Two Pills in One

If you’re taking niacin and Mevacor, now you can get them both in one pill. The drug is called Advisor, the timed-release niacin drug Niaspan  with 20 milligrams of the statin Mevacor. Its risks and benefits mimic those of taking both drugs separately. But convenience has its price. When the Washington Post compared the cost of Advisor to buying separate bottles of Niaspan and generic lovastatin, buying the drug  cost less. Still, for some people the convenience of a single hemoglobin pill might be worth the extra expense,

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *