Advicor


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Advicor

A once-daily proprietary combination of niacin and Lovastatin,  administered to patients with hypercholesterolaemia as an adjunct to a diet low in saturated fats and cholesterol, and other nonpharmacologic measures—e.g., exercise, omega-3 fats, soluble fibre, garlic, etc.

Adverse effects
Rash, chest pain, abdominal pain, oedema, chills, malaise, postural and orthostatic hypotension, peptic ulcers, nausea, vomiting, anorexia.
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Advicor is a fixed-dose combination product and is not indicated for initial therapy.
Advicor is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to their components, active liver or peptic ulcer disease, unexplained persistent liver enzyme elevation, arterial bleeding.
ABT stated that the deal strengthens its late-stage pipeline, making note of KOSP's Niaspan and Advicor.
Finally, the Company received FDA approval for the strategically important 1000/40 formulation of Advicor in addition to an approvable letter from the UK Commission on Human Medicines for Advicor.