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Niacin ER

Niacin
Niacin is used to lower blood levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL) and triglycerides, and increase levels of "good" cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL). Niacin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Niacin
DRUG TYPE
High Blood Cholesterol

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not take niacin if you have severe liver disease, a stomach ulcer, or active bleeding.

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