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Could you tell me what are side effects and drug interaction of niaspan (niacin)?

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Common side effects include flushing, itching, nausea, numbness in the extremities, and abdominal pain.
In terms of interactions, these may be caused by using Niaspan (niacin) with alcohol, certain cholesterol lowering meds like simvastatin, and others. However, in general is is safe to use with other medications.

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Common side effects include flushing, itching, nausea, numbness in the extremities, and abdominal pain.
In terms of interactions, these may be caused by using Niaspan (niacin) with alcohol, certain cholesterol lowering meds like simvastatin, and others. However, in general is is safe to use with other medications.
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