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Q: does niaspan cause itching

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4/ 1/09 3:32pm

Hi Joan,


One of the possible side effects of niaspan is urticaria, which is similar to hives.  May look like a rash of itchy bumps.  Other skin related side effects include dry skin, sweating, and pigment color changes.


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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