What is niacin-simvastatin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Simcor

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The combination of niacin and simvastatin is used to treat elevated cholesterol and lipids in combination with standard cholesterol-lowering diet when simvastatin or niacin alone are inadequate.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with niacin-simvastatin

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking niacin-simvastatin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking niacin-simvastatin

Duration

Stopped taking niacin-simvastatin

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for niacin-simvastatin.