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Brand-name and generic forms of Niaspan (niacin extended-release) are currently available. The generic version comes in three strengths and is made by Teva Pharmaceuticals and other manufacturers. The FDA has given generic Niaspan an "AB" rating, meaning it is equivalent to the brand-name version.

Generic Niaspan: An Overview

Niaspan® (niacin extended-release) is a prescription medication that has been licensed to treat several conditions. For example, it is used for:
 
Niaspan is made by Abbott Laboratories. However, it is also available in generic form. 
 
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