Friday, 4 October 2013

Niaspan



Generic name/Active ingredient: Nicotinic acid 500mg, 1000mg
Trade name: Niaspan
Dosage form: Tablet
Drug classification: Dyslipidaemic agents
Legal classification: POM
Company: Abbott
Commonly used for: Treatment of dyslipidaemia, particularly in combined mixed dyslipidaemia & in primary hypercholesterolaemia. Combination therapy w/ HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins). Monotherapy in patients who do not tolerate HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors.