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Nialip 375 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Nialip Tablet

Nialip Tablet side effects

Common
  • Itching
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Erythema
  • Tingling

How to use Nialip Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nialip 375 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nialip Tablet works

Nialip 375 mg Tablet stimulates the formation of enzymes for triglyceride metabolism thereby reducing the levels of triglyceride and cholesterol in the body.

Nialip Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nialip 375 mg Tablet Taking Niacin with alcohol can cause nausea, dizziness, itching, vomiting, upset stomach, and flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling under your skin).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nialip 375 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nialip 375 mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Nialip 375 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Nialip 375 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, a cautious use of Nialip 375 mg Tablet is advised in patients with kidney disease as the information available is very limited.
Liver
CAUTION
Nialip 375 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nialip 375 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Nialip 375 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • It is best known to increase "good" cholesterol (HDL). This helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
  • It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Avoid alcohol, spicy foods, hot beverages or hot baths right before you take Nialip 375 mg Tablet.
  • You may feel hot and your skin colour may change after taking Nialip 375 mg Tablet. Your doctor may tell you to take an aspirin 30 minutes before you take Nialip 375 mg Tablet to reduce this effect.
  • Notify your doctor if you have unexplained muscle pain.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nialip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tensorin, Tenefron, Moglin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Etovas, Alvastatin, Atalo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Rosidoc
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vogmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nialip

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Hi, i go to gym and i wanna take nialip vitamin D3 tablet or if you can suggest any alternative for vitamin D3 also the side effects
Dr. Ankit Soni
Homeopathy
you may take Tab. D3 must 60k
I have triglyceride level of 380 and LDL is 81. What medicine should I take. I am taking nialip 250. HDL is 41.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Restrict carbs n regularly exercise
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FAQs

Q. Does Nialip increase blood pressure?

No, Nialip does not increase blood pressure. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use

Q. Is Nialip blood thinner?

Nialip may make blood thinner

Q. Does Nialip burn fat or help lose weight?

Nialip reduces the levels of bad cholesterol. It may or may not burn fat or help lose weight. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its us

Q. Can I take niacin with statins like Lipitor (atorvastatin)/Crestor (rosuvastatin)/simvastatin?

Yes, Niacin can be taken with statins like Lipitor (atorvastatin)/ Crestor (rosuvastatin)/ simvastatin, only if you are NOT taking high dosages of niacin for the treatment of high cholesterol. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use

Q. Can I take Nialip with Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine)?

Yes, you can take Nialip with Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine. Please consult your doctor prior to its use

Q. Can I take niacin with melatonin?

Yes, you can take niacin with melatonin. Please consult your doctor prior to its use

Q. Can I take Nialip with blood pressure medicines?

You may or may not take blood pressure medicines with Nialip. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

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References
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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
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