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Advicor: Oral tablet, modified release

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Available Strengths
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Advicor 500mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 502,LOGO 502  |  KOS
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Advicor 500mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 502,LOGO 502  |  KOS
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Advicor 1000mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 1002,LOGO 1002  |  KOS
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Advicor 1000mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 1002,LOGO 1002  |  KOS
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Advicor 1000mg-40mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 1004,LOGO 1004  |  KOS
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Advicor 750mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: KOS,LOGO 752  |  752
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Advicor 500mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 502  |  KOS
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Advicor 500mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 502  |  KOS
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Advicor 750mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: KOS  |  752
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Advicor 750mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: KOS  |  752
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Advicor 1000mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 1002  |  KOS
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Advicor 1000mg-20mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 1002  |  KOS
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Advicor 1000mg-40mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 1004  |  KOS
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Advicor 1000mg-40mg Tab
AbbVie US LLC formerly Abbott Pharmaceutical Product Division
Pill Identification: 1004  |  KOS
How This Drug Works
Statins and Other Combinations
Combination medications work in more than one way. Statins are a group of drugs that lower cholesterol levels. Statins work by blocking the enzyme that makes LDL cholesterol. Only the statin trait of this drug is explained by the video.
Statins are a group of drugs that lower cholesterol levels. <br><br>Both &#34;good&#34; and &#34;bad&#34; cholesterol are produced in your liver. <br><br>Bad cholesterol, also called LDL, is made by combining fats with proteins. <br><br>An enzyme called HMG&#45;CoA reductase makes this happen. <br><br>Although cholesterol is required for normal body functions, too much LDL causes arteries to narrow by forming plaque Statins work by blocking the enzyme that makes LDL cholesterol.  By reducing bad cholesterol there&#39;s a lower risk for plaque buildup. This leads to fewer heart attacks, strokes, and other health problems.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Advicor: Oral tablet, modified release

What is this medicine?

LOVASTATIN; NIACIN (LOE va sta tin; nye a SIN) is used in combination with a healthy diet to lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol.

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Drugs Related by Class to Advicor: Oral tablet, modified release
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Class Name : HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors/Statins and Other Lipid Modifying Agent Combinations

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Advicor: Oral tablet, modified release
Usage by Gender
27.91%
72.09%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.31%
0.92%
30.98%
67.79%
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