Niacin Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Niacin?

You should not take niacin if you:
 
  • Are allergic to niacin or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have severe or unexplained liver disease.
     
  • Have ulcers of the stomach or the small intestine.
     

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which niacin should not be taken, as well as several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all of them were discussed in this article. Therefore, talk with your healthcare provider about the specific niacin warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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