Active Ingredient(s):Lovastatin + Niacin FDA Approved: * December 17, 2001 Pharm Company: *KOS LIFE Category:Cholesterol
Niacin/lovastatin (trade names Advicor) was a drug combination used for the treatment of dyslipidemia. It was a combination of the vitamin niacin in extended release form and the statin drug lovastatin (trade name Mevacor). The combination preparation was developed by Kos Pharmaceuticals, Inc., which was acquired by Abbott Laboratories in 2006, subsequently transferred to AbbVie Inc. when that company was spun off from Abbott in January 2013.
Advicor was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
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