Niacin/lovastatin

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Niacin/lovastatin
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Lovastatin2DCSD.svg
Combination of
Niacin Vitamin
Lovastatin Statin
Clinical data
Pregnancy cat.
Legal status
Routes Oral
Identifiers
ATC code C10BA01
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Niacin/lovastatin (trade names Advicor, Mevacor) is a drug combination used for the treatment of dyslipidemia. It is a combination of the vitamin niacin and the statin drug lovastatin. The combination preparation is marketed by Abbott Laboratories

It was approved by the FDA on December 17, 2001.

Dosage[edit]

The combination is available as tablets containing:.[1]

  • 500 mg/20 mg
  • 750 mg/20 mg
  • 1000 mg/20 mg
  • 1000 mg/40 mg

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