Niaspan 750 mg Tablets

Niaspan® (niacin extended-release) is a medication commonly used to treat high cholesterol and high triglycerides. It can also be used to decrease the chances of another heart attack in people who have a history of both a heart attack and high cholesterol.
 
The drug is available by prescription only and comes in several different strengths, including:
 
  • Niaspan 500 mg tablets
  • Niaspan 750 mg tablets
  • Niaspan 1000 mg tablets.
     
The recommended starting dosage is Niaspan 500 mg every night at bedtime. After about four weeks, your healthcare provider may increase your dose to Niaspan 1000 mg.
 
The normal maintenance dose is Niaspan 1000 to 2000 mg every night at bedtime. Doses above 2000 mg daily are not recommended.
 
If you are over the age of 65 or have severe kidney disease, your healthcare provider may put you on a lower dose and make dosing adjustments as needed.
 
(Click Niaspan Dosage for more information about Niaspan 750 mg tablets, to find out what factors may affect your dosage, and for important dosing tips and precautions.)
 
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