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Possible Interaction: Niacin and Fluvastatin

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Niacin

Research Papers that Mention the Interaction

Myotoxicity has been observed when lovastatin is coadministered with niacin, and so the combination of niacin with fluvastatin has also been studied to examine the possibility of this effect occurring.
British journal of clinical practice. Supplement  •  1996  |  View Paper
Myotoxicity has been observed when lovastatin is coadministered with niacin, and so the combination of niacin with fluvastatin has also been studied to examine the possibility of this effect occurring.
British journal of clinical practice. Supplement  •  1994  |  View Paper
After 6 weeks of fluvastatin monotherapy , low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels decreased by 21% (p < 0.001 vs placebo), and after the addition of niacin , response was potentiated to 40% compared with 25% for the niacin control group at study end point (p < 0.001).
The American journal of cardiology  •  1994  |  View Paper
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors other than fluvastatin , when given in combination with drugs such as fibrates, nicotinic acid , cyclosporin or erythromycin, can increase the risk of these potentially serious adverse events.
Therefore, fluvastatin can be given with caution in combination with fibrates, nicotinic acid , cyclosporin or erythromycin.
Drugs  •  1996  |  View Paper