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Niacin (Vitamin B3): Oral capsule, extended release

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Niacin 250mg TR Cap
Ivax Corporation a Division of Teva USA
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Niacin 250mg ER Cap
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 250mg ER Cap
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 500mg ER Cap
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 250mg ER Cap
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc
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Niacin 500mg ER Cap
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
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Niacin 500mg ER Cap
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
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Niacin 250mg ER Cap
Time Cap Laboratories Inc
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Niacin 500mg ER Cap
Time Cap Laboratories Inc

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Niacin (Vitamin B3): Oral capsule, extended release

What is this medicine?

NIACIN (NYE a sin) is used in combination with a healthy diet to lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol. This medicine is also used to decrease triglycerides. If triglycerides are too high, you may be at risk of developing pancreatitis. This is a painful condition that causes inflammation of the pancreas and can lead to serious health problems. This medicine can also be helpful in patients who have heart disease or who have had a heart attack.

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Drugs Related by Class to Niacin (Vitamin B3): Oral capsule, extended release
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Class Name : Antilipemic Nicotinic Acid and Derivatives

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Class Name : Niacin/Vitamin B3 Supplements

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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Niacin (Vitamin B3): Oral capsule, extended release
Usage by Gender
40.11%
59.89%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.86%
6.59%
46.13%
46.42%
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