Ridel ER is a medicine used in the treatment of conditions caused due to low levels of vitamin B3 in the body. It helps in maintenance of normal cholest... View More
Uses of Ridel ER
Side effects of Ridel ER
How to use Ridel ER
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. Ridel ER may be taken with... View More
How Ridel ER works
Ridel ER stimulates the formation of enzymes for triglyceride metabolism thereby reducing the levels of triglyceride and cholesterol in the body.
Hyperlipidaemias, Nicotinic acid deficiency, Ischaemic events
Should be taken with food. Take at bedtime after a low-fat snack.
Oral Treatment and prophylaxis of nicotinic acid deficiency Adult: For treatment of pellagra: 300-500 mg daily in divided doses. For management of Har... View More
Oral Treatment and prophylaxis of nicotinic acid deficiency Child: For treatment of pellagra: 100-300 mg daily in divided doses.
Niacin is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to Niacin or any component of this medication, significant or unexplained hepatic dy... View More
Mode of Action
Nicotinic acid is a derivative of vitamin B3 and is incorporated into coenzymes nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) and nicotinamide adenine dinucle... View More
Patient w/ unstable angina, acute MI, CHD, DM, gout, history of peptic ulceration. Patient who consume large amount of alcohol. Patient undergoing surge... View More
Flushing, sensation of heat, faintness, pounding in the head, tingling, itching, headache, dizziness, tachycardia, palpitations, dyspnoea, sweating, chi... View More
Increased risk of myopathy and rhabdomyolysis w/ concomitant HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. Reduced bioavailability w/ colestyramine or colestipol. Decre... View More
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