, runny nose, indigestion, and itching. These side effects wane with time as your body gets used to the medication. Consult your doctor immediately if any of these side effects stay for long time or become bothersome.

Severe side effects associated with the medication: loss of appetite, dizziness, unexplained itching or rashes, dark colored urine, severe nausea, shortness of breath, severe stomach pain, fainting spells, gray colored stools, feeling more tired than usual, vomiting, or yellowing of the eyes or skin. This is not a complete list of severe side effects. Stop using the medication and seek medical attention immediately if you experience or notice any severe side effects after taking a dose of Niaspan.

Niaspan may potentially interact with other medicines you are using and cause side effects. It may interact with medications such as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, bile acid sequestrants, Aspirin, Warfarin, medicines used to treat heart failure, chest pain, or high blood pressure, peripheral vasodilators, Nitrates, Calcium channel blockers, or diabetes medications.

Before you buy Niaspan, tell doctor about every medicine you are using which includes prescription medications, over the counter drugs and herbal supplements.

Warnings & Precautions of Niaspan

You should not use Niaspan if you are hypersensitive to any ingredient in the drug. It may not be the right medicine for people with medical problems such as diabetes, gallstones, intestinal or stomach ulcers, kidney or liver disease.

Pregnant women, nursing mothers and women planning to get pregnant should learn about the risks and benefits of using the drug from their doctor and then buy Niaspan.

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