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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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