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Foliglo (Niacin) Drug Price and Information

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


Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Gracewell)
Generic : Niacin
20mg / 10IU / 5mg / 1.7mg / 1.5mg / 300mcg / 300mcg / 15mg / 50mcg / 6mg
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    Drug information on Foliglo (Niacin) from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Gracewell)


    Drug Name : Niacin

    Niacin(Niacor) generic Foliglo is an antihyperlipidemic agent, prescribed for hyperlipidemia. Niacin is a B-complex vitamin.
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    Trade Names for Niacin

    Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017

    Medical condition(s) for which Foliglo may be prescribed

    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.

    Side effects of Foliglo

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

    Gastrointestinal : Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and increased cough.

    Skin : Rash.

    Heart : Flushing.

    How to use Foliglo?

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

    When Should Foliglo not be taken? (Contraindications)

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


    Warnings and Precautions for Foliglo

    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 Foliglo

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Foliglo

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

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