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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In addition, statins are found in the combination medications lovastatin plus niacin (Advicor), atorvastatin plus amlodipine (Caduet) and simvastatin plus ezetimibe (Vytorin).
The copromotion agreement provides that Kos and Duramed Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Barr, will copromote the current Niaspan and Advicor products--as well as future dosage formulations, strengths or modified versions of those products--to obstetricians, gynecologists and other practitioners with a focus on women's health care in the U.S.
The new guidelines essentially tripled the number of women who are candidates for Niaspan and Advicor therapy to about 28 million.
Nicostatin (Advicor) received Food and Drug Administration approval in December and is now reaching pharmacy shelves.
has filed a lawsuit against Barr Laboratories Inc., alleging the latter has infringed on a patent covering unique features for Niaspan and Advicor for the treatment of cholesterol disorders.
In addition, statins are found in the combination medications lovastatin + niacin (Advicor), atorvastatin + amlodipine (Caduet), and simvastatin + ezetimibe (Vytorin).