NIALIP (Niaspan)500mg
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NIALIP (Niaspan)500mg

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Each Nialip contains 500 mg Nicotinic Acid 140 tablets. It is used to lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol (HDL) and to lower triglycerides.

ATC Classification: C04AC01, C10AD02
Active Ingrediant: Nicotinic Acid
Generic Name: NIALIP
Manufacturer: Dr.Reddy Lab
Strength: 500mg
Dosage Type: Tablet-SR
Packaging Type: Foil in Box
Contains: 140 Tab

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What is this drug used for?

• It is used to lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol (HDL).

• It is used to lower triglycerides.

• This vitamin is used to treat niacin deficiency.

• It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

Frequently reported side effects of this drug

• Flushing

• Itching

• Diarrhea

• Cough

• Nausea

• Vomiting

Other side effects of this drug: Talk with your doctor right away if you have any of these signs of:

• High blood sugar like confusion, fatigue, increased thirst, increased hunger, passing a lot of urine, flushing, fast breathing, or breath that smells like fruit.

• Liver problems like dark urine, fatigue, lack of appetite, nausea, abdominal pain, light-colored stools, vomiting, or yellow skin.

• Muscle pain

• Muscle weakness

• Chest pain

• Severe dizziness

• Passing out

• Shortness of breath

• Sweating a lot

• Signs of a significant reaction like wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all side effects. Talk to your doctor if you have questions.



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Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Niacin may be confused with Minocin, niacinamide, Niaspan


Generic Availability: US



Storage and Stability

Store at room temperature.


Adverse Reactions

Cardiovascular: Atrial fibrillation, cardiac arrhythmia, edema, flushing, hypotension, orthostatic hypotension, palpitations, tachycardia

Central nervous system: Chills, dizziness, headache, insomnia, migraine, myasthenia, nervousness, pain, paresthesia

Dermatologic: Acanthosis nigricans, burning sensation of skin, diaphoresis, hyperpigmentation, maculopapular rash, pruritus, skin discoloration, skin rash, urticaria, xeroderma

Endocrine & metabolic: Decreased glucose tolerance, decreased serum phosphate, gout, hyperuricemia, increased amylase, increased lactate dehydrogenase

Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, diarrhea, dyspepsia, eructation, flatulence, nausea, peptic ulcer, vomiting

Hematologic & oncologic: Decreased platelet count, prolonged prothrombin time

Hepatic: Hepatitis, increased serum bilirubin, increased serum transaminases (dose-related), jaundice,

Neuromuscular & skeletal: Increased creatine phosphokinase, leg cramps, myalgia, myopathy (with concurrent HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor), weakness

Ophthalmic: Blurred vision, cystoid macular edema, toxic amblyopia

Respiratory: Cough, dyspnea

Rare but important or life-threatening: Hepatic necrosis, hypersensitivity reaction (includes anaphylaxis, angioedema, laryngismus, vesiculobullous rash), rhabdomyolysis (with concurrent HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor), syncope


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