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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Therefore, niacin and lovastatin were found to be the most cost-effective treatments.
Patients taking niacin and lovastatin must be closely monitored by a physician because both drugs can increase liver enzymes.
17) Kos also developed Advicor(R), the first and only FDA approved once-daily combination product containing prescription niacin and lovastatin approved for the treatment of high cholesterol and multiple lipid abnormalities.