Richard B. Johnson, Jr., MD

Internal Medicine
Kerrville, TX 830 315-5599

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FDA on Niacin and Fibrates with Statins

08.24.2015 + SignatureMD

This week (April 2016) there was new information about the use of niacin with statins and the use of fibrates with statins. Statins, Niacin, Fibrate The FDA has withdrawn its approval for the use of statins with either niacin or fenofibric acid, because there is no evidence for any meaningful benefit for the addition of niacin or fenofibric acid to statins. This is based on the collective evidence from the following outcome trials:  

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