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Niacin (Vitamin B3): Oral tablet

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Niacin 250mg Tab
Ivax Corporation a Division of Teva USA
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Niacin 500mg Tab
Ivax Corporation a Division of Teva USA
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Niacin 50mg Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 100mg Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 100mg Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 500mg Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 500mg Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 50mg Tab
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
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Niacin 500mg Tab
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Niacin (Vitamin B3): Oral tablet

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.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Niacor: Oral tablet

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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 tablet
Usage by Gender
39.38%
60.62%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.39%
6.18%
40.15%
53.28%
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