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Can Niaspan cause throat soreness and dysphagia?

I have been prescribed niaspan 1000mg a day and have been taking it for the last few months and I am noticing that I now am coughing throughout the day and have noticed that I have what feels like a mild sore throat and also like there is something lodged in my lower throat area? 63 5 10 199lbs cornary heart disease congestive heart failure uncontrollable hypertension left ventricular hypertrophy Walk 3 miles a day non smoker
Fri, 7 Apr 2017
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May be reflux pharyngitis. can use anti-reflux measures with once a day pantoprazole for 10 days.

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