Slo-Niacin® Controlled-release 500 mg, 175 Tablets

Slo-Niacin® Controlled-release 500 mg, 175 Tablets
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Slo-Niacin® Tablets support a healthy heart^†

  • Slo-Niacin® is a niacin supplement with nicotinic acid that is clinically proven to support good cholesterol (HDL)^†
  • Slo-Niacin® can help maintain good choleterol (HDL) within the normal range^†
  • Slo-Niacin has been trusted by healthcare professionals for over 20 years

Polygel® system designed to minimize flushing.
Slo-Niacin® Tablets can help maintain good cholesterol (HDL) within the normal range.†^ With a unique polygel® controlled-release system, Slo-Niacin® Tablets gradually deliver nicotinic acid into the body and are designed to help reduce the incidence of flushing that is sometimes associated with niacin use.
†This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

^Data on file. Upsher Smith Laboratories, Inc.

Adults: one Slo-Niacin® Tablet morning or evening, or as directed by a physician.
Before using 500 mg daily or more, consult a physician.

Note: Slo-Niacin® Tablets may be broken on the score line, but should not be crushed or chewed. The inactive matrix of the tablet is not absorbed and may be excreted intact in the stool.

Supplement Facts:
Serving Size: 1 Tablet
Amount Per Serving - % Daily Value:
Niacin, USP (nicotinic acid) 500 mg - 2500%.

Other Ingredients:
Hypromellose, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Silicon Dioxide, Magnesium Stearate, Glyceryl Behenate, Red 40.

Niacin may cause temporary flushing, itching and tingling, feelings of warmth and headache, particularly when beginning, increasing amount or changing brand of niacin. These effects seldom require discontinuing niacin use. Skin rash, upset stomach, and low blood pressure when standing are less common symptoms; if they persist, contact a physician.

Slo-Niacin® Tablets should not be used by persons with a known sensitivity or allergy to niacin.

Persons with heart disease, particularly those who have recurrent chest pain (angina) or who recently suffered a heart attack, should take niacin only under the supervision of a physician.

Persons taking high blood pressure or cholesterol-lowering drugs should contact a physician before taking niacin because of possible interactions. Case reports of myopathy (unexplained muscle related complaints, including discomfort, weakness, or tenderness) have been documented with the use of HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors in combination with lipid-altering doses of niacin therapy (greater than or equal to 1 gram of niacin per day).

Do not take niacin unless recommended by and taken under the supervision of a physician if you have any of the following conditions: gallbladder disease, gout, arterial bleeding, glaucoma, diabetes, impaired liver function, peptic ulcer, pregnancy or lactating women. Increased uric acid and glucose levels and abnormal liver function tests have been reported in persons taking daily doses of 500 mg or more of niacin.

Discontinue use and consult a physician immediately if any of the following symptoms occur: persistent flu-like symptoms (nausea, vomiting, a general "not well" feeling); loss of appetite; a decrease in urine output associated with dark colored urine; muscle discomfort such as tender, swollen muscles or muscle weakness; irregular heartbeat; or cloudy or blurry vision.

Keep out of reach of children.

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