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Niacin (Vitamin B3): Oral tablet, extended release

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Slo-Niacin 500mg CR Tab
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 500 
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Slo-Niacin 250mg CR Tab
Upsher-Smith Laboratories Inc
Pill Identification: 250 
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Niacin 500mg ER Tab
American Health Packaging
Pill Identification: LU  |  D11
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Niacin 750mg ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: b 213  |  750
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Niacin 500mg ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: b 212  |  500
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Niacin 500mg ER Tab
Ivax Corporation a Division of Teva USA
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Niacin 1000mg ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: b 214  |  1000
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Niacin 500mg TR Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 750mg TR Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 1000mg TR Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 1000mg TR Tab
Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Niacin 500mg ER Tab
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: LU  |  D11

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

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Niaspan: Oral tablet, extended release

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Drugs Related by Class to Niacin (Vitamin B3): Oral tablet, 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 tablet, extended release
Usage by Gender
32.75%
67.25%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.0%
5.49%
42.64%
51.87%
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