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Niacin ER Coupon - Niacin ER 500mg tablet
Niacin ERGeneric Niaspan
NIACIN 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. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of niacin ER is around $22.34, 83% off the average retail price of $133.26. Compare nicotinic acids.
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generic
tablet
500mg
30 tablets
Niacin ER Coupon - Niacin ER 500mg tablet
niacin ER(generic)
tablet
500mg
30 tablets

Niacin ER Latest News

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FDA Approval Revoked for Several Popular Cholesterol Drugs

Dr. Sharon Orrange
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This week, the FDA took the unusual step of withdrawing approvals it had previously given for several medications used in conjunction with statins to treat high cholesterol. This is news because I’m sure many of you have been paying big bucks for these medications.

Which meds are we talking about?

RIP Non-Statin Cholesterol Meds

Dr. Sharon Orrange
Dr. Sharon Orrange -

Guidelines change the way we practice medicine. This is a good thing because sweeping guidelines are based on interpretations of years of good strong studies. The new cholesterol guidelines place the burden of lowering LDL cholesterol on statin drugs because they work.

Lowering LDL cholesterol is now not just about chasing a number (70, 100, 130) but about lowering yours by 25-50% if you meet the indications for treatment. See More

Hear Ye Hear Ye! Are the New Cholesterol Recommendations the Game-Changer of 2013?

Dr. Sharon Orrange
Dr. Sharon Orrange -

For the first time in a decade, the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have made new recommendations for who we treat with statins for high cholesterol and toward what goal. The new guidelines are different. Here is what you need to know:

 •  Gone are the recommended LDL cholesterol targets, specifically those that ask physicians to treat patients with cardiovascular disease to less than 100 or the optional goal of less than 70. See More

Niaspan Goes Generic

Roni Shye
Roni Shye -

The popular extended-release cholesterol medication, Niaspan is now available as generic niacin ER.

What is niacin ER?
Niaspan (Niacin ER) is used to treat high cholesterol, along with diet and exercise. Niacin decreases triglyceride levels, lower bad cholesterol (LDL) and increase good cholesterol (HDL). High triglycerides and LDL levels, and low LDL levels, are risk factors for heart disease. Very high triglycerides are also associated with pancreatitis, a painful condition in which the pancreas becomes inflamed. See More

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