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Precautions and Warnings With Niacin Extended-Release

Who Should Not Take Niacin Extended-Release?

You should not take niacin extended-release if you have:
 
  • An allergy to niacin extended-release, Niaspan, or any of the inactive components used in making niacin extended-release. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Severe active liver disease or abnormally high liver enzymes.
     
  • Active peptic ulcer disease (PUD).
     
  • Arterial bleeding.
     

Niacin Extended-Release Precautions and Warnings: Summary

There are a number of people who should not take niacin extended-release. There are also a number of precautions and warnings to be aware of before starting niacin extended-release or beginning new medicines that may affect niacin extended-release.
 
It is possible that not all warnings or precautions with niacin extended-release were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
 
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