Study evaluates use of extended-release niacin

03/28/2012 |

About 3.5% of patients with hyperlipidemia who used a combination of extended-release niacin and ezetimibe/simvastatin met the criteria for new onset diabetes at 64 weeks, compared with 2.6% in those taking E/S alone, according to a study in Diabetes Care. The researchers said those taking niacin had increased fasting glucose levels, but the cases went away without intervention.

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