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Niacin

Basics

Name

Niacin

Pronunciation

(NYE a sin)

Brand Names: US

  • Niacin-50 [OTC] [DSC]
  • Niacor
  • Niaspan
  • Slo-Niacin [OTC]

Therapeutic Category

  • Antilipemic Agent
  • Nutritional Supplement
  • Vitamin, Water Soluble

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Niacin may be confused with Minocin, niacinamide, Niaspan

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