Is advicor still available?

04/24/2019 Off By admin

Is advicor still available?

“FDA has also determined that Advicor and Simcor were withdrawn from sale for reasons of safety and effectiveness, and FDA will not accept or approve abbreviated new drug applications (ANDAs) that reference Advicor or Simcor,” the agency said in a notice published in the Federal Register.

What is advicor prescribed for?

Niacin is used to lower blood levels of “bad” cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein, or LDL) and triglycerides, and increase levels of “good” cholesterol (high-density lipoprotein, or HDL).

Does lovastatin cause flushing?

This medicine may cause a side effect called flushing. Flushing is a feeling of warmth or redness on the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, on the upper chest. To avoid flushing, alcohol, hot beverages, and spicy foods should be avoided around the time you take this medicine.

What is the drug Edarbyclor?

This medication is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This product contains two medications: azilsartan and chlorthalidone.

Is colestipol used to treat diarrhea?

Other bile acid sequestering agents, such as colestipol and colesevelam, are currently being investigated for the treatment of BAM-associated diarrhea.

Does lovastatin cause shortness of breath?

Hypersensitivity side effects associated with the administration of lovastatin have been reported rarely with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors and have included anaphylaxis, angioedema, urticaria, fever (including severe hyperthermia), chills, flushing, malaise, and dyspnea.

What are the side effects of niacin?

High doses of niacin available via prescription can cause:

  • Severe skin flushing combined with dizziness.
  • Rapid heartbeat.
  • Itching.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Abdominal pain.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Gout.
  • Liver damage.