B Folcin is an antihyperlipidemic agent, prescribed for hyperlipidemia.  Niacin is a B-complex vitamin.

Drug information on B Folcin (Niacin) from West Coast Pharmaceuticals Works

B Folcin

  Tablet
West Coast Pharmaceuticals Works
Generic : Niacin
 10.00
1.5mg/50mg/10mg
10Tablet
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Medical Condition(s) for which B Folcin may be prescribed

High Cholesterol

Side effects of B Folcin

   Most Common : Flushing, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, increased cough and itching.

   Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and increased cough.

   Skin : Rash.

   Heart : Flushing.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO-The daily dosage is 500 mg in any 4—week period. The recommended maintenance dose is 1000 to 2000mg.

How to use B Folcin?

It comes as a tablet, capsule, and liquid to take by mouth, with food.

When is B Folcin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with ulcer, severe liver disease, arterial bleeding, and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for B Folcin

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of chest pain, sugar, increased eye pressure, gout, recent heart attack, kidney or liver problems, low blood pressure, low blood minerals, muscle problems, peptic ulcers, thyroid deficiency, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• It may affect blood counts, avoid bruising or injury.

Other Precautions for B Folcin

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for B Folcin

Store it at room temperature 20° to 25°C.



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