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Simvastatin and niacin medication

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine 34 years experience
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
Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Simcor (simvastatin and niacin): Combination drug containing Simvastatin and Niaspan (niacin) to lower cholesterol, triglycerides and raise levels of hdl-cholesterol (good).

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine 34 years experience
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
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine 34 years experience
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 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine 34 years experience
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
Preventive Medicine 34 years experience
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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology 34 years experience
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
Cardiology 19 years experience
Side effects: Sometimes muscle aches. You'll need labs to look for liver inflammation as well.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
Cardiology 39 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 32 years experience
Protein rich treats: string cheese or laughing cow low fat cheese products, or nuts such as almonds or pistachios in small quantities are good examples.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moe Zafarani
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No: Niacin is not as effective, please call the doctors office, they want to make sure there are no side effects
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Good question: I researched your question: the half life of extended release Niacin in Advicor (lovastatin and niacin) is very variable, & depends on gender, dose, &... Read More

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