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Nicotinic Acid (niacin) Drug Interactions

A total of 179 drugs are known to interact with Nicotinic Acid (niacin).

  • 17 major drug interactions
  • 100 moderate drug interactions
  • 62 minor drug interactions

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Common medications checked in combination with Nicotinic Acid (niacin)

  • Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)
  • alpha-lipoic acid (Alpha-Lipoic-Acid-300)
  • Aspir 81 (aspirin)
  • aspirin (Aspir 81, Ecotrin, Acetylsalicylic Acid, Aspirin Low Strength, Aspir-Low, Bayer Aspirin, Ecotrin Adult Low Strength, Ascriptin, Fasprin, Arthritis Pain, Low Dose ASA, Aspiritab, Bufferin, Durlaza, Aspirin Lite Coat, Aspirtab, Halfprin, Bayer Children's Aspirin, St. Joseph 81 mg Aspirin Enteric Safety-Coated, Easprin, Aspergum, Buffered Aspirin, Ascriptin Enteric, Acuprin 81, Miniprin, Bayer Aspirin Regimen, St. Joseph 81 mg Chewable Aspirin, Empirin, Ecotrin Maximum Strength, St. Joseph Aspirin, Ecpirin, Bayer Women's Aspirin With Calcium, Ascriptin Maximum Strength, Arthritis Foundation Pain Reliever, Bayer Aspirin with Heart Advantage, Aspi-Cor, Bufferin Low Dose, Medi-Seltzer, Sloprin, ZORprin, Bayer Aspirin Extra Strength Plus, Buffex, Entercote, Extra Strength Bayer, Genacote, Gennin-FC, Genprin, Litecoat Aspirin, Minitabs, Tri-Buffered Aspirin, Entaprin, Bufferin Arthritis Strength, Bufferin Extra Strength, Therapy Bayer, Stanback Analgesic, Norwich Aspirin, Zero-Order Release, YSP Aspirin, Migralex, Heartline, Bayer Advanced Aspirin, Buffasal)
  • Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin)
  • atorvastatin (Lipitor)
  • clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • Crestor (rosuvastatin)
  • Fish Oil (omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids)
  • folic acid (Folvite, Folacin-800, FaLessa, FA-8)
  • gabapentin (Neurontin, Gralise, Gabarone, Fanatrex)
  • levothyroxine (Synthroid, Levoxyl, Tirosint, Levothroid, Eltroxin, Unithroid, Levothyrox, Euthyrox, Levo-T, L Thyroxine Roche, Eutroxsig, Novothyrox, Oroxine, Tirosint-Sol, Levotabs, Levotec, Evotrox)
  • Lipitor (atorvastatin)
  • lisinopril (Zestril, Prinivil, Qbrelis)
  • magnesium oxide (Mag-Ox, Mag-Ox 400, Mag-Oxide, Mag-200, Uro-Mag, MagGel, Phillips' Cramp-free, Mag-Caps)
  • melatonin (Melatonin Time Release, Bio-Melatonin, SGard, Health Aid Melatonin, VesPro Melatonin)
  • metformin (Glucophage, Glumetza, Glucophage XR, Riomet, Fortamet)
  • metoprolol (Metoprolol Tartrate, Metoprolol Succinate ER, Lopressor, Toprol-XL, Kapspargo Sprinkle)
  • niacin (Niaspan, Niacor, Niacin SR, Nicotinic Acid, Slo-Niacin, Nicotinex, Nicobid Tempules, B-3-50, B3-500-Gr, Niacor B3, Nico-400, HDL Benefit, Nicolar)
  • niacin / simvastatin (Simcor)
  • niacinamide
  • nicotine (Nicoderm CQ, Nicorette, Nicotrol Inhaler, Habitrol, Leader Nicotine Polacrilex, Nicotrol NS, Commit, Nicorelief, ProStep, Nicorette DS, Nicotrol TD)
  • pravastatin (Pravachol)
  • Vitamin B Complex 100 (multivitamin)
  • Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)
  • Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
  • Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol)
  • vitamin e (Centrum Singles-Vitamin E, Aqua Gem-E, E-600, E-Gems, Aquasol E, E Pherol, Amino-Opti-E, Vita-Plus E Natural, Alpha E, Nutr-E-Sol, E-400 Clear, Aquavite-E, Aqua-E, E-Max-1000)
  • Vitamins (multivitamin)

Nicotinic Acid (niacin) alcohol/food interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food interactions with Nicotinic Acid (niacin)

Nicotinic Acid (niacin) disease interactions

There are 6 disease interactions with Nicotinic Acid (niacin) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

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