3 patient evaluations for Niaspan

Feb 3, 2012 (Started Aug 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for ARTERIOSCLEROSIS)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for high triglycerides)
  • Side effects
    Mild (burning sensation in skin)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Burning sensation is called flushing and is a common side effect. Taking at bed time and avoiding late night snack s of spicy foods, chocolate, and hot beverages minimizes the effects. You usually sleep right through them.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 1, 2010 (Started May 17, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for high cholesterol)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 20, 2010 (Started Oct 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for atherosclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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