Treatment Strategies - Niacin Nicotinic Acid (Vitamin B3)

Introduction

  • What is nico7nic acid (niacin)?
  • What are the recognized side effects of niacin?
  • What are the key results from clinical and imaging trials of niacin treatment?
  • How did results from “historical” trials differ from results of the more “recent” AIM - HIGH and HPS2 - THRIVE RCTs, and how did trial designs differ?
  • What are current recommenda7ons for niacin therapy?
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