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I've been taking advicor for five years and now my doctor is switching me to zocor (simvastatin). How long does the niacin stay in your body.. Flushing?

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Dr. Harris Cohen
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Niaspan (niacin): The Niacin should be out of your body within 24 hours.
Answered on Nov 27, 2014
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Dr. Cohen may be right - it's hard to say, honestly!
Apr 18, 2012
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff commented
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
It does not make any real difference to your overall health. It will clear itself, you do not need to "flush" it, and you should be just fine.
Jun 24, 2013

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