Is it time to retire niacin?

January 2012
OB/GYN Clinical Alert;Jan2012 Pharmacology, p2
The article reports on several factors and evidences which suggest that the continued use of drug niacin should be discarded, including its inefficacy in supporting the intensive statin therapy used for curing cardiovascular disease, its high cost and frequent incidences of flushing due to its intake.


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