I'm on Tekturna-HCT and Atenolol for Blood Pressure, along with Uloric and Colchine for Gout. I understand that Niaspan can be an issue for Gout. My Bad Cholesterol is fine below guidelines, but my Good Cholesterol levels are low, so how does Niaspan help?
22 Mar 2010
Firstly, Niaspan should be used cautiously in those predisposed to gout. Elevated uric acid levels have occurred with Niaspan (niacin) therapy.
Secondly, Niaspan is used along with diet and exercise to improve cholesterol levels. Niaspan raises HDL ("good") cholesterol and lowers LDL ("bad") cholesterol and triglycerides.
See: http://www.niaspan.com/UnderstandingCholesterol/Default.aspx for information on cholesterol levels and Niaspan.
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
... Now my BP is high again and my feet and hands are swelling. I was told to go back on Lotrin and Labetalol and Maxide, but not Tekturna. When I ...
1 answer • 11 Dec 2009
What causes low blood pressure? My girlfriend suffers from bouts of breathing problems where sometimes she can't breathe for periods of up to ...
1 answer • 10 Apr 2010
Tekturna treats high blood pressure.
1 answer • 13 Apr 2011
the dr. put me on atenolol and amlodipine besylate. the meds have lowered my pulse and not the blood pressure. I am now having a lot of pressure in ...
2 answers • 4 Apr 2013