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Niaspan




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Supportive measures should be undertaken in the event of an overdose.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

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]
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 6/8/2015

Overdosage
Contraindications

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