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simvastatin and niacin adverse effects

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience in Cardiology
Side effects: Sometimes muscle aches. You'll need labs to look for liver inflammation as well.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience in Preventive Medicine
A combination med: Simcor (simvastatin and niacin) is made up of two meds; Simvastatin which mostly lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol, and Niacin which lowers LDL and triglyc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Simcor (simvastatin and niacin): Combination drug containing Simvastatin and Niaspan (niacin) to lower cholesterol, triglycerides and raise levels of hdl-cholesterol (good).
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience in Preventive Medicine
There are a few: Simcor (simvastatin and niacin) is made up of two meds; Simvastatin which mostly lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol, and Niacin which lowers LDL and triglyc ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience in Preventive Medicine
There are a few: Simcor (simvastatin and niacin) is made up of two meds; Simvastatin which mostly lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol, and Niacin which lowers LDL and triglyc ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Two meds: Simcor (simvastatin and niacin) is made up of Simvastatin and niacin, both cholesterol drugs. A substitute would be both of these in generic forms. I ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience in Preventive Medicine
There are a few: Simcor (simvastatin and niacin) is made up of two meds; Simvastatin which mostly lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol, and Niacin which lowers LDL and triglyc ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
33 years experience in Clinical Lipidology
Simvastatin+Niaspan: Simcor (simvastatin and niacin) is a combination medication containing simvastatin, a statin drug that inhibits cholesterol synthesis, and niaspan, an ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience in Preventive Medicine
A combo of 2 meds: Simcor (simvastatin and niacin) is made up of two meds; Simvastatin which mostly lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol, and Niacin which lowers LDL and triglyc ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience in Cardiology
No: There are quite a few brands of Fenofibrate but to my knowledge there is no true generic. Depending upon your specific cholesterol abnormality, there ... Read More

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