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What is Niaspan?

Niaspan is a long-acting niacin. It is the same active ingredient as niacin. It does require a prescription from your physician. Niacin has been shown to be effective in reducing cholesterol. Niaspan may cause less flushing than regular-release niacin in some patients.

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