Advicor


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to Advicor: Altocor

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The new guidelines essentially tripled the number of women who are candidates for Niaspan and Advicor therapy to about 28 million.
The settlement and license agreement permits Barr Laboratories to launch generic versions of Niaspan and Advicor, as well as future dosage formulations, strengths or modified versions of the products, under terms of an exclusive license commencing on September 20, 2013, approximately four years earlier than the last-to-expire Kos patent.
ABT stated that the deal strengthens its late-stage pipeline, making note of KOSP's Niaspan and Advicor.
The Company currently markets Niaspan and Advicor for the treatment of cholesterol disorders, Azmacort(R) for the treatment of asthma, Cardizem(R)LA for the treatment of hypertension and angina, and Teveten(R) and TevetenHCT for the treatment of hypertension.
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.
The Company currently markets Niaspan and Advicor for the treatment of cholesterol disorders, Azmacort for the treatment of asthma, Cardizem LA for the treatment of hypertension and angina, and Teveten and TevetenHCT for the treatment of hypertension.