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Advicor® (niacin extended-release/lovastatin) is a combination drug often prescribed for treating high cholesterol and high triglycerides. By blocking a particular enzyme that controls the rate of cholesterol production in the body, the medication can decrease LDL cholesterol ("bad cholesterol"), increase HDL cholesterol ("good cholesterol"), and decrease triglycerides. Advicor comes in tablet form and is available in four different strengths. While most people tolerate the medication well, potential side effects include muscle pain, diarrhea, nausea, and unexplained rash.
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