Drug: Advicor

LOVASTATIN; NIACIN (LOE va sta tin; nye a SIN) is used in combination with a healthy diet to lower bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • blurred vision
  • breathing problems
  • chest pain or palpitations
  • dark yellow or brown urine
  • decreased urination, difficulty passing urine
  • dizziness that does not go away or fainting spells
  • fever or chills
  • increased blood sugar, especially if you have diabetes
  • nausea, vomiting
  • skin rash, hives, peeling or itching of the skin
  • stomach pain, loss of appetite
  • swelling of the body ( legs, ankles, arms)
  • unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, cramps, or weakness
  • unusual or severe tiredness or weakness
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • decreased sexual function or desire
  • diarrhea or constipation
  • flushing, warmth, and burning or tingling of the skin
  • headache
  • stomach upset, discomfort, or bloating

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • blurred vision
  • breathing problems
  • chest pain or palpitations
  • dark yellow or brown urine
  • decreased urination, difficulty passing urine
  • dizziness that does not go away or fainting spells
  • fever or chills
  • increased blood sugar, especially if you have diabetes
  • nausea, vomiting
  • skin rash, hives, peeling or itching of the skin
  • stomach pain, loss of appetite
  • swelling of the body ( legs, ankles, arms)
  • unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, cramps, or weakness
  • unusual or severe tiredness or weakness
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • decreased sexual function or desire
  • diarrhea or constipation
  • flushing, warmth, and burning or tingling of the skin
  • headache
  • stomach upset, discomfort, or bloating

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • frequently drink alcoholic beverages
  • kidney or liver disease
  • low blood counts, low platelets, or bleeding problems
  • muscle aches or weakness
  • other medical condition
  • ulcers of intestine or stomach
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to lovastatin, niacin, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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