"What is the diabetes medication insulin and how does it work?
Insulin is a hormone that is produced by certain cells in the pancreas called beta cells. Insulin helps the body use blood glucose (a type of sugar) for energy. When we e"...
NIASPAN is contraindicated in the following conditions:
- Active liver disease or unexplained persistent elevations in hepatic transaminases [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]
- Patients with active peptic ulcer disease
- Patients with arterial bleeding
- Hypersensitivity to niacin or any component of this medication [see ADVERSE REACTIONS]
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/12/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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