Niacin/lovastatin

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Niacin/lovastatin
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Combination of
NiacinLipid-lowering agent
LovastatinStatin
Clinical data
Pregnancy
category
  • US: X (Contraindicated)
Routes of
administration
Oral
ATC code
Legal status
Legal status
Identifiers
KEGG
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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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Advicor package insert, How Supplied section". Retrieved 2008-03-15.

External links[edit]