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Simcor Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved February 15th, 2008)
  • Brand name: Simcor
  • Generic name: niacin ER and simvastatin
  • Dosage form: Tablets
  • Company: Abbott
  • Treatment for: High Cholesterol

Simcor (niacin extended-release/simvastatin) is a fixed-dose combination lipid therapy used along with diet to lower levels of total cholesterol, LDL "bad" cholesterol and triglycerides, and to increase HDL "good" cholesterol.

Development History and FDA Approval Process for Simcor

DateArticle
Jul 29, 2010Approval Abbott's Simcor (niacin extended-release/simvastatin) Receives FDA Approval for New Dosage Strengths
Feb 19, 2008Approval Abbott Receives FDA Approval for Simcor (Niaspan / simvastatin), a Novel Combination Medicine for Comprehensive Cholesterol Management
Oct 22, 2007Abbott and Solvay Pharmaceuticals to co-promote Abbott's Simcor in the United States
Apr 20, 2007Abbott Submits New Drug Application for Simcor Combination Niaspan/Simvastatin Tablet

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