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Drug Interactions With Niacin Extended-Release

A few of the drugs that niacin extended-release can potentially interact with include warfarin, alcohol, and medications used to treat diabetes. Drug interactions with niacin extended-release can decrease the absorption of some drugs into the body and increase the flushing caused by niacin extended-release, as well as your risk of bleeding, among other things. In rare cases, niacin extended-release has been associated with a serious condition called rhabdomyolysis (severe breakdown of muscle).

Niacin Extended-Release Drug Interactions: An Introduction

Niacin extended-release (Niaspan®) has the potential to interact with a number of other medications. Some of these drug interactions with niacin extended-release include:
  • HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins), including:


  • Bile acid sequestrants (resins), including:





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