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What causes the flushing when taking the medicine Niaspan?

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Rajive Goel 10 Jul 2010

The most common side effect of Niaspan is flushing (warmth, redness, itching, and/or tingling) of the face and neck. This side effect was also commonly accompanied with dizziness and lightheadedness. In clinical trials, flushing episodes were seen in as many as 88 percent of people taking Niaspan.

Please seek medical advice & request for a alternate med, hope this helps?

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